Today in Hockey History: Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe Scores 700th Goal

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Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is 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 […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe Gets Three Milestones

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Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is 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 […] READ MORE


Vladislav Namestnikov Is Not the Detroit Red Wings Answer at Second Line Centre

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Over a month ago, the Detroit Red Wings signed forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year deal on the opening day of free agency. Due to Detroit’s lacking forward depth, many expected the versatile forward to step in as the team’s second-line centre for the 2020-21 season behind Dylan Larkin. Not only will Namestnikov fail to be Detroit’s […] READ MORE


Potential 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings Bounce-Back or Breakout Candidates

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE


Grading Reverse Retro Jerseys: Atlantic Division

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  Next up on the Last Word on Hockey Adidas reverse retro jersey rankings is the Atlantic division. As shown by the grades below, many of these jerseys were quite successful by their respective teams. They arguably might have the best reverse retro division collection of jerseys in the league. Here is the Atlantic division […] READ MORE


Re-visiting the St. Louis Blues’ Robby Fabbri Trade

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On Nov. 6, 2019, after the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2, the Blues announced that they had traded forward Robby Fabbri to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forward Jacob de La Rose. At the time, Fabbri was not making the lineup every night for the Blues. […] READ MORE


MnM Hockey Podcast: Best and Worst NHL Team Futures

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Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. Sit back, listen, […] READ MORE


The Detroit Red Wings Have Signed Anthony Mantha

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The Detroit Red Wings and Anthony Mantha have agreed to a four-year contract worth $22.8 million, or $5.7 million per season. The #RedWings today signed right wing Anthony Mantha to a four-year contract. Details: https://t.co/SmJaE5rR1K pic.twitter.com/mSSGlwA8rE — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) November 3, 2020 Anthony Mantha Re-Signs With Detroit Anthony Mantha was one of two […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings Jared McIsaac Injures Shoulder

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The Detroit Red Wings announced prospect Jared McIsaac underwent successful shoulder surgery today. The recovery time is five to six months, meaning McIsaac will miss the entire NHL season, whenever it is. The earliest he can return to action is April. It’s another setback for the promising defense prospect. An update on Jared McIsaac: pic.twitter.com/GBcAwUiJHn […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings

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We’re into the month of November, but we still have plenty of NHL Rumours. Teams are trying to figure out what to do with salary cap space for this season and beyond. Some teams are even looking down the road a few years. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins and […] READ MORE