Goals & Dreams

Equipment got kids on the ice, players got them out of their shells

By: Chris Lomon

To the casual observer, it would appear to have been nothing more than a group of young people meeting their hockey idols. Iit was much more meaningful.

Yesterday

NHLPA Goals & Dreams | Impact in India

By: Chris Lomon

It was a hockey match made in heaven – one of game’s most impactful grassroots programs and one of hockey’s all-time greats.

December 3, 2019

NHLPA Goals & Dreams celebrates 20th anniversary

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA officially commemorates 20 years of NHLPA Goals & Dreams (G&D) helping children play the game of hockey.

November 19, 2019

Jake Allen honours New Brunswick roots

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s on his goalie masks or through his charity work, Jake Allen is proud to share his love for New Brunswick.

September 19, 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

Canadiens and Panthers to face off at 2019 Kraft Hockeyville Canada

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Renous, New Brunswick will host an NHL preseason game on September 18, 2019.

April 17, 2019

Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019 to feature Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Calumet, Michigan will host an NHL preseason game on September 26, 2019.

April 16, 2019

Calumet, Michigan Named Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Community wins $150,000 in arena upgrades and will have an opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game

March 31, 2019

WATCH: Behind-the-scenes look at All-Star Hero experience

By: NHLPA Staff

Relive the heartwarming behind-the-scenes experiences of the All-Star Hero campaign winners at the 2019 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

March 6, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Sgt. Richard Silva

By: NHLPA Staff

Sergeant Richard Silva’s story was admittedly moving for Brent Burns, NHLPA member and defenceman for the San Jose Sharks – who takes every opportunity to show respect and give back to the military.

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Lt. Col. Janisch

By: NHLPA Staff

A special Christmas present for the Janisch patriarch wasn’t under the tree. He didn’t know what his wife, Ann, had a surprise announcement from Matt Hendricks all cued up.

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: MCpl. Giza

By: NHLPA Staff

“No way,” said Giza when NHLPA member and player ambassador, Jake Gardiner, introduced himself and the campaign to the veteran via a surprise phone call. “I didn’t even know I was nominated!”

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Sgt. Brewer

By: NHLPA Staff

The tradition of sport bonding parents and their children creates a timeless bond, and NHLPA player ambassador Vinni Lettieri was thrilled to be a part of relaying some very good news to a special father and son duo.

January 23, 2019

UHL, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign winners

By: NHLPA Media Release

The UHL and NHLPA have announced the winners of the All-Star Hero campaign, which recognizes military personnel and their families for their services through the players’ NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund.

January 23, 2019

UHL, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign

By: NHLPA Media Release

The UHL and NHLPA through the Goals & Dreams fund have announced the launch of the All-Star Hero campaign to recognize military personnel and their families for their services.

December 3, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Pavel Bure

By: Nadia Vocaturo

"Russian Rocket" Pavel Bure gets up close and personal with a gator and discusses the meaning of a special NHLPA Goals & Dreams donation and the opportunity to play with his brother, Valeri.

October 11, 2018

Clinton celebrates as Kraft Hockeyville USA

By: Ryan Parker

The upstate New York community played host to the Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets as the culmination of the Kraft Hockeyville USA 2018 festivities.

September 26, 2018

Orpik and G&D Visit Tucker Road Ducks In Washington

The Capitals defenceman surprised local kids to present 25 sets of hockey equipment.

January 12, 2018

NHLPA Goals & Dreams: The Players' Program

By: NHLPA Staff

NHLPA Goals & Dreams has been a proud supporter of grassroots hockey since the inception of the player's program in 1999. Hear more about the program from the players themselves!

December 28, 2017

G&D Donates 25 Sets of Hockey Equipment to Project “Come Together – Tous Ensemble"

By: NHLPA Media Release

The donation was unveiled on the Canada 150 Rink at Parliament Hill with PPS, RCMP and local children from the Conseil des Écoles Catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) elementary school board.

December 18, 2017