Carolina Hurricanes Sign Defenceman Brendan Smith

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The Carolina Hurricanes continue to fill the void that Dougie Hamilton left by signing defenceman Brendan Smith. The contract is only for this season with a salary of $800,000. Smith, previously a member of the New York Rangers, scored five goals and five assists for 10 points in 48 games last season. Hurricanes Sign Free […] READ MORE


2021 New York Rangers 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 Rangers Neal Pionk And Fredrik Claesson Out With Injury

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The New York Rangers announced that both defencemen Neal Pionk and Fredrik Claesson are sidelined for at least until after the All-Star break with injuries. David Quinn said Frederik Claesson is out 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury and Neal Pionk has a lower-body injury that will likely keep him out until after the All-Star […] READ MORE



New York Rangers GM and President Pen Letter to Fans

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It’s no secret that the New York Rangers have been less than spectacular this season. However, today marked an unexpected milestone in the franchise’s struggles. President Glen Sather and general manager Jeff Gorton released a letter this morning addressing all Rangers fans and the future of their beloved Blueshirts. New York Rangers GM and President […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Place Brendan Smith on Waivers

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On Thursday, the New York Rangers placed defenseman Brendan Smith on waivers. Smith has struggled greatly this season, his first after signing a four-year, $17.4 million deal last summer. Smith was acquired at last season’s trade deadline from the Detroit Red Wings. The #NYR have placed Brendan Smith on waivers eight months after he signed […] READ MORE


Brendan Smith Eager to Prove Worth on Rangers Blue Line

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After being a healthy scratch for six games, New York Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith is eager to prove his play is worth the paycheck. Now, with captain Ryan McDonagh out with injury, his chance to step up is now. Brendan Smith Eager to Prove Worth on Rangers Blue Line Ice Cold Start Smith, drafted 27th overall by […] READ MORE