Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Nashville Predators

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Extend Kevin Fiala

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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed key forward Kevin Fiala. This deal will keep the skater in the Twin Cities for next season. Fiala’s new contract is for one year and $5.1 million. The deal avoids arbitration. Elliot Freidmann of Sportsnet was first with the news and the team gave confirmation on their official account. Done […] READ MORE


Mikael Granlund Re-Signed By The Nashville Predators

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The Nashville Predators have re-signed Mikael Granlund to a four-year extension worth  $20 million dollars. The contract carries an annual salary-cap hit of $5 million dollars. Mikael Granlund is returning to the Predators on a four-year, $20 million contract. — Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) July 28, 2021 Nashville Predators Have Re-Signed Mikael Granlund Mikael Granlund re-ups […] READ MORE


2021 Nashville Predators Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. 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 […] READ MORE






Florida Panthers Trade Deadline Options

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With less than three weeks until this season’s trade deadline, the Florida Panthers find themselves in unusual territory. As one of the teams at the top of the standings, the Panthers could see themselves becoming buyers this year. With one of the best teams ever rostered in Sunrise, this may be the perfect year for […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Captain Roman Josi Out Week-to-Week

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Nashville Predators captain Roman Josi is considered week-to-week after suffering an upper-body injury. The news broke in the lead-up to the Predators’ Tuesday night game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Nashville communicated the injury via its PR Twitter account. #Preds Captain Roman Josi is week-to-week with an upper-body injury. The Preds have recalled forwards Mathieu Olivier […] READ MORE