Potential 2020-21 New York Rangers Bounce-Back or Break Out Players

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. What are these? These are players that have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams. Whether that’s as someone who […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, and New York Rangers

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Welcome to a double dose of NHL Rumours here on a Wednesday. Things are quite slow on the free-agent market but that will not stop the team here at Last Word on Hockey from bringing you the latest NHL Rumours.  NHL teams continue to take a wait and see approach for next season. With the […] READ MORE


Chris Kreider and the Interesting Season for the New York Rangers

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Chris Kreider has been a mainstay on the New York Rangers‘ forward core since the moment he arrived in the NHL. With the trade of Mats Zuccarello back in early 2019, Kreider also became the longest-tenured Ranger forward. This season he played alongside his good friends, Mika Zibanejad and Pavel Buchnevich. Chris Kreider put up […] READ MORE


Grading NHL Reverse Retro Jerseys: Metropolitan Division

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The National Hockey League through their sponsor Addidas released Reverse Retro Jerseys for all 31 teams. Each jersey is unique in its own way featuring something from a team’s past. Here at the Last Word on Hockey will be looking at all 31 jerseys and grading them by division. First up is the Metropolitan Division. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks

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The off-season continues to drag on, NHL rumours continue to swirl about. We begin looking onward to the upcoming season, whenever that may be. There are lots of moves to be made, both soon and in the future. Today we’ll look at the New York Rangers, the Philadelphia Flyers, and the San Jose Sharks.   […] READ MORE


Brendan Lemieux Re-Signs with New York Rangers

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Brendan Lemieux re-signed with the New York Rangers avoiding arbitration. The deal is for two years, worth $3.1 million with an annual average value of $1.55 million. NYR & Brendan Lemieux have settled at 2x$1.55M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 6, 2020 Brendan Lemieux Stays with the Rangers Lemieux is going into his fourth NHL […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Mark Messier Scores 500th Goal

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We’re normally starting up another hockey season, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is 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 […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Re-Sign Ryan Strome

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The New York Rangers announced they have re-signed forward Ryan Strome. The deal is for two years and has an AAV of $4.5M. By signing the deal, the team and Strome avoid their salary arbitration hearing. 2x$4.5M for Strome — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 5, 2020 Ryan Strome Signed Strome has had an eventful career […] READ MORE


Kevin Shattenkirk Buyout Was a Mistake by the New York Rangers

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On July 31st, 2019, the New York Rangers bought out Kevin Shattenkirk. With the recent acquisitions of Jacob Trouba and Adam Fox, in addition to the emergence of Tony DeAngelo, the right side of the blueline had become crowded. Someone had to go. In the summer of 2017, Shattenkirk was brought in to be a […] READ MORE