Alex Ovechkin Re-Signs with the Washington Capitals

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The Washington Capitals have re-signed free agent and captain Alex Ovechkin to a 5-year contract worth $47.5 million, or $9.5 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2025-26 season. Ovechkin 5x$9.5M AAV — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 27, 2021 Alex Ovechkin Re-Signs With the Washington Capitals Over his extensive 16-year NHL career the […] READ MORE


Report: New York Rangers Buyout Tony DeAngelo

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According to reports, the New York Rangers will buyout the contract of defenceman Tony DeAngelo. This comes after the team officially put in motion the plans to buy him out earlier this month. Hearing #NYR plan to officially begin buyout process for D Tony DeAngelo today. Two year cap charge for #NYR at $383k and […] READ MORE


2021 New York Rangers 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


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