2021 NHL Draft
2021 NHL Draft Class Introductions: Russian Players
Kyle Pereira - Jan 15, 2021

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Class introductions. The 2020 Draft class was a blast, and the 2021 NHL draft should be too. Alexis Lafreniere was the first overall pick for the New York Rangers in ‘20, but who will it be in ‘21? How about we here at Last Word introduce […]

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Mike Matheson
Pittsburgh Penguins Lose Mike Matheson
Doug Winkey - Jan 17, 2021

The Pittsburgh Penguins have lost defenceman Mike Matheson for an indefinite period of time. The 26-year-old has suffered an upper-body injury of some sort. He played in the team’s first two games, but missed the third, a victory over the Washington Capitals. Tom Gulitti of relayed news of Matheson’s injury Sunday afternoon. Pens coach […]

Anaheim Ducks Defence
Projecting the Pipeline: The Future of the Anaheim Ducks Defence

Starting off this 31-team series, we will break down the future of NHL defensive cores. An important note is that we will be selecting defenceman at the age of 27 or younger. The Anaheim Ducks have been in the league’s basement for the past few seasons, but what does the future hold for the blue […]

Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Arizona Coyotes Captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson Day-to-Day with Injury

The Arizona Coyotes will be without their star defenceman, following a gnarly hit in Saturday’s game against the San Jose Sharks. Oliver Ekman-Larsson was hit from an awkward angle by Evander Kane. This sent Ekman-Larsson’s leg into the board at a weird angle, likely the root of the injury. No timetable has been announced but […]

Nicholas Robertson
Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Nicholas Robertson

Toronto Maple Leafs rookie forward Nicholas Robertson injured his knee during Saturday’s game against the Ottawa Senators. There isn’t a timeline for his return from injury, but Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe said he will miss some time and will undergo an MRI scan. Keefe says Robertson is going to miss some time. Not sure on […]

Ilya Sorokin Debut
New York Islanders Ilya Sorokin To Make NHL Debut
Logan Rosengard - Jan 16, 2021

Early on in the New York Islanders warm up goaltender Semyon Varlamov took a shot up high and skated off the ice. It was announced that Varlamov will be scratched from Saturday night’s game and rookie Ilya Sorokin will make his NHL debut against the New York Rangers. Semyon Varlamov incident just a few minutes […]

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Winnipeg Jets Cancelled Practice

The Winnipeg Jets cancelled their practice today due to a potential COVID-19 exposure. The team announced the news through their Twitter account this morning. #NHLJets have canceled their practice scheduled for today. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to potential exposure of COVID-19. There is no further information at this […]

Philadelphia Flyers Sean Couturier Injured and Will Miss Multiple Weeks

The Philadelphia Flyers‘ star forward Sean Couturier was injured and will be out for multiple weeks. The injury was sustained on Friday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins when he was driven hard into the boards. Injury update: Forward Sean Couturier will be out a minimum of two weeks with a Costochondral separation. — Philadelphia […]

NHL Season
MnM Hockey Podcast: NHL Season Storylines to Watch with Jeff Veillette

Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey 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. […]