2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: St. Louis Blues

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


Nazem Kadri Receives In-Person Hearing, Facing Suspension

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri has been offered an in-person Zoom hearing for his blindside head-hit on St. Louis defenseman Justin Faulk. Colorado’s Nazem Kadri has been offered an in-person hearing via Zoom for an Illegal Check to the Head on St. Louis’ Justin Faulk. Date and […] READ MORE



Alex Pietrangelo Signs With Vegas Golden Knights

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The Vegas Golden Knights announced they have signed defenceman Alex Pietrangelo. It is a seven year contract worth $61.6 million. The contract carries a salary cap hit of $8.8 million. Pietrangelo also has a full no move clause in his contract. Alex Pietrangelo is finalizing a deal with the Vegas Golden Knights, sources confirm. — Pierre LeBrun […] READ MORE


Vladimir Tarasenko Returns to the St. Louis Blues Lineup

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The St. Louis Blues announced that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will return to the lineup. Tarasenko hasn’t played in a game since October 24 against the Los Angeles Kings. He left the game in the first period after a shoulder injury that required surgery. The @StLouisBlues are getting a major boost to the lineup after activating Vladimir […] READ MORE



The Rocky Relationship Between Justin Faulk and St. Louis Blues Fans

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Back in May on Last Word on Hockey, an article was written discussing the relationship between St. Louis Blues fans and former Blues captain David Backes. That article prompted the discussion of a current relationship in the Blues organization, a rocky relationship between fans and Justin Faulk.  When the St. Louis Blues acquired defencemen Justin […] READ MORE


Can the St. Louis Blues Afford To Re-sign Alex Pietrangelo?

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St. Louis Blues fans have been asking one question for months — when will the Blues sign captain and soon to be unrestricted free agent Alex Pietrangelo to a contract extension? The question was asked even more after the Blues signed Sammy Blais to a 2-year contract extension worth an average of $1.5 million per […] READ MORE


Carolina Hurricanes 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 Carolina Hurricanes Team of the Decade lineup. Carolina Hurricanes Decade Team […] READ MORE


Justin Faulk and the St. Louis Blues Defensive Struggles

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You haven’t been paying attention lately if you aren’t seriously concerned about the St. Louis Blues defence. When the season started, everyone was excited. The Blues brought back almost all of their Stanley Cup champion defencemen except for Joel Edmundson, who they traded to the Carolina Hurricanes for the supposed new and improved model Justin […] READ MORE