2021 Anaheim Ducks 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


NHL Announces Norris Finalists

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The NHL has announced the Norris Finalists for the shortened 2020-21 season. Adam Fox (New York Rangers), Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay Lightning), and Cale Makar (Colorado Avalanche) are the three finalists up for best defenceman. Introducing the Norris Trophy finalists! Which defenseman would get your vote? 🤔 #NHLAwards @NHLdotcom has more ➡️ https://t.co/HhjPSOvN2t pic.twitter.com/rqoqLi9L8o — […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Anaheim Ducks

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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


Toronto Maple Leafs Jake Muzzin Out At Least Three Weeks

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The Toronto Maple Leaf’s announced that defenseman Jake Muzzin will be out the next three weeks with a lower body injury. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet first reported the news on Monday. Rasmus Sandin replaces Jake Muzzin for Game 7. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) May 31, 2021 Jake Muzzin Injured Muzzin was injured mid-stride while skating […] READ MORE


Projecting the 2022 Olympics Finland Hockey Roster

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Previously mentioned in projecting Team USA’s 2022 roster, Finland last medaled in Men’s Olympic Hockey in 2014 for Olympic Bronze. Though the Olympics showcase players from multiple international professional leagues, NHL players are no doubt the premier talents. Only 60 percent of Finland’s 2014 roster were current NHL players which makes it remarkable they were […] READ MORE


Nazem Kadri Receives In-Person Hearing, Facing Suspension

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri has been offered an in-person Zoom hearing for his blindside head-hit on St. Louis defenseman Justin Faulk. Colorado’s Nazem Kadri has been offered an in-person hearing via Zoom for an Illegal Check to the Head on St. Louis’ Justin Faulk. Date and […] READ MORE


Projecting the 2022 Olympics USA Hockey Roster

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With both the NHL and the NHLPA agreeing to return to the Olympic stage for the first time since 2014, team USA will have everything to prove in Beijing. The 2014 Olympics were nothing short of a dismal disaster for Team USA that concluded with a 5-0 bronze medal trouncing by tournament MVP Teemu Selanne […] READ MORE


Pavel Buchnevich Suspended One Game for High-Sticking

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game. This is his first career suspension. NY Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game for High-sticking Washington’s Anthony Mantha. https://t.co/kriEzlo2FV — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 6, 2021 Pavel Buchnevich Suspended One Game […] READ MORE