NHL Rumours: Philadelphia Flyers Could Move On From Forward

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The Philadelphia Flyers are in a weird spot. And everything that went wrong last season went wrong. The team was far away from being a playoff contender. Things went so bad they had to make a coaching change. To make matters worse, Philadelphia said goodbye to longtime captain Claude Giroux, who is now on the […] READ MORE


Examining The Calgary Flames Blockbuster Trade

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The team that seemed to make the headlines the most was the Calgary Flames. After Connor McDavid put the dagger in the Flames’ hearts and won the Battle of Alberta playoff series, a major off-season awaited them. Two of their biggest stars needed new contracts. In the end, the team lost them both. Johnny Gaudreau […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers: Battle of Goals

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As Game 3 ends, the Battle of Alberta, a series including the Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers matchup, has reached the halfway point. Fans and players have been waiting for the Battle of Alberta since 1991 and it has been nothing short of what was expected. Lots of scoring by two of the better teams […] READ MORE


Waiver Wire Pickups – Week 17

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Week 17 is generally lighter than most weeks in the NHL because we’re into, what used to be, the Olympic break. The Florida Panthers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers and San Jose Sharks all don’t play this week. Meanwhile, there are some teams like, like the Ottawa Senators, who are very busy this week. […] READ MORE


Blake Coleman Suspended For Boarding

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Calgary Flames forward Blake Coleman has been suspended one preseason game and one regular-season game. This suspension stems from a boarding call in a preseason game against Winnipeg Jets forward Jansen Harkins.  Calgary’s Blake Coleman has been suspended for one preseason game and one regular season game for Boarding Winnipeg’s Jansen Harkins. https://t.co/E9EsokYFd5 — NHL […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Roster Different with New Look Third Line

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have a tall task ahead of them this season if they want a three-peat. After losing the Yanni Gourde line – which featured Gourde, Barclay Goodrow and Blake Coleman – they have a massive hole to fill. That line was arguably the key to their back-to-back titles, as they could be […] READ MORE


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