“He’s probably one of the nicest, fun-loving people I’ve ever met.” That’s what Aaron Dell wants the world to know about Ryan Straschnitzki.
As for what made his Top 5, the St. Louis netminder chose a pair of cat-related masks, one that featured a bird and two other eye-catching creations.
For Ben Hutton, having Elias Pettersson as a teammate is music to his ears. Literally.
Ben Bishop wasted no time in impressing his coaching staff at Maine, even if he didn’t manage to get the ‘W’ in his first collegiate game.
For Jerry York, the long-time NCAA bench boss, Boyle worked hard to make a lasting impact on and off the ice at Boston College.
Johnny Gaudreau’s former collegiate coach remembers him in two distinct ways: the unassuming kid off the ice and the game-changing talent on it.
For Zemgus Girgensons, it really is the most wonderful time of the year.
It’s a Christmas first for Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson and his wife Natalie, as the couple celebrates their first Holiday season with their son Declan.
There was one particular Christmas present Chris Tanev pined for when he was 12.
Consider them Santa’s little helpers, the ones who are quick to gift-wrap perfect passes for their teammates.
The second of a five-part series highlighting the NHLPA's partnership with Kids Help Phone, Paul Byron and Darnell Nurse talk about finding and following your passion.
Admittedly, Jamie Oleksiak can be a little bit of a Scrooge when it comes to doing certain odd jobs around his parents’ house. But he was definitely in the giving mood over four days in Ecuador.
Although he doesn’t know what he’ll find under his Christmas tree this year, Josh Morrissey has received plenty of memorable gifts from Santa over the years.
GM and vice president of Horvat's former London Knights, Mark Hunter points to underrated elements of the young Vancouver Canucks forward's game.
It turns out Leon Draisaitl’s popularity amongst his teammates extends far beyond what he does on the ice.
He’s played a leading role for the Edmonton Oilers this season, earning rave reviews for both his offensive performance and defensive prowess.
What’s the best thing about playing alongside Seth Jones? For a fellow defenceman, it’s in knowing you don’t have to face-off against him.
If the winningest coach in NCAA men’s hockey history had the time, he’d gladly take hours to talk about Chris Kreider.
During his time in the U.S. collegiate hockey ranks, goaltender Jimmy Howard set a slew of team standards for the Maine Black Bears.
Although he won’t take top prize in an Iron Chef competition, the 24-year-old forward definitely knows his way around a kitchen.