NHL Rumours: Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers

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With training camps starting, it puts more pressure on general managers with business still to accomplish. Pierre Dorion still has to sign Brady Tkachuk and rumour has it that Ken Holland is looking for a goalie. He may have trouble sourcing one, especially since there are rumblings that the taxi squad could return just for goalies, […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks Has Passed Away

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Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has tragically passed away at the age of 24. Reports out of Latvia broke the news of his untimely passing on Sunday. Since then, the Columbus Blue Jackets have released a club statement. #CBJ statement on Kivlenieks’ passing pic.twitter.com/iig3UU7Iwk — Alison (@AlisonL) July 5, 2021 Matiss Kivlenieks Has Died […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Lose Joonas Korpisalo For Season

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have lost goaltender Joonas Korpisalo for the remainder of the season due to an injury. This comes at a time where the Jackets are already in last place in the Central Division and have very little hope of salvaging a respectable season. The team announced the news Tuesday morning. The Blue […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres

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Hello and welcome to a regular Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The trade deadline is only a month or so away and teams are busy planning. Rosters are constantly changing due to injuries and illnesses, which means there could be plenty happening over the next few weeks. Check with Last Word on Hockey frequently for […] READ MORE


Elvis Merzlikins Out Week-to-Week For The Columbus Blue Jackets

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Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins is listed as week-to-week after sustaining an upper-body injury in his last game against the Nashville Predators. The Columbus Blue Jackets announced the news via their PR Twitter account today. INJURY UPDATE: Blue Jackets G Elvis Merzlikins suffered an upper body injury in last night’s game vs. Nashville. He was […] 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


Unlikely Columbus Blue Jackets Playoff Heroes

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Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff run, a series, a game, or […] READ MORE



Brayden Point Leads Tampa Bay Lightning in Playoff Series Win

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With the first round of the series coming to a close for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets, the Lightning will move onto the second round and the Blue Jackets will be leaving the bubble. This series was close despite it being a 4-1 victory. With four of the five games being a […] READ MORE


Joonas Korpisalo Playing to Keep Columbus Blue Jackets Alive

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With Game Three of the Columbus Blue Jackets vs Tampa Bay Lightning series wrapped up, the Lighting have taken a 2-1 series lead. After being swept in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Lightning have made appropriate changes for this series. The Lightning haven’t been relying exclusively on offence to win, and it’s working. Joonas […] READ MORE