Taking a Deep Dive into the 2021-22 Florida Panthers Defence

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Now that the Panthers are considered Stanley Cup contenders, for what seems like the first time, the 2021-22 Florida Panthers defence is something we all should keep our eyes on. Led by a first overall pick and a 206th overall pick. Florida’s defensive core may be better than most realize. Will it be enough to […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Re-Sign Defenceman Brandon Montour

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The Florida Panthers have re-signed defenceman Brandon Montour. One of the top free-agent defencemen going into this summer, the Panthers bring back the 27-year-old. He signs a three-year deal worth $10.5 million ($3.5 million AAV). The contract has him locked in until the end of the 2023-24 season. Brandon Montour's deal in #FlaPanthers: 3 x […] READ MORE


Top 10 Defencemen of NHL Free Agency

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NHL free agency is fast approaching. Teams can start signing and talking to players at noon EST on July 28. With the flat salary cap still in play, signing players to lucrative deals could be a thing of the past in the post-covid salary cap era. Aside from the need to manage one’s cap space […] READ MORE



Florida Panthers Testing their Depth on Defence in Ekblad’s Absence

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After a season-ending injury in late March, the Florida Panthers have been without cornerstone defenceman Aaron Ekblad. Even while in the lineup, coach Joel Quenneville had no problem rotating a few different guys through the bottom pairings. Losing Ekblad compounded things significantly, adding tons of responsibility to the Florida Panthers depth on defence. Throughout most […] READ MORE


2020-21 Florida Panthers Make a Series of Moves Prior to Trade Deadline

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Heading into Monday’s Trade Deadline, the 2020-21 Florida Panthers found themselves amid a three-game losing streak. During this time, they have only scored three goals for and allowed 12 goals against. While all teams go through ups and downs throughout a season, the timing of the Panthers’ low is a tad concerning. With less than […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres

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Hello and welcome to a regular Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The trade deadline is only a month or so away and teams are busy planning. Rosters are constantly changing due to injuries and illnesses, which means there could be plenty happening over the next few weeks. Check with Last Word on Hockey frequently for […] READ MORE


Brandon Montour Re-Signs with the Buffalo Sabres

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The Buffalo Sabres have signed free-agent defenceman Brandon Montour to a contract. Terms of the deal are yet to be disclosed. The deal comes right before the arbitration filing deadline. Hearing that Brandon Montour agreed to a contract with the Sabres before the arb filing deadline — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) October 10, 2020 Sabres Bring […] READ MORE