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On the Powerplay – Ovechkin 50, Wings Goalies, Frozen Four

Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave.  Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. Dave and Ben are back with another episode of on the powerplay. On the Powerplay…

Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks

Kings Lose Ground on Key Night In West Playoff Race

There were three key games in the NHL Western Conference playoff race last night, all of which played a huge role in their teams’ post-season dreams. Unfortunately for the Los Angeles Kings, that dream turned out to be a nightmare, as a 4-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks combined with victories by the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames has last…

Winnipeg Jets v Dallas Stars

The Resurgence of Ondrej Pavelec

At the start of this season, Ondrej Pavelec was the clear starter for the Winnipeg Jets. He had the big contract and the pedigree, so to speak. His backup, Michael Hutchinson, only had three NHL games  under his belt heading into this year so when he started stealing starts from Pavelec, many were a little surprised. Don’t get me wrong,…

Florida Panthers v Montreal Canadiens

The Best 3-on-3 Lines for Canadian NHL Teams

With news spreading that the NHL is looking to introduce a new format for overtime, today we’ll look at what starting lines we could see for 3-on-3 hockey for each of the Canadian teams. The Best 3-on-3 Lines for Canadian NHL Teams   Montreal Canadiens Max Pacioretty, Alex Galchenyuk, P.K. Subban Pacioretty is one of the top goal scorers in…

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Kris Letang Out Indefinitely With Concussion

On Saturday afternoon Pittsburgh Penguins star defenceman Kris Letang took a hard hit from Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan.  He left the ice and crashed down hard before hitting the boards. Letang left the contest and did not return. He had to be helped off by teammates and was taken to a local hospital. Kris Letang Out Indefinitely With Concussion…

Vancouver Canucks v Ottawa Senators

Sbisa, Weber Stepping up for Canucks

With the NHL regular season nearing an end, it’s that time of year where teams are either trying to get set for the playoffs (either preparing for a run or scratching their way in), or simply playing out the stretch, and when it comes to the Vancouver Canucks, they most certainly fall into the former category. With every game requiring…

St Louis Blues v Calgary Flames

It’s Time For the St. Louis Blues to Take the Next Step

The St. Louis Blues have been one of the best regular season teams in the past few years. Coached by Ken Hitchcock, the Blues are a defensively strong team but in the playoffs a lack of scoring at key times has been a weakness. They have suffered early exits at the hands of recent Stanley Cup champions in the Chicago…

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