Buffalo Sabres Announce Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Injuries

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The Buffalo Sabres Coach Ralph Krueger announced today that forwards Curtis Lazar and Kyle Okposo are both day-to-day after sustaining lower-body injuries. This means that both players are likely to miss the beginning of the 2020-21 NHL regular season. Buffalo Sabres Injuries: Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Ralph Krueger said that Curtis Lazar and Kyle […] READ MORE


Cody Eakin Signs with the Buffalo Sabres

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The Buffalo Sabres have signed free-agent forward Cody Eakin to a two-year $4.5 million contract, equalling $2.25 million per season. Eakin’s new contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Cody Eakin to BUF 2x $2.25. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 10, 2020   Cody Eakin Signs with the Buffalo Sabres Drafted by the Washington Capitals in […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets 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 toward 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 changes. […] READ MORE



Washington Capitals Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE




Vegas Golden Knights Trade Cody Eakin to Winnipeg Jets

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Vegas Golden Knights Move Cody Eakin to Winnipeg Jets The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to trade Cody Eakin to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a conditional fourth-round 2021 pick which could move to a third-round selection if the Jets make the playoffs or re-sign Eakin. Conditional 4th that could go to a 3rd. […] READ MORE


Vegas Golden Knights Valentin Zykov Suspended for Banned Substance

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News has broken that Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov has been suspended 20 games for violating the league’s substance abuse rules. Jesse Granger of The Athletic was among the first to announce via Twitter. Breaking: Valentin Zykov has been suspended 20 games for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.#VegasBorn — […] READ MORE