NHL Predictions: January 12 with Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […] READ MORE


Brandon Tanev Out With Season-Ending Injury

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Bad news for the Seattle Kraken and their fans has struck. Forward Brandon Tanev is out with a season-ending ACL injury. There is no timetable for his return. UPDATE: #SeaKraken forward Brandon Tanev suffered a season-ending ACL injury during the team’s matchup against the Edmonton Oilers on Dec. 18 at @ClimateArena. Additional information on his […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Zach Aston-Reese

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The Pittsburgh Penguins avoided arbitration with Zach Aston-Reese today when he signed a one-year deal worth $1.725 million. The hearing was scheduled for August 23rd but is obviously no longer necessary. Most teams and players manage to avoid arbitration, though hearings aren’t as dramatic as they used to be. Hearing #pens will avoid arbitration with […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Brandon Tanev Out Week-To-Week

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Brandon Tanev is out week-to-week with an upper-body injury. This comes just days before the team is forced to make decisions regarding its trade deadline strategy. Head coach Mike Sullivan provided the update Monday afternoon. Coach Sullivan on Tanev's absence from practice: "Tans is going to be week-to-week with […] READ MORE



Montreal Canadiens Jake Evans Doubtful for Game Four

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Montreal Canadiens rookie forward Jake Evans is doubtful for Game Four. Evans left Game Three of Montreal’s play-in series against the Pittsburgh Penguins after being hit into the boards by Brandon Tanev. Jake Evans Doubtful for Game Four The 24-year-old Evans was playing in his first postseason game after replacing Jordan Weal in the line-up. […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Fourth Line Analysis

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The Pittsburgh Penguins fourth line is one of hockey’s best defensive trios. Their fourth line that consists of Zach Aston-Reese, Teddy Blueger, and Brandon Tanev has been dominant defensively. They’ve constantly suppressed chances from the opposition, and the trio has lots of chemistry. The three players played the most minutes together out of any line combination the Penguins played this season. […] READ MORE


A Special Pittsburgh Penguins Season May Be in the Cards

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The Pittsburgh Penguins season has been plagued by plenty of issues. This includes a never-ending injury-bug, an almost entirely absent Sidney Crosby, and issues with starting goalie Matt Murray. Despite all of this, and more, the Penguins have managed to sustain a tremendous year, ranking fourth in the entire league. After a plague of poor […] READ MORE