The Making of the New Jersey Devils 13 Game Win Streak

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13-game win streak. Is that all that needs to be said? Their dominance isn’t astonishing to the analytics. After a disappointing 2021-22 season ruined by abysmal goaltending, the New Jersey Devils’ numbers showed them to be a top-15 team. Although at this point, they may be thrilled with their finish due to snagging Simon Nemec. […] READ MORE


Jonas Siegenthaler Extended By New Jersey Devils

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The New Jersey Devils continue to make moves and this improves the back end. After trading for John Marino and signing Brendan Smith, the team has decided to lock up one of their own. The New Jersey Devils have signed Jonas Siegenthaler to a contract extension. Jonas Siegenthaler has a new contract. The deal is […] READ MORE


Casey Cizikas to Have Hearing for Boarding Brendan Smith

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced a hearing today for Casey Cizikas. The New York Islanders forward received a two-minute minor penalty for boarding Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Brendan Smith last night. Despite only receiving the minor penalty in the win, the league will re-visit the incident via hearing today. Update: Cizikas has been suspended […] READ MORE


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




NHL Rumours: New York Rangers, Minnesota Wild, Calgary Flames

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As the long hot summer progresses, so do the NHL rumours. Teams are trying their best to make as much salary cap space as necessary to sign players they need. Similarly, some teams also look to fight their way back under the salary cap’s ceiling. In Monday’s edition of NHL rumours, we cover the New […] 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