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Rick Bowness stepping down
Tommy Bennett - May 20, 2022

Changes are coming in the big state of Texas. After suffering a first-round loss to the Calgary Flames, Rick Bowness is stepping down from coaching, effective immediately. The hunt for a new coach is on as many options exist. **Breaking News** 🚨📰@DallasStars HC Rick Bowness will step away effects immediately, Asst Coaches also will not […]


Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Nic Hendrickson - May 19, 2022

Welcome back to NHL Predictions. Each day, we take a look at all the games going on around the NHL, giving analysis and our predictions on every game. Today, Round 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs gets underway! Our featured game of the day is the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers. NHL Predictions: May 19th […]

NHL Rumours
Taylor Newby - May 19, 2022

It’s time to discuss another edition of NHL Rumours featured on Last Word On Hockey. As the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs ends, eight teams’ seasons are cut short. With the off-season approaching, a new round of rumours come with. Today’s set of rumours focuses on the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the […]

John Hynes extension
Matthew Mountjoy - May 18, 2022

The Nashville Predators and head coach John Hynes have reportedly agreed to a multi-year contract extension, according to multiple sources. Hynes’ previous contract expires this year. John Hynes’ expiring contract includes a one-year team option, but I am hearing that the Predators have signed Hynes to a new multi-year contract. — Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) May […]

Mark Stone surgery
Taylor Newby - May 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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, […]

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 […]

Erin Butler - May 17, 2022

The Vancouver Canucks off-season may hinge on J.T. Miller, but the Brock Boeser contract question demands a more immediate answer. And there is a variety of those to choose from. Boeser Answers Many Questions Brock Boeser had a down season this year. Of course, for him, a “down” season includes 23 goals and 23 assists. […]

Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers
Taylor Newby - May 17, 2022

For the first time since 1991, the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers will be meeting up in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in what is also known as the Battle of Alberta. This long-awaited series will be only the sixth time these teams will face off in 31 years. The Edmonton […]

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 […]

Colorado Avalanche vs St Louis Blues
Luiza Vidal, Editor - May 17, 2022

Once again, the playoff round of Colorado Avalanche vs St Louis Blues is set to happen, this time, in the second round. Much has changed since the sweep from last year’s first-round, even though the teams might look very similar. Both are stronger and ready to fight for their spot in the Conference Finals this […]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 17, 2022

Welcome back to NHL Predictions. Each day, we take a look at all the games going on around the NHL. Giving analysis and our predictions on every game. Today, round two of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs gets underway! Our featured game of the day is the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers. NHL Predictions […]



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