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John Gibson backstops hockey players of all abilities with Gibson’s Goals initiative

By: Chris Lomon

The charitable program known as Gibson’s Goals was the result of a team effort put into play by the Ducks’ goaltender and his wife, Alexa.

3 days ago

Player Q&A | Jason Robertson

By: NHLPA Staff

You won't catch Jason Robertson putting this popular condiment on his french fries.

5 days ago

Golden Knights goaltender Logan Thompson defies the odds

By: Chris Lomon

Taking an unconventional path to the NHL, Logan Thompson has his dream realized with the Vegas Golden Knights.

6 days ago

Rask agrees to 1-year deal to return to Bruins goal

By: Canadian Press

The Boston Bruins have signed Tuukka Rask, bringing back the winningest goalie in franchise history after he recovered from offseason surgery.

6 days ago

Wild agree to 3-year, $3.6M extension with D-man Jon Merrill

By: Canadian Press

The 29-year-old Merrill has tied his career high with three goals to go with eight assists, a plus-8 rating and 51 blocked shots in 33 games this season,

6 days ago

Sharks plan to terminate Evander Kane's contract

By: Canadian Press

The NHLPA issued a statement on Twitter saying the union also “intends to challenge any such action by filing a grievance.”

January 8, 2022

Players share painful past in campaign to rid NHL of racism

By: Canadian Press

As part of the campaign, rolls of black hockey tape with messages of support and solidarity printed on them will be made available for purchase with $1 from each sale going toward the HDA.

January 8, 2022

NHL players declare their NFL allegiances as the playoffs approach

By: Chris Lomon

With NFL playoffs set to kick-off, these NHL players are proudly voicing their gridiron allegiances.

January 6, 2022

Player Q&A | Nathan MacKinnon

By: NHLPA Staff

Who could ever forget Nathan MacKinnon's overtime GWG against Sweden? The Colorado Avalanche forward sure hasn't.

January 5, 2022

Hilary Knight embraces role as Olympics veteran, women’s hockey advocate

By: Chris Lomon

Knight has been at the forefront of pushing for change in women’s hockey and sees plenty of reasons for optimism for the future of the game.

January 4, 2022

Devils' Dougie Hamilton to have surgery on broken jaw

By: Canadian Press

The Devils did not give a timetable for his return

January 4, 2022

Ryan Hartman warming up for the 2022 Winter Classic

By: Chris Lomon

The 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic will represent the Minnesota Wild winger’s second appearance in the annual event.

December 31, 2021

Player Q&A | Drew Doughty

By: NHLPA Staff

Cowabunga! Drew Doughty dives into his favourites.

December 30, 2021

NHL and NHLPA agree to modify COVID protocol

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The modification will reduce the isolation period after a positive test from 10 days to five days for fully vaccinated Players who meet the required conditions. All personnel will continue to comply with health and safety regulations in their jurisdictions.

December 29, 2021

From gold medallist to fan – Andrew Ladd on passing down the world juniors tradition

By: Chris Lomon

Playing for his country on the world junior stage was a dream realized for Ladd.

December 29, 2021

NHL, NHLPA agree to temporary changes to CBA, including reintroduction of taxi squads

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Three additional games have been postponed for COVID-related reasons.

December 26, 2021

NHL postpones 14 games; won't resume play until Tuesday

By: Canadian Press

The league said Friday it now plans to resume play Tuesday in a decision that increases the total of postponed games to 64 this season.

December 25, 2021

Player Q&A | Dylan Cozens

By: NHLPA Staff

When he wasn't on the ice, a young Dylan Cozens was probably watching this cartoon about a sponge who lived in a pineapple under the sea.

December 24, 2021

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donation helps bring Pakua Shipu together

By: Chris Lomon

“It was a lot of wonderful equipment, all at once, and I was really impressed with the generosity of the NHLPA."

December 23, 2021

Statement from NHLPA executive director Don Fehr on Olympics

"We expect that NHL players will return to the Olympics in 2026.​”

December 22, 2021