Colorado Avalanche Acquire Carl Soderberg

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The Colorado Avalanche are bringing back a familiar face. Colorado announced they have traded for Carl Soderberg from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Ryder Rolston and Josh Dickinson. We have acquired Carl Soderberg from Chicago.#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/TEOy2iNfUB — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) April 12, 2021 Colorado Reacquires Carl Soderberg The Avalanche continue to make a […] READ MORE



Arizona Coyotes Rick Tocchet is Gaining Doubt Among Fans

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The new 2020-21 season is upon us and it seems fitting to get some fans’ views of how the Arizona Coyotes are doing. Much may be tied to their head coach Rick Tocchet. This may be a first on lastwordonhockey.com, so let’s see how it goes. Arizona Coyotes Fans Are Losing Faith in Rick Tocchet […] READ MORE


For Arizona Coyotes Phil Kessel The Thrill May be Back

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When the Arizona Coyotes acquired Phil Kessel from the Pittsburgh Penguins in June of 2019 there were high hopes he could spark the meagre offence on the team. That didn’t happen, as he only tallied 14 goals and 24 assists in 70 games. Something was wrong. Or was it that he didn’t have as talented […] READ MORE


Throwing Haymakers Podcast: Kraken in the Water

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What happens when a Bruins fan faces off against two Maple Leafs fans? Intellectual discussion about all aspects of hockey, of course! Throwing Haymakers is a podcast started by Last Word on Sports writers Brandon Higley-Blair and Josh Erickson, as well as Mat Sheridan. Discussing everything from playoffs to predictions to pretty snipes, Throwing Haymakers […] READ MORE


Carl Soderberg Signs With Chicago Blackhawks

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Carl Soderberg has signed a new deal. The former Arizona Coyotes centre had another productive year in 2019-20 but he might be starting to decline. The Chicago Blackhawks will attempt to recapture some of Soderberg’s production when he scored 23 goals and 49 points for the Colorado Avalanche in 2018-19. The deal is for one […] READ MORE


Alex Steen Retirement Leaves St Louis Blues With Gift of Cap Space

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The Alex Steen retirement due to a degenerative disc condition in his back leaves the St. Louis Blues with a couple of voids. He leaves behind a 15-year NHL career with tangible two-way production and intangible leadership. Steen also leaves the Blues with a few million dollars in cap space, thanks to complex cap maneuvering. […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, 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 […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues

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Hello and welcome to a Friday edition of NHL Rumours! The offseason has slowed down since the initial frenzy at the beginning but there is still plenty of stuff happening. Teams continue to build out their rosters for the 2020-21 season in the hopes that activity can mostly return to normal in spite of a […] READ MORE