Ryan Reaves doesn’t need to be wearing his No. 75 Vegas Golden Knights sweater to be a difference-maker.
After getting into their hockey equipment, participants of the Toronto Police Service hockey program were asked to gather in front of a door at John Booth Arena for a little surprise.
First came the equipment, then came an unforgettable day.
The year was 2009, and Mirzet Hodzic was the recipient of an NHLPA G&D donation. Ten years later, he’s the captain of the Bosnia and Herzegovina men’s national team.
Considering everything the game has provided him, Mitch Marner never took playing hockey for granted.
When it comes to helping grow the game of hockey in Minnesota, Ryan McDonagh is definitely all in.
To the casual observer, it would appear to have been nothing more than a group of young people meeting their hockey idols. It was much more meaningful.
It was a hockey match made in heaven – one of game’s most impactful grassroots programs and one of hockey’s all-time greats.
The NHLPA officially commemorates 20 years of NHLPA Goals & Dreams (G&D) helping children play the game of hockey.
Whether it’s on his goalie masks or through his charity work, Jake Allen is proud to share his love for New Brunswick.
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.
Renous, New Brunswick will host an NHL preseason game on September 18, 2019.
Calumet, Michigan will host an NHL preseason game on September 26, 2019.
Community wins $150,000 in arena upgrades and will have an opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game
Relive the heartwarming behind-the-scenes experiences of the All-Star Hero campaign winners at the 2019 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.
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.