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Hockey Canada Announces Coaching Staff for Beijing 2022 Olympics
Robert MacDonald - Aug 9, 2021

Today marks the first day since the closing ceremonies of the somewhat controversial 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Due to Covid-19 concerns, the games occurred this summer, in 2021, rather than in 2020 as its title suggests. Now, the Olympic chats transition quicker than usual to focus on the upcoming Winter Games. With only six […]

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Kailer Yamamoto Re-Signed
Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Kailer Yamamoto
Doug Winkey - Sep 18, 2021

The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed developing forward Kailer Yamamoto for the 2021-22 season. The 2017 draftee was only a secondary piece in 2020-21, but he is poised to assume a larger role when 2021-22 begins. Yamamoto’s next contract is a one-year deal at $1.175 million. The team announced the deal Saturday morning. Y A M […]

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Zdeno Chara Signs With New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have signed free-agent defenceman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract, returning to the team that drafted him after a lengthy career elsewhere. No financial terms have been reported yet. ESPN’s Kevin Weekes was the first to report the deal. #Isles Transaction: The team has agreed to terms with defenseman Zdeno Chara […]

2022 NHL Draft
2022 NHL Draft Awarded to Montreal

The league announced that the 2022 NHL Draft will be at the Bell Centre in Montreal on July 7-8. NHL officials made the announcement on Friday morning. It will be the first time the draft is being held outside of the NHL Network Studios since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The @CanadiensMTL will host […]

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Canucks Aligning Their Stars with Pettersson & Hughes

Halfway through September isn’t where the Vancouver Canucks fans want to be thinking about contracts. They’ve had more than enough of that in recent years, with stars cutting their current deals quite late. Scoring leader Brock Boeser‘s bridge deal remained unsigned until the end of training camp two years ago. Captain Horvat’s contract was signed […]

Zack Smith Retires
Former Ottawa Senator Zack Smith Retires At 33

Zack Smith Retires; After 12 seasons and 662 games in the NHL, Zack Smith has made the decision to hang up his skates.

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98% of NHL Players Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Greg Bowman - Sep 16, 2021

In the weeks leading up to the second full pandemic-era NHL season, nearly all players are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 98% of players will be fully immunized by the start of the season, per Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. At #NHL Player Media Tour in Chicago, deputy commissioner Bill Daly tells @DailyFaceoff the league is projecting […]

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Heritage Classic Scheduled for March 13

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres have a date and time set for an outdoor match – 3 p.m. on March 13, 2022. The Sabres will be the first U.S.-based team to participate in the Tim Hortons Heritage Classic. The nationally televised gamed will be aired on TNT in the U.S. and on Sportsnet […]

Player Development
Player Development of Top-Ten Selections

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 […]