My Top 5

My Top 5 | Mike Knuble

By: Chris Lomon

Mike Knuble hoisted hockey’s most cherished team trophy in 1998 with the Detroit Red Wings. The right-winger, who played 1,068 career NHL regular season games and was a lifetime +76, offers up the most effective ways a forward can make a post-season impact - other than scoring.

May 16, 2017

My Top 5 | Shawn Thornton

By: Chris Lomon

In this edition of My Top 5, Thornton, who skated in 105 playoff games, offers up the key ways a fourth-line player can make an impact in the postseason.

May 9, 2017

My Top 5 | Jamie Macoun

By: Chris Lomon

A two-time Stanley Cup champion (Calgary and Detroit), Jamie Macoun played in 1,128 regular season NHL games, spending parts of 17 campaigns with three different teams.

May 2, 2017

My Top 5 | Bret Hedican

By: Chris Lomon

The two-time Olympian, who had his No. 24 retired by St. Cloud State in 2010, offers up his Top 5 bits of advice for players after a first-round playoff win.

April 25, 2017

My Top 5 | Guy Carbonneau

By: Chris Lomon

Three-time Stanley Cup champion Guy Carbonneau offers up his Top 5 bits of advice for young players when it comes to playoff hockey.

April 18, 2017

My Top 5 | Wendel Clark

By: Chris Lomon

Wendel Clark knows a thing or two about what makes the Stanley Cup Playoffs so great. The former Toronto Maple Leafs offered up his Top 5 reasons as to why it’s the most wonderful time of the year for players and fans.

April 11, 2017

My Top 5 | Darnell Nurse

By: Chris Lomon

Kia Nurse, UConn and Canadian National Team guard, has stamped herself as one of the top players in the game. She has a big fan in her older brother, Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse, who shares his Top 5 favourite things about his star sibling.

April 4, 2017

Player Q&A | Daniel Winnik

By: NHLPA Staff

Get to know forward Daniel Winnik of the Washington Capitals in this week's Player Q&A!

March 29, 2017

My Top 5 | Dan Winnik

By: Chris Lomon

The Washington Capitals forward offers up the five PGA stars he’d choose to play 18 holes with at Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters.

March 28, 2017

My Top 5 | Brian Campbell

By: Chris Lomon

With NCAA March Madness in full swing, Brian Campbell got into the spirit by selecting four teammates – plus a head coach and mascot – who would join him on the court if the Chicago Blackhawks were allowed to have a squad in the tournament.

March 20, 2017

My Top 5 | Sean Monahan

By: Chris Lomon

While the Calgary Flames court a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, basketball fan Sean Monahan took a time out to talk hoops. Find out which team the forward caught every playoff game for last season in this week's My Top 5.

March 14, 2017

My Top 5 | Jordan Martinook

By: Chris Lomon

Which Adam Sandler flick made the cut, which Will Ferrell movie makes him laugh the most, and what 1977 hockey classic has he seen more times than he can remember? Grab some popcorn and check out this week’s edition of My Top 5.

March 7, 2017

My Top 5 | Doug Gilmour

By: Chris Lomon

Part of one of the biggest blockbuster trades in NHL history, Doug Gilmour knows a thing or two about adapting to a new team and its teammates. Ahead of the March 1 Trade Deadline, here’s Gilmour’s top tips for players who find themselves on a new team.

February 28, 2017

My Top 5 | Marcus Foligno

By: Chris Lomon

What would Buffalo Sabres forward Marcus Foligno and his wife, Natascia, serve up if they were to host an Oscar Party to celebrate the upcoming Academy Awards? Here’s one thing you need to know: you wouldn’t go home hungry.

February 21, 2017

My Top 5 | Andrew Ladd

By: Chris Lomon

One NHL Hall of Fame star made Andrew Ladd’s list of Top 5 athletes of all time. Hint: he retired from the game two days after turning 40, and counts the 2001 Ted Lindsay Award among his impressive trophy haul.

February 7, 2017

My Top 5 | Tomas Tatar

By: Chris Lomon

When he’s not patrolling left wing for the Red Wings, Tomas Tatar likes to unwind and watch some of his favourite big screen and TV stars in action.

January 31, 2017

My Top 5 | Frans Nielsen

By: Chris Lomon

What other sports did Frans Nielsen play as a kid? Where did he work after school? What’s the one thing he misses most about Herning, Denmark? Find out in this edition of’s My Top 5.

January 24, 2017

My Top 5 | Luca Sbisa

By: Chris Lomon

Who tops the list when it comes to the Vancouver defenceman’s all-time favourite player? Sbisa’s picks include three defenceman, two Swedes, a Finn, and a tie for fourth spot.

January 17, 2017

My Top 5 | Chris Thorburn

By: Chris Lomon

Which NHL building saw the Winnipeg Jets veteran in stitches, literally? Which Original Six building tops his list of road places to play at? The 33-year-old winger, who’s closing in on 720 NHL regular season games played, goes coast-to-coast in this week’s edition of My Top 5.

January 10, 2017

My Top Five | Kevin Klein

By: Chris Lomon

Birthday boy Kevin Klein offers up the perfect recipe for a tasty dinner, from a traditional main course to a must-have dessert.

December 13, 2016