Defensive Unit Producing for the 2021-22 Florida Panthers

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Through the first 14 games of the season, the 2021-22 Florida Panthers have had no issues putting the puck in the back of the net. Whether it is late-game heroics or pulling ahead early in the games, it is almost as if the Panthers can score at will. But who is it coming from? Tied […] READ MORE


Gustav Forsling and Radko Gudas Remain Steadfast for Florida Panthers

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The Florida Panthers have been the talk of the town, whether it is on the ice regarding their dominating performance, the chemistry within the locker room, or the rookie sensations. Or off the ice with their need for a new head coach and the questionable decisions by their former coach. Nonetheless, the Florida Panthers are […] READ MORE


Taking a Deep Dive into the 2021-22 Florida Panthers Defence

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Now that the Panthers are considered Stanley Cup contenders, for what seems like the first time, the 2021-22 Florida Panthers defence is something we all should keep our eyes on. Led by a first overall pick and a 206th overall pick. Florida’s defensive core may be better than most realize. Will it be enough to […] READ MORE


What’s Next for the Florida Panthers Power-Play?

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The Florida Panthers have rid themselves of long-time veteran and current iron man streak holder Keith Yandle. Because of that, the Panthers will have to find a suitable replacement for Yandle on that second power-play unit. In comparison, there are a few options on the current roster; but none of them are proven solutions thus […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Extend Gustav Forsling

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The Florida Panthers have retained some defensive depth for the future. Gustav Forsling has signed a contract extension for three years at $2.66M a year. It comes on the heels of Keith Yandle’s buyout, so the Panthers are starting to get busy right before expansion takes place. Pierre LeBrun announced the details of the deal […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Florida Panthers

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE



Florida Panthers Testing their Depth on Defence in Ekblad’s Absence

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After a season-ending injury in late March, the Florida Panthers have been without cornerstone defenceman Aaron Ekblad. Even while in the lineup, coach Joel Quenneville had no problem rotating a few different guys through the bottom pairings. Losing Ekblad compounded things significantly, adding tons of responsibility to the Florida Panthers depth on defence. Throughout most […] READ MORE


The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #236 – The 2019 NHL Draft

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Last Word on Hockey presents The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #235 – The Mighty Ducks 4. Carl and Nick provide their own unique and fun view of hockey. Every week the guys share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some […] READ MORE


Carolina Hurricanes Trade Calvin de Haan to Chicago Blackhawks

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The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to trade Calvin de Haan and Aleksi Saarela to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Gustav Forsling and Anton Forsberg. The #Canes have acquired goaltender Anton Forsberg and defenseman Gustav Forsling from the @NHLBlackhawks More Info » https://t.co/0VrhhSjTS9 pic.twitter.com/l36tCdjWj6 — Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) June 24, 2019 Hurricanes Trade Calvin de Haan to Blackhawks […] READ MORE