most confusing NHL offseasons: chicago blackhawks
NHL Teams with Most Confusing Offseasons
Greg Bowman - Aug 14, 2021

It’s been a wild summer for the NHL. As soon as the Tampa Bay Lightning began their celebration, so too did the offseason moves. A flat salary cap made for some interesting moves for some teams. While we won’t fully know the impact these moves will have on their respective teams, a handful’s moves are […]

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Vancouver Canucks Training Camp Battles: Forward
Erin Butler - Sep 20, 2021

With the Vancouver Canucks training camp getting underway this week, we still have time to look at the spots available to the players. We covered the left defenceman spot available already. We talked – briefly – about the huge changes that went on in the Canucks top-nine as well. We’re running with the assumption that […]

Travis Zajac
Travis Zajac Retires As A Member Of The New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils are signing long-time centre Travis Zajac to a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Devils organization. Travis Zajac calls it a career. But he’s just getting started in Jersey. RELEASE: https://t.co/If5hHtQ7Do pic.twitter.com/8aWGERm49K — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) September 20, 2021 Travis Zajac Retires With The Devils After being […]

2021-22 Dallas Stars
Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Dallas Stars

Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […]

Nolan Patrick Signed by Vegas Golden Knights
Michael Verardi - Sep 19, 2021

The Vegas Golden Knights announced that they have signed Nolan Patrick to a two-year deal worth $2.4 million. The deal will carry an AAV of $1.2 million and will carry him through the 2022-23 NHL Season. Closing out his birthday with a new contract!!! 🥳 Nolan Patrick has signed a two-year contract with the Vegas […]

Kailer Yamamoto Re-Signed
Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Kailer Yamamoto
Doug Winkey - Sep 18, 2021

The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed developing forward Kailer Yamamoto for the 2021-22 season. The 2017 draftee was only a secondary piece in 2020-21, but he is poised to assume a larger role when 2021-22 begins. Yamamoto’s next contract is a one-year deal at $1.175 million. The team announced the deal Saturday morning. Y A M […]

Zdeno Chara signs
Zdeno Chara Signs With New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have signed free-agent defenceman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract, returning to the team that drafted him after a lengthy career elsewhere. No financial terms have been reported yet. ESPN’s Kevin Weekes was the first to report the deal. #Isles Transaction: The team has agreed to terms with defenseman Zdeno Chara […]

2022 NHL Draft
2022 NHL Draft Awarded to Montreal

The league announced that the 2022 NHL Draft will be at the Bell Centre in Montreal on July 7-8. NHL officials made the announcement on Friday morning. It will be the first time the draft is being held outside of the NHL Network Studios since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The @CanadiensMTL will host […]

Pettersson and Hughes
Canucks Aligning Their Stars with Pettersson & Hughes

Halfway through September isn’t where the Vancouver Canucks fans want to be thinking about contracts. They’ve had more than enough of that in recent years, with stars cutting their current deals quite late. Scoring leader Brock Boeser‘s bridge deal remained unsigned until the end of training camp two years ago. Captain Horvat’s contract was signed […]