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NHL Rumours
Oscar Elieff - May 17, 2022

The playoffs are in full swing, with some teams already being eliminated. Still, there are NHL rumours to be discussed. On how the eliminated teams can improve for next season. How can teams make themselves better for the 2022-23 season. Today we will be looking at NHL rumours surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Pittsburgh […]


Alex Slemp - May 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 […]

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Alex Slemp - May 10, 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 all-star team
Georgia McCann - May 9, 2022

With the end of the NHL regular season drawing to a close and the award season drawing near, we can reflect on some outstanding play this year. Who will make the NHL All-Star team? Players from across the four divisions have treated us to historical scoring feats, bounce-back seasons and huge rookie starts. Highlight reel […]

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Nic Hendrickson - May 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 […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Skill
Jeremy Franks - May 8, 2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs could be holding a 3-0 series lead versus the two times defending Stanley Cup champions Tampa Bay Lightning. However, a brief lack of discipline during the second period of Game 2 in Toronto didn’t help. And with that, they now have to hustle a little harder to win this thing. But […]

John Tavares
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 7, 2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs took a 2-1 series lead on Friday night. The three games have seen very different outcomes, with Toronto dominating Game 1 and the Tampa Bay Lightning dominating Game 2. However, Game 3 was the closest yet. Toronto took a 3-0 lead only for Tampa to climb back and make it 3-2. […]

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Alex Slemp - May 6, 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 […]

Nazem Kadri playoff legacy
Caleb Mauldin - May 5, 2022

This regular season was truly one to remember for Colorado Avalanche center, Nazem Kadri. In a season that saw the Avs produce a healthy amount of all-stars, Nazem Kadri was a major standout. In 71 games, Kadri scored 28 goals and accrued 59 assists for an 87-point season, by far, the most productive season of […]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Nic Hendrickson - May 4, 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 […]

Kyle Clifford hearing
Gregory Gullo - May 3, 2022

During Game 1 of the first-round matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Lightning, Leafs forward Kyle Clifford received a five-minute major and game misconduct for boarding Lightning forward Ross Colton. Although Toronto went on to blank Tampa Bay 5-0, that hit clouded the rest of the game. The NHL Player Safety announced that […]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Bret Litke - May 2, 2022

Welcome back to the 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. […]

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Casey Ellsworth - May 2, 2022

We’ve made it! The first 82-game season since the 2018-19 season has officially wrapped, leaving us with some exciting first-round playoff matchups. Possibly the most intriguing and exciting of the eight matchups kicks off on Monday with the Toronto Maple Leafs vs the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Leafs hold the home-ice advantage after finishing second […]

Hart Trophy Predictions
Oscar Elieff - May 1, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 award predictions series. As the regular season wraps up and the playoffs being, we’ll be taking a look at potential nominees and winners for the major NHL awards. The 2022 NHL Awards will be a one-hour show between Games 3 and 4 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final, […]

Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Luiza Vidal, Editor - 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 […]

Auston Matthews milestone
Jeremy Franks - Apr 28, 2022

For an original-six franchise that is over a century old team records are difficult to achieve. When the National Hockey League season began in October observers of the Toronto Maple Leafs might have been excused for turning their attention elsewhere. After numerous playoff disappointments (some might say failures), why bother watching the regular season? It […]



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Justin Caron - Apr 28, 2022

In the first edition of our new weekly series where we analyze what happened to former NHL players, we will look back at the former Boston Bruin goaltender Tim Thomas. His road to the NHL, similar to climbing Mount Everest, being picked up in a helicopter and skydiving out of it, was lengthy and burdensome. […]

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how […]

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Matthew Mountjoy - Apr 28, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights are in a tough spot now that goaltender Robin Lehner underwent hip surgery, and is expected to miss the entire 2022-2023 season. An option for them is to roll with the current tandem of both Logan Thompson and Laurent Brossoit, which would be more of an experiment than anything. Another option […]

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On the second last day of round robin competition, we give you the Finland and Slovakia game prediction. Both teams will have something to play for in this matchup. This contest will judge the gap between a perennial tournament powerhouse, and a team trying to lessen that gap. Team Slovakia is trying to prove they […]

boston bruins head coach
Justin Caron - Apr 28, 2022

On June 6th, Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney made a surprising announcement. The team fired head coach Bruce Cassidy. The former Boston Bruins head coach made six straight playoff appearances and had an overall record of 245-108-46. Sweeney’s search for the 29th head coach in franchise history ended on July 1st. Jim Montgomery, former Dallas Stars […]