Player Features

His NHL Draft story remains memorable for Anders Lee

By: Chris Lomon

The New York Islanders captain, is part of an impressive list of late-round draft picks who have gone on to enjoy a prosperous NHL careers.

7 hours ago

Sedin brothers set the bar for Horvat

By: Chris Lomon

With a trio of legendary Canucks getting the call to the hall, Vancouver captain Bo Horvat reflects.

5 days ago

Kuemper to head back to Saskatoon a champion

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s his teammates, his family or his hometown – Darcy Kuemper ranks sharing his success with others among the best parts of winning the Stanley Cup.

6 days ago

Colorado Avalanche crowned 2022 Stanley Cup champions

By: Chris Lomon

The Colorado Avalanche defeated the reigning two-time champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night at Amalie Arena.

June 26, 2022

Prokop inspiring young people to ‘just be’

By: Chris Lomon

Through his partnership with Kids Help Phone, Luke Prokop is making an impact in the lives of young people across Canada.

June 23, 2022

Matthews humbled to earn nod from peers, spot in TLA history

By: Chris Lomon

The 2021-22 Ted Lindsay Award recipient, Auston Matthews, capped off a notable season with the vote from fellow NHLPA members.

June 22, 2022

Johnson savoring first trip to final as longest-tenured Av

By: Chris Lomon

Erik Johnson is doing all he can to make the most of his first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

June 16, 2022

Suzuki proud to help lead HIFE efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Amid a season of career-best numbers, Nick Suzuki found ways to be a leader off the ice, too.

June 14, 2022

Cogliano’s quiet contributions creating momentum

By: Chris Lomon

Whether he’s observing a scouting report or beating the Zamboni to the rink, Andrew Cogliano is always prepared for the opportunity to make a difference on the ice.

June 7, 2022

Paul feeling at ease in Lightning’s quest for three-peat

By: Chris Lomon

While he wasn’t part of the first two Stanley Cup wins for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Nick Paul has fit in quickly along the quest for a three-peat.

June 3, 2022

Hyman bringing versatility and depth to Oilers postseason run

By: Chris Lomon

As an author, an entrepreneur and hockey player, Zach Hyman is just as versatile in his game on the ice.

May 31, 2022

Players pay tribute to O’Ree with specially commissioned portrait

By: Chris Lomon

In honour of his legacy, lasting impact on hockey – and the players who came after him – Willie O’Ree was gifted a special portrait by NHLPA members.

May 26, 2022

Coleman looking to convert greatest strength into Battle of Alberta win

By: Chris Lomon

In the five prior Flames-Oilers playoff matchups, Edmonton has come out on top four times. Blake Coleman is hoping to change that.

May 24, 2022

Slavin family savouring playoff intensity

By: Chris Lomon

Not only is Jaccob Slavin enjoying a strong postseason campaign, the blueliner is up for his second straight Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.

May 19, 2022

Verhaeghe writes Panthers postseason history en route to Second Round

By: Chris Lomon

Carter Verhaeghe has written his name in the Florida Panthers record book with his strongest postseason to date, but according to Karen Verhaeghe, he’s likely not done yet.

May 17, 2022

Manson grateful to recharge ahead of Second Round

By: Chris Lomon

In between practice and preparation for the next step toward hoisting a Stanley Cup, Josh Manson is taking full advantage of family time.

May 12, 2022

From humble beginnings, Lizotte has carved out NHL identity

By: Chris Lomon

The road to netting a regular spot with the Los Angeles Kings was hardly an easy one for the undrafted forward from a town of less than 5,000 people.

May 10, 2022

Acciari hoping good things do come in threes

By: Chris Lomon

Rounding out a healthy return from injury and a new baby with a shiny silver trophy would mean good things have indeed come in threes for Noel Acciari.

May 5, 2022

Mangiapane eyes next big accomplishment with career-year in tow

By: Chris Lomon

With career-high numbers in the books for Andrew Mangiapane, he’s looking to make this postseason with the Calgary Flames just as memorable.

May 3, 2022

Eakin embraces his veteran status and flow

By: Chris Lomon

The younger players on the Buffalo Sabres roster can take away hockey and hairstyling advice from veteran Cody Eakin, who ‘Best Hair’ in the annual NHLPA Player Poll.

April 28, 2022