New Jersey Devils Ty Smith Out Day-To-Day

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The New Jersey Devils have announced that defenceman Ty Smith is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury. This comes as the team prepares for its game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Amanda Stein reported the news Tuesday morning. ⚠️#NJDevils Ty Smith (upper body) isn’t skating today and won’t play tonight. He is day-to-day. — Amanda Stein […] READ MORE


Team Canada Names Roberto Luongo General Manager

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Hockey Canada has announced that it has named Roberto Luongo Team Canada general manager for the upcoming Men’s World Hockey Championship in May. This is not the Olympics, but it will be an important barometer of what could come afterwards. Shane Doan has been named his assistant with the country’s Olympic Management group supporting. Darren […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, Winnipeg Jets

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Hello and welcome to a Tuesday edition of NHL rumours! Teams are busily preparing for what comes when the regular season ends. That means plenty of speculation swirling around contract extensions and the playoffs. Check Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest updates. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, and […] READ MORE


NHL Postpones Colorado Avalanche Games

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The NHL and Colorado Avalanche have announced that three games will be postponed due to several players entering the league’s COVID protocol. The team will not play tonight, Sunday, or April 20th. Additionally, the team will not reopen their facilities for practice until the 21st. The announcement was made Friday afternoon. Update from the NHL.https://t.co/6pYL259Y52 […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Linus Ullmark Will Not Play vs Washington Capitals

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The Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark will miss at least tonight’s game vs the Washington Capitals. The team still does not have an update on their starting netminder. He left early in Tuesday’s contest vs the Boston Bruins. The club announced Dustin Tokarski as the starter for tonight’s game. Dustin Tokarski will start in net […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Rodion Amirov to Entry-Level Deal

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed promising forward prospect Rodion Amirov to a three-year entry-level contract. This should be very exciting for Leafs fans as Amirov is one of the team’s more exciting players of the future. The team announced the signing Thursday morning. 🖋 We’ve signed forward Rodion Amirov to a three-year entry level […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Nashville Predators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers

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Hello and welcome to a Wednesday edition of NHL rumours! The deadline is past, but there is plenty for teams to ponder. Organizations are busy preparing for the postseason or considering how they might approach the offseason and the critical addition of the Seattle Kraken. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Nashville Predators, Columbus Blue Jackets, […] READ MORE


Canadian Hockey League Cancels Memorial Cup

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The Canadian junior leagues have cancelled the 2020-21 Memorial Cup. The Memorial Cup is awarded to the best team in its three leagues. It was also cancelled last year. This is certainly disappointing to Canadian hockey fans, but the circumstances forced by the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect events over a year after they initially […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Acquire Madison Bowey

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The Vancouver Canucks have acquired defenceman Madison Bowey and a fifth-round pick in the 2021 Draft from the Chicago Blackhawks. In exchange, Chicago will receive a fourth-round pick. Bob McKenzie announced the details Monday afternoon. VAN sends a 4th round pick to CHI and gets CHI 5th rder coming back plus Bowey. https://t.co/ltA7yCZ7wX — Bob […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers Trade Michael Raffl

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The Philadelphia Flyers have traded Michael Raffl to their division rivals, the Washington Capitals, as deadline day continues. The return is a fifth-round pick in the upcoming 2021 Draft, but it will help Philly restock some of its depth for the future. Chris Johnston reported the initial deal. The #caps are getting Michael Raffl from […] READ MORE