Toronto Maple Leafs 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 Toronto Maple Leafs decade lineup. Toronto Maple Leafs Decade Team Left-Wing: James […] READ MORE


Cody Franson Signs With KHL’s Avangard Omsk

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After a difficult season with the Chicago Blackhawks, unrestricted free agent Cody Franson has found a new home. He signs a two-year contract with KHL club Avangard Omsk. Franson joins a number of former NHL players who have signed with the club this summer including Alexei Emelin, Ville Pokka, Kris Versteeg, and David Desharnais. Avangard confirms a […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Youth and Veterans Leading in Rockford

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The Chicago Blackhawks and their fans are in process of prepping for a turnaround in the 2018-19 NHL season. While missing the playoffs was a huge disappointment, there is playoff hockey happening near the Windy City. The Blackhawks AHL team, the Rockford Ice Hogs are in the AHL playoffs. Several of the Blackhawks youth and […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks at Mid-Season: Contender or Pretender?

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This is the halfway point of the current NHL season. The Chicago Blackhawks are in unfamiliar territory, sitting last in their division and out of the playoff picture. After a busy offseason and an inconsistent first half, many wonder if they are a contender or pretender. Chicago Blackhawks at Mid-Season – Contender or Pretender? At the […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Still Searching For Answers

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37 games into the season, the Chicago Blackhawks are still searching for answers. There are many factors affecting their level of play so far, the biggest of all was the roster turnover during the off-season. General manager Stan Bowman made several moves during the summer trying to get salary cap compliant. Many of these moves […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Hopes Still Alive

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After going winless in five games, the Chicago Blackhawks improved their playoff position by winning four games in a row. Corey Crawford led the way in all four victories, and the ‘Hawks defensive depth has come though, covering for recent injuries. Both of these factors now have the Chicago Blackhawks playoff hopes alive. Chicago Blackhawks […] READ MORE



Chicago Blackhawks Sign Cody Franson

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After declining several contract offers from other teams, and only attending camp on a professional try-out in preseason, the Chicago Blackhawks signed defenceman Cody Franson. He and the Blackhawks made it official earlier today. Welcome aboard! The #Blackhawks have signed defenseman Cody Franson to a one-year contract that runs through the 2017-18 season. pic.twitter.com/YbbuRBqyhg — Chicago Blackhawks […] READ MORE