Kyle Connor, Nate Schmidt Out Multiple Days Due To COVID

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The Winnipeg Jets lose two key players at a crucial time due to COVID. Kyle Connor has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss a minimum of three games. In addition, Nate Schmidt also entered the NHL’s COVID protocol. The Jets currently sit in sixth place in the Central Division. Kyle Connor and Nate Schmidt […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Defencemen Impacting Offensive Play

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The Winnipeg Jets start the season off with a 3-2-1 record in six games played, currently on a three-game win streak. The Jets are averaging four goals per game coming from a variety of players. Without two of their biggest stars in Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler due to being on Covid-19 protocol, they are […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Winnipeg Jets

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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 […] READ MORE


Report: Nate Schmidt Traded to Winnipeg Jets by Vancouver Canucks

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After just a single season with the Vancouver Canucks, 2021 sees Nate Schmidt traded again, this time to the Winnipeg Jets. The Canucks grabbed him from the Vegas Golden Knights in return for just a third-round pick in 2022. That’s one heck of a deal, as Vegas was in pursuit of Alex Pietrangelo and was […] READ MORE





Vancouver Canucks Jim Benning Tenure – Year Seven (So Far)

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The Jim Benning tenure with the Vancouver Canucks has had – to be generous – ups and downs. Inarguably the highest point on the ice was the 2019-20’s Stanley Cup Playoff run in Edmonton. The lowest? Despite the cries of some fans, that’s likely already passed. The standing caveat is “likely” because no one actually […] READ MORE


The New Player the Vancouver Canucks Need Most

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After an off-season filled with roster upheaval, which new arrival do the Vancouver Canucks need most? A quarter-way through the season and a rocky start, we have a sample size to study. Things can change of course, and Canucks fans hope they do! But for now, here’s who’s made themselves an integral part of their […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Vancouver Canucks

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, 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 […] READ MORE