Dylan Gambrell Traded To Ottawa Senators

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The San Jose Sharks have traded centreman Dylan Gambrell to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round draft pick.  News of the deal broke late Sunday evening through both teams’ social media accounts. News Release: The #Sens have acquired forward Dylan Gambrell in a trade with @SanJoseSharks: https://t.co/lQMEFpFYH9 pic.twitter.com/kit4GnIfch — Sens Communications (@Media_Sens) […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Players Off to a Strong Start

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The Edmonton Oilers hit the ice this evening against the Anaheim Ducks for their third game of the year. The Oilers’ season isn’t even a full week old yet, but they sit atop the Pacific with a 2-0 record, both wins coming against division rivals. A large part of the Oilers’ story so far has […] READ MORE


Nathan MacKinnon Tests Positive for Covid, Will Miss Season Opener

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Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic announced today that team captain, Nathan MacKinnon, has tested positive for Covid-19. The positive test prevents MacKinnon from playing in tomorrow’s season opener, and possibly Saturday night’s game as well. Let me correct this: COL GM Joe Sakic announces that Nathan MacKinnon tested positive for COVID. He is asymptomatic, […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Vegas Golden Knights

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey 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. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


5 Takeaways From the Edmonton Oilers Preseason So Far

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The Edmonton Oilers are exactly one week removed from the start of their regular season on October 13th against the Vancouver Canucks. The team has completed six out of eight preseason contests, with only two remaining, both of which against the Canucks. While it can be foolish to read too much into preseason performances, the Oilers’ […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Kings Cal Petersen Signs Extension

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The Los Angeles Kings announced today that goaltender Cal Petersen signs an extension good for three years. The contract is worth an average annual value of $5 million and takes effect in the 2022-23 season. CAL P3TER5ON!!! The LA Kings have signed goaltender @CalPetersen40 to a three-year contract. — LA Kings (@LAKings) September 22, 2021 […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Edmonton Oilers

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what the […] READ MORE


Dylan Holloway Undergoes Surgery, Out Three Months

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The Edmonton Oilers announced today that Dylan Holloway will be out a minimum of three months following a wrist surgery. #Oilers forward Dylan Holloway has undergone successful wrist surgery with an expected recovery time of at least three months. During the recovery process of his previous wrist injury, it was determined by specialists that he […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class in New Jersey Devils History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class in Carolina Hurricanes History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE