The Indefensible Kevin Labanc Contract

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As the San Jose Sharks‘ 2021 season approaches, we’ll start by reviewing some important offseason moves. There were not a lot of major moves, but one retained player raised eyebrows. Or rather, the contract raised eyebrows. The team signed restricted free agent Kevin Labanc to a four-season deal at $4.725 million per season. There was […] READ MORE



Chris Tierney Signs Two-Year Deal With the Senators

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The Ottawa Senators have re-signed centre Chris Tierney to a two-year deal. The contract pays the 26-year-old $2.8 million in year one, and $4.2 million in year two. Chris Tierney has agreed to a two-year deal. First year 2.8M Second year is 4.2M AAV is 3.5 million. #Sens like what he brings to the table […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look towards the offseason. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how this operates has seen sweeping […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, and More

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The NHL preseason is in full swing and teams are attempting to evaluate young prospects. They are also working on trimming down their rosters to a workable size. That just causes more NHL rumours to pop up and we have them all covered here at Last Word on Hockey. Today we will cover NHL rumours […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators Jean-Gabriel Pageau Suspended One Game

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Ottawa Senators centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau has been suspended one game. This is his first career suspension and he will miss tonight’s game against the Calgary Flames. Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau has been suspended for one game for Boarding Vancouver’s Ashton Sautner. https://t.co/LmOOH4iPEl — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) March […] READ MORE



Chris Tierney Re-Signs with San Jose Sharks

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The San Jose Sharks have re-signed restricted free agent center, Chris Tierney to a two-year deal worth $5.875 million or $2.9375 million per season AAV. This contract carries him through the 2019-20 season. He will be a restricted free agent when it expires. Chris Tierney's 2 year deal with the #Sharks breaks down as follows: […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Re-Sign Chris Tierney to One-Year Deal

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The San Jose Sharks announced that they have re-signed 23-year-old center Chris Tierney to a one-year contract. The deal is worth $735,000. It comes after Tierney completed his three year entry-level contract that was worth around $2 Million. The 23-year-old center has played three seasons in the NHL so far, all with San Jose. He  has […] READ MORE