Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 New York Rangers

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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 standings […] READ MORE


Unlikely New York Rangers 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


Potential 2020-21 New York Rangers Bounce-Back or Break Out Players

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. What are these? These are players that have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams. Whether that’s as someone who […] READ MORE



Washington Capitals 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


Washington Capitals Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


NHL Rivalry Breakdown: New York Rangers and New York Islanders

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Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such begins a new series: the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Out With Injury

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The Edmonton Oilers announced that center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is out injured for at least two games with a hand injury. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will miss tonight's #Oilers vs. Coyotes matchup due to a hand injury. He's expected to be out at least two games. pic.twitter.com/8wGNj7vhpD — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 25, 2019 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Injured Although […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Robert Bortuzzo Suspended

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that St.Louis Blues defensemen Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended for four games. This is his second career suspension. St. Louis’ Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended for four games for Cross-checking Nashville’s Viktor Arvidsson. https://t.co/zYPlLjudxl — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 24, 2019 Robert Bortuzzo Suspended Bortuzzo has been […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Micheal Ferland Out, Sven Baertschi Recalled

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The Vancouver Canucks announced that forward Micheal Ferland is being placed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Sven Baertschi has been recalled in his place. Injury Update: Micheal Ferland suffered an upper-body injury and will not return tonight. — Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) October 31, 2019 Forward Micheal Ferland has been placed on IR […] READ MORE