Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Central 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



Dylan DeMelo Re-Signs With Winnipeg Jets

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The Winnipeg Jets decided to re-sign Dylan DeMelo after he was outstanding for them when he got traded there last season. DeMelo’s new four-year deal from the Jets is worth $12 million total. The contract will be paying him $3 million per season. The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a 4 year, $12 […] READ MORE


Exploring This Off Season for the Florida Panthers 2020-21

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The Florida Panthers hired a new general manager in Bill Zito. Zito has a lot of work cut out for him, with the Panthers’ roster ageing and numerous bad contracts starting to affect plans. Zito’s been left with quite a mess to clean up. The Panthers have a lot of questions to answer this off-season. […] READ MORE


Why Dylan DeMelo Makes the Most Sense for the Pittsburgh Penguins

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Despite making a trade for forward Kasperi Kapanen, the Pittsburgh Penguins still have the biggest hole they must address going into the season: bottom-pairing defensive help. The Penguins third pairing was an absolute disaster the last couple of seasons and it was chief among reasons as to why they lost in the qualifying round. To […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Free Agent Targets For 2020-21 Season

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The Edmonton Oilers had a bitter end to a rather promising 2019-20 NHL regular season. Heading into this off-season many questions surrounds this team. As general manager Ken Holland definitely has his hands full. Who will the Edmonton Oilers free agent targets be for next season? Areas of improvement include; better goaltending, a more mobile […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Offseason Changes Are Needed

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When your team finally gets to the playoffs for the first time in eight years and then gets decimated in the first round, changes must be considered and acted upon. The Arizona Coyotes offseason may be filled with changes to improve the team’s chances of getting to the postseason more often and with better results. […] 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