Player Features

Knights defenceman Theodore says he was treated for cancer

By: Canadian Press

Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Shea Theodore says he underwent surgery for testicular cancer during the off-season and is expected to make a full recovery.

3 days ago

Mittelstadt strikes off-season balance in hopes of delivering for Sabres

By: Chris Lomon

Casey Mittelstadt was in a hockey state of mind in the State of Hockey this summer.

3 days ago

Dillon, BD4 hockey camp teaching more than a game

By: Chris Lomon

It’s rather fitting that Brenden Dillon supports the charity HEROS.

September 5, 2019

Coyotes sign forward Keller to 8-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

Hockey teams, except on rare occasions, typically wait until a player has a decent-sized body of work before making a long-term commitment.

September 4, 2019

Shaw, Ducky Brand aim to help public mental health care affordability

By: Chris Lomon

For Andrew Shaw, Ducky Brand Apparel is far more than just a fashion statement.

September 3, 2019

Detroit defenceman Niklas Kronwall retires after 15 seasons

By: Canadian Press

Niklas Kronwall is retiring after 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings.

September 3, 2019

Zucker family and community celebrate community impact

By: Chris Lomon

When Jason Zucker first met Tucker Helmstrom in 2015 during a team visit University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, they bonded immediately.

August 29, 2019

Phaneuf nets NHLPA G&D hat trick

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to helping make hockey goals and dreams a reality, Dion Phaneuf, along with an assist from the NHLPA and its players, has the magic touch.

August 28, 2019

G Cam Ward signs 1-day contract, retires with Hurricanes

By: Canadian Press

Goalie Cam Ward has signed a one-day contract with the Carolina Hurricanes and is retiring as a member of the team he helped lead to a Stanley Cup.

August 28, 2019

Hughes brothers have arrived and they're eyeing a long stay

By: David Morassutti

Jack and Quinn Hughes have come a long way from playing mini-sticks together in their basement.

August 27, 2019

Next generation of players headline 11th annual NHLPA Rookie Showcase

By: David Morassutti

The 11th annual NHLPA Rookie Showcase brought together 27 of the top NHL rookies and prospects for an eventful weekend of firsts.

August 26, 2019

Players passing down State of Hockey tradition through DBL

By: Chris Lomon

The state of hockey in the State of Hockey has never been stronger, thanks in part to Da Beauty League and NHLPA members who partake.

August 22, 2019

Dumoulin dog the ultimate companion

By: Chris Lomon

Brian Dumoulin and Kayla Ermold knew at some point their wedding would go to the dogs. But that’s just the way they planned it.

August 20, 2019

Ben Chiarot a triple threat

By: Chris Lomon

Ben Chiarot is a triple threat – defenceman, dad and diaper-changing machine.

August 15, 2019

Barzal on Bear's skills camp: If I could spend a month there, I would

By: Chris Lomon

For the Indigenous youth, the hockey camp in Ochapowace First Nation affords them the chance to dream big. For Mathew Barzal, it’s a chance to make lifelong connections.

August 13, 2019

Hometown beer business booming for de Haan

By: Chris Lomon

It’s time to raise a glass and toast Calvin de Haan and the rest of the Carp, Ontario “dream team.”

August 8, 2019

Vesey can talk the talk, wants to walk the walk for Sabres

By: Chris Lomon

"At heart, I’m a little bit of a nerd. When I’m out in public, I like to listen for key words, and see how much I can recognize," said Vesey, a member of the National Chinese Honor Society.

August 6, 2019

Ben Harpur Big Game a big success for Niagara youth

By: Chris Lomon

The Ben Harpur Big Game was the ideal way for Harpur to give back to his community.

August 1, 2019

With contract in hand Bennett retreats, recharges for season to come

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to one of his favourite hobbies, Sam Bennett is by no means fishing for compliments.

July 30, 2019

Ted Takes | Remembering No. 7

By: NHLPA Staff

Mr. Lindsay set an example to follow, and in honour of the impact he had on all players, the NHLPA is sharing his stories, as told by Ted himself.

July 29, 2019