Nashville Predators Matt Duchene Placed on Injured Reserve

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The Nashville Predators announced that forward Matt Duchene is sidelined for 3-5 weeks with a lower-body injury. #Preds forward Matt Duchene has been placed on injured reserve and will miss 3-5 weeks with a lower-body injury. Preds recall Mathieu Olivier and Alexandre Carrier from the taxi squad. Michael McCarron reassigned to the taxi squad, Tanner […] READ MORE


Finding the Rapper Equivalent of Star NHL Players

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Hip hop, like hockey, is ever-evolving. Whether they’re formulaic or innovative, all NHL players and rappers possess a style to call their own — and each field is influenced by its leaders. All it takes is one person to completely shift the trajectory of their respective industries. The wild creativity of both industries is built […] READ MORE


Tom Wilson to Attend Player Safety Hearing

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will have an in-person hearing via Zoom for his high hit on Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo. If suspended, this will be Wilson’s fifth career suspension. Washington’s Tom Wilson has been offered an in-person hearing via Zoom for Boarding Boston’s Brandon Carlo. […] READ MORE


The Detroit Red Wings Need More from Anthony Mantha

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Trivia time: In the last the 10 games, which player has scored more for the Detroit Red Wings? Anthony Mantha or Frans Nielsen? It might be startling to some, but Nielsen has contributed more to his team offensively than Mantha, who led the Red Wings last year in points-per-game percentages. Mantha was expected to be […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions for February 13th – Late Games

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This is the early game slate of NHL Predictions. Be sure and check out the late games of NHL Predictions too. NHL Predictions Detroit Red Wings vs Nashville Predators Head-to-Head: […] READ MORE


The Most Overrated NHL Players in the League Today

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If there’s one thing the NHL isn’t lacking in, it’s superstars. Dozens of names come to mind when the word “elite” is mentioned. From Connor McDavid to Cale Makar, there is no shortage of star power throughout the league. In fact, the “elite” moniker is thrown around so much that its meaning has diluted. Dozens […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Hire Ron Hextall as General Manager

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired Ron Hextall as their general manager, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. The former Philadelphia Flyers general manager will take over in place of Jim Rutherford, who resigned earlier this season for personal reasons. Hextall, who recently served in the Hockey Operations department for the Los Angeles Kings, will look […] READ MORE


New York Islanders’ Anthony Beauvillier Out with Lower Body Injury

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During a game with the New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier was injured. The Islanders’ forward exited the game at 6:30 in the second period after colliding with Devils forward Nathan Bastian. The timetable for Beauvillier’s return is still up in the air. Having said that, a sooner return is more likely […] READ MORE


Vegas Golden Knights Name Mark Stone First Captain in Franchise History

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The Vegas Golden Knights have named forward Mark Stone as the first captain in franchise history. The team unveiled Stone’s captaincy just a day before their first game of the season. We would just tell you who our first captain is… but we’d rather have you C for yourself 👀#VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/icXmQvrClO — Vegas Golden Knights […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Name Dylan Larkin Captain

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The Detroit Red Wings have named Dylan Larkin their captain. The team introduced Larkin as captain on January 13th, just a day before their first game of the season. It’s official. Dylan Larkin has been named the 37th captain in Detroit Red Wings franchise history. #LGRW pic.twitter.com/l05lknUP6B — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) January 13, 2021 […] READ MORE