Giving Back

Larkin honoured to carry the torch for Lindsay

By: Chris Lomon

Dylan Larkin didn’t need anything else to put him over the edge. So, when he saw one of the most influential hockey players to have ever skated in the NHL walk towards him, the forward, then a teenager, found himself at a loss for words.

18 hours ago

Attitude, effort key to big-market expectations for Byron, Gardiner

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s from within or from others, NHLPA members Paul Byron and Jake Gardiner know all about dealing with the stresses of everyday demands.

April 2, 2019

Hockey families get creative in solving time, cost concerns

By: Canadian Press

NHLPA and NHL programs helping to provide equipment to youth organizations, helping to grow the game of hockey.

March 14, 2019

Travis Hamonic on supporting Indigenous youth

By: Chris Lomon

Travis Hamonic talks about the importance of making a difference in the lives of Indigenous young people through The Northern Project.

March 12, 2019

WATCH: Behind-the-scenes look at All-Star Hero experience

By: NHLPA Staff

Relive the heartwarming behind-the-scenes experiences of the All-Star Hero campaign winners at the 2019 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

March 6, 2019

Video captures Carey Price comforting young fan whose mother recently died

By: Canadian Press

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is being praised as a "class act" after he stopped rinkside to talk to a boy whose mother recently died of cancer.

March 1, 2019

Little fanfare, big heart: Hyman continues to humbly support SickKids

By: Chris Lomon

It was a grand gesture delivered in a most humble way. And just exactly what you would expect from Zach Hyman.

February 28, 2019

Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban sends video to teenager facing racial abuse

By: Canadian Press

Nashville Predators star defenceman P.K. Subban has reached out to a teenage hockey player facing racial abuse.

January 8, 2019

Open-mindedness, passion guide Byron and Nurse

By: Chris Lomon

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.

December 18, 2018

State of the art outdoor rink opens at Camp Manitou

By: Krista Sinaisky, True North Youth Foundation

NHL and NHLPA support TNYF in growing the game of hockey.

December 14, 2018

Oleksiak recounts eye-opening Ecuador experience

By: Chris Lomon

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.

December 13, 2018

UHL, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign

By: NHLPA Media Release

The UHL and NHLPA through the Goals & Dreams fund have announced the launch of the All-Star Hero campaign to recognize military personnel and their families for their services.

December 3, 2018

Player of the Week | Patrik Laine

By: Nadia Vocaturo

NHLPA members have a little extra incentive for their hat tricks this season, and with an 11-goal week featuring a pair of them, Patrik Laine is cleaning up for charity.

November 26, 2018

Wickenheiser's female hockey festival getting boost from NHL, NHLPA

By: NHL, Tracey Myers

WickFest helping women's game grow with 110 teams attending event in Calgary.

November 22, 2018

There is no one healing process when it comes to losing a loved one: Foligno

By: Chris Lomon

Marcus Foligno thinks of his mother every day.

November 21, 2018

NHLPA, Kids Help Phone announce three-year partnership

By: NHLPA Media Release

The scope of collaboration includes community engagement, education for Canadian youth as well as philanthropic support.

November 21, 2018

Giving back comes from the heart for Hamonic, Gardiner

By: Chris Lomon

Beginning a five-part series highlighting the NHLPA's partnership with Kids Help Phone, NHLPA members reflect on the importance of giving back.

November 20, 2018

Hayes: It's never too early to get checked

By: Chris Lomon

Hope. It’s the one message Jimmy Hayes constantly conveys to anyone he meets whose lives are affected by cancer.

November 15, 2018

MacKenzie touching, helping change lives through NOFCC

By: Chris Lomon

Derek MacKenzie has never believed in giving up. Through his work with Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer (NOFCC), he found out he’s not the only one. 

November 8, 2018

Hockey Fights Cancer underway – donate now!

By: NHLPA Staff

Hockey Fights Cancer runs for the month of November.

November 6, 2018