Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Calgary Flames

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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 what […] READ MORE


Trevor Lewis Signs With Calgary Flames

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Forward Trevor Lewis has found a home for the 2021-22 season. The veteran has signed a one-year deal with the Calgary Flames. The contract will carry a cap hit of $800 thousand for the season. Elliotte Friedman broke the signing news Wednesday afternoon. Trevor Lewis to Flames, 1 year, $800K — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July […] READ MORE


Blake Coleman Signs With the Calgary Flames

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After three outstanding seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning and two Stanley Cups, Blake Coleman has decided to sign elsewhere. He’s taking a six-year deal with the Calgary Flames. The AAV on that contract is $4.9 million per season. Confirming that Blake Coleman is headed to Calgary. — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) July 28, 2021 Blake […] READ MORE



Tampa Bay Lightning Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, the 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 […] READ MORE


2021 Pittsburgh Penguins 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




Sam Bennett Suspended One Game For Boarding Blake Coleman

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This morning, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Panthers centre Sam Bennett is suspended one game for boarding the Tampa Bay Lightning‘s Blake Coleman. Florida’s Sam Bennett has been suspended for one game for Boarding Tampa Bay’s Blake Coleman. https://t.co/sQgkaojSGh — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 17, 2021 Panthers’ Sam Bennett Suspended One […] READ MORE


Blake Coleman and Four Others Added to the NHL COVID Protocol List

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The Tampa Bay Lightning, Detroit Red Wings, and the Florida Panthers have added players to the NHL COVID protocol list on January 18th. Blake Coleman, Adam Erne, Robby Fabbri, Juho Lammikko, and Markus Nutivaara are out of their respective teams until further notice. Blake Coleman (TB), Adam Erne (DET), Robby Fabbri (DET), Juho Lammikko (FLA) […] READ MORE