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Reilly Smith's leading attitude dates back to university days

By: Chris Lomon

As he watched Game One of the Stanley Cup Final, Enrico Blasi could have picked out any number of things that reminded him of Vegas forward Reilly Smith’s time at Miami University. It was a look that topped the list.

May 31, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Stanley Cup Edition

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In honour of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, this week’s Be A Player: Rewind features a special Stanley Cup edition.

May 31, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Braden Holtby

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With 37 saves, including a jaw-dropping third-period denial of Vegas Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch, Braden Holtby was simply outstanding in backing the Washington Capitals to an even series with a 3-2 win of Wednesday’s Game 2.

May 31, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Max Domi

By: NHLPA Staff

The embarrassing find on his playlist and the NFL team you can find him cheering for in this week's Player Q&A with Max Domi!

May 30, 2018

Former 60-goal scorer, Dennis Maruk, sees a bit of himself in current Caps

By: Chris Lomon

Dennis Maruk won’t be painting his face to feature the Washington Capitals logo, but the franchise’s first 60-goal scorer will be wearing his heart on his sleeve for the Stanley Cup Final.

May 29, 2018

My Top 5 | Marc-Andre Fleury

By: Chris Lomon

There’s no rolling the dice when Marc-Andre Fleury, who has his sights set on a fourth Stanley Cup championship, is between the pipes.

May 29, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Tomas Nosek

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Tomas Nosek scored the first game-winning goal of his NHL career to help the Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Final with a 6-4 victory in Monday night’s Game 1.

May 29, 2018

Kraft Hockeyville 2018 To Be Played in Lucan Community Memorial Centre

By: NHLPA Staff

Kraft Hockeyville 2018 winning community Lucan, Ontario to host NHL® pre-season game in Lucan Community Memorial Centre.

May 28, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Rob Blake

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In his first season with the Colorado Avalanche, which he would end by winning his first and only Stanley Cup, Rob Blake takes us back to the heyday of the 90s Los Angeles Kings.

May 24, 2018

Haula seizing chance in offensive role with Golden Knights

By: Chris Lomon

When Don Lucia spoke about the most underrated part of Erik Haula’s game, he handed out a series of gold stars for the Vegas Golden Knights forward.

May 24, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A man on a mission, Alex Ovechkin helped send the Washington Capitals to their second Stanley Cup Final, and first in his 13-season tenure, with an early goal that stood as the game-winner in a 4-0 blanking of the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night.

May 24, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Dmitry Orlov

By: NHLPA Staff

Russian Dumplings, detective movies – just a few of Dmitry Orlov's favourite things! Get to know the Washington Capitals' blueliner in this week's Player Q&A.

May 23, 2018

An unforgettable worlds in hometown for Nielsen

By: Tim Wharnsby

Frans Nielsen felt like a proud papa during the recently concluded 18-day 2018 IIHF World Championship contested in Denmark.

May 23, 2018

My Top 5 | Francois Beauchemin

By: Chris Lomon

Having recently announced his retirement, Francois Beauchemin, who was drafted in the third round (75th overall), by the Montreal Canadiens in 1998, spoke with NHLPA.com about the things he’ll miss most about the game.

May 22, 2018

Holtby a humble standout, even from a young age

By: Chris Lomon

He has 225 career NHL wins and 32 career shutouts. Not bad for the “quiet kid from Saskatchewan.”

May 22, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | T.J. Oshie

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With the Washington Capitals facing elimination, T.J. Oshie came through for his team with a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-0 victory that forced Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.

May 22, 2018

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

By: Canadian Press

The stunningly successful expansion squad is headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday to win the Western Conference final series in five games.

May 21, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Tuch

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Alex Tuch scored his sixth goal of the postseason and earned the game's first star Sunday as he helped guide the Vegas Golden Knights to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5, to win the series and reach the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural campaign.

May 21, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Ryan Callahan

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Ryan Callahan tallied the go-ahead goal while posting his first multi-point outing of the postseason to help the Tampa Bay Lightning take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference Final as part of a 3-2 Game 5 win over the Washington Capitals Saturday night.

May 20, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Reilly Smith

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Reilly Smith buried the game-winner at 13:02 of the third period to move the Vegas Golden Knights within one win of the Stanley Cup Final after a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Friday night.

May 19, 2018