Zdeno Chara’s Career Reflection

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At 6’9 he is the tallest player to ever play in the NHL. Zdeno Chara‘s career has spanned 24 NHL seasons up to this point. While he hasn’t formally announced his retirement, he remains without a contract for the fast-approaching NHL season. Chara has been spotted this week at the Boston Bruins practice facility. No […] READ MORE


Analyzing Former Boston Bruins Goaltender Tim Thomas

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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. […] READ MORE


Unlikely Boston Bruins Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game or […] READ MORE



Boston Bruins Biggest Game in Franchise History

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Welcome back to Last Word on Hockey’s summer series where we look at the biggest game in team history. Each day we will be back with a new team to look at. Looking at things like the lead-up, what happened, followed, and why it makes it the biggest game. The biggest game does not automatically […] READ MORE


Roberto Luongo Announces Retirement

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Roberto Luongo retired from the National Hockey League today. At the ripe old age of 40, Roberto Luongo made the decision official via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. Of course, Lou had to add humor into the announcement: I’ve decided to take my talents to a South Beach retirement home ✌? pic.twitter.com/BTuZIo8XT8 — Strombone (@strombone1) June […] READ MORE