Columbus Blue Jackets Trade David Savard

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The Columbus Blue Jackets traded away long-time defenceman David Savard today to the Tampa Bay Lightning in a three-team deal. First, the Blue Jackets sent Savard to the Detroit Red Wings for Brian Lashoff with Columbus retaining 50 percent of Savard’s salary. Detroit then Savard to Tampa for Tampa’s 4th round pick in the 2021 […] READ MORE


Report: Buffalo Sabres Trade Brandon Montour to Florida Panthers

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The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to trade Brandon Montour to the Florida Panthers. The trade was first reported by David Pagnotta. Kevin Weekes has now added that Florida is sending a third-round pick in return. Hearing Florida is acquiring D Brandon Montour from Buffalo — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) April 10, 2021 As per what I’m […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Trade Patrik Nemeth to Colorado Avalanche

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The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to trade Patrik Nemeth to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 2022 fourth-round pick. UPDATE: The #RedWings have acquired a fourth round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Patrik Nemeth. pic.twitter.com/dz4URzVck3 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 10, 2021 […] READ MORE


Riley Nash Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs Ahead of Deadline

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Kyle Dubas has gotten an early start on this year’s NHL Trade Deadline by bringing Riley Nash to Toronto. The news broke around dinner time Friday night that the Toronto Maple Leafs had acquired the centreman Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a conditional seventh round pick. The move comes two days before the […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Tanner Pearson To Extension

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There is good news coming out of Vancouver. The Canucks announced they signed forward Tanner Pearson to a three-year contract extension worth $9.75 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $3.25 million. 3 years. $3.25 mil aav for Tanner Pearson and the Canucks. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 8, 2021 Tanner Pearson Signs Extension […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Future Look: Let’s Get Vague!

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Right, then. The Vancouver Canucks have had a worst-case scenario hit with the COVID-19 outbreak striking the majority of the team. The players are out of commission for an unknown amount of time. Our best guess right now is another ten days, minimum, but the health of the players and staff will determine that. Since […] READ MORE


Goals for the NHL East Division and Its Top Teams in April

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As NHL teams enter April, the pressure is quickly mounting. The 56-game season is more than halfway through and the trade deadline looms ahead. Within the NHL East Division and its top teams, everyone has different circumstances to contend with. Some are looking to gear up for the playoffs. Others still need to secure their […] READ MORE


Goals for the NHL East Division’s Bottom Teams in April

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As NHL teams enter April, the pressure is quickly mounting. The 56-game season is more than halfway through and the trade deadline looms ahead. Within the NHL East Division’s bottom teams, everyone has different circumstances to contend with. Some are still vying for a coveted playoff spot. Others have already turned their focus to the […] READ MORE



Detroit Red Wings Trade Deadline Decisions Loom

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The Detroit Red Wings are going to be sellers at this year’s deadline. That much is no secret. But what would be the best-case scenario for the Red Wings at the deadline? Here at Last Word on Hockey, we will look into the various rumours surrounding the Red Wings and find the best-case scenario deadline […] READ MORE