NHL Draft Stories: Odds and Ends

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The NHL Draft is a few weeks away. The draft always provides plenty of drama and intrigue amongst fans and media. This has been true since its inception. While people tend to get excited about trades and prospects, there are other moments that leave people scratching their heads. Recently we looked at the biggest draft-day […] READ MORE


NHL Draft Stories: The Tale of the Two Stefans

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The NHL draft is full of intrigue and suspense. Any time you get all management teams from every team in a room, fans and media expect something big to happen. Sometimes it does, and sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes, however, something almost unbelievable happens. Something that you think couldn’t happen. Sometimes these great hockey minds do […] READ MORE


Selke Award Predictions 2022

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 award prediction series. As the regular season wraps up and the playoffs begin, we’ll be taking a look at potential nominees and winners for the major NHL awards. The 2022 NHL Awards will be a one-hour show between Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, hosted […] READ MORE



Seattle Kraken Captain and Alternates Announced

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On Monday, October 11th, the Seattle Kraken captain was named. On the day before opening night, Seattle announced Mark Giordano would serve as their captain heading into the inaugural campaign. To serve alongside him, the franchise selected Jordan Eberle, Yanni Gourde, Adam Larsson, and Jaden Schwartz as alternate captains. All five of the players chosen […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes

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Welcome to another edition of NHL rumours. It might be the dog days of the NHL offseason, but there are still some rumours to explore! However, there are no Arizona Coyotes rumours, so maybe it isn’t really the dog days of summer. NHL Rumours St. Louis Blues Rumour: Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic speculates that […] READ MORE


Report: Edmonton Oilers Sign Derek Ryan

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The Edmonton Oilers have bolstered their forward group by signing centreman Derek Ryan. The contract is a two-year deal, costing $1.25 million per year AAV. Frank Seravalli was the first to break the news, late Wednesday afternoon. Derek Ryan #Oilers 2 x $1.25 mil https://t.co/VhbklCWOI5 — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) July 28, 2021 Derek Ryan Signs […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Calgary Flames 

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


The Detroit Red Wings Should Trade for Johnny Gaudreau

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As the NHL’s trade deadline approaches, teams are preparing for their next stages of organizational development. For teams at the top of the standings, they are looking to add pieces to keep them strong. For teams that can’t stop the bleeding, they are likely looking to sell off assets and prepare for the offseason. The […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Goalie Carey Price Injured

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The Montreal Canadiens announced that goaltender Carey Price is injured and will not travel with the team to Toronto. There are no further details or timeframe on Price’s return. He will miss the pivotal game Wednesday between the two Original Six rivals. MON announces Carey Price will not go to TOR. Was injured last night, […] READ MORE