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Ty Smith
New Jersey Devils Ty Smith is a Player to Watch
Jeffrey Middleton - Feb 11, 2021

New Jersey Devils Ty Smith has finally made the NHL. The 20-year-old defenceman from Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, was picked 17th overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. After two seasons with the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs, he has cracked the NHL roster. The long-awaited debut of Smith has lead to an array of praise from NHL media and […]



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NHL Predictions: February 22nd Late Games – Feat. Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche
Luke Flannigan - Feb 22, 2021

Welcome back to NHL Predictions, February 22nd edition! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This is the late-game slate of NHL Predictions for February 22nd featuring the Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche. Be sure and check out the early games […]

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NHL Predictions: February 22nd Early Games – Featuring Calgary Flames vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. There are four games on the early NHL slate for Monday, February 21st. Be sure to look for our late NHL predictions for today. NHL Predictions Dallas Stars vs. Florida […]

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Elvis Merzlikins Out Week-to-Week For The Columbus Blue Jackets
Luke Flannigan - Feb 21, 2021

Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins is listed as week-to-week after sustaining an upper-body injury in his last game against the Nashville Predators. The Columbus Blue Jackets announced the news via their PR Twitter account today. INJURY UPDATE: Blue Jackets G Elvis Merzlikins suffered an upper body injury in last night’s game vs. Nashville. He was […]

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MnM Hockey Podcast – Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Outdoor Game, and More

Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. […]

2021 NHL Draft
2021 NHL Draft: Kyle Pereira’s Draft Mailbag

Welcome to Kyle Pereira’s NHL mailbag, where Last Word on Hockey draft writer Kyle Pereira answers a handful of questions from the readers. If you would like to ask draft questions to this mailbag, you can follow him on Twitter @pereirareport. For today, the mailbag will be focusing on 2021 NHL draft questions.  The 2021 […]

Travis Zajac
Travis Zajac Will Play in His 1000th Game For The New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils forward Travis Zajac will play in his 1000th game when he suits up against the Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon. #NJDevils Lindy Ruff does confirm that Travis Zajac will play game 1⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ today. — Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) February 21, 2021 Travis Zajac Reaches 1000th Game Mark Entering the season, everyone knew this […]

Slater Koekkoek
Edmonton Oilers Slater Koekkoek Out With Broken Collarbone

The Edmonton Oilers announced that they will be without Slater Koekkoek indefinitely as the defenceman will be out with a broken collarbone. Koekkoek sustained the injury during the club’s 7-1 beatdown of the Calgary Flames. From Slater Koekkoek’s Instagram (h/t @PuckReportNHL) pic.twitter.com/Fg1qn0VEld — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 21, 2021 Slater Koekkoek Out With Collarbone Injury […]

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Sidney Crosby Reaches 1,000 NHL Games
Luiza Vidal - Feb 20, 2021

Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins captain, plays his 1,000th NHL game on February 20 against the New York Islanders. He’s the 349th player in NHL history to play 1,000 games. Friendly reminder: Sidney Crosby will be honored on the ice during a pre-game ceremony prior to tonight's game. The ceremony is set to begin at […]