Los Angeles Kings

2021 Los Angeles Kings Offseason Primer
Davis Green - Jun 16, 2021

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 […]



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NHL Rumours
NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche and Buffalo Sabres

Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word on Hockey. With the semifinals now underway, we’re inching closer to crowning a winner of Lord Stanley’s Cup. However, as the final four battle it out, rumours are swirling around the NHL. Today we look at rumours from the Toronto Maple […]

Oskar Lindblom
Oskar Lindblom Wins Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy
Ella Chang - Jun 15, 2021

Oskar Lindblom of the Philadelphia Flyers has won the 2021 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is given annually to the player in the NHL who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. Lindblom was a finalist for the Masterton Trophy last season as well. Congrats, @oskarlindblom! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ–ค An inspirational journey culminates with winning […]

Lucas Wallmark Signs in KHL
Florida Panthers Lucas Wallmark Signs a KHL Deal

Florida Panthers forward Lucas Wallmark has signed a one-year deal with CSKA Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League. Wallmark was due to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2020-21 season. News of his NHL departure broke via George Richards, publisher of Florida Hockey Now. The #FlaPanthers and Lucas Wallmark have parted […]

Nathan Bastian
New Jersey Devils Sign Nathan Bastian To Two Year Deal

The New Jersey Devils announced they have signed forward and restricted free agent Nathan Bastian to a two-year contract. The contract is worth $1,650,000 with an average annual value of $825,000. #NEWS: We have re-signed restricted free-agent Nate Bastian to a two-year contract. Welcome back, Bastian! https://t.co/4CbzvASWfJ โ€” New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) June 15, 2021 […]

Seattle Kraken expansion draft
2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […]

NHL Rumours
NHL Rumours: Carolina Hurricanes, Vancouver Canucks, New Jersey Devils

Welcome back to the Tuesday edition of NHL Rumours! The Stanley Cup Playoffs are down to the semifinal round. As things wind down on the ice, the rumours off the ice are starting to heat up. The expansion draft, NHL Draft and free agency are inching closer and closer. General managers around the league are […]

New York Rangers Head Coach
Report: New York Rangers Hire Gerard Gallant As Head Coach
Luiza Vidal - Jun 14, 2021

It has been reported by Larry Brooks that the New York Rangers have hired Gerard Gallant as their new head coach. Pierre LeBrun provided further intel, stating that it is a four-year deal but there’s no further information on the contract. The hiring comes a month after the Rangers received permission from the Golden Knights […]

Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft
2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […]