New York Rangers Adam Fox was Snubbed of a Calder Trophy Nomination

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Each year, three young stars are nominated for the NHL’s Calder Trophy as the most impressive rookie player. This season, the nominees included a pair of incredibly talented defencemen in Cale Makar and Quinn Hughes, alongside 30-goal scorer Dominik Kubalik. One name was notably absent from this list upon its release, though. That name was Adam […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Rapid Rebuild a Success

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Coming out of a roster rebuild, the New York Rangers are on the cusp of greatness. Following a second-round playoff loss to the Ottawa Senators, the Rangers entered their first period of uncertainty since the 2003-04 season. Following a swift roster reconstruction, the Rangers are primed for another era of success. Under head coach David […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Vegas Golden Knights and Detroit Red Wings

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Training camps are underway and the NHL is closer than ever to making a return. With more of an eye on players, NHL rumours are swirling, especially surrounding pending free agents. There is much uncertainty surrounding the salary cap situation for many teams, many players may hit the open market. Today’s NHL rumours involve the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas Golden Knights

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Since the play was paused and all roster transactions frozen, NHL rumours have been flying off the shelves. General managers and front offices have no clue how they will handle their offseason moves. With the salary cap expected to remain flat, teams find themselves in more of a bind than ever. Everyone is being scrutinized […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres One-Hit Wonders

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s One-Hit Wonder series. Each day, we will take a look at a new team’s three biggest one-hit wonders. These are players that had one great season or playoff run but never did anything like that again. Join us every day for a new team! Today we take a look […] READ MORE


The Boston Bruins Black Aces

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With the announcement of the NHL’s Return to Play plan, the 24 eligible NHL teams are preparing for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Boston Bruins are one of those teams. Last Word on Hockey continues with its Black Aces series, examining teams’ spare players that could make an impact this summer. Today’s installment looks at […] READ MORE


Jason Botterill has Failed the Buffalo Sabres

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Buffalo Sabres fans have a lot to be worried about as the organization has decided to keep general manager Jason Botterill. Since being hired in May of 2017, Botterill has turned the front office into a circus that seems to be incapable of running a competitive organization. Through failed free-agent signings and lopsided trades, the […] READ MORE


Important Players in the Western Conference Play In Round

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As the NHL gears up for a return to play following an extended pause from COVID-19, we have an unusual playoff format. A total of 24 teams will participate when play resumes, with 16 of them participating in the play-in round. As teams that were previously out of the playoffs play for a chance at […] READ MORE


Important Players in the Eastern Conference Play-In Round

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As the NHL gears up for a return to play following an extended pause from COVID-19, we have an unusual playoff format. A total of 24 teams will participate when play resumes, with 16 of them participating in the play-in round. As teams that were previously out of the playoffs play for a chance at […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers Sign Linus Hogberg to Entry-Level Contract

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The Philadelphia Flyers have signed prospect Linus Hogberg to an entry-level contract. Flyers Sign Prospect Linus Hogberg Hogberg was a fifth-round selection in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, at pick 139. His first professional contract does not start until the beginning of the 2020-21 NHL season and is worth $925,000 per season. Amateur Play Since […] READ MORE