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Today in Hockey History: Canada Names Summit Series Camp Roster

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at Last Word on Hockey are 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 July 12th, featuring the 1972 Summit Series. […]



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Curtis Lazar
Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Forward Curtis Lazar
Noah Foster - Sep 24, 2020

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Curtis Lazar to a contract extension. The details are a two-year contract worth $1.6 million, or $800,000 annually. The smile’s stickin’ around! 😁 We have signed Curtis Lazar to a two-year contract with an AAV of $800,000. Details: https://t.co/g3Aq8mRpcO pic.twitter.com/uaSdMrHOZG — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) September 24, 2020 Buffalo Sabres […]

Yakov Trenin
Nashville Predators Sign Yakov Trenin

The Nashville Predators signed free agent forward Yakov Trenin to a two-year contract worth $1.4 million, or $725,000 per season. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Trenin will get $700,000 next season and $750,000 in 2021-22. NEWS: President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced today that the #Preds have signed forward Yakov Trenin […]

Patric Hornqvist
Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Patric Hornqvist to Florida Panthers

According to a report from Kevin Weekes the Pittsburgh Penguins are trading forward Patric Hornqvist to the Florida Panthers for Colton Sceviour and Mike Matheson. TRADE ALERT! 🚨 The Penguins have acquired defenseman Mike Matheson and forward Colton Sceviour from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Patric Hornqvist. Details: https://t.co/MBzKdqUm2L pic.twitter.com/ViCD8ZGq6X — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) […]

Jake Evans
Montreal Canadiens Sign Jake Evans
Doug Winkey - Sep 23, 2020

The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Jake Evans. The deal is for two years and will carry an average annual value of $750,000 if Evans is in the NHL. Montreal has been busy in recent weeks trading for Jake Allen and Joel Edmundson so this is a continuation of that aggressive offseason policy. The team announced the […]

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Bob Boughner Officially Named as San Jose Sharks Head Coach
Josh Erickson, Editor - Sep 22, 2020

The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday afternoon that Bob Boughner has been officially hired as the team’s head coach, removing his interim title. He becomes the ninth head coach in San Jose history. Let’s make it official. Bob Boughner has been named the ninth #SJSharks head coach in franchise history! 🦈: https://t.co/s9SihMs3td pic.twitter.com/r8zOXwBGhn — San Jose […]

NHL goalies 2020-21 market
2020-21 Market for NHL Goalies Will be Wide Open

It may be difficult to comprehend, yet the market for NHL goalies in 2020-21 may be similar to an expensive flea market. There could be up to 32 goalies possibly being moved. Now, some are rumours, to be honest. Yet, teams are strapped financially due to the pandemic.  The salary cap is being held at […]

Roman Josi
Roman Josi Wins the 2019-20 Norris Trophy
Brandon Higley-Blair - Sep 21, 2020

The NHL has announced that Nashville Predators defenceman Roman Josi has won the Hart Trophy. The Hart Trophy Belongs to Roman Josi The 6′-1″ tall captain of the Nashville Predators has just been awarded the highest honour of an NHL defenceman. Josi is the winner of the 2019-20 Hart Trophy. He finished second in the NHL […]

Cale Makar
Cale Makar Wins 2019-20 Calder Trophy

In a season where outstanding rookie defensemen made their mark, Cale Makar wins the Calder Trophy in a much-debated decision. The nominees have plenty to choose between them, and it couldn’t have been easy to limit the selections to three. Even here at LWOS, the nominations weren’t without their detractors, but Cale Makar, Quinn Hughes, […]