The Best Draft Class in Vegas Golden Knights History

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Teams in the NHL build their teams in many different ways. Some teams build their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the primary way teams create a contending roster is through the NHL Entry Draft. Most years typically have one or two players who go on to make the team, […] READ MORE




2021 Vegas Golden Knights Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. 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 […] READ MORE


What The Vegas Golden Knights Future May Hold

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After a disappointing end to their 2020-21 season, the Vegas Golden Knights’ future is a hot topic. Still, in their four years of existence in the NHL, they have done pretty well. They went to the Stanley Cup Final in their first year of play. Then they have gone to the Conference Finals twice and […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Win Game 6 in OT, Advance to Stanley Cup Final

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The Montreal Canadiens win Game 6 on the back of an Artturi Lehkonen OT winner and have advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final since 1993. To start the Thursday night elimination game, Robin Lehner took the starter net at practice which indicated a change in net for Vegas. Nicolas Hague took Nick Holden‘s spot […] READ MORE



Montreal Canadiens Win Game 3 To Take Series Lead

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After a tough start to their Friday, the Montreal Canadiens got a 3-2 win on overtime against the Vegas Golden Knights to take the lead of their Stanley Cup Semifinal series. Game 3 of the series brought Tomas Nosek back to the Vegas lineup after being out since Game 2 against the Minnesota Wild. This […] READ MORE


Alex Pietrangelo Showing His Worth for Vegas Golden Knights

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The Vegas Golden Knights caught one of the biggest fish in the free-agent market last offseason. They signed Alex Pietrangelo to a seven-year, $61.6 million contract to bolster their back end.  After a below-average season by his standards, Pietrangelo is showing his worth with the Golden Knights, with three goals in his past three playoff […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Ride Hot Start to Game 2 Victory

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Wednesday night saw the Montreal Canadiens win Game 2 of their Stanley Cup Semifinal series against the Vegas Golden Knights by a score of 3-2. The beginning of the game was dominated by injury-related storylines. Chandler Stephenson served as a late scratch for Vegas with an unapparent injury. Meanwhile, it was Jeff Petry returning to […] READ MORE