Giving Back

Adam Henrique and Brandon Montour tee off to help their hometown youth

By: Chris Lomon

From their hometown to the NHL Brandon Montour and Adam Henrique have come a long way since their days in Brantford and Brant County.

August 9, 2021

NHLPA G&D, Grindstone Award Foundation finding a way to help girls play

By: Chris Lomon

In May, NHLPA Goals & Dreams donated 25 sets of equipment to Grindstone, which continues to be a difference-maker in growing youth female hockey.

July 27, 2021

Real life superhero Hodgson recognized for community efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Kevin Hodgson is a Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award finalist, but the executive director of HEROS isn't about the accolades.

June 15, 2021

Zack MacEwen honouring his biggest fan

By: Chris Lomon

The memory of the man who loved hockey and life in equal measure will never be far from Zack MacEwen's mind.

May 27, 2021

Backlund helping keep pets with families through Lily's Legacy

By: Chris Lomon

Mikael Backlund is honouring the memory of his beloved dog, Lily, while helping families and pets stay together in their time of need.

April 1, 2021

Bell, Briggs-Blake keeping grassroots hockey accessible

By: Chris Lomon

This March the NHLPA and NHL are celebrating women from across the hockey community in honour of Gender Equality Month, a Hockey Is For Everyone initiative.

March 18, 2021

Toffoli hat trick turns into assist for Justin Turner Foundation

By: Chris Lomon

Tyler Toffoli couldn't support the Justin Turner Foundation in person, but he was able to help from a distance through the Enterprise NHL Hat Trick challenge.

March 4, 2021

Players growing the game, connecting with fans through G&D and Sonnet Insurance

By: Chris Lomon

They’re connecting virtually but the impact is palpable. Players are helping to grow the game through NHLPA Goals & Dreams alongside Sonnet Insurance (Sonnet).

March 2, 2021

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and Sonnet Insurance Partner to Support Youth Hockey

By: NHLPA/Sonnet media release

Professional hockey stars come together to make hockey more accessible and inclusive through Everyone Deserves A Team initiative.

February 16, 2021

Tatar's newly launched website benefits Dawson Boys & Girls Club

By: Chris Lomon

You can call him Tuna or Tatarrrr, but if you head over to his newly launched website, you can wear your Tomas Tatar fandom while supporting a good cause.

December 15, 2020

CA13 is more than a brand

By: Chris Lomon

Cam Atkinson is expanding his reach, but CA13 is more than a brand. It's a promise.

December 10, 2020

Montour, Kids Help Phone share message of hope and awareness

By: Chris Lomon

Brandon Montour wants First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth across Canada to know that help and hope is only a phone call, text, or message away.

November 30, 2020

A man of few words, Shea Theodore has an important message

By: Chris Lomon

He may be a man of few words, but Shea Theodore can't say it loud enough – early detection saves lives.

November 16, 2020

Dressed for the part: Checking in with Matt Dumba

By: Chris Lomon

He's already a hockey player and a humanitarian, but there was room for another role in Matt Dumba's life and he's already dressed for the part.

November 13, 2020

Love it or hate it, Matthews is ready to shave it

By: Chris Lomon

Auston Matthews is ready to part with the famous and divisive moustache that he debuted last season, for the right price that is.

November 11, 2020

Wheels in motion for Ride Inside

By: Chris Lomon

Set for November 5, Blake Wheeler's charity initiative known as Ride Inside will raise funds in support of children and their families living with and beyond childhood cancer.

October 27, 2020

Subban seizes opportunity to listen, learn and help bring change

By: Chris Lomon

Sam Acho raised $500,000 to convert a building into a much-needed grocery store with an assist from several notable Chicago athletes, including Blackhawks newcomer, Malcolm Subban.

July 15, 2020

Seabrook's latest donation continues commitment to Chicago students

By: Chris Lomon

One of the longest-serving players in Chicago Blackhawks’ history keeps coming up with new ways to give back.

July 1, 2020

Rebuild Minnesota: Dumba looks to help leave lasting difference

By: Chris Lomon

As he sat watching the television, Dumba felt much farther away than the 1,900 kilometers between where he was in Calgary and his NHL home in Minneapolis.

June 23, 2020

Inspired by friend Demitra, Tatar pays it forward with hometown hockey club visit

By: Chris Lomon

Tomáš Tatar’s recent visit with kids at his hometown hockey club was about remembering the past, embracing the present, and inspiring the future.

June 18, 2020