Winnipeg Jets Cancelled Practice

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The Winnipeg Jets cancelled their practice today due to a potential COVID-19 exposure. The team announced the news through their Twitter account this morning. #NHLJets have canceled their practice scheduled for today. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to potential exposure of COVID-19. There is no further information at this […] READ MORE


Dallas Stars Season Opener Announced

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The NHL announced today that the Dallas Stars will open their 2020-21 regular season on Friday, Jan 22nd at home against the Nashville Predators. The Stars season has been delayed due to a COVID outbreak amongst the squad.   A five-game Friday includes the first of nine ‘Battle of Ontario’ contests this season with the […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Announce Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Injuries

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The Buffalo Sabres Coach Ralph Krueger announced today that forwards Curtis Lazar and Kyle Okposo are both day-to-day after sustaining lower-body injuries. This means that both players are likely to miss the beginning of the 2020-21 NHL regular season. Buffalo Sabres Injuries: Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Ralph Krueger said that Curtis Lazar and Kyle […] READ MORE


Three Teams Opt Out Of 2020-21 AHL Season

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The American Hockey League has announced today that three of the 31 teams have opted out of the 2020-21 AHL season. The Charlotte Checkers, Milwaukee Admirals and Springfield Thunderbirds will all sit out the upcoming season. The projected start for this year’s AHL campaign is Friday, February 5th 2021. 28 teams will be participating in […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Nashville Predators

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Preview (opens in a new tab)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 […] READ MORE


Unlikely Nashville Predators Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms, from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game or […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators One-Hit Wonders

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s One Hit Wonder series. Each day, we will take a look at a new team’s three biggest one-hit wonders. These are players that had one great season or playoff run but never did anything like that again. Join us every day for a new team! Today we take a […] READ MORE


Dallas Stars One-Hit Wonders

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s One Hit Wonder series. Each day, we will take a look at a new team’s three biggest one-hit wonders. These are players that had one great season or playoff run but never did anything like that again. Join us every day for a new team! Today we take a […] READ MORE


The Dallas Stars Black Aces

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The National Hockey League has confirmed the squad sizes that each of the play-in and playoff teams are allowed. Goalies are unlimited but there is a cap of 28 roster spots for defenders and forwards on each team. This means that several minor league players and prospects will be joining each franchise to bulk out […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Black Aces

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The National Hockey League has confirmed the squad sizes that each of the play-in and playoff teams are allowed. Goalies are unlimited but there is a cap of 28 roster spots for defenders and forwards on each team. This means that several minor league players and prospects will be joining each franchise to bulk out […] READ MORE