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Manny Malhotra joins CMHF Champions Roster

Toronto Maple Leafs Assistant Coach and accomplished NHL player Manny Malhotra elevates important conversations on men’s health.
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Vancouver, Nov. 1, 2023 – Toronto Maple Leafs Assistant Coach and accomplished NHL player Manny Malhotra joins the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) as a National Champion to elevate important conversations on men’s health. 

Malhotra defined his 17-year NHL career as a two-way forward, faceoff specialist and team leader. He was also the second player of South Asian descent to play in the NHL. Now a coach, husband and father, Malhotra understands the unique barriers that men face when battling issues with their physical and mental health.

“I was motivated to become a CMHF National Champion because I want to better educate myself about mental and physical health and be able to help others,” says Malhotra. “The tools and resources CMHF offers help men become better aware of their health and remind us that small changes can have big impacts.”

A special episode of the Don’t Change Much Podcast airing November 7, features a conversation with Manny about his transition from NHL athlete to coach, and how he balances his career, health, and family. He also talks about taking Men’s Health Check to better understand his own health risks, and to empower more men to understand theirs. 

“Manny is an influential athlete, coach, and father who has a deep understanding of the role that physical and mental health play in our day-to-day, and future lives,” says TC Carling, CMHF President & CEO. “We are proud to add his voice to our roster of Champions who are inspiring and motivating men and their families across Canada to make their health a priority.”

Visit to learn more about CMHF’s National Champions, tune into the Don’t Change Much Podcast, and explore men’s health tools and resources.

Men’s Health Check is a free, anonymous and confidential online health report designed to help Canadian men assess the next 10 years of their health in 10 minutes. Join Manny, and over 115,000 men who have already taken Men’s Health Check across Canada at:

Canadian Men’s Health Foundation is supported in part by the Province of BC, the Government of Canada, as well as generous donors and partners.


About Canadian Men’s Health Foundation:

Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) is a national, not-for-profit organization with a mission to inspire Canadian men and their families to live healthier lives. The statistics around men’s health in Canada are alarming; 70% of men’s health problems can be prevented by adopting healthy lifestyles. Learn more at and

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