2021 IIHF World Championship Worth Watching

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Canada started the Men’s 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship with two losses. This hasn’t happened – ever – in either the IIHF World Championship or Olympic competition. Dropping the opener to Latvia 2-0 was jarring; following that with a 5-1 loss to the US was unheard of. Then Germany beat them 3-1. What […] READ MORE





Mats Zuccarello Claims New York Rangers Treatment of Henrik Lundqvist is “Disrespectful”

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Minnesota Wild winger, Mats Zuccarello has called out the New York Rangers on its recent treatment of star goaltender, Henrik Lundqvist. In an interview with Norwegian daily newspaper, Verdens Gang, Zuccarello, stated his former club’s usage of the long-standing, franchise netminder, this season, has been “disrespectful”. Henrik Lundqvist Disrespected by the New York Rangers During […] READ MORE


NHL Rivalry Breakdown: New York Rangers and New York Islanders

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Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such begins a new series: the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Team of the Decade

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Last Word on Hockey brings you our team of the decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and the best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the New York Rangers decade line-up. New York Rangers Decade […] READ MORE


Report: AHL to Cancel Remainder of 2019-20 Season

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The American Hockey League has reportedly decided to cancel what remains of the 2019-20 AHL season. I am told the American Hockey League will be announcing plans to cancel the remainder of the season. I expect clubs to begin process of notifying staff shortly. — Brian Lawton (@brianlawton9) March 16, 2020 AHL Reportedly Cancels Season […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Extend General Manager Jeff Gorton

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The New York Rangers have extended general manager Jeff Gorton and assistant general manager Chris Drury. News of the extension was first broken by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman during Saturday night’s Hockey Night in Canada’s Headlines segment. Headlines: Coronavirus plans/Ottawa/Draft lottery/Gorton, Drury extended — https://t.co/kpcCVJrhF8 — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March 8, 2020 Jeff Gorton Extended by […] READ MORE


Best of the Best: Nordic Players in the NHL

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What makes a sports league great? Obviously there needs to be enough money to build massive arenas and pay top talent. There needs to be great coaching staff and avid fans. But most importantly, any sports league worth watching has to be a showcase for the best talent in the world. The National Hockey League […] READ MORE