Seattle Kraken Goalie Chris Driedger Goes On Injured Reserve

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The Seattle Kraken have placed goaltender Chris Driedger on injured reserve. News of the backup netminder’s injury came via the team’s PR Twitter account on Tuesday. The #SeaKraken have made the following roster moves: -Yanni Gourde has been activated off of IR-Joey Daccord has been recalled from the Charlotte Checkers-Chris Driedger has been placed on […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Extend Mattias Ekholm Through 2025-26

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The Nashville Predators have re-signed veteran defenceman Mattias Ekholm to a four-year deal with an AAV of $6.25 million. His contract will now extend beyond this year, when his previous deal was due to expire, and through 2025-26. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman broke the story via Twitter. Hearing NASH gets a key piece of business done. […] READ MORE


2021-22 Central Division Preview

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Defenceman Caleb Jones Sidelined For Six Weeks

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Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Caleb Jones has sustained a left wrist injury and could miss up to six weeks. Jones’ health status was reported directly via the Blackhawks Twitter account on Friday. MEDICAL UPDATES: Defenseman Caleb Jones is expected to miss approximately six weeks (left wrist strain). Forwards Jonathan Toews and Jujhar Khaira and goaltender Marc-Andre […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class In Nashville Predators History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Re-Sign Adam Erne

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The Detroit Red Wings have signed winger Adam Erne to a two-year deal and in doing so avoid arbitration. Erne’s deal carries an AAV of $2.1 million dollars through the 2022-23 season. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman broke the signing on Sunday morning. Adam Erne and DET settle at 2x$2.1M AAV — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 15, […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Re-sign Alex Barre-Boulet

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Alex Barre-Boulet to a three-year deal at league minimum. His first year of the contract has a two-way clause while the final two years are one-way. We have signed forward Alex Barre-Boulet to a three-year contract worth $758,333 AAV. 📝: https://t.co/rYnKUzEhyv pic.twitter.com/qleVF2PxZB — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) July […] READ MORE


Will Butcher Acquired By the Buffalo Sabres Via Devils Salary Dump

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The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenceman Will Butcher and a fifth-round pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for future considerations. We have acquired defenseman Will Butcher and a fifth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft from the New Jersey Devils. Details: https://t.co/k6FxeUxVEU pic.twitter.com/ksnO7c7G8n — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) July 28, 2021 Will Butcher Traded […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Sign Gregg McKegg and Depth Pieces

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The New York Rangers have bolstered their depth during Free Agent Frenzy by signing forwards Greg McKegg and Dryden Hunt and defenceman Jarred Tinordi. OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with free agent forward Greg McKegg on a one-year contract and with free agent forward Dryden Hunt on a two-year contract. pic.twitter.com/8EJbGMLQP4 — New York […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Former Jets Defenceman Tucker Poolman

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The Vancouver Canucks have signed unrestricted free-agent defenceman Tucker Poolman to a four-year deal worth $10 million dollars. Bally Sports Midwest reporter Andy Strickland broke the news during Free Agent Frenzy. Tucker Poolman to #Canucks — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) July 28, 2021 Tucker Poolman Signed by the Vancouver Canucks Poolman has played only 120 career […] READ MORE