NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Wild, Arizona Coyotes

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Hello and welcome to a Thursday edition of NHL rumours! The second round of the postseason has begun, but eliminated teams are just as busy. They are preparing for what should be a hectic offseason of drafts and free agency. Be sure to check with the Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest happenings […] READ MORE


Ted Lindsay Award Finalists Announced

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The NHL has named Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby, and Auston Matthews as the three finalists for the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay award. The award is given annually to the league’s most outstanding player during the regular season. The next winner will assume the mantel from 2019-20 winner, Leon Draisaitl. Sportsnet revealed the trio Wednesday morning. Connor […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets To Allow Fans For Games 1 & 2

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The Winnipeg Jets have announced that they will allow 500 fully vaccinated healthcare workers in when the team begins its series against the Montreal Canadiens. This is very similar to what the Toronto Maple Leafs did in their Game 7 loss, but with slightly fewer total people allowed. The team announced the news Tuesday evening. […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs To Allow Fans For Game 7

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that 550 fully vaccinated healthcare workers will be allowed to attend the team’s next game. This is fantastic as the game against the Montreal Canadiens is sure to be hard-fought on both sides. Sportsnet announced the huge news Monday morning. BREAKING: Ontario will allow 550 fully vaccinated frontline healthcare […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets

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Hello and welcome to a Thursday edition of NHL Rumours! Offseason rumblings are getting louder as teams are eliminated from the postseason. Things will only get busier between now and the start of free agency. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, and Columbus Blue Jackets. NHL Rumours Edmonton Oilers Rumour:¬†Elliotte Friedman recently […] READ MORE


Wayne Gretzky Leaves Edmonton Oilers, Joins TNT as Analyst

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Wayne Gretzky has made a surprising move. He is leaving his senior position with the Edmonton Oilers for a role within TNT’s NHL coverage. This comes shortly after the team was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs at the hands of the Winnipeg Jets. The New York Post provided a summary of the situation Tuesday […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL rumours! The first round of the playoffs is moving along and teams are preparing for what comes next. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the best news and analysis, so check in with us often. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Buffalo Sabres¬†and two about the […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Captain John Tavares Leaves Game On Stretcher

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares suffered an injury against the Montreal Canadiens that saw him leave the ice on a stretcher. This is simply devastating as the Stanley Cup Playoffs progress. Awful scene here. The stretcher is out for John Tavares. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) May 20, 2021 Maples Leafs John Tavares Leaves On […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Hire Danielle Goyette

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have bolstered their development staff with the hiring of Danielle Goyette as director of player development. They have also promoted Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser to senior director of the same department. The news comes as Toronto sets itself to battle the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this week. TSN announced […] READ MORE