A Playoff Roadmap for the Chicago Blackhawks

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82 games, 16 teams, and sports’ greatest trophy, the Stanley Cup. The Chicago Blackhawks have been there and done that six times since their existence in the NHL, most notably three Cup wins in five seasons during the 2010s. The glory days of the modern Blackhawks era might be behind the organization, but an active […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Players to Watch in 2021-22

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After a hectic and eventful offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks have entirely revamped their roster. Because preseason has already started for most teams and the regular season will quickly follow within the next two weeks for all, here are the top Blackhawks to watch this season.  Top Five Blackhawks to Watch in 2021-22 Training camp is […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Chicago Blackhawks

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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 what […] READ MORE


Marc-Andre Fleury Reporting to Chicago Blackhawks

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News broke on Sunday that Marc-Andre Fleury will report to the Chicago Blackhawks. The recent Vezina Trophy winner was unsure of playing for Chicago after being traded by the Vegas Golden Knights. The Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli confirmed the news first. Marc-Andre Fleury has informed the #Blackhawks that he intends to play this upcoming season. […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Acquire Tyler Johnson

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The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Tyler Johnson from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa receives Brent Seabrook in return. In addition to Johnson, Chicago will also receive a second-round selection in the 2023 draft. Emily Kaplan announced the move late Tuesday night. NEWS: Tyler Johnson is headed to the Chicago Blackhawks. Tampa Bay traded Johnson […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews Is Recovering

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Chicago Blackhawk fans will be happy to hear that forward Jonathan Toews has released news that he is doing well. The star missed the entirety of the 2020-21 season due to an undisclosed ailment, but he provided an update on what he encountered along with his current status Wednesday morning. I wasn’t too vocal about […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Colorado Avalanche, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL rumours! Every day brings us closer to the offseason, which means plenty of news is swirling. Teams are busy preparing for contract extensions and multiple drafts. Check in with Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest from around the league. Today’s NHL rumours feature the […] READ MORE



Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews Injury Leaves Status Unclear

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The Chicago Blackhawks leave the season without an update on their sidelined captain. The Jonathan Toews injury has forced him to miss the entire 2020-21 season. He has been absent with an unknown condition leaving him drained and lethargic. At this point, his status for the 2021-22 season is undetermined. The organization is hopeful regarding […] READ MORE


The 2020-21 Chicago Blackhawks Season Was a Success

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A week ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. They played their last game against the Dallas Stars on Monday night, a 5-4 overtime loss. Finishing their season one game under .500, their regular season came to an end. While many see the Blackhawks season ending at the 56 game mark as […] READ MORE