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It’s time for some more NHL rumours for your Thursday. We’re into the NHL All-Star Break and that means the trade deadline is coming soon. The aforementioned deadline will be March 3 and teams are making moves. One team making moves in the Chicago Blackhawks as they’re in the mix to draft Connor Bedard. General […]


Alex Metzger, Editor - Dec 16, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - DECEMBER 15: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shoots against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on December 15, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Capitals 5-4 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/NHL/Getty Images)
Tommy Bennett - Dec 13, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

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Tommy Bennett - Dec 10, 2022

The Stanley Cup is the greatest trophy in all of sports. It is what players dream of. And when a team wins it all, the expression on their face says it all. They are living out their dreams. But another trophy is given out; the Conn Smythe Trophy. This award is given to the most […]

Kyle Pereira - Dec 9, 2022

NHL player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece […]

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Justin Caron - Dec 8, 2022

The NHL season is rolling along full steam ahead; teams have now played past the season’s quarter mark. Some teams had played just as expected when the puck dropped for the new season. However, other teams have been surprising by either overachieving or underachieving through the league’s first quarter. Today we look at the performance […]

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Tommy Bennett - Nov 25, 2022

Up until the trade deadline, the rumour mill will keep churning when it comes to the Chicago Blackhawks. Two of their longest-tenured forwards ars on expiring deals, and it is just a matter of time before they both get moved. Jonathan Toews will be one to watch for, but today we focus on Chicago Blackhawks […]

Alex Metzger, Editor - Nov 20, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Alex Metzger, Editor - Nov 10, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 25: Head coach Paul Maurice of the Florida Panthers looks on against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period at United Center on October 25, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Justin Caron - Nov 7, 2022

The position of an NHL head coach is a very difficult one. Often the coach becomes the scapegoat and is susceptible to the finger-pointing that comes with a team’s poor play or undesirable results. During the 2022 off-season, 10 new head coaches were hired. One month into the season has provided a small sample of […]

NHL Predictions

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

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Connor Lapalme - Oct 26, 2022

The Montreal Canadiens announced they have acquired defenceman Nicolas Beaudin from the Chicago Blackhawks. In exchange, the Habs send forward Cam Hills to the Blackhawks. Habs Acquire Hawks Defenceman The Canadiens have acquired defenseman Nicolas Beaudin from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forward Cam Hillis.#GoHabsGohttps://t.co/XHmSuolxKV — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 26, 2022 Beaudin has […]

NHL Predictions

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

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Erin Butler - Oct 7, 2022

A Vancouver Canucks trade happened in the middle of their final pre-season game on Friday night. Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that defenceman Riley Stillman has been acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forward Jason Dickinson and a second round draft pick (2024). — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 8, 2022 […]

2022-23 Chicago Blackhawks
Noah Foster, Editor - Sep 15, 2022

Last Word On Hockey’s Puck Drop Previews are back for the 2022-23 season! As the regular season approaches, Last Word will preview each team’s current outlook and stories to watch for the upcoming year. We’ll also do our best to project how things will go for each team over the course of the campaign. Today, […]



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