Detroit Red Wings Rookie Lucas Raymond is Off to a Hot Start

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As the puck squeaked past Marc-Andre Fleury, Lucas Raymond raised his arms, celebrating his third goal of the game on October 25th. Completing the hat-trick and four-point game. This gave the hockey world a glimpse of what the fourth overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft can do. With 10 points in his first […] READ MORE


NHL Announces 2021 Calder Trophy Nominees

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The NHL has announced Kirill Kaprizov, Jason Robertson and Alex Nedeljkovic as the Calder Trophy nominees. The trophy is awarded annually to the most accomplished player in his first year in the National Hockey League. Cale Makar was the winner in 2020. Congratulations to the Calder Trophy finalists! 🙌 Which rookie would you select? #NHLAwards […] READ MORE



Chicago Blackhawks Re-Sign Dominik Kubalik

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The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed restricted free agent forward Dominik Kubalik to a two-year contract worth $7.4 million, or $3.7 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Some 𝗗𝗼𝗺 good news🎉 Forward Dominik Kubalik has inked a 2-year contract extension that runs through the 2021-22 season! #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/z31ES8m8d8 — Chicago Blackhawks […] READ MORE


Throwing Haymakers Podcast – Eastern Conference Qualifier Predictions, Award Nominations

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The Throwing Haymakers Podcast is a new venture by Last Word on Hockey writers Mathieu Sheridan, Brandon Higley-Blair, and Josh Erickson. Discussing everything from playoffs to podcasts, Throwing Haymakers provides a fresh, new view on the current state of hockey. Throwing Haymakers Podcast: Episode 1 LISTEN TO PODCAST HERE: Soundcloud Spotify In the debut episode […] READ MORE


2019-20 NHL Awards By the Numbers: Calder Trophy

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With the season on hold for the time being, there’s no telling what would have happened with the 2019-20 NHL Awards. Sure certain players had leads but the race for most awards were tighter than what showed on the surface. This is especially true when looking at the underlying stats, which bring up some exciting […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Elias Pettersson Wins Calder Trophy as NHL Top Rookie

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Once the Calder Trophy nominees were announced back on April 27th, this award was Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson‘s to lose. Sure enough, when the Calder Trophy for the NHL’s Top Rookie was awarded on Wednesday night, Pettersson heard his name announced as the winner. Elias Pettersson Wins Calder Trophy After leading all rookies in […] READ MORE


An Open Letter to Rick Nash

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Dear Rick Nash, As a fan of the Columbus Blue Jackets, I would like to congratulate you on your fantastic career in NHL. Even though you went on to play with the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins you will always be a Blue Jacket to the City of Columbus. A Look-Back From the […] READ MORE


2018-19 Calder Trophy Contenders

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A new NHL season brings with it a fresh crop of rookies, and a fresh set off hopes for the futures of nearly every NHL team. Along with helping their teams win, those rookies will also be chasing a prestigious individual award – the NHL’s Calder Trophy.  The following article looks at pre-season favourites and predictions for who […] READ MORE


2018 NHL Awards Live Results

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The NHL Awards go down tonight at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. There is plenty of hardware for the league to hand out. Stick with Last Word on Hockey, as we will be updating the Awards all night long. Live Results: 2018 NHL Awards Ted Lindsay Award – Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers […] READ MORE