Player Features

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

Borowiecki: It’s good to be vulnerable in hopes of helping others

By: Chris Lomon

Not a day goes by that Mark Borowiecki isn’t grateful for all that he’s received over his NHL career.

April 26, 2022

Klingberg hopes to create life-long memories with return of Klinger’s Kids

By: Chris Lomon

John Klingberg hopes that each child he meets with realizes they have support beyond their family and friends.

April 21, 2022

Kuraly flourishing with hometown team Columbus

By: Chris Lomon

Happy to witness the sights and sounds of Ohio on the road and at home, Sean Kuraly is putting together a career-year in his home state.

April 19, 2022

Vatrano producing for Rangers leading into playoffs

By: Chris Lomon

Whether he’s indulging in the local cuisine, a scenic walk or a trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Frank Vatrano is loving all that New York has to offer.

April 14, 2022

With a strong start in new city, Wedgewood is embracing old friendships

By: Chris Lomon

Landing in the “Lone Star State” has rekindled some old friendships for netminder Scott Wedgewood.

April 12, 2022

Schenn reflects on evolution to leadership role

By: Chris Lomon

Luke Schenn has happily embraced his role as an elder statesman on the Vancouver Canucks, and reflects on the journey that got him there.

April 7, 2022

Edmundson’s resilience pays off in return

By: Chris Lomon

It’s been a winding road back to NHL ice for Joel Edmundson, who draws inspiration from his teammates and each time he dons his jersey.

April 5, 2022

Lucas Raymond off to a roaring start in NHL rookie season

By: Chris Lomon

In the midst of a strong rookie NHL season, Lucas Raymond has quickly become one of the Detroit Red Wings' top forwards.

April 1, 2022

Ian Cole spreads kindness one toothless grin at a time

By: Chris Lomon

From fist bumps to meeting with fans, the Hurricanes defenceman wants to spread kindness any way he can.

March 29, 2022

Mason Appleton feeling right at home after trade to the Jets

By: Chris Lomon

Forward Mason Appleton is excited to be back where his NHL career started after recent trade.

March 24, 2022

Travis Boyd focused on making the most out of every opportunity

By: Chris Lomon

Fresh off signing a two-year contract extension, Arizona Coyotes forward Travis Boyd is thankful for the opportunities that have come his way.

March 22, 2022

Newhook siblings credit competitive nature to their collective hockey success

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to their hockey careers, siblings Abby and Alex Newhook are each other’s biggest fans.

March 17, 2022