Dallas Stars Anton Khudobin Not At Training Camp

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The Dallas Stars have opened training camp without goaltender Anton Khudobin. The 34-year-old is facing an immigration issue. This comes on top of Ben Bishop‘s lingering injury woes. Elliotte Friedman broke the Khudobin news Monday morning. Per DAL media relations: Anton Khudobin absent from the start of training camp due to immigration issues. Joe Pavelski […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Columbus Blue Jackets and Calgary Flames

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Hello and welcome to a regular Monday edition of NHL rumours! We are less than two weeks away from the season and activity is picking up. Training camp rosters are coming into focus and deals are still being made for additional depth. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the latest news and analysis every […] READ MORE


NHL Announces Lake Tahoe Outdoor Games for February

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The NHL has announced that there will be two games played outdoors at Lake Tahoe in 2021. The last outdoor game was played in 2019-20 in Colorado as part of the 2019-20 Stadium Series. Elliotte Friedman confirmed the two contests Friday morning. Four teams — Boston, Colorado, Philadelphia and Vegas — are headed to Lake […] READ MORE


Ryan Callahan Hangs Up His Skates

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Former New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has sadly decided to retire from the NHL. He missed last year while battling a back injury. Some might have thought the veteran could make one final run, but he is ending his career after a very successful career. Callahan announced his decision Wednesday […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Lose Jonathan Toews to Illness

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The Chicago Blackhawks will enter the bizarre 2020-21 season without Jonathan Toews. He will miss the start of the year due to an illness. This is another blow to a Chicago team that was likely going to struggle through the year. Pierre LeBrun and Darren Dreger confirmed Toews’ absence early Tuesday morning. In a statement […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, 2020-21 NHL Season

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Hello and welcome to a regular Monday edition of NHL rumours! The season is barely two weeks away and teams are busy preparing. That means filling out rosters and finalizing training camp rosters. Check in with Last Word on Hockey everyday for the latest news and best analysis. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Boston Bruins, […] READ MORE


Carl Soderberg Signs With Chicago Blackhawks

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Carl Soderberg has signed a new deal. The former Arizona Coyotes centre had another productive year in 2019-20 but he might be starting to decline. The Chicago Blackhawks will attempt to recapture some of Soderberg’s production when he scored 23 goals and 49 points for the Colorado Avalanche in 2018-19. The deal is for one […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Anaheim Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets, St. Louis Blues

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Hello and welcome to a special afternoon edition of NHL rumours! The season is just over three weeks away and the news is coming faster. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the best news and analysis every day. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Anaheim Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets, and St. Louis Blues. NHL Rumours […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Alexander Volkov

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed restricted free agent forward Alexander Volkov. The deal is for one year at the league-minimum salary. This is the second consecutive day that Tampa has signed a player after retaining Erik Cernak and Jan Rutta on the 22nd. Agent Dan Milstein announced the extension Wednesday morning. Alexander Volkov signs […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche

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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 standings […] READ MORE