Must See: Dmitry Orlov Scores ‘Magic’ Goal Against Avalanche

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Washington Capitals defenceman Dmitry Orlov put on an on-ice magic show at the Verizon Center on Saturday night against the Colorado Avalanche, making the puck disappear and reappear in the bottom of the net. Well, not actually. Orlov made his way through the o-zone, dragged the puck beautifully between his legs and walked past two […] READ MORE


Carey Price Out Another Week

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The Montreal Canadiens starting goaltender, Carey Price, will be out longer than originally expected. After leaving Montreal to get a second opinion on his injury, Price will not return for at least one more according to head coach Michel Therrien. Carey Price Out Another Week According to Therrien, Price will not undergo surgery. Therrien did not […] READ MORE


2015 HHOF Induction Profile: Sergei Fedorov

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The Hockey Hall of Fame is welcoming seven new members into its prestigious halls on Monday, November 9, 2015. Join us here at Last Word On Sports as we take an in depth look at the new inductees. We continue the series with one of the best two-way forwards of the 1990s and 2000s, Sergei Fedorov. 2015 HHOF […] READ MORE


Must See: Raanta Blanks Sharks, Snaps Losing Streak

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In a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks, Antti Raanta became the fourth goalie in New York Rangers franchise history to earn a shutout in his first start with the team, stopping all 22 shots thrown at him and snapping a three-game Rangers losing streak (0-2-1). “The only thing I was thinking was to […] READ MORE


Byron, Corrado, Berube claimed off the waiver wire

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The Montreal Canadiens added depth and grittiness to the forward position claiming Paul Byron, formerly of the Calgary Flames, off of the waiver wire. Byron was one of the better possession players in Calgary last year and tended to make his linemates better — including their top center, Sean Monahan. Last season, Byron played 57 games […] READ MORE


Teams Holding on to Unready Defensemen

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Multiple teams around the NHL are looking to carry an extra defenseman with them heading into this season in order to keep from sending a big and young but unproven defenseman through waivers. This means that a couple of young d-men may be forced into making an impact at the highest level of hockey this year. […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 New York Islanders

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Dallas Stars

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE