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Ryan Pulock Late Game Heroics Even Series For Islanders
Kyle Pereira - Jun 20, 2021

The Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders took to the ice in Nassau Coliseum with the Lightning holding a 2-1  series lead. Looking to take a commanding lead, the Islanders had other plans. With a first period that hinted towards something to come, the second period of domination, and Ryan Pulock making the save […]

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5 Teams in a Worse Spot Than the Detroit Red Wings
Jacob Rivard - Jun 20, 2021

It could be worse. This has been the motto of glass-half-full enthusiasts of the Detroit Red Wings for well over the last half decade. With the rebuild well on its way, it can be easy to sink into negativity. The light at the end of the tunnel can feel distant and dark. If it’s any […]

NHL Announces Jaccob Slavin as Lady Byng Winner
Robert MacDonald - Jun 19, 2021

On June 19th, the NHL awarded Jaccob Slavin as the winner of the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. The Lady Byng recipient received the honors from votes cast by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. To win the Lady Byng, one must be judged best at exhibiting both sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct, along with a high level of playing […]

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Montreal Canadiens Win Game 3 To Take Series Lead
Luiza Vidal - Jun 18, 2021

After a tough start to their Friday, the Montreal Canadiens got a 3-2 win on overtime against the Vegas Golden Knights to take the lead of their Stanley Cup Semifinal series. Game 3 of the series brought Tomas Nosek back to the Vegas lineup after being out since Game 2 against the Minnesota Wild. This […]

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Aleksander Barkov Announced Frank J. Selke Trophy Winner

Awarded to a National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. Aleksander Barkov has officially won the 2020-21 Frank J. Selke Trophy. In a tightly contested race between Mark Stone, Aleksander Barkov, and Patrice Bergeron. At the same time, each of these players is deserving of the […]

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Alex Pietrangelo Showing His Worth for Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights caught one of the biggest fish in the free-agent market last offseason. They signed Alex Pietrangelo to a seven-year, $61.6 million contract to bolster their back end.  After a below-average season by his standards, Pietrangelo is showing his worth with the Golden Knights, with three goals in his past three playoff […]

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Montreal Canadiens Dominque Ducharme In Isolation

Montreal Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme is in isolation at his home as of today. This is due to irregularities in COVID testing. The news comes as the team prepares for its third game against the Vegas Golden Knights in the postseason. Arpon Basu of The Athletic revealed the news early Friday morning. Dominique Ducharme […]

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The Detroit Red Wings Should Not Trade for Jack Eichel

It’s that time of the year again where trade news, rumours, and predictions are abuzz. The offseason is almost here and in just a few short weeks, the NHL will be at the Seattle expansion draft, the NHL Draft, and then the start of free agency. One of the most notable names that could be […]

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2021 Ottawa Senators 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 […]