NHL Rumours: Los Angeles Kings, Seattle Kraken, New York Rangers

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After a busy opening day to the free-agent frenzy that saw 72 players signed to new deals and seven trades, a few more NHL rumours were hanging around. The best free-agent left is left-winger Brandon Saad, and the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils are reportedly in talks with Saad. Another talented left-winger available […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Arizona Coyotes, Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks

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We’re only two days away from the opening of NHL free agency, and the rumours are coming in rapidly. NHL insiders are as busy as Quebec Nordiques goaltender Ron Tugnutt when he faced 73 shots from the Boston Bruins in 1991. If Tugnutt was playing today, there might be two teams looking at him. Instead, […] READ MORE


Rudolfs Balcers Re-Signs with San Jose Sharks

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Rudolfs Balcers has signed a two-year contract with the San Jose Sharks. The forward’s contract has an average annual value of $1.55 million. Sharks announce a two-year contract extension for Rudolfs Balcers. Wilson: “He showed that he is a versatile forward who can provide offense for our club as a Top-9 forward. We are happy […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Hire Trevor Letowski as an Assistant Coach

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The Montreal Canadiens announced today that they have hired Trevor Letowski as an assistant coach. Letowski served the past three seasons as the head coach of the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL. The Canadiens add Trevor Letowski as assistant coach.#GoHabsGohttps://t.co/LAQbp3NCNr — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 21, 2021  Trevor Letowski Hired as an Assistant Coach Trevor […] READ MORE



Kirill Kaprizov Wins the Calder Trophy

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The Minnesota Wild’s winger Kirill Kaprizov has won the 2020-21 Calder Trophy. The 2021 Calder Memorial Trophy goes to Kirill Kaprizov as the League’s top first-year player! #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/iQlRSFVA48 — NHL (@NHL) June 29, 2021 Kirill Kaprizov Wins the Calder Kaprizov Walks Away From Awards with Hardware Kirill Kaprizov is the first Minnesota Wild player to […] READ MORE


2021 Dallas Stars Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Chandler Stephenson Out for Game 2 for the Vegas Golden Knights

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Vegas Golden Knights centre Chandler Stephenson will not play Game 2 of their Stanley Cup Semi-Final series against the Montreal Canadiens. At the time of writing, there is no word on the reason for his absence. Chandler Stephenson is not taking warmup for LV — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 17, 2021 Chandler Stephenson Won’t Play […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Calgary Flames 

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Jeff Petry Injured in Game 3

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Montreal Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry was injured in the second period in Game 3 of their second-round series against the Winnipeg Jets. He played regular shifts in the second period but didn’t come out for the third. The team announced that he has an upper-body injury. Jeff Petry ne reviendra pas au jeu ce soir […] READ MORE