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Herb Brooks
Today in Hockey History: Team USA Coach Herb Brooks Born

Hockey is finally back, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for August 5th, featuring Herb Brooks. […]

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Haydn Fleury
Haydn Fleury Re-Signs With Carolina Hurricanes
Doug Winkey - Oct 27, 2020

Haydn Fleury and the Carolina Hurricanes have reached a contract agreement. The two parties were scheduled for arbitration in early November, but that has resolved itself. Fleury’s new contract is a two-year deal with an average annual value of $1.3 million. The contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. The #Canes have signed Haydn Fleury […]

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Jansen Harkins Signed by the Winnipeg Jets

Jansen Harkins signed a two year deal worth $1.45 million with the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday. This deal carries the forward through the 2021-22 season, paying him $725,000 annually. #NHLJets have agreed to terms with forward Jansen Harkins on a two-year contract with an average annual value of $725,000. DETAILS: https://t.co/F1Pak03cec — Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) […]

Tyler Bertuzzi
Detroit Red Wings Re-Sign Tyler Bertuzzi

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed restricted free agent forward Tyler Bertuzzi to a new contract. Bertuzzi took his contract negotiations to arbitration where he was awarded a one-year, $3.5 million contract. Arbitrator awards Tyler Bertuzzi $3.5M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 27, 2020   Red Wings Re-Sign Tyler Bertuzzi Bertuzzi was one of the […]

Ottawa Senators Re-Sign Filip Chlapik

The Ottawa Senators have re-signed 2015 second-round pick Filip Chlapik to a one-year, two-way contract. The centre is still 23 years old.

Oscar Fantenberg
Oscar Fantenberg Signs in KHL

SKA St. Petersburgh has signed left-side defenceman Oscar Fantenberg today, likely ending his brief stay in North America. Then again, it is just a one-year deal, so a return when teams have a bit more financial room for 7-8 defencemen isn’t out of the question.   Oscar Fantenberg Signs New Deal Fantenberg started his NHL […]

New York Islanders Re-Sign Joshua Ho-Sang

Joshua Ho-Sang and the New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is worth $700,000 in the NHL and $225,000 in the minors. By coming to terms, the Islanders and Ho-Sang avoid their salary arbitration hearing on October 30th.   NYI & Josh Ho-Sang settle their arbitration case at $700K/$225K. — […]

Devon Toews
Colorado Avalanche Re-Sign Devon Toews

The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenceman Devon Toews to a new contract. They traded for him recently but he was a restricted free agent at the time of the deal. Toews and the Avalanche have agreed to a new four-year deal worth $16.4 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $4.1 million. Avalanche and Toews […]

Vancouver Canucks forwards
About the Vancouver Canucks Forwards, Part One

Even without the Unfortunate Interruption That Shall Remain Nameless, there were questions around the Vancouver Canucks forwards next season. Would they be able to keep Tyler Toffoli? Was Adam Gaudette for real? Will the Canucks trade Jake Virtanen? Where will the team’s free agents end up? Ends up the answers were “No” “Maybe” “Apparently Not” […]