Washington Capitals Midseason Assessment

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Welcome to the midway point of the 2021-2022 NHL season. NHL franchises from coast-to-coast are now refocusing, retooling, and rethinking what they need to do to punch their ticket to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. For the Washington Capitals, this season has proven to be a significant test for both their older, star-studded core and their […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford Resigns

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It was announced today that Jim Rutherford has resigned as Pittsburgh Penguins general manager. This is a stunning announcement that no one saw coming. He cited “personal reasons” as to why he’s stepping away from the team. As the announcement also says, Patrik Allvin will be the interim general manager. Also, the search for a […] READ MORE





Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom Out Among Other Injuries

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The Washington Capitals have announced that they will be missing three forwards when facing the New York Rangers tonight at the Madison Square Garden. Among other injuries, centre Nicklas Backstrom is out with an upper-body injury. Forward Nic Dowd has been placed on the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury. Forward Carl Hagelin is […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2019-20 Washington Capitals

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2019-20, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Carl Hagelin Re-Signs With Washington Capitals

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Carl Hagelin has signed a contract extension with the Washington Capitals. The four-year deal is worth $11 million, with a $2.75 million average annual value. Staying in Washington! @CarlHagelin signs a four-year, $11 million contract extension with the Capitals.#ALLCAPS https://t.co/7Wq1PVPEsv — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) June 16, 2019 Carl Hagelin Re-Signs With Washington Capitals The Capitals […] READ MORE