New York Islanders

Kyle Pereira - May 17, 2022

Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […]


Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers
Nic Hendrickson - Apr 29, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins
Bret Litke - Apr 28, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers
Nic Hendrickson - Apr 26, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers
Melanie Rau - Apr 23, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Boston Bruins vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Bret Litke - Apr 21, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

NHL Predictions
Bret Litke - Apr 19, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

NHL Rumours

It’s time to start the week with a new bunch of NHL rumours. The end of the regular season is upon us and there are some big contract decisions coming on the horizon. General managers and agents are trying to get the best possible deal for their respective sides. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the […]

St Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators
Nic Hendrickson - Apr 17, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Bryan Trottier; Mike Bossy; Mike Bossy Passes

Sad news out of the hockey world on Friday as New York Islanders legend Mike Bossy has died at the age of the age of 65 on Thursday night. Bossy was the main scorer on the Islanders four straight Stanley Cup winning teams of the 1980s. TVA of Canada and the club confirmed the passing […]

Michael Verardi - Apr 15, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Washington Capitals vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Apr 14, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Edmonton Oilers vs Minnesota Wild
Alex Slemp - Apr 12, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Casey Cizikas Hearing
Robert MacDonald - Apr 9, 2022

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced a hearing today for Casey Cizikas. The New York Islanders forward received a two-minute minor penalty for boarding Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Brendan Smith last night. Despite only receiving the minor penalty in the win, the league will re-visit the incident via hearing today. Update: Cizikas has been suspended […]

Colorado Avalanche vs Edmonton Oilers
Bret Litke - Apr 9, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Apr 8, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]



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Mark Stone surgery
Taylor Newby - May 17, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights announced that captain, Mark Stone, is set to have back surgery Thursday morning. It is no secret that the Golden Knights were plagued with injuries this season. That is one of the many reasons the team missed the playoffs for the first time since the franchise entered the National Hockey League […]

Rob Blake Extended
Tommy Bennett - May 17, 2022

Rob Blake will remain in Los Angeles as general manager. With his contract set to expire on June 30, ownership and Blake has come to an agreement that will keep the Hall of Famer as the manager for the next three years. The contract is a done deal, but will not be announced for another […]

Jiri Kulich
Kyle Pereira - May 17, 2022

Czechia has churned out some incredible talent in recent years. David Pastrnak, Tomas Hertl, Ondrej Palat and so many more talented NHLers have come out of Czechia to have tons of success, not to mention some legends of the past. Those legends include Jaromir Jagr! It’s no surprise to see that there are several more […]

Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 17, 2022

Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at every game going on. We analyze them and give our predictions for each game, showing what to expect. Yesterday, the NHL Playoffs kicked off round two and we have another pair of Game 1’s today. Our featured game of the […]

Nikita Kucherov
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 17, 2022

The Tampa Bay Lightning took a 1-0 series lead over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. This came just three days after they eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs in a gruelling seven-game series. With no Brayden Point, some thought the Panthers’ offence may be too much to handle for a possibly worn-out Lightning team. However, […]

Frank Nazar Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 17, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

NHL Rumours

Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word On Hockey. Eight teams found themselves emptying their lockers as they were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This has sparked a new batch of rumours regarding the recently eliminated teams. In today’s NHL Rumours segment, we focus on rumours surrounding […]

Pittsburgh Penguins roster
Emily Fehr - May 17, 2022

The Pittsburgh Penguins season is now over and thought of the roster for 2022-23 are already afoot. Artemi Panarin‘s overtime-winner sealed the Pens’ fate and forced thoughts of next year. As the season has progressed, holes have been visible down the lineup for the Penguins. What team doesn’t have holes? Okay maybe the Colorado Avalanche […]