Kraken Nuckles: Building a Kraken-Canucks Rivalry

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Well, it looks like the Seattle Kraken is going to go unbeaten against the Vancouver Canucks this season. A pre-season 2-0 record while outscoring them 9-3 is a nice start for establishing a Kraken-Canucks rivalry. But surely that’s not all that goes into good, long-term hate? What Rivalries Need The biggest concern for the NHL […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Seattle Kraken

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2021-22, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


Alex Kerfoot To Be a Large Part of Maple Leafs Success This Season

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The Toronto Maple Leafs bring in low-risk, high-reward players in bunches almost every offseason due to limited cap space. Nothing about the team’s lineup outside of the “big four” forwards next season is very clear. However, one player that is set to continue to make strides in his development next season is Alex Kerfoot. Coming […] READ MORE



MnM Hockey Podcast: NHL News Before the Roster Freeze

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Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. […] READ MORE



Jared McCann Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded centre Jared McCann to the Toronto Maple Leafs ahead of the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft roster freeze. Heading back to Pittsburgh is prospect Filip Hallander and a seventh-round pick.   Jared McCann to TOR — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 17, 2021 Jared McCann Traded to Toronto Breaking Down The Trade […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Three

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The Vancouver Canucks’ return to the playoffs was over after a single season. Their youth movement short-circuited. Goals-for plummeted, already mediocre goals-against dropped further. That trade for Markus Granlund didn’t provide the offensive boost they are hoping for, but Sven Baertschi produced reasonably well. Jacob Markstrom showed he belonged in the NHL. Bo Horvat had […] READ MORE