Giving Back

NHLPA Goals & Dreams | Impact in India

By: Chris Lomon

It was a hockey match made in heaven – one of game’s most impactful grassroots programs and one of hockey’s all-time greats.

5 days ago

Beauvillier recognized for dedication to cause dear to his heart

By: Chris Lomon

The words on the certificate are deeply meaningful ones to Anthony Beauvillier.

November 28, 2019

Schenn a proud advocate for blood and stem cell donation

By: Chris Lomon

Brayden Schenn doesn’t post a great deal on Twitter. But this summer, he had a special message to share.

November 21, 2019

NHLPA Goals & Dreams celebrates 20th anniversary

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA officially commemorates 20 years of NHLPA Goals & Dreams (G&D) helping children play the game of hockey.

November 19, 2019

Quirky drink becomes community connection for Coleman

By: Chris Lomon

It’s only fitting to spotlight Blake Coleman on National Pickle Day.

November 14, 2019

Del Zotto finds perspective, deeper purpose in off-ice role

By: Chris Lomon

A 200-kilometer charity bike ride turned out to be a life-changing experience for Michael Del Zotto.

November 12, 2019

NHL and NHLPA partner with Bauer Hockey’s First Shift

By: Media Release

New partnership aims to continue growing hockey at the grassroots level.

October 30, 2019

After the buzzer | Filip Forsberg

By: Chris Lomon

How Filip Forsberg get his kicks, connects with his fans and communities, and why is he happy to be horsing around – so to speak?

October 16, 2019

Jake Allen honours New Brunswick roots

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s on his goalie masks or through his charity work, Jake Allen is proud to share his love for New Brunswick.

September 19, 2019

Hospitality on tap as Renous hosts Hockeyville

By: Ryan Parker

Sometimes the greatest things come in the smallest packages. In the case of Kraft Hockeyville 2019, that absolutely applies to the host community of Renous, New Brunswick.

September 19, 2019

Dillon, BD4 hockey camp teaching more than a game

By: Chris Lomon

It’s rather fitting that Brenden Dillon supports the charity HEROS.

September 5, 2019

Shaw, Ducky Brand aim to help public mental health care affordability

By: Chris Lomon

For Andrew Shaw, Ducky Brand Apparel is far more than just a fashion statement.

September 3, 2019

Zucker family and community celebrate community impact

By: Chris Lomon

When Jason Zucker first met Tucker Helmstrom in 2015 during a team visit University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, they bonded immediately.

August 29, 2019

Phaneuf nets NHLPA G&D hat trick

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to helping make hockey goals and dreams a reality, Dion Phaneuf, along with an assist from the NHLPA and its players, has the magic touch.

August 28, 2019

My Top 5 | David Backes

By: Chris Lomon

Along with his wife Kelly, David Backes continues to be one of sport’s biggest advocates for animals.

August 27, 2019

Barzal on Bear's skills camp: If I could spend a month there, I would

By: Chris Lomon

For the Indigenous youth, the hockey camp in Ochapowace First Nation affords them the chance to dream big. For Mathew Barzal, it’s a chance to make lifelong connections.

August 13, 2019

Ben Harpur Big Game a big success for Niagara youth

By: Chris Lomon

The Ben Harpur Big Game was the ideal way for Harpur to give back to his community.

August 1, 2019

Smashfest surpasses million-dollar mark in eighth year

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA-supported Charity Ping-Pong Challenge, in the name of concussion and rare cancer research, hit new heights as Patrick Eaves earned a fifth straight title.

July 26, 2019

Smashfest eyes milestone mark in eighth year

By: Chris Lomon

Eight years. Two charities. One-of-a-kind. Smashfest is on the cusp of a very impressive milestone.

July 25, 2019

Toews leading by example

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to his contributions on the ice, Jonathan Toews always leads by example. He's no different when he's making a difference to future generations.

July 17, 2019