Arizona Coyotes Controversy Disappointing For Fans

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A recent article in The Athletic written by Katie Strang (subscription required) has caused some Arizona Coyotes controversy. Strang has detailed the inner workings of the franchise’s organization and she didn’t hold any punches in her reporting. Arizona Coyotes Controversy Hits Fans Let’s face it, the Arizona Coyotes’ hockey team is sort of accustomed to […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Gary Bettman Becomes Commissioner

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Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be closing in on the mid-way point of the regular season, however, 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 […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Arena Issue is Still Ongoing

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The Arizona Coyotes moved into their new arena in 2003. It has had a couple of name changes, and is currently called Gila River arena. The team played in a downtown arena to start play in 1996, where the Phoenix Suns called home. But a new arena was planned, and the city of Glendale (a […] READ MORE


NHL Approves Helmet Ads For 2020-21 Season

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The NHL has announced that the Board of Governors has approved helmet ads for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Things are definitely going to look different for the NHL in 2021, including 56-game schedule & divisional realignment. There’s also this: for the first time, NHL teams will be able to put advertisements on the sides of […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Start of 2020-21 Season

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Welcome to a special edition of NHL Rumours here on a Wednesday. All of the free-agent activity is currently on pause for the moment as we still do not know when the next NHL season will start. However, there is some good news on that front for all the hockey fans out there. In this […] READ MORE



The NHL Must Have a 2020-21 Season Or Face Irrelevancy

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We are about a month removed from the Tampa Bay Lightning winning the Stanley Cup inside the Edmonton bubble. But as free agency marches on, the focus is being shifted to when the 2020-21 NHL season will begin. The NHL and NHLPA have stated they have a target date of January 1st. However, that could […] READ MORE


Three Cheers for Gary Bettman

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Last night, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman presented the Tampa Bay Lightning with the 2020 Stanley Cup. If it was your job to provide a soundtrack for Bettman’s entry onto the carpet-covered ice immediately prior to the presentation, you could have gone with history and played a bunch of boos. But job security is no sure […] READ MORE