Columbus Blue Jackets Claim Jussi Jokinen off Waivers from Los Angeles Kings

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have added depth to their roster by acquiring Jussi Jokinen off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings.  CLB claims Jokinen — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) January 17, 2018 Columbus Blue Jackets Claim Jussi Jokinen off Waivers from Los Angeles Kings The Finnish specialist has already played for two clubs this season, playing 14 games for the Edmonton Oilers, […] READ MORE


Tyson Barrie Could Be Out up to Eight Weeks With Hand Injury

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Denver, CO — The Colorado Avalanche will be missing a man. Tyson Barrie could miss 10-days or up to eight weeks with a broken hand. No timetable has been set yet from the league, as they look to get back into full swing after the holiday break. Per Jared Bednar, broken hand/finger for Tyson Barrie. Hasn’t seen the specifics yet […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning and Steven Stamkos Bounce Back Season

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As the season has unfolded, captain Steven Stamkos cemented an important storyline for Tampa. Stamkos is back. After missing a good chunk of the 2016-17 season, the Tampa Bay Lightning forward is back, better than before with the Lightning, as they progress to look for another Stanley Cup. Tampa Bay Lightning’s Steven Stamkos Bounce Back Season Stamkos has not played a […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Place Matt Niskanen On LTIR

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The Washington Capitals placed defensemen Matt Niskanen on long-term injured reserve Saturday morning with an upper-body injury. Washington would also clear up cap and roster space in order to recall Madison Bowey from Hershey in the American Hockey League. Bowey will make his NHL debut when the Caps take on the Philadelphia Flyers (7 p.m. EST […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Tampa Bay Lightning

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-2018, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the starts of this hockey season and offers are insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around till the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in […] READ MORE



Tye McGinn Re-Signs with Tampa Bay Lightning

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Tye McGinn to a one-year, two-year contract. Mcginn skated in 21 games with Lightning affiliate Syracuse Crunch of the AHL last season. During his time there he posted 10 goals and 19 points alongside 16 penalty minutes. Tye McGinn Re-signs with Tampa Bay Lightning Vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman made the announcement Thursday evening that […] READ MORE


Yzerman Expects Steven Stamkos Ready For Training Camp

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Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman expects forward Steven Stamkos to be ready for training camp, and the start of the season. The Bolts open their season October 6th against in-state rivals Florida Panthers.  Yzerman Expects Steven Stamkos Ready For Training Camp Over the past four seasons, the Markham, Ontario native Stamkos has missed a minimum of 115 games due […] READ MORE