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Robert MacDonald - Nov 7, 2021

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 […]


2021-22 Central Division Preview
Luke Flannigan - Oct 13, 2021

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […]

Caleb Jones Injury
Luke Flannigan - Oct 8, 2021

Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Caleb Jones has sustained a left wrist injury and could miss up to six weeks. Jones’ health status was reported directly via the Blackhawks Twitter account on Friday. MEDICAL UPDATES: Defenseman Caleb Jones is expected to miss approximately six weeks (left wrist strain). Forwards Jonathan Toews and Jujhar Khaira and goaltender Marc-Andre […]

Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Oct 8, 2021

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 […]

NHL player development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 28, 2021

NHL 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 […]

2021-22 Minnesota Wild
Alex Slemp - Sep 25, 2021

Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on […]

Marco Rossi
Ben Kerr - Sep 24, 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […]

Kirill Kaprizov Re-Signs
Ella Chang - Sep 21, 2021

Winger Kirill Kaprizov has been re-signed by the Minnesota Wild to a 5 year, 45 million dollar contract. This contract carries him through the 2025-26 season. The contract also has trade protection in the final two seasons. Sounds like Kaprizov has a full no-move for the final two years of the deal, but the deal […]

NHL Rumours
Josh Young - Sep 16, 2021

NHL training camps open next week, so naturally, the insiders hear many NHL rumours about unsigned restricted free agents and possible trades. In today’s edition of NHL Rumours, we look at the Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes. Let’s dive in! NHL Rumours Minnesota Wild Rumour: Michael Russo of the Athletic writes that […]

Jordie Benn signed
Noah Foster, Editor - Aug 27, 2021

Veteran defenceman Jordie Benn signed a contract with the Minnesota Wild earlier Friday afternoon. This one-year, $900,000 contract carries him through the end of the 2021-22 season. Welcome, Jordie! The #mnwild has signed defenseman Jordie Benn to a one-year, $900,000 contract. 🗞 » https://t.co/dJQbO82yjC pic.twitter.com/mWAlXJyPdf — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) August 27, 2021 Jordie Benn Signed […]

Carson Lambos Signed
Noah Foster, Editor - Aug 25, 2021

Defenceman Carson Lambos was signed to his entry-level contract by the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday afternoon. This contract is three years in length, taking him through the 2024-25 season. Welcome to the #StateOfHockey, Carson! ✍ The #mnwild has signed defenseman Carson Lambos to a three-year, entry-level contract. 🗞 » https://t.co/DKrAY6nSBl pic.twitter.com/0kabAgumiG — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) […]

Minnesota Wild Best Draft Class
Erin Butler - Aug 24, 2021

NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […]

2021-22 Minnesota Wild
Josh Young - Aug 19, 2021

Welcome to another edition of NHL rumours. It might be the dog days of the NHL offseason, but there are still some rumours to explore! However, there are no Arizona Coyotes rumours, so maybe it isn’t really the dog days of summer. NHL Rumours St. Louis Blues Rumour: Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic speculates that […]

Kevin Fiala Signed
Doug Winkey - Aug 16, 2021

The Minnesota Wild have re-signed key forward Kevin Fiala. This deal will keep the skater in the Twin Cities for next season. Fiala’s new contract is for one year and $5.1 million. The deal avoids arbitration. Elliot Freidmann of Sportsnet was first with the news and the team gave confirmation on their official account. Done […]

NHL Rumours
Jim Biringer - Aug 10, 2021

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of NHL Rumours! The off-season continues to roll on as the dog days of summer are here. There have been some minor signings dealing with restricted free agents. And speaking of restricted free agents, that is the topic of today’s edition of NHL Rumours. While there are still unrestricted free-agents […]

Marco Rossi
Erin Butler - Aug 4, 2021

Every fan and player has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately for most of us, it has been an inconvenience rather than a danger. That isn’t the case for Marco Rossi, who tested positive in late 2020 and returned to Austria because of long-term complications in January 2021. Marco Rossi’s Wild Ride There is […]



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