The Unlikely Rise of New Jersey Devils Rookie Sensation Jesper Bratt

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There is a New Jersey Devils rookie taking the NHL by storm, and it’s not Nico Hischier. Jesper Bratt has burst onto the scene early in the NHL season and is making a name for himself. At the beginning of every NHL season, one of the best things to do is watch the rookies. Hockey […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-2018 New Jersey Devils

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-2018, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers are insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around till the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each […] READ MORE



Starting Six: Washington Capitals All-Time Lineup

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The Starting Six series comes to you to dive into the best player at each position all-time for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Washington Capitals all-time lineup. Starting Six: Washington Capitals All-Time Lineup Centre: Nicklas Backstrom (2007-Present) Since being selected fourth overall by the […] READ MORE


Mikael Granlund Re-Signs with Minnesota Wild

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Mikael Granlund has re-signed with the Minnesota Wild. He has agreed to a three-year deal worth $17.25 million, with an AAV of $5.75 million. His new deal with keep him with the Wild until 2019-20. It gives the Finland native a raise of $2.75 million per season. Mikael Granlund Re-Signs Granlund is coming off a career […] READ MORE


Nick Bonino Signs With Nashville Predators

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Center Nick Bonino has signed with the Nashville Predators, in a change of allegiances from this past Stanley Cup Final. The term is four years for $16.4 million. His contract carries an annual cap hit of $4.1 million. Bonino spent the first five seasons of his career with the Anaheim Ducks. Bonino signs 4 year […] READ MORE


Jonathan Drouin Traded to Montreal Canadiens for Mikhail Sergachev

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In the first blockbuster of the 2017 NHL off-season, Tampa Bay Lightning winger Jonathan Drouin has been dealt to the Montreal Canadiens.  Drouin immediately signed a new contract with the team, and called moving to Montreal the fulfillment of a boyhood dream. The Canadiens acquire Jonathan Drouin + a cond. 6th-round pick (2018) from TBL, in […] READ MORE



Los Angeles Kings Re-Sign Tanner Pearson

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The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed forward Tanner Pearson. The deal is a four-year contract worth a total of $15 million with an AAV of $3.75 million. Pearson was set to become a restricted free agent on July 1st. The team announced the deal on their twitter account. Los Angeles Kings Re-Sign Tanner Pearson Per […] READ MORE


The Rise of Shea Theodore

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When Cam Fowler was injured on April 5th, it seemed to be a big blow to the Anaheim Ducks playoff run. With a first round series against the Calgary Flames only days away, the Ducks had lost their number one defensemen. However, the Fowler injury made way for one of the many, young Ducks defensemen. […] READ MORE