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NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Olympics

It’s Monday and it’s time for another edition of NHL rumours. Today’s version features Alberta very prominently as we talk Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames. We also give an update on whether or not NHL players will take part in the 2022 Winter Olympics. All NHL Rumours are taken from the original source and are […]



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Montreal Canadiens Win Game 6 in OT, Advance to Stanley Cup Final
Luiza Vidal - Jun 24, 2021

The Montreal Canadiens win Game 6 on the back of an Artturi Lehkonen OT winner and have advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final since 1993. To start the Thursday night elimination game, Robin Lehner took the starter net at practice which indicated a change in net for Vegas. Nicolas Hague took Nick Holden‘s spot […]

2021 NHL Draft Class: Red Savage
2021 Draft Class Profile: Red Savage Deep Dive

The 2021 NHL Draft class is full of fun names, but there’s arguably none better than Red Savage. If draft rankings were based on names, he’d arguably be number one on many lists. But he brings much more to the table than just a great name. There’s a reason he’s been ranked within the first […]

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Seattle Kraken Hire Dave Hakstol As Head Coach

The Seattle Kraken have named Dave Hakstol as the first head coach in franchise history in a historic moment for the organization. The former NCAA and NHL head coach joins the Kraken as they continue preparations for their first season in 2021-22. The team announced the hiring Thursday morning. SEATTLE, WE GOT OUR GUY! Dave […]

New York Rangers offseason
2021 New York Rangers Offseason Primer

As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […]

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2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Minnesota Wild

The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning Star Nikita Kucherov Leaves Game 6

The Tampa Bay Lightning star forward Nikita Kucherov has left Game 6 with an upper-body injury. Kucherov has not returned since the first period. On Kucherov: takes a crosscheck earlier in shift, then tries to hit Barzal. There are a couple of moments where he's noticeably shaking or rolling his right arm. — Elliotte Friedman […]

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St. Louis Blues Carl Gunnarsson Retires

The St. Louis Blues announced today that defenceman Carl Gunnarsson is retiring. The Stanley Cup champion will hang up the skates at the age of 34. He had 12 years and 629 games in the NHL. After 12 NHL seasons, @carl_gun is hanging up the skates and saying goodbye to the game in an incredibly […]

Dallas Stars offseason
2021 Dallas Stars Offseason Primer

As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […]