Philadelphia Flyers Best and Worst Free Agent Signings

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how teams have boosted […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Team USA Coach Herb Brooks Born

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Hockey is finally back, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for August 5th, featuring Herb Brooks. […] READ MORE








Philadelphia Flyers James van Riemsdyk Out 5-6 Weeks

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The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forward James van Riemsdyk is sidelined for five to six weeks with a lower-body injury. INJURY UPDATE: James van Riemsdyk will be out approximately 5-6 weeks with a lower-body injury. https://t.co/RZBDTeIcp8 — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) October 8, 2018 James van Riemsdyk Injured The Middletown, N.J. native left in the […] READ MORE


The Worst Suspensions in NHL History

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After high-sticking Jared Spurgeon of the Minnesota Wild, Detroit Red Wings’ Gustav Nyquist received a six-game suspension. Antoine Vermette was given a 10 game ban for slashing an official. Both were controversial calls. Let’s take a look at some of the longest suspensions in NHL history. The Worst Suspensions in NHL History 1. Billy Coutu, Boston Bruins On April 1927 […] READ MORE