Category Archives: PHPA Features

PHPA Feature: Alex Wideman

Before interviewing Alex Wideman (younger brother of Senator’s defenseman Chris Wideman), I have to say that my familiarity with the ECHL was pretty minimal. After hearing Alex’s story, I have a much deeper appreciation for the league. Alex’s story of overcoming the obstacles that come with his small stature is pretty interesting. It especially hits home coming to a guy

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PHPA Feature: Andrew Campbell

Excerpt from PHPA Article “A lot has been made of the young, exciting Toronto Marlies. Run by Maple Leafs Assistant General Manager, Kyle Dubas, the Marlies are flush with dynamic prospects who are being groomed for the NHL, along with a mix of veteran talent.  Last season’s Marlies were an offensive juggernaut, finishing atop the AHL standings with 114 points,

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PHPA Feature: Tom McCollum

This is my second professional interview and article written for the Professional Hockey Players’ Association. Like Ben Harpur, Tom McCollum is a former Guelph Storm because… well to be honest when I submitted a list of potential interview candidates I just fired off former junior players that I was familiar with. Coincidentally Ben and Tom know each other despite never

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PHPA Feature: Ben Harpur

I am very excited to announce that the Professional Hockey Players’ Association (US National Labor Relations Board collective bargaining representative for all professional hockey players within the AHL and ECHL) has given me the opportunity to interview players from the AHL and ECHL for the purposes of writing featured articles for their website. To say that this new opportunity excites me

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