Petr Mrazek Injured, Left Game Early

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Petr Mrazek left the Toronto Maple Leafs – Ottawa Senators game one period early today. He stopped the 37th shot he faced from the Senators, this one was a quick leg stop off Victor Mete. The Leafs were already having a difficult time of it, down 3-0 in Ottawa. The fateful shot came just as […] READ MORE


Maple Leafs Extend Head Coach Sheldon Keefe

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have made another signing, this time locking down their head coach Sheldon Keefe to a two-year extension. Keefe was entering the final year of his prior deal and will now be under contract through the 2023-2024 season. Leafs Reach Extension with Sheldon Keefe The Leafs have been disappointing in the playoffs […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Carolina Hurricanes

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on […] READ MORE



Report: Carolina Hurricanes Extend Jordan Martinook

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The Carolina Hurricanes have signed a contract extension with forward Jordan Martinook on the first day of free agency. The new deal is for three years with an annual cap hit of $1.8 million. Elliotte Friedman reported the news Wednesday afternoon. Per @reporterchris, CAR will re-sign Jordan Martinook. Will be 3x$1.8M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) […] READ MORE


Top 5 UFA Goalies for 2021 Offseason

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NHL free agency is upon us and teams will be looking to upgrade in net. Today we will be looking at the top five UFA goalies for the start of free agency. We’ll also throw in a couple of extras that aren’t on the list for various reasons. This list isn’t in order but should […] READ MORE




Toronto Maple Leafs X-Factors in the Playoffs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are heading into the playoffs as North Division leaders. They will be heavy favourites to start Round One against the Montreal Canadiens. Toronto currently holds the most promising roster they have put together in years. For this season to be considered a success, they will have to win multiple playoff rounds […] READ MORE