Washington Capitals Acquire Centre Johan Larsson

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The Washington Capitals have acquired centreman Johan Larsson in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a third-round pick in 2023. The Yotes have agreed to retain 50 percent of what remains of Larsson’s $1.4 million dollar cap hit as part of the deal. Arizona gets a 2023 third-round pick from Washington for […] READ MORE



Edmonton Oilers Alex Chiasson Suspended One Game

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Edmonton Oilers forward Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game following his cross-check on Jimmy Vesey on Monday night. The NHL’s Department for Player Safety announced the suspension today via Twitter. Edmonton’s Alex Chiasson has been suspended for one game for Cross-checking Toronto’s Jimmy Vesey. https://t.co/EU3N6sbCo9 — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) March 2, 2021 […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, 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


Arizona Coyotes Roster Analysis Reveals Team’s Destiny

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What will the Arizona Coyotes roster look like next season? The Arizona Coyotes’ new general manager, Bill Armstrong stated to Craig Morgan of AZ Coyotes Insider in this tweet: In the latest Neutral Zone: — The Coyotes’ current roster is unlikely to change much before the season opener — A look at the ghosts of […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Free Agency Moves

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If you are an Arizona Coyotes fan, free agency was a pretty boring event. Sure the team managed to get bigger, yet no trade for Oliver Ekman-Larsson transpired. The team possesses very little salary cap space to do much. They have, however, chosen a few players who should help their fortunes going forward. We will […] READ MORE


Johan Larsson Signs with the Arizona Coyotes

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Veteran forward Johan Larsson has signed with the Arizona Coyotes. The former second-round pick had another average season in 2019–20 and will suit up once more for the coming year. Larsson’s new contract is for  two years with financial terms yet to be disclosed. Coyotes insider Craig Morgan broke news of the deal on Saturday. […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres 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 […] READ MORE



2019-20 NHL Awards by the Numbers: Selke Trophy

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With the season on hold for the time being, there’s no telling what would have happened with the 2019-20 NHL Awards. Sure certain players had leads but the race for most awards were tighter than what showed on the surface. This is especially true when looking at the underlying stats, which bring up some exciting […] READ MORE