Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Carolina Hurricanes

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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


MnM Hockey Podcast: 2021-22 Metro Division Preview

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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



How To Offer Sheet in the NHL

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You may have heard: Jesperi Kotkaniemi signed an offer sheet from the Carolina Hurricanes. It’s a lovely, snarky little thing, and lots of fun to talk about. But it’s also designed to stop any more from happening in the future. So have fun with this one, because it might be the last we see in […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Extend Joel Armia

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The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a contract extension with forward Joel Armia just before free agents can sign with other teams. Armia was not a dominant part of the 2020-21 roster, but he is a valuable contributor. The new contract keeps the Finn in Montreal for four seasons with an annual cap hit of […] READ MORE


2021 Montreal Canadiens 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


Montreal Canadiens Impress in Game 5 Win

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The Montreal Canadiens are now one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final after a 4-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights Tuesday in Game 5 of the semi-final series. Montreal Canadiens Knock Off Vegas Golden Knights to Take Game 5 Golden Knights Turn Back to Fleury After nearly two days worth of […] READ MORE



Jesperi Kotkaniemi Stepping Up in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Montreal Canadiens

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When the Montreal Canadiens opened their First Round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, there were a few questionable lineup decisions. Youngsters Cole Caufield, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Alexander Romanov were all in the stands to watch their team squeak out a 2-1 win over their long-time rivals. However, due to injuries, both Caufield and Kotkaneimi […] READ MORE