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The Chicago Blackhawks Future

The Chicago Blackhawks organization announced on Tuesday that they will be rebuilding their team, and fans should not expect much success in the coming years. Stan Bowman believes the Blackhawks can no longer contend with the top teams, and any observant fan would say the same. So what will the Chicago Blackhawks future look like? […] READ MORE

Phil Esposito

Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Phil Esposito Gets 1,500 Points

We’re normally starting up another hockey season, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history […] READ MORE

NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Prorated Salaries

The new season is looming closer by the day and NHL rumours are starting to pile up. There are plenty of important decisions looming ahead for every team in the NHL. Big names remain unsigned as franchises are figuring out what direction to take this upcoming season. The Chicago Blackhawks are one such team as […] READ MORE

Anthony Duclair

Anthony Duclair: Where He Could Land Next

  Forward Anthony Duclair has been with five NHL teams in his short six-year career. Lately, he has been playing with the Ottawa Senators. He was traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets in February of 2019 in the Ryan Dzingel deal. This past season Duclair played with a one-year contract worth $1.65 million. He rejected […] READ MORE

Ilya Mikheyev

Toronto Maple Leafs Re-Sign Ilya Mikheyev

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced they have re-signed free agent right wing Ilya Mikheyev to a two-year contract worth $3.29 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of  $1.645 million. This contract carries him through the 2021-22season. AAV is $1.645M https://t.co/8hUh4cE3vM — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 20, 2020 The Maple Leafs Re-Sign Ilya Mikheyev […] READ MORE

Montreal Canadiens Officially Add Kaiden Guhle

On Tuesday morning, the Montreal Canadiens announced they have officially signed defenseman Kaiden Guhle. As the 16th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, Guhle has been signed to a three-year entry-level deal worth an average annual value of  $925,000. This contract will carry Guhle through the 2022-23 season. Canadiens agree to terms on […] READ MORE

Martin Brodeur

Today in Hockey History: New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur Gets First Shutout

We’re normally starting up another hockey season, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history […] READ MORE

San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson Reaches A Fork in the Road

The author of famous quotes, Yogi Berra, is reported to have said, “when you come to a fork in the road, take, it.” It’s not terribly useful advice for most people, but I suspect the San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson, the team’s general manager, can relate. His Sharks are at a fork in the road. […] READ MORE

Jayce hawryluk

Vancouver Canucks Sign Jayce Hawryluk, Adam Gaudette

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Jayce Hawryluk to a contract. The two-way deal is for just one year and will carry a cap hit of $800,000 if Hawryluk is in the NHL. Elliotte Friedman reported the deal early Monday afternoon. VAN signs Jayce Hawryluk to a one-year deal: $800K/$200K — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October […] READ MORE