Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Arizona Coyotes

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on […] READ MORE


Norris Trophy Watch: The Divisional Breakdown

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This series will be tracking the top Norris Trophy candidates through numerous amounts of stats to monitor and analyze their progression, production, efficiency, and reliability as we progress through the abbreviated 2021 NHL season. You can find more on the introduction of this series┬áhere. As well as part two here. Top Norris Trophy Candidates from […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Offence Driven by Four Players

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The Arizona Coyotes have not been known as a prolific scoring team. If you had checked over the last few seasons you wouldn’t see any Coyotes’ players names in the top 10, or even top 50. This season may be different. Three forwards and one D-man are driving the Arizona Coyotes’ offence. Namely, they are […] READ MORE


Norris Trophy Watch: The Young Guns Are Taking Over

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This series will be tracking the top Norris Trophy candidates through numerous amounts of stats to monitor and analyze their progression, production, efficiency, and reliability as we progress through the abbreviated 2021 NHL season. You can find more on the introduction of this series here. Young Defencemen Are Gunning for the Norris Trophy The young […] READ MORE



2020-21 Hidden Gem Norris Trophy Candidates

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The Norris trophy went from the best defenseman now to the most offensive defence. Do not get me wrong, if a defenseman puts up 50 points in a season while in the best league in the world, yes, that would make sense to award them the trophy. Yet, the defence is much more than just […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Blueline Projection For 2021-22

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When you take a look at the Arizona Coyotes blueline for 2021-22, it is quite apparent that they have five of their starting seven players with expiring contracts. The only defencemen who do not have expiring contracts in that group are Oliver Ekman-Larsson ($8.25M through 2026-27), and Jakob Chychrun ($4.6M through 2024-25). The five who […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks

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Hello and welcome to a Monday edition of NHL rumours! The Stanley Cup playoffs continue in the Canadian bubbles but the offseason is approaching for more teams each day. Last Word on Hockey remains committed to bringing the best news and analysis each day. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Edmonton Oilers, Arizona Coyotes, and Chicago […] READ MORE