Jordan Eberle Keeps New York Islanders Alive in Double Overtime of Game 5

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders have finished Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. It was a close one all the way through with the New York Islanders winning by a score of 2-1 in double overtime. They have forced a Game 6 that will go Thursday night. Jordan Eberle buried the […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Johnny Boychuk Unlikely for Game Two

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The New York Islanders are unlikely to have defenceman Johnny Boychuk available for the team’s second play-in game against the Florida Panthers. Boychuk only played 5:17 in the first game, which New York won 2-1. The team will have several options warm-up including Andy Greene and Noah Dobson. The Athletic’s Arthur Staple revealed the Boychuk […] READ MORE


Understanding NHL Analytics: A Beginners Guide Part 4

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“Advanced stats” has become a kind of buzz word around the hockey world. It’s emerging into the NHL as it did years ago with the MLB. Hockey teams have entire departments for analytics, and it has become a war (pun intended) of sorts between two sides: The Data Nerds vs. Old School Hockey. What I […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the Boston Bruins decade lineup. Boston Bruins Decade Team Since 2010, the […] READ MORE


MnM Hockey Podcast – Metropolitan Division and News

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Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM 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. Sit back, listen, […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Johnny Boychuk Injured

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The New York Islanders Johnny Boychuk has been injured. The veteran defender was hurt in a game against the Montreal Canadiens. There was an awkward series of pushes that led to Artturi Lehkonen‘s skate coming up and hitting Boychuk in the face. He was removed for the remainder of the game. Here’s the incident between […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Adam Pelech Out For The Season

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The New York Islanders announced that defenceman Adam Pelech will be out the rest of the season due to injury to his Achilles Tendon. #Isles Injury/Transaction Update: Adam Pelech sustained an injury to his Achilles tendon prior to the team’s game on Jan. 2 vs. the New Jersey Devils. Pelech is out for the remainder […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Success Under Barry Trotz No Surprise

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It seems that Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders don’t care about pre-season expectations. The Islanders are once again surprising the NHL with a great start to the season. New York was slated to struggle after another off-season of departures.  Barry Trotz Powering Islanders  Last off-season it was John Tavares heading to the Toronto […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Islanders, New York Rangers

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The season is upon us and the last major RFA signing happened this week, Kyle Connor finally signed with the Winnipeg Jets. As the dust has settled, there are still NHL rumours alive and well. There are nine teams over the salary cap limit of $81.5 million. That means there will be more action this […] READ MORE


New York Islander Johnny Boychuk Out 3-4 Weeks

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The New York Islanders have announced that defenceman Johnny Boychuk is sidelined for for three or four weeks with a lower-body injury. Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello announced the injury to the media on Friday. Lamoriello: Johnny Boychuk is out 3-4 weeks with a lower-body injury. Clutterbuck and Mayfield are taking a maintenance day. #Isles […] READ MORE