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Vancouver Canucks buyouts

Vancouver Canucks Buyouts Make No Sense

This year is weird. That isn’t news. What is news is the Ottawa Senators buying out their Masterton winner so they can save some money while still taking a couple million dollars worth of cap hit. That leaves them with three NHL forward contracts on the books and an owner still looking to cut corners. […] READ MORE

Paul Henderson

Today in Hockey History: Paul Henderson Wins Summit Series

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 27, featuring Paul Henderson […] READ MORE

NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, NHL

Hello and welcome back for the Monday edition of NHL Rumours! We are less than two weeks away from the official start of NHL free agency and news coming fast as teams prepare. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the best analysis as the postseason bubble comes to a close and teams get ready […] READ MORE

Chris Stewart

Philadelphia Flyers Chris Stewart Retires

Veteran skater Chris Stewart has announced his retirement from the NHL. The 32-year-old hasn’t been a regular for several seasons but his decision still comes at a time when many skaters are productive into their mid-30’s. He announced the move Sunday evening. Thank you!! pic.twitter.com/eQm3JrI42S — chris stewart (@Cstew_7) September 27, 2020 Chris Stewart Retires […] READ MORE

Anton Lundell

Anton Lundell Should Be a Consensus Top-10 Pick

Anton Lundell should be a top-10 consensus pick. That’s it. That’s the article. It boggles my mind how Lundell could possibly slide out of the top-10 regardless of how strong the draft is. He’s one of the most well-rounded prospects in the draft, already plays against men, and, being one of the oldest prospects, he’s […] READ MORE

Trevor van Riemsdyk

Vancouver Canucks Offseason Targets: Trevor Van Riemsdyk

If, or when, Chris Tanev hits the open market, there will be no shortage of teams vying for his services. And as valuable as he’s been to the Canucks for the past decade, a 5×5 contract should easily be out of the team’s consideration range. With the recent rumours that that’s exactly what the Pittsburgh […] READ MORE

Patrik Laine

Winnipeg Jets May Trade Forward Patrik Laine

With news that the Winnipeg Jets are seriously considering trading their star forward Patrik Laine, the possibility is becoming more and more lucid. Laine, 22 had another good season tallying 28 goals and 35 assists good for 63 points in 68 games. His career totals are nothing short of amazing for such a young player. […] READ MORE

NHL Outdoor Game

Today in Hockey History: Las Vegas Hosts First NHL Outdoor Game

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 27, featuring the first […] READ MORE

NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Minnesota Wild

We’re slowly coming to the end of the 2019-20 NHL season, but we still have plenty of NHL rumours. Teams are making hard roster choices and trying to maximize that dollar value. The buyout period is underway and teams will make use of that. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens […] READ MORE