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NHL Rumours
Matthew Mountjoy - Oct 4, 2022

The Pittsburgh Penguins are in the midst of a shuffle in order to try and stay in contention, before having to tear it all down. And they may be looking to make a move on defence, after acquiring Jeff Petry in a trade from the Montreal Canadiens not too long ago. NHL Rumours: Pittsburgh Penguins […]


2022-23 St. Louis Blues
Oscar Elieff - Oct 4, 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, […]

detroit red wings prospect
Chris Giles - Oct 4, 2022

Detroit Red Wings top prospect Simon Edvinsson is looking impressive during his first three preseason games for Detroit. With only three preseason games remaining, the Detroit rookie defenseman has been improving by leaps and bounds. Only a week ago, during the annual Red/White game, fans and some Detroit media voiced their opinions that Edvinsson would […]

Ottawa Senators Goalie
Alex Metzger, Editor - Oct 3, 2022

The Ottawa Senators announced today that goaltender Cam Talbot is injured. Unfortunately, he is expected to miss five to seven weeks with an upper-body injury. Darren Dreger reports that the injury is a cracked rib that came last week. However, they didn’t believe it was anything serious until X-Rays were done and showed it was […]

Travis Sanheim trade

It’s Monday and that means it’s time for another edition of NHL rumours. We’re just days away from the start of the regular season, but some teams might already be thinking about a deal. There are some contenders in the league, but a good number of teams that may struggle. One of those teams that […]

Arizona Coyotes Jakob Chychrun
Tommy Bennett - Oct 3, 2022

This guy might be the most popular in the game right now. His name has been popping up in trade rumours for a year, and the heat on that matter has been cranked up a notch. Arizona Coyotes Jakob Chychrun is in the rumour mill, and another team has emerged as a potential landing spot. […]

weber subban trade
Caleb Desjardins - Oct 3, 2022

Six years ago on June 29, 2016, the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators completed a blockbuster trade that saw them swap franchise defenseman Shea Weber and P.K. Subban. Both players have had successful careers in their own right but it appears that their careers are ending. On Tuesday P.K. Subban decided to call it a […]

2022-23 Seattle Kraken
Brian Finlayson - Oct 3, 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, […]

Alex Newhook Colorado Avalanche
Levi Pike - Oct 3, 2022

Hockey in the most Easternmost land of North America has seen a resurgence as of late. This is led by the St. John’s native, Alex Newhook who was a part of the 2022 Stanley Cup Champions, Colorado Avalanche. Moreover, he was the first NHL champion from the province of Newfoundland and Labrador since 2011. That […]

Tommy Bennett - Oct 2, 2022

It is only pre-season, but there is plenty to be excited about. Wins are wonderful, but it is about the big picture as each team heads into the regular season. In regards to the New Jersey Devils, they have made their first roster cuts, and they are getting close to finalizing the opening night roster. […]

Scott Brown - Oct 2, 2022

There are many different things that are necessary for a team to be successful in the National Hockey League. And The New York Rangers check all of the boxes. They have the best goaltender in the league, elite goal scorers, one of the best coaches in the world, and outstanding defensemen up and down the […]

2022-23 San Jose Sharks
Erin Butler - Oct 2, 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, […]

Tommy Bennett - Oct 2, 2022

With the season drawing nearer and nearer, speculation has begun. With teams finalizing their rosters as they prepare for puck drop, the hype has only just begun. One team that made head waves early was the Ottawa Senators. With the players acquired and extended, the hype surrounding the team is real. The Ottawa Senators roster […]

Cole Caufield extension

The regular season is soon upon us, but some teams are already planning ahead for the future. There will be some big names that become restricted free agents after the 2022-23 season. One of those names is dynamic young Montreal Canadiens forward Cole Caufield. This edition of NHL rumours takes a look at the impending […]

2022-23 pittsburgh penguins
Megan Kirby - Oct 1, 2022

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 2022-23 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […]

Montreal Canadiens goalie
Matthew Mountjoy - Oct 1, 2022

The Montreal Canadiens extended goalie Jake Allen on a two-year contract worth $3.85 million per season, the team announced Saturday morning. The contract will take effect in 2023-24. Jake Allen’s new deal: 2 x $3.85 mil. https://t.co/OsHOfILrhr — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) October 1, 2022 Canadiens Extend Jake Allen In a reversal of recent trends, a […]



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Sean Couturier Injured
Joshua Grom - Oct 1, 2022

According to multiple sources, Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier is dealing with a herniated disc. He appears to have suffered the set back within the last few days during offseason workouts. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the team is seeking additional medical opinion to determine the extent of the injury: More detail on @AntSanPhilly story […]

Tyler Motte new deal
Toni Schleemann - Oct 1, 2022

The Ottawa Senators have signed free agent and two-way forward  Tyler Motte to a one-year contract worth $1.35 million for the upcoming season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23 season. Senators have signed Tyler Motte. One year, $1.35M. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) September 14, 2022 New York Rangers Tyler Motte Finds New Team Over […]

Phil Kessel Signs
Georgia McCann - Oct 1, 2022

It has been confirmed that unrestricted free agent Phil Kessel has signed a one-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights, for $1.5 million dollars. 🚨SIGNING UPDATE🚨: Golden Knights sign F Phil Kessel to a one-year, $1.5 million contract… Follow every deal in our Signing Tracker – https://t.co/9G8sMTnxP8#TSNHockey pic.twitter.com/OvatY17Vzo — TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) August 25, 2022 […]

Chicago Blackhawks Free Agent Signings
Justin Caron - Oct 1, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how […]

2022 World Junior Championship
Oscar Elieff - Oct 1, 2022

After coming off a tough defeat to Finland last night, Latvia’s schedule does not get much easier. Today’s matchup includes Latvia going up against the powerhouse that is Canada. After being postponed from December to August, this is Canada’s first tournament game at the 2022 World Junior Championship since. While it certainly seems like a […]

Jack Pallotta - Oct 1, 2022

The New York Rangers plan to announce Jacob Trouba as captain on Tuesday for the 2022-23 season. Trouba becomes the 28th captain in Rangers history. He is taking over a vacant role last held by Ryan McDonagh in 2018, four seasons ago. BREAKING: Jacob Trouba will be named the next Captain of the New York […]

Robert MacDonald - Oct 1, 2022

Nazem Kadri entered as one of the highest-profile free agents hitting the market this summer. Now, weeks after free agency opened, he still remains available. Well, publicly, at least. In private, behind closed doors, his contract may already be executed. Multiple teams want the centre, but his asking price remains high and his desired term […]

Hockey Canada Scandal
Caleb Mauldin - Oct 1, 2022

It came to light earlier this summer that eight members of the 2018 Hockey Canada Juniors team were accused of sexual assault. Many members of that team have since denied involvement. NHL stars such as Jordan Kyrou, Carter Hart, Robert Thomas, and Maxime Comtois have made statements about the investigation. Other players have remained silent. […]