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.
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.
“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!”
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The Capitals defenceman surprised local kids to present 25 sets of hockey equipment.
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!
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.
NHLPA Goals & Dreams ensures the great game of hockey is available to as many children as possible, a priority to the players. Learn more about the global, grassroots program in the final instalment of this three-part series.
NHLPA Goals & Dreams ensures the great game of hockey is available to as many children as possible, a priority to the players. Learn more about how the players give back to their roots in part two of this three-part series.
NHLPA Goals & Dreams ensures the great game of hockey is available to as many children as possible, a priority to the players. Learn about the humble beginnings of the program in part one of this three-part series.
First round of 2017-18 G&D donations provides over 250 sets of equipment to 12 youth hockey programs.
Another year, another special celebration of a deserving Kraft Hockeyville community.
The community of 1,000 near Pittsburgh celebrated in style as the top hockey community in the United States.
The NHLPA continued its a longstanding connection with the Pioneer Park Panther Hockey Program, donating ice time at the Cambridge Ice Centre to end the team's season.
The NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund recently outfitted over 20 kids with new hockey equipment, and set-up a special surprise visit Monday from David Desharnais, Brendan Gallagher, Andrew Shaw and Shea Weber.
Before he was dubbed King Henrik, the man behind the mask was inspired in the stands by Frölunda Hockey Club. Well, the King hath recently returned to his homeland — and bearing gifts to boot.