David Morassutti

Younger players taking NHLPA G&D to new heights amid 20th anniversary

By: David Morassutti

After getting into their hockey equipment, participants of the Toronto Police Service hockey program were asked to gather in front of a door at John Booth Arena for a little surprise.

April 16, 2020

Players staying mentally and physically sharp balancing routine and variety

By: David Morassutti

At a time where the popular options during self-isolation include watching Netflix and grabbing a bag of chips, we asked players for tips on how to stay healthy while being stuck at home.

April 6, 2020

Martin: There's a whole lot more at stake than just yourself

By: David Morassutti

For Matt Martin, practising physical distance is taking on a big role in his day-to-day life, considering the increased risk COVID-19 presents to people who are close to him.

March 30, 2020

One minute with Ryan O'Reilly

By: David Morassutti

From his favourite guilty TV show to his least favourite nickname, we've got Ryan O’Reilly up next in this minute sit-down!

March 9, 2020

Player of the Week | Gabriel Landeskog

By: David Morassutti

Gabriel Landeskog extended his point streak to eight games while leading the league with nine points in four games including three straight multi-point outings.

March 9, 2020

Player of the Week | Kevin Fiala

By: David Morassutti

Kevin Fiala ended February strong by leading the NHL in scoring with nine points in four games, including four multi-point outings.

March 2, 2020

Player of the Week | Jordan Binnington

By: David Morassutti

Jordan Binnington capped off a near-perfect week allowing only one goal through three starts and helping the St. Louis Blues add to their lead in the Western Conference.

February 24, 2020

Player of the Week | Leon Draisaitl

By: David Morassutti

Leon Draisaitl stepped up in a big way for the Edmonton Oilers by leading the NHL in points for the week with 10, highlighted by a four-point effort Tuesday against the Chicago Blackhawks.

February 17, 2020

Player of the Week | Kyle Connor

By: David Morassutti

Kyle Connor led the league in scoring for the week with eight points over four game over the weekend to help the Winnipeg Jets reclaim a playoff spot.

February 10, 2020

Marner, NHLPA Goals & Dreams further youth hockey

By: David Morassutti

Considering everything the game has provided him, Mitch Marner never took playing hockey for granted.

February 9, 2020

Player of the Week | J.T. Miller

By: David Morassutti

J.T. Miller continues to make the most of his opportunity with the Vancouver Canucks.

February 3, 2020

Player of the Week | Elvis Merzlikins

By: David Morassutti

Elvis Merzlikins has taken the NHL by storm recently, posting two shutouts including facing a career-best 41 shots in Saturday’s game to help the Columbus Blue Jackets to a perfect week.

January 20, 2020

Player of the Week | Andrei Vasilevskiy

By: David Morassutti

Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded back-to-back shutouts to cap off a near-perfect week between the pipes for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

January 13, 2020

Player of the Week | Samuel Girard

By: David Morassutti

Samuel Girard started a new decade in a big way by leading NHL defencemen in overall scoring for the week with eight points, including three multi-point games.

January 6, 2020

Player of the Week | Victor Hedman

By: David Morassutti

Victor Hedman led the NHL in scoring for the week with eight points, following two-multi point games including a career-high four assists against the Montreal Canadiens.

December 30, 2019

Player of the Week | Noel Acciari

By: David Morassutti

Noel Acciari led NHL goal-scoring for the week (7-1–8) by registering the first multi-goal game of his NHL career and following it up to complete back-to-back hat tricks.

December 23, 2019

Player of the Week | Max Pacioretty

By: David Morassutti

Max Pacioretty led NHL scoring for the week with eight points in four games, including back-to-back multi-point performances along a four-game goal streak.

December 16, 2019

Player of the Week | Jack Eichel

By: David Morassutti

Jack Eichel scored seven points in four games (2-5–7), including a pair of multi-point performances this past week, to extend his point streak to a career-high 13 games.

December 9, 2019

Player of the Week | Martin Jones

By: David Morassutti

Martin Jones picked up three wins, two consecutively while appearing in back-to-back starts for the San Jose Sharks, to lead NHL netminders in the category this past week.

December 2, 2019

Player of the Week | Brock Nelson

By: David Morassutti

Brock Nelson scored five points in three games (4-1–5) as a difference-maker for the New York Islanders with his family in town to witness a special milestone.

November 25, 2019