Player Features

Firmly in the Calder Trophy conversation, Kaprizov has been money for Wild

By: Chris Lomon

Kirill Kaprizov has been money for the Minnesota Wild while assembling an impressive rookie season.

March 25, 2021

From the stands to the ice, Moore lives out the hometown dream day-by-day

By: Chris Lomon

Trevor Moore used to watch his hockey idols at Staple Center, now, he calls them his teammates – something he doesn't take for granted.

March 23, 2021

Stralman talks Tibro, the small town that’s all heart

By: Chris Lomon

Tibro may be a small Swedish city known for its trade, but it's also produced a few notable athletes including Anton Stralman of the Florida Panthers.

March 17, 2021

Team Mayfield tight-knight despite distance

By: Chris Lomon

They don’t see one another as often as they once did, but Team Mayfield is closer than ever.

March 16, 2021

Sarah Nurse, dedicated to PWHPA vision, pushing for change

By: Chris Lomon

When she’s on the ice, Sarah Nurse brings game-changing skill as an elite athlete. When she’s off the ice, she brings that same drive to leveling the playing field.

March 9, 2021

Toffoli hat trick turns into assist for Justin Turner Foundation

By: Chris Lomon

Tyler Toffoli couldn't support the Justin Turner Foundation in person, but he was able to help from a distance through the Enterprise NHL Hat Trick challenge.

March 4, 2021

Players growing the game, connecting with fans through G&D and Sonnet Insurance

By: Chris Lomon

They’re connecting virtually but the impact is palpable. Players are helping to grow the game through NHLPA Goals & Dreams alongside Sonnet Insurance (Sonnet).

March 2, 2021

Nurse and Reaves collaborate in conversation on diversity and inclusion

By: Adrienne Middlebrook

Darnell Nurse and Ryan Reaves know the obstacles BIPOC hockey players face. The two sat down with Sportsnet host David Amber for a Team Rogers talk.

February 25, 2021

Flames/Sens series a special showdown for Tkachuk brothers

By: Chris Lomon

From rollerblades to NHL rinks, it's all brotherly love between Brady and Matthew Tkachuk ahead of their four-game series unique to the 2020-21 NHL season.

February 25, 2021

Foligno and Kane on allyship and the future of hockey

By: Chris Lomon

Nick Foligno and Patrick Kane are honouring Willie O'Ree with their skates, but they're also honouring a commitment to the future of hockey.

February 23, 2021

Superstitions and appreciation for Crosby ahead of 1,000th GP

By: Chris Lomon

Sidney Crosby has accumulated a few game-day superstitions along his march to 1,000 NHL games. Some make his teammates laugh, while others make them marvel.

February 18, 2021

McAvoy set for new outdoor hockey memories, recalls some old ones first

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his outdoor NHL debut at Lake Tahoe, Charlie McAvoy shares the silver lining of missing his first opportunity in 2019.

February 16, 2021

Appleton settling in to Jets lineup and hockey home

By: Chris Lomon

From Wisconsin to Winnipeg, Mason Appleton is drawing parallels between his hometown and hockey home.

February 11, 2021

Chabot paying it forward as a young leader

By: Chris Lomon

With an 'A' on his Ottawa Senators jersey, Thomas Chabot is paying forward the example set by those that helped guide the young defenceman earlier on in his NHL career.

February 4, 2021

From prep school to point streak, humble Jordan Greenway quickly evolving

By: Chris Lomon

With ten points in as many games to start the season for Jordan Greenway, the towering forward is off to a hot start for the Minnesota Wild and former coach John LaFontaine isn't surprised.

February 1, 2021

Travis Zajac reflects ahead of game No. 1,000

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his 1,000th NHL game with the New Jersey Devils, slated for January 31, NHLPA.com caught up with Travis Zajac.

January 28, 2021

Dylan Strome going from dog dad to girl dad

By: Chris Lomon

When he and his girlfriend Tayler found out they were having a baby, Dylan Strome was heading to the bubble. More on how their pup Wrigley stepped up to help the couple on and off the ice!

January 26, 2021

Shaw's road to 17:16 paved with adversity and positivity

By: Chris Lomon

It wasn't an easy journey for Andrew Shaw, but the forward for the Chicago Blackhawks found a way to appreciate the good that came along the road to recovery.

January 21, 2021

Fast friends through WCH 2016, Ekblad and Trouba take on slow-paced hobby

By: Chris Lomon

It appears as though one of hockey’s top defenceman has some serious game on the high seas.

January 19, 2021

Miller ready to contribute to special Ducks group

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Miller has a few milestones within striking distance, but he's most looking forward to continuing along with and contributing to a special group.

January 14, 2021