Today in Hockey History: Las Vegas Hosts First NHL Outdoor Game

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Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for September 27, featuring the first […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Detroit Red Wings, New York Islanders, Vegas Golden Knights

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Hello and welcome to another Monday edition of NHL rumours! We are only weeks away from the beginning of NHL free agency and teams are busy making advance plans. Continue to check in with Last Word on Hockey as news breaks for the latest updates and analysis. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Detroit Red Wings, […] READ MORE


Victor Hedman Dominates as Tampa Bay Lightning Win Eastern Conference Final

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have taken a 4-2 series victory over the New York Islanders to move onto the Stanley Cup Final. Tampa Bay defenceman Victor Hedman is having a historic run in terms of goal totals by a defenceman. Now the Lightning are moving on to the final round of the playoffs to face […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Adam Pelech Suffers Broken Wrist

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The New York Islanders announced that defenceman Adam Pelech suffered a broken wrist and he will need surgery to repair the injury. Quite the run for the #Isles. This team is well positioned to do some damage next season, and who knows what tricks Lou will pull in the off-season. — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) September […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Coach Scotty Bowman Born

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Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for September 18, featuring Scotty Bowman. […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Win Game 6, Advance to Stanley Cup Final

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The Tampa Bay Lightning are Eastern Conference Champions. After defeating the New York Islanders in six games, the Lightning advance to their first Stanley Cup Final since 2015. They’ll meet the Dallas Stars in the final best-of-seven bout. Tampa won this Game 6 in an overtime thriller after losing Game 5 in OT. Tampa Bay […] READ MORE


Jordan Eberle Keeps New York Islanders Alive in Double Overtime of Game 5

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders have finished Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. It was a close one all the way through with the New York Islanders winning by a score of 2-1 in double overtime. They have forced a Game 6 that will go Thursday night. Jordan Eberle buried the […] READ MORE


Risers and Fallers for the 2020-21 Season

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The 2019-20 NHL season has been a crazy and unprecedented one. But it’s still hockey, and there were some teams that had an incredible season, surprising fans and analysts. And there were some teams that severely underperformed, despite their expectations. Below are some predictions for risers and fallers for the 2020-21 season. Who’s up and […] READ MORE


Brayden Point Return Propels Tampa Bay Lightning To A Game 4 Victory

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In one of the more crucial games of the series, Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final was a defensive battle between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders. Outside of the three goals in 27 seconds in the second period, goals were hard to come by. With the Lightning scoring two goals in […] READ MORE


Lou Lamoriello has won General Manager of the Year

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The Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year award has been awarded to Lou Lamoriello of the New York Islanders. The three nominees were Lamoriello, Jim Nill and Julien Brisebois. 2019-20 marks the eleventh year the award has been handed out. Former league executive Jim Gregory is the award’s namesake. Last year’s winner was Don […] READ MORE