Three Ottawa Senators Trades Before the Deadline

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The Ottawa Senators trade deadline is not expected to be busy. General manager Pierre Dorion said, “In all my years as GM, this (deadline) has been the quietest”. Unlike previous deadlines, the Senators don’t have a big name to trade away like when they had players such as Erik Karlsson, Mark Stone, Matt Duchene and […] READ MORE




Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Atlantic Division

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With the expansion draft protection lists submitted, the players on the block for the Seattle Kraken have been decided. Now in the lead-up to their inaugural draft, the Last Word on Hockey team are proposing their ideal selection from each team. As part of this exercise, salary cap and roster make-up have been incorporated into […] READ MORE



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