Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin Out Day-To-Day

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The Washington Capitals have announced that team captain Alex Ovechkin is out day-to-day with a lower-body injury. This injury probably does not threaten the team’s position in the East Division, but it is something to watch as the postseason approaches. Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic provided the update Friday morning. Ovechkin has a lower body […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Conor Garland Out Week-To-Week

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The Arizona Coyotes have announced that forward Conor Garland is out week-to-week with a lower-body injury. This is a painful loss as the team fights to remain in fourth place in the West Division. Sportsnet provided the update Thursday afternoon. Coyotes forward Conor Garland is out week-to-week with a lower-body injury.https://t.co/38sFITGgRG — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April […] READ MORE


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