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Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Mike Richter Born

Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are 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 for September 22, featuring Mike Richter. […] READ MORE

acob Markstrom #25 of the Vancouver Canucks

Analyzing How Jacob Markstrom Fits With the Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings were truly bad throughout the 2019–20 season. Historically bad, even. One of the most glaring ways the Red Wings were awful was in net. The wheels fell off long-time dependable goaltender Jimmy Howard, who only won two games in 27 games played. Along with this miserable winning percentage, he also posted […] READ MORE

NHL goalies 2020-21 market

2020-21 Market for NHL Goalies Will be Wide Open

It may be difficult to comprehend, yet the market for NHL goalies in 2020-21 may be similar to an expensive flea market. There could be up to 32 goalies possibly being moved. Now, some are rumours, to be honest. Yet, teams are strapped financially due to the pandemic.  The salary cap is being held at […] READ MORE

Tampa Bay Lightning win

Tampa Bay Lightning Win Game 2, Ties the Series

The Tampa Bay Lightning win Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals over the Dallas Stars by a final score of 3-2. The Stars were leading 1-0 but now the series is 1-1 after an electric performance from Tampa. It was a gritty game that ultimately came down to what teams could do with the […] READ MORE

Roman Josi

Roman Josi Wins the 2019-20 Norris Trophy

The NHL has announced that Nashville Predators defenceman Roman Josi has won the Hart Trophy. The Hart Trophy Belongs to Roman Josi The 6′-1″ tall captain of the Nashville Predators has just been awarded the highest honour of an NHL defenceman. Josi is the winner of the 2019-20 Hart Trophy. He finished second in the NHL […] READ MORE

Cale Makar

Cale Makar Wins 2019-20 Calder Trophy

In a season where outstanding rookie defensemen made their mark, Cale Makar wins the Calder Trophy in a much-debated decision. The nominees have plenty to choose between them, and it couldn’t have been easy to limit the selections to three. Even here at LWOS, the nominations weren’t without their detractors, but Cale Makar, Quinn Hughes, […] READ MORE

Leon Draisaitl

Leon Draisaitl Wins 2019-20 Hart Trophy

Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers has won the NHL’s Hart Trophy for the 2019-2020 season. The award is given to the player deemed the most valuable in the league. He was chosen over Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche and the New York Rangers‘ Artemi Panarin. The league announced the award during its pregame […] READ MORE

Connor Hellebuyck

Connor Hellebuyck Named 2019-20 Vezina Trophy Winner

With one of the most difficult seasons in National Hockey League history wrapping up within the next two weeks. The NHL players and fans will finally figure out who the Vezina Trophy winner is. After three incredible seasons, the finalists for this year’s Vezina Trophy are Tuukka Rask, Connor Hellebuyck, and Andrei Vasilevskiy. The winner was […] READ MORE

Howie Morenz

Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Howie Morenz Born

Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are 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 for September 21, featuring Howie Morenz. […] READ MORE