Analyzing the Alex Nedeljkovic Trade

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In a move that surprised many in the hockey world this offseason, Alex Nedeljkovic was traded to the Detroit Red Wings. This trade occurred on July 22, 2021, as Nedeljkovic was traded for a third-round pick. It was a move as surprising as any, considering Nedeljkovic had a great season, finishing third in Calder voting. He […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Sign Sebastian Cossa

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The Detroit Red Wings announced that they have signed 2021 15th overall pick Sebastian Cossa to an entry-level contract. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today signed goaltender Sebastian Cossa to a three-year entry-level contract. pic.twitter.com/VNfeNcAxUT — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 15, 2021 Sebastian Cossa Signed by Detroit Red Wings Last season was a marquee season […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Sign Jordan Oesterle

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The Detroit Red Wings have added to their roster for next year with the signing of defenceman Jordan Oesterle. The deal is for two years with an annual cap hit of $1.35 million. The team announced the move Wednesday afternoon. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today agreed to terms with defenseman Jordan Oesterle on a two-year […] READ MORE



Alex Nedeljkovic Traded To Detroit From Carolina

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Now that the trade freeze is over, things have taken off once again. The Detroit Red Wings have traded for goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Jonathan Bernier and a third-round pick. In addition, Nedeljkovic signed a two-year extension worth, $6 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $3 million. […] READ MORE



2021 Carolina Hurricanes Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Kirill Kaprizov Wins the Calder Trophy

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The Minnesota Wild’s winger Kirill Kaprizov has won the 2020-21 Calder Trophy. The 2021 Calder Memorial Trophy goes to Kirill Kaprizov as the League’s top first-year player! #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/iQlRSFVA48 — NHL (@NHL) June 29, 2021 Kirill Kaprizov Wins the Calder Kaprizov Walks Away From Awards with Hardware Kirill Kaprizov is the first Minnesota Wild player to […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


NHL Announces 2021 Calder Trophy Nominees

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The NHL has announced Kirill Kaprizov, Jason Robertson and Alex Nedeljkovic as the Calder Trophy nominees. The trophy is awarded annually to the most accomplished player in his first year in the National Hockey League. Cale Makar was the winner in 2020. Congratulations to the Calder Trophy finalists! 🙌 Which rookie would you select? #NHLAwards […] READ MORE