Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: Selke Trophy

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Two of Original Six Join NHL

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Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for September 25, featuring the addition […] READ MORE



Fantasy Hockey: Week 11 Impressions

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It’s officially the midway point of the regular season in fantasy hockey (at least by Yahoo! standard league scheduling). As we look ahead to the second half, things will be a tad different with Impressions from here on out. In an effort to cover more player trends, analysis won’t be as in-depth as in the […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Need Solution to Kyle Turris Issue

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It’s been an uneasy start to the season for Kyle Turris and the Nashville Predators. The Predators are struggling despite being anointed as one of the Western Conference favourites. However, Nashville is 12-10-5 and would be out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs if the postseason started today.  The Predators acquired Matt Duchene in the off-season […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Robert Bortuzzo Suspended

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that St.Louis Blues defensemen Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended for four games. This is his second career suspension. St. Louis’ Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended for four games for Cross-checking Nashville’s Viktor Arvidsson. https://t.co/zYPlLjudxl — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 24, 2019 Robert Bortuzzo Suspended Bortuzzo has been […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Viktor Arvidsson Out 4-6 Weeks

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The Nashville Predators announced that forward Viktor Arvidsson is sidelined for 4-6 weeks with a lower-body injury. Nashville announced the news on Sunday afternoon. Viktor Arvidsson will miss 4-6 weeks as a result of the cross-checks he received from Robert Bortuzzo last night. — Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) November 24, 2019 Viktor Arvidsson Injured Arvidsson was […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey: Week 4 Impressions

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Another week down in fantasy hockey. Sample sizes are getting to where decision-making gets a little trickier. Choosing to wait out a slow start or to cut your losses gets more difficult with every passing day. A fantasy hockey season can be won or lost by waiting too long to cut ties with a struggling […] READ MORE


Kyle Turris Ready to Wing it for Nashville Predators

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The 2018-19 season for Kyle Turris was a struggle. Turris’ first full season with the Nashville Predators was plagued with injuries and ineffective play. He was supposed to be the second-line centre that would provide depth and back up the “JoFA” line of Ryan Johansen, Filip Forsberg, and Viktor Arvidsson.  However, the New Westminster, British […] READ MORE