Ex-Dallas Stars Defenceman Jamie Oleksiak Signs With the Seattle Kraken

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The Seattle Kraken have signed veteran defenceman Jamie Oleksiak as one of the first members of the NHL’s newest franchise. Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli was first to break the news on the day of the expansion draft. Later, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman confirmed Oleksiak had signed a five-year deal at $4.6 million AAV. Jamie Oleksiak & […] READ MORE


2021 Free Agency Targets for the Florida Panthers

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Another NHL season has come and gone. Now that we can start moving out of this COVID-ridden world, the 2021-22 season is right around the corner, with the league pushing for an entire 82 game season, and both the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft and Free Agency two weeks away. The path of a franchise could […] READ MORE



2021 Dallas Stars 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: Dallas Stars

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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 Rumours: Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, Winnipeg Jets

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Hello and welcome to a Tuesday edition of NHL rumours! Teams are busily preparing for what comes when the regular season ends. That means plenty of speculation swirling around contract extensions and the playoffs. Check Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest updates. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Columbus Blue Jackets, Chicago Blackhawks, and […] READ MORE