John Tortorella Could Fit with the Seattle Kraken

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In a league with a plethora of colourful coaching personalities, John Tortorella arguably takes the cake as the most notorious. The man affectionately known as “Torts” owns quite a reputable coaching resume, but with some unique caveats. On almost a monthly basis, Tortorella makes headlines. Whether it’s for benching one of his team’s superstars or […] READ MORE


The NHL Coaching Carousel And Where They Will End Up

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The NHL coaching carousel is constantly spinning. This season, it’s going at warp speed. There are currently four teams that will be reading applications for their vacant positions, including the NHL’s newest team. The Arizona Coyotes, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers have all fired their coaches in the past couple weeks and Seattle is still […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The playoffs are underway, but many teams are busy with offseason plans. The expansion draft is nearing and coaching changes will start to happen in the coming weeks. Today’s NHL rumours feature the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, and the Ottawa Senators. NHL Rumours New […] READ MORE


Report: John Tortorella Won’t Return As Columbus Blue Jackets Coach

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have decided that they will not be bringing back John Tortorella. The news comes after the conclusion of Columbus’s unexpectedly rough season. The Athletic: John Tortorella won’t return as coach of Blue Jackets next season, per sources. After six seasons, the winningest coach in #CBJ history will move on when his […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, More

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March has finally arrived and the NHL rumours are picking up. We’re moving towards the April 12 trade deadline, but the COVID-19 pandemic makes everything uncertain. Money is tighter, so teams will be careful on when or if they make moves. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Vancouver Caucks, New York Islanders and Columbus Blue […] READ MORE





Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Columbus Blue Jackets

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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 standings […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Seasons: 20 Years In

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are now 20 seasons into their NHL history. Beginning as a new expansion team in 2000, the team has slowly grown into a competent and competitive team. As an expansion team, there were bound to be growing pains and struggles. With a few successes here and there. From draft picks to […] READ MORE