Today in Hockey History: Jaromir Jagr Gets Two Milestones

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Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be closing in on the mid-way point of the regular season, however, we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this […] READ MORE


Mark Letestu Retires After 12 Seasons in the NHL

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Mark Letestu announced his retirement from professional hockey. Letestu, a 5’10 right-shot centre spent 12 seasons with four different teams in the NHL. He declared his retirement at the age of 35. The Athletic: Mark Letestu, aka “Mr. Utility,” has retired after 12 #NHL seasons as a jack-of-all-trades forward with #CBJ, #LetsGoPens, #LetsGoOilers and #GoJetsGo […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Andrew Copp Out Week-to-Week

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The Winnipeg Jets announced that centre Andrew Copp is week-to-week with an upper-body injury. Maurice says Copp won’t play tomorrow. He’ll have a couple more tests, but Maurice says the injury looks week-to-week. Copp won’t play before Christmas. — Mitchell Clinton (@MitchellClinton) December 18, 2019 Andrew Copp out with Upper-body Injury On Tuesday night in […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Mark Letestu Diagnosed With Myocarditis

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The Winnipeg Jets announced that centre Mark Letestu is sidelined for six months with a heart disease called myocarditis. The team announced that throughout his recovery, he would only be allowed to due very light activity. Maurice announces Mark Letestu has a virus called myocarditis that attacks the heart. He’s shut down for six months […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Place Mark Letestu and Anthony Bitetto On IR

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According to a report from Kevin Wiebe of The Athletic Mark Letestu and Anthony Bitetto have placed on IR by the Winnipeg Jets. Letestu is currently dealing with an undisclosed injury, while Bitetto is dealing with a lower-body injury. #NHLJets HC Paul Maurice says D Anthony Bitetto (lower body) remains Dayton-day and has been placed […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2019-20 Winnipeg Jets

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2019-20, 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


Columbus Blue Jackets Boone Jenner Out 1-3 Weeks

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that center Boone Jenner is out one to three weeks with an ankle laceration. NEWS – #CBJ C Boone Jenner will be sidelined one to three weeks. He suffered an ankle laceration blocking a shot at Washington on Jan. 12 and the cut became infected following a practice this […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Mark Letestu

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free agent centre Mark Letestu to a one-year, two-way contract worth $750,000 in the NHL and $300,000 in the AHL. They immediately waived Letestu for the purposes of putting him with their AHL affiliate, the Cleveland Monsters. Letestu was attending Florida Panthers training camp on a PTO, but was released when the […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Jamie McGinn Out Indefinitely After Surgery

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Florida Panthers forward Jamie McGinn underwent successful back surgery but is now expected to miss significant time with the club as a result. General manager Dale Tallon made the announcement on Friday morning and McGinn will be out of the lineup indefinitely. Panthers F Jamie McGinn out indefinitely following back surgery. #nhlnetwork @FlaPanthers — Harvey Fialkov (@hfialkov) […] READ MORE


Mark Letestu Accepts PTO With the Florida Panthers

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The Florida Panthers have signed free agent centre Mark Letestu to a Professional Try-Out (PTO) contract. Letestu will attend Panthers training camp and attempt to earn a full contract with the team. Under the terms of the CBA, Letestu is not on the Panthers reserve list and is still technically a free agent. He could still […] READ MORE