1. NHLPA & RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge

    In the first-ever sold-out game at Mattamy Athletic Centre (site of former Maple Leaf Gardens), over 3,000 fans gathered to watch 39 players take to the ice for the RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge...

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  2. A Message from Players to Fans About the NHL Lockout

    A message from players to fans. David Backes , Sidney Crosby , Gabriel Landeskog , James Reimer and Jonathan Toews speak on behalf of NHLPA members in response to the NHL/owners lockout...

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  3. NHL Players Play Ping Pong for Concussion Research

    Dominic Moore and the NHLPA teamed up to create a charity table tennis tournament to raise funds and awareness for concussion research...

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  4. Martin Biron of NY Rangers and His Son, Jacob, Watch the LA Kings Win the Cup

    On the night the LA Kings won the Stanley Cup, Martin Biron , backup goalie for the New York Rangers, did something his parents used to do with him when he was a kid...

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  5. 10 Outstanding, Once-Undrafted Canadian NHL Players

    Every kid that grows up playing hockey dreams of the day he’ll step up to the podium at the NHL entry draft the year he becomes eligible...

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  6. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Nicklas Lidstrom Is Focused and Determined

    He’s certainly familiar with skating in the postseason and he’s definitely had his fair share of Stanley Cup success, but for future Hall of Famer Nick Lidstrom , all that matters is the next drop of the puck...

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  7. Kevin Klein Named NHLPA Player of the Week

    After many years of being considered a middle-of-the-pack team in the Western Conference, the Nashville Predators are certainly a team to be reckoned with in the 2012 NHL Playoffs...

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  8. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: The Blue-Collar Blueshirts

    Although the pursuit of this year’s Stanley Cup has only just begun, Brad Richards admits there have been a few occasions when his thoughts have fast-forwarded to the potential final outcome...

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  9. Zdeno Chara Reaches 1,000th Game

    While he proved to be a great fit in his one season of Canadian major junior hockey, there was at least one place where Boston Bruins ’ captain Zdeno Chara , who recently played in his 1,000th NHL game, wasn’t quite so comfortable...

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  10. Philadelphia Flyers Dads Visit Their Sons

    The proud papas of the Philadelphia Flyers enjoy a plane ride with their sons to Florida and gear up to watch them play. Scott Hartnell 's dad even test drives the PlayBook! The Players' PlayBook series profiles five top NHL players...

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  11. Anaheim Ducks Bobby Ryan Is a Cat Lover

    You might think Anaheim 's right winger Bobby Ryan 's favorite animal would be a duck, but as it turns out, he's actually a major cat person...

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  12. Stanley Cup Playoffs = Time to Put the Razors Away

    At any other time, the straggly-bearded look is not one that most guys, including hockey players, are looking for...

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  13. NHL Playoffs 2012: Senators' Kyle Turris over the Moon and into the Playoffs

    Although Kyle Turris makes no guarantee he’ll be able to produce another outstanding four-point performance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Ottawa forward is certainly showing he can deliver for the Senators...

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  14. Which Canadian City Has Produced the Most NHL Players?

    Canadians currently represent 53.3 percent of all NHL players, which is a pretty incredible number. That’s over half the league...

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  15. Wayne Simmonds Is Willing to Do Whatever It Takes for the Philadephia Flyers

    Philadelphia’s recent win over state rival Pittsburgh featured skillful plays, big saves, bad blood and several high-spirited scrums. It was just the kind of game Wayne Simmonds can’t get enough of...

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  16. NHL Players Combining Skills and Smarts

    Think hockey players are all brawn and no brains? Well, think again. There are many players who not only possess incredible hockey skills, allowing them to make a great pass or anticipate ...

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  17. Nick Schultz: Edmonton Oilers Defender Heading in the Right Direction

    Nick Schultz , one of hockey’s most reliable defenceman, was quite familiar with what the Edmonton Oilers were all about long before being traded to the squad at this year’s trade deadline...

    NHLPA Written by NHLPA about over 2 years ago 527 reads 0 comments

  18. A Humble, but Talented Addition for the Nashville Predators

    His hockey résumé and list of honours is anything but humble. Ryan Ellis , Nashville’s rising young star on defence, however, most certainly is...

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  19. Marcus Foligno Named NHLPA Player of the Week

    The NHL has a long history of brothers making their way in the league, following each other to hockey stardom...

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  20. Ilya Kovalchuk's True Goal Is Winning

    His hockey resume is jam-packed with accolades and accomplishments, including two 50-goal campaigns, but Ilya Kovalchuk’s bottom line has nothing to do with individual successes...

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  21. Paul Bissonnette Is Making the Most of His Time

    He plays less minutes than most of his teammates, and often finds himself engaging some of the game’s toughest players. But it doesn’t stop Paul Bissonnette from making his mark in Phoenix...

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  22. Matt Stajan of Calgary Flames Named NHLPA Player of the Week

    The Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames have made some big-time trades over the years, and when Dion Phaneuf was shipped to Hogtown for a package that included Matt Stajan , another chapter was added to that interesting history...

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  23. Calgary Flames' Cory Sarich Keeping the Pace

    Closing in on 1,000 NHL games, defenceman Cory Sarich has learned several key lessons throughout his big-league career, including a valuable one in his very first shift over a dozen years ago...

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  24. Alex Edler: A Seed Planted in Kelowna

    Although Alex Edler would struggle during the early point of his one and only season with the Kelowna Rockets, there was one man who knew the defenceman was going to be something special...

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  25. Steven Stamkos: Fifty Is Nifty Again for Tampa Bay Lightning Superstar

    Steven Stamkos ’ recent milestone moment will go down in the books as a distinguished individual accomplishment, but that’s not how the two-time 50-goal scorer sees it...

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