Corey Perry Extends The Series For the Dallas Stars

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The Dallas Stars stay alive for at least one more game as they defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final by a score of 3-2 in double overtime on a goal by Corey Perry. For the first time in the series, the Stars controlled play from start to finish. […] READ MORE


Sam Gagner Re-Signs With Detroit Red Wings

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The Detroit Red Wings signed pending free agent centre Sam Gagner to a one-year extension this morning. This contract carries him through the end of the 2020-21 season, whenever that may be. The #RedWings today signed center Sam Gagner to a one-year contract extension. pic.twitter.com/p6UylW071Y — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 26, 2020 Sam Gagner Extended […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks, Dustin Byfuglien

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As the NHL’s free-agent frenzy is quickly approaching, Last Word on Hockey’s NHL Rumours series continues on in full force. Due to the realities of a flat salary cap and a pandemic-laced world, many teams are in a rush to assess their financial situations along with figuring out an offseason plan. Today breaks down the […] READ MORE


Bob Boughner Officially Named as San Jose Sharks Head Coach

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The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday afternoon that Bob Boughner has been officially hired as the team’s head coach, removing his interim title. He becomes the ninth head coach in San Jose history. Let’s make it official. Bob Boughner has been named the ninth #SJSharks head coach in franchise history! 🦈: https://t.co/s9SihMs3td pic.twitter.com/r8zOXwBGhn — San Jose […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Win Game 6, Advance to Stanley Cup Final

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The Tampa Bay Lightning are Eastern Conference Champions. After defeating the New York Islanders in six games, the Lightning advance to their first Stanley Cup Final since 2015. They’ll meet the Dallas Stars in the final best-of-seven bout. Tampa won this Game 6 in an overtime thriller after losing Game 5 in OT. Tampa Bay […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, Vegas Golden Knights

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As the NHL’s free agency period is only a month away, Last Word on Hockey’s NHL Rumours series is ramping up accordingly. Players are going to begin to think about where they want to spend the next years of their life in a post-pandemic world. Teams are beginning to plan out their finances over the […] READ MORE


Anton Khudobin Shines in Game 4 Win for Dallas Stars

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On the heels of impressive goaltending, the Dallas Stars are now one win away from the Stanley Cup Final. While the Vegas Golden Knights dominated the course of play, the Stars’ defence and shot-blocking helped them come away with a tight 2-1 victory. Vegas will now need to win three straight games to advance to […] READ MORE


Throwing Haymakers Podcast – Knight Time, Yotes Talk, Free Agent Frenzy

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The Throwing Haymakers Podcast is a new venture by Last Word on Hockey writers Mathieu Sheridan, Brandon Higley-Blair, and Josh Erickson. Discussing everything from playoffs to podcasts, Throwing Haymakers provides a fresh, new view on the current state of hockey. Throwing Haymakers Podcast: Episode 9 LISTEN TO PODCAST HERE On Episode 9 of the Throwing Haymakers Podcast, the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild, Vegas Golden Knights

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As another Thursday rolls in, Last Word on Hockey returns with another edition of NHL Rumours. As most of the NHL’s 31 teams are now sitting at home, the race to the free-agent frenzy in October is starting to switch into overdrive. With many big-name talents available, this fall projects to be one of the […] READ MORE


Bruce Cassidy Wins Jack Adams Award

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Bruce Cassidy, coach of the Boston Bruins, was announced as the victor of the NHL’s Jack Adams Award. The award is given annually to the coach voted as best in the NHL by the NHL Broadcasters’ Association. The other two finalists this year were the Philadelphia Flyers‘ Alain Vigneault and the Columbus Blue Jackets‘ John Tortorella. […] READ MORE