Giving Back

Heartfelt social connections bonding fans and players

By: Chris Lomon

Shane Hudella knows he can always count on NHL players to answer the call.

5 days ago

Killorn, McDonagh join growing list of ‘Jambassadors’; raise over $100K

By: Chris Lomon

What makes the off-ice efforts of Alex Killorn, Ryan McDonagh and Kevin Shattenirk so special?

March 10, 2020

Support for Special Olympics personal to Gardiner, Martinook

By: Chris Lomon

Jake Gardiner made a big splash for a worthy cause, even if it meant leaving some of his teammates out in the cold.

February 25, 2020

Players surprise local youth at hockey practice

By: NHLPA Staff

First came the equipment, then came an unforgettable day.

February 21, 2020

Catching up with Mici: A donation that fueled a future captain's dream

By: Chris Lomon

The year was 2009, and Mirzet Hodzic was the recipient of an NHLPA G&D donation. Ten years later, he’s the captain of the Bosnia and Herzegovina men’s national team.

February 13, 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

Danaults tackling bullying culture together

By: Chris Lomon

Phillip and Marie-Pierre Danault often spoke of ways they could give back to their community. In 2018, they found their cause.

February 6, 2020

McDonagh, NHLPA G&D give back to future State of Hockey generation

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to helping grow the game of hockey in Minnesota, Ryan McDonagh is definitely all in.

January 28, 2020

Your 2020 All-Star Heroes

By: Chris Lomon

Get to know your 2020 All-Star Heroes, the five service members of over 5,000 nominations who were selected by the UHL after the public was asked to nominate their personal military hero.

January 21, 2020

Homework then hockey: Beagle connects with East Vancouver youth

By: Chris Lomon

It’s likely not the last time Beagle will take to the streets of East Vancouver for some outdoor hockey.

December 17, 2019

Equipment got kids on the ice, players got them out of their shells

By: Chris Lomon

To the casual observer, it would appear to have been nothing more than a group of young people meeting their hockey idols. It was much more meaningful.

December 10, 2019

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.

December 3, 2019

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