Giving Back

Del Zotto takes off-ice game to a new level

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s raising money, awareness or the roof, Michael Del Zotto is taking his off-ice profile to a whole new level.

June 15, 2020

Atkinson hosting virtual 5K for COVID-19 testing machine

By: Chris Lomon

Cam Atkinson is raising funds for a COVID-19 testing machine through his upcoming Force Network Fund Virtual 5K with plenty of support from his Columbus Blue Jackets teammates.

May 27, 2020

Eller donates Cleanse Portal, encourages support of homeless community

By: Chris Lomon

The Eller family has once again stepped up to help others in their community.

May 26, 2020

Miracle in the making: Turris bringing awareness to local baseball league

By: Chris Lomon

It was last spring when Scott Tygard, president and executive director of the Miracle League of Music City, met Kyle Turris at a baseball park in Nashville.

May 21, 2020

NHLPA Open featuring Fortnite results in $200,000 going to charity

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA is pleased to announce the final results of Monday’s NHLPA Open featuring Fortnite and the seven charities that will share a piece of the $200,000 charity prize pool.

May 20, 2020

Players take competition online for NHLPA Open

By: Chris Lomon

What’s a little Fortnite battle between hockey players?

May 20, 2020

Allen, players step up in wake of Nova Scotia tragedy

By: Chris Lomon

Jake Allen is hoping that social media sharing, a signed goalie stick and a game-used blocker can play a part in raising funds for those affected by the Nova Scotia shooting.

May 19, 2020

Miller raising funds for food banks through Steadfast Foundation auction

By: Chris Lomon

Just like the name of his charitable foundation, Ryan Miller is steadfast in his desire to make a difference.

May 14, 2020

Maroon and family generosity connects community through food

By: Chris Lomon

Wanting to do something was the easy part. Knowing what it would be was a little more difficult.

May 13, 2020

Reaves answers call for local youth through NHLPA G&D

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Reaves doesn’t need to be wearing his No. 75 Vegas Golden Knights sweater to be a difference-maker.

May 8, 2020

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

Never Alone: NHLPA members offer virtual support to young people

By: Chris Lomon

Kids Help Phone is just a phone call, text or click away. That’s one of the messages Phillip Danault, Mitch Marner and Tyler Motte want to share with those dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 15, 2020

Skinner steps up with hat trick of donations for COVD-19 efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Hockey might be hold, but that didn’t stop Jeff Skinner from stepping up and netting a natural hat trick.

April 14, 2020

Heartfelt social connections bonding fans and players

By: Chris Lomon

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

April 2, 2020

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