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The Emphatic Rise of Japanese Hockey Through the Eyes of Yusaku Ando
Gabriel Foley - May 29, 2020

Thank you to LeadOff Sports Marketing for all of the help with this article. LeadOff Sports Marketing serves as the family advisor for Yusaku Ando, among many other Japanese players playing in North America. 16-year-old Yusaku Ando is making waves in the prospect world, following his commitment to Minnesota State University’s D1 hockey program. The […]



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Adam Pelech
New York Islanders Adam Pelech Suffers Broken Wrist
Jim Biringer, Editor - Sep 18, 2020

The New York Islanders announced that defenceman Adam Pelech suffered a broken wrist and he will need surgery to repair the injury. Quite the run for the #Isles. This team is well positioned to do some damage next season, and who knows what tricks Lou will pull in the off-season. — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) September […]

Kirby Dach
Chicago Blackhawks Kirby Dach Has a Bright Future Ahead

The Chicago Blackhawks selected Kirby Dach with the third overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. While Dach was a surprise at third overall, he proved he was worthy of that selection in his rookie season. Dach is a big playmaking centre that draws many comparisons to San Jose Sharks‘ centre Joe Thornton. Dach is expected to take […]

Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Philadelphia Flyers Re-Sign Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Colton Osmond, Editor - Sep 17, 2020

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they have re-signed forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel to a two-year, $2.15 million deal. The deal will carry him through the 2021-22 season. NAK will be BACK. https://t.co/ZdmioczsxI — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 17, 2020 Nicolas Aube-Kubel Re-Signs with the Flyers Aube-Kubel split this past season between the AHL and NHL. […]

Manny Malhotra
Toronto Maple Leafs to Name Manny Malhotra An Assistant

The Toronto Maple Leafs will hire Manny Malhotra as an assistant coach according to reports. The news comes from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. News of the reported hiring came on Thursday. Hearing the open spot on TOR's bench will be filled by Manny Malhotra, who is moving from the VAN staff. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September […]

2021 world juniors
Edmonton Bubble Will Be the Host for the 2021 World Juniors

On Thursday,  the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced that the World Juniors Tournament will take place in Canada for 2021 and 2022. The 2021 World Juniors is set for Edmonton, with the 2022 World Juniors being held in Red Deer, Alberta. The 2021 #WorldJuniors will be played in a bubble without spectators in Edmonton🇨🇦, […]

Edmonton Oilers impact players
Edmonton Oilers Impact Players That Could Contribute in 2021

The Edmonton Oilers failed to reach expectations in the 2019-20 NHL season. Heading into 2020-21, general manager Ken Holland must find ways to improve his hockey club for next season. There is the possibility of the Oilers exploring the trade market or going after free-agents during the frenzy. So, here we will introduce the Edmonton […]

NHL Rumours
MnM Hockey Podcast – NHL Rumours, Trades, and Conference Finals

Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. Sit back, listen, […]

Joel Edmundson
Joel Edmundson Re-Signs With The Montreal Canadiens
Jim Biringer, Editor - Sep 16, 2020

The Montreal Canadiens announced the team has signed defenceman Joel Edmundson to a four-year contract worth $14 million. The contract carries a salary cap hit of $3.5 million. Per Canadiens: Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Joel Edmundson on a one-way, four-year contract (from […]