Can the 2021-22 Chicago Blackhawks Make the Playoffs?

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With the return of the traditional divisions, in-person fans, and 82-game schedules, things will start to feel normal again this regular NHL season. Chicago will be back in the standard Central Division where they will face five teams they have not played against in over a year. When compared to last season, this will be […] READ MORE



Keeping Up With the Chicago Blackhawks News

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The Chicago Blackhawks front office has had quite the month. Despite the most pressing matter, the ongoing sexual assault lawsuit against former Chicago coach Brad Aldrich, they have been making so many moves behind the scenes that even the most dedicated Chicago fans might be struggling to retain it all. The following looks at the […] READ MORE


Blake Coleman Signs With the Calgary Flames

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After three outstanding seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning and two Stanley Cups, Blake Coleman has decided to sign elsewhere. He’s taking a six-year deal with the Calgary Flames. The AAV on that contract is $4.9 million per season. Confirming that Blake Coleman is headed to Calgary. — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) July 28, 2021 Blake […] READ MORE


Cody Ceci Signs With the Edmonton Oilers

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Defenceman Cody Ceci has decided to leave the Pittsburgh Penguins after an outstanding regular season with them. He has decided to sign with the Edmonton Oilers on a four-year deal. The AAV will be north of $3 million per season. There’s a strong market for veteran ‘D’ in free agency: Word is that both Ian […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

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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


2021 Ottawa Senators 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



NHL Receives Travel Exemption for Cross Border Travelling

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This year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs will include cross-border travel as the NHL has received a Travel Exemption from the Canadian government. Sunday afternoon the news broke via the CBC that the NHL had received the exemption for the final two rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs which would allow teams to cross the Canada-US border […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Nick Foligno to Miss Game Three

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nick Foligno will miss Game 3 against the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night due to a lower-body injury, the team announced moments before puck drop. Maple Leafs forward Nick Foligno (lower body) will not play tonight. — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) May 24, 2021 Foligno missed the Maple Leafs morning skate Monday. But when […] READ MORE