Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Washington Capitals

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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



Throwing Haymakers Podcast: Kraken Down on Defence

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What happens when a Bruins fan faces off against two Maple Leafs fans? Intellectual discussion about all aspects of hockey, of course! Throwing Haymakers is a podcast started by Last Word on Sports writers Brandon Higley-Blair and Josh Erickson, as well as Mat Sheridan. Discussing everything from playoffs to predictions to pretty snipes, Throwing Haymakers […] READ MORE


Report: Justin Schultz Signs Deal with Washington Capitals

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The Washington Capitals have signed free agent defenseman Justin Schultz to a two-year contract according to Darren Dreger of TSN. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. The deal carries a cap hit of four million dollars per season. Which makes it an eight million total. Hearing Justin Schultz has agreed to a 2 […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look towards the offseason. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how this operates has seen sweeping changes. […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look towards the offseason. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how this operates has seen sweeping […] READ MORE



Pittsburgh Penguins Extend Marcus Pettersson

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have locked up defenceman Marcus Pettersson for the next several years. The team has given its 23-year-old a five-year extension worth $20 million that will carry through the 2024-25 season. Elliotte Friedman broke the news early Tuesday morning. PIT announces extension for Marcus Pettersson. Five years, AAV just over $4M — Elliotte […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Claim Stefan Noesen

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The San Jose Sharks have claimed Stefan Noesen off of waivers. He was put on waivers on Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Penguins. The #SJSharks claim Stefan Noesen off waivers from Pittsburgh. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) December 19, 2019 Sharks Pick Up Stefan Noesen The Plano, Texas native has played for the Anaheim Ducks, New Jersey […] READ MORE