NHL Rumours: Olympics, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs

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It’s time for another edition of NHL rumours to start the work week. We’re getting close to the Jan. 10 Olympic deadline and some hard decisions will have to be made. Teams in the NHL are already thinking ahead to the trade deadline next season. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Olympic protocols, Boston Bruins […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Extend Mikko Lehtonen

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have extended defenceman Mikko Lehtonen through the 2021-22 season. His cap hit will be $900,000. The Jackets have not spent much on external players this summer, but they have managed to retain many of their internal options for the future. The team announced the extension Friday afternoon. NEWS: #CBJ have signed […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Mikko Lehtonen to Columbus Blue Jackets

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Defeceman Mikko Lehtonen has been traded from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Columbus Blue Jackets for goaltender Veini Vehvilainen. This sudden trade was released mid afternoon on Friday. TRADE: #CBJ have acquired defenseman Mikko Lehtonen from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for goaltender Veini Vehvilainen. Lehtonen, 27, made his #NHL debut this season, […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Jake Muzzin Out With Facial Injury

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The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that defenceman Jake Muzzin is sidelined with a broken bone is his face. Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe made the announcement on Monday to the media. Zach Hyman and Joe Thornton are also day-to-day with various ailments. Sheldon Keefe on #Leafs lineup changes: Hyman out (day-to-day), Jake Muzzin out (broken […] READ MORE




Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Mikko Lehtonen

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The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Monday morning they signed free-agent defenceman Mikko Lehtonen to a one-year deal entry-level deal. The value has not been disclosed but the contract does not include any performance bonuses. Welcome to Leafs Nation, Mikko! The Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Mikko Lehtonen to a one-year entry level contract. #LeafsForever […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Edmonton Oilers, Carolina Hurricanes, Montreal Canadiens

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Hello and welcome to a Monday edition of NHL Rumours. Hockey remains on hiatus but news continues to trickle in from around the world. Last Word on Hockey will keep bringing you the best news and analysis from across the hockey universe each day. Today’s NHL Rumours feature the Edmonton Oilers, Carolina Hurricanes and Montreal […] READ MORE