Overtime Power Plays in Stanley Cup Playoffs Not So Successful

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For many reasons, overtime in playoff hockey is exhilarating. It’s the ultimate do-or-die stretch in sports, and when it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, overtime is must-watch. For both involved teams and their fanbases, overtime stress levels are obviously amped up. These emotions increase even more when a man advantage occurs. A penalty can […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Pittsburgh Penguins decade lineup. Pittsburgh Penguins Decade Team Left Wing: Chris […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Chris Kunitz Retires

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Free agent forward Chris Kunitz has retired after 15 seasons in the National Hockey League. He announced his retirement on Tuesday and will join the Chicago Blackhawks organization as a player development advisor. Forward Chris Kunitz announced his retirement following 15 seasons in the @NHL. Congrats on an incredible playing career Kuni! Kunitz now joins […] READ MORE




Chicago Blackhawks Sign Chris Kunitz

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The Chicago Blackhawks have signed unrestricted free agent forward Chris Kunitz to a one-year deal. Financial terms have not yet been released. Cam Ward 1 year $3M to Blackhawks, who also signed Chris Kunitz to 1-year deal and Brandon Manning to 2-year deal. — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) July 1, 2018 Chris Kunitz Signs with the […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins – Revisiting the 2009 Trade Deadline

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When the Pittsburgh Penguins collected their first two championships in 1991 and 1992, player-related transactions, Ron Francis (1991) and Rick Tocchet (1992), were the catalyst that catapulted the Penguins to the apex of the hockey world. In 2009, a personnel change of a different type and addition of perennial performer provided a spark. That spark […] READ MORE