Oskar Lindblom Wins Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

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Oskar Lindblom of the Philadelphia Flyers has won the 2021 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is given annually to the player in the NHL who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. Lindblom was a finalist for the Masterton Trophy last season as well. Congrats, @oskarlindblom! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ–ค An inspirational journey culminates with winning […] READ MORE


Three Reasons for Optimism in the 2020-21 Minnesota Wild

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The 2020-21 Minnesota Wild are in a precarious spot. On one hand, they have a solid crop of young players in Matt Dumba, Kirill Kaprizov, and Jonas Brodin. On the other, they lack the depth or superstar talent to pack a significant punch in the playoffs. With new additions to the prospect pool, the Wild […] READ MORE



Winnipeg Jets May Trade Forward Patrik Laine

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With news that the Winnipeg Jets are seriously considering trading their star forward Patrik Laine, the possibility is becoming more and more lucid. Laine, 22 had another good season tallying 28 goals and 35 assists good for 63 points in 68 games. His career totals are nothing short of amazing for such a young player. […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Will Not Re-Sign Mikko Koivu

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It’s the end of an era for Mikko Koivu. The long-time captain of the Minnesota Wild is not going to be re-signed, the club announced. Although to some people this may not be a surprise, it still tugs on the heartstrings of fans in the State of Hockey. Mikko Koivu Will Not be Re-Signed Minnesota […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Minnesota Wild, Tampa Bay Lightning, Vancouver Canucks

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Hello and welcome to another Monday edition of NHL rumours! The offseason approaches with every passing day. Teams are busy preparing for the draft, targeting free agents, or filling personnel holes. Last Word on Hockey will bring the best news and analysis each day as events happen. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Minnesota Wild, Tampa […] READ MORE


Matt Dumba Wins King Clancy Award

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The Minnesota Wild‘s Matt Dumba has won the NHL’s King Clancy Memorial Trophy. The award is given to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and makes significant humanitarian contributions to the community. P.K. Subban and Henrik Lundqvist were the other two nominees this year. The NHL announced the award […] READ MORE


NHL Postpones Thursday and Friday Playoff Games

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The NHL has announced they will postpone the four Stanley Cup playoff games โ€” involving all eight remaining teams โ€” scheduled for Thursday and Friday night. The NHL will join the other sports leagues in protesting social injustices that are happening in the country. The Stanley Cup playoffs will resume Saturday. Players being told to […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings and More

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The NHL Trade Deadline is looming and things are heating up. This has sparked plenty of NHL rumours, adding to the excitement of the mid-season. As long as NHL rumours remain around, Last Word on Hockey will look to keep fans up to date. Today, we will cover rumours surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit […] READ MORE