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



New York Islanders Need To Solve Their Brayden Point Problem

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The New York Islanders are continuing to do things the hard way. For the third straight series, the Islanders will have to climb out of a 2-1 series hole after falling to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night by a final score of 2-1 inside Nassau Coliseum. The game-winning goal came courtesy of Lightning […] 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



Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 New Jersey Devils

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for […] READ MORE



2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning Won The Stanley Cup In Game 1 Of Round 1

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The 2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup Champions once again. They defeated the Dallas Stars in six games in the Stanley Cup Final to capture the franchise’s second Stanley Cup and first since 2004. It was a completely different team that won the Stanley Cup than we have seen in previous years. Through all […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Find Gold in Blake Coleman

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The Tampa Bay Lightning won their second Stanley Cup championship in franchise history on Monday night against the Dallas Stars. It was a long year for the Lightning after being swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets the previous year in the playoffs. The Lightning learned that if they were going to win they needed to get […] READ MORE