Gagarin Cup: Complete Guide to the KHL Conference Quarter-Finals

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The road to the KHL’s Gagarin Cup is set, with sixteen teams from Europe’s premier hockey competition battling for supremacy in the post-season. Like all things during the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s competition will look a little bit different to usual. Finland’s Jokerit Helsinki, the fifth seed in the Western Conference, has conceded home advantage and […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Trades, Tampa Bay Lightning, New Jersey Devils

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We’re getting closer to the projected start date of January 13th and the NHL rumours are picking up. There are still major questions to be asked involving salary cap space and trades. Activity will pick up in one of the most unique off-seasons in league history. Today’s NHL rumours focus on how international trades will […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres

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With the NHL off-season in its dog days of what usually would be summer, things are starting to slow down. The NHL rumours, however, are still going strong. Even with nothing happening, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things moving in the background. Today we will look at the Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres. […] READ MORE




Three Free Agents the Minnesota Wild Should Sign

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With the first wave of free agency over, big-ticket players have found new home across the NHL. The remaining free agents make for intriguing choices among NHL GMs. Whether they’re high-risk, high-reward players like Andreas Athanasiou or high-scoring threats like Mike Hoffman, the free agent market is still in good hands. For Minnesota Wild general […] READ MORE



Washington Capitals Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look towards the offseason. 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 this operates has seen sweeping changes. […] READ MORE