2021 Carolina Hurricanes 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



2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

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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




NHL Predictions: June 5 with Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions, June 5th edition! Each day, the Last Word On Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This is the first and only slate of NHL Predictions for June 5th, featuring the Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning. NHL Predictions: Carolina Hurricanes vs […] READ MORE


The Carolina Hurricanes Keys to a Comeback Against the Lightning

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Jordan Staal‘s powerplay re-direct in overtime capped off an essential Game 3 win for the Canes in arguably their weakest (for lack of a better word) performance of the series. But their triumph was well-deserved given their body of work in this gladiatorial showdown. What’s more, exactly how the Carolina Hurricanes secured their first victory […] READ MORE