Report: Former Ottawa Senators Goalie Craig Anderson Expected to Retire

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Former Ottawa Senators legend Craig Anderson is reportedly on the verge of announcing his retirement after 18 seasons in the NHL. Anderson played his final season with the Washington Capitals. His current general manager, Brian MacLellan spoke on Anderson’s future during a post-entry draft press conference. Regional NHL.com writer, Tom Gulitti was the first to […] READ MORE




Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Central Division

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With the expansion draft protection lists submitted, the players on the block for the Seattle Kraken have been decided. Now in the lead-up to their inaugural draft, the Last Word on Hockey team are proposing their ideal selection from each team. As part of this exercise, salary cap and roster make-up have been incorporated into […] READ MORE


Report: Taylor Hall Signs Extension With the Boston Bruins

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Taylor Hall is on the verge of signing a four-year extension with the Boston Bruins believed to be worth $24 million dollars. The contract carries an annual salary-cap hit of $6 million dollars. News of the signing broke via Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. Hearing #NHLBruins have made meaningful progress with pending UFA Taylor Hall. Expectation […] READ MORE


Predators Legend Pekka Rinne Retires After 15-Year NHL Career

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Veteran goaltender and former Vezina Trophy winner, Pekka Rinne, has announced his retirement after 15 seasons in the NHL. Rinne has spent his entire North American career as a member of the Nashville Predators. Nashville Predators goaltender and franchise icon Pekka Rinne announced his retirement from the NHL today following a decorated 15-year career.https://t.co/Gtit6GmweO — […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks Has Passed Away

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Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has tragically passed away at the age of 24. Reports out of Latvia broke the news of his untimely passing on Sunday. Since then, the Columbus Blue Jackets have released a club statement. #CBJ statement on Kivlenieks’ passing pic.twitter.com/iig3UU7Iwk — Alison (@AlisonL) July 5, 2021 Matiss Kivlenieks Has Died […] READ MORE




2021 Nashville Predators 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