Florida Panthers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Second Round Series Preview

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This is the matchup that the Florida Panthers have been wanting. The Battle of Florida. Florida’s road back to the Stanley Cup will go through their rival, the two-time defending champions Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning are coming off a hard-fought first-round victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs and look as deadly as ever. Last […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Update Sidney Crosby Status

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Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan announced Thursday that star centre Sidney Crosby would be evaluated for an upper-body injury. Crosby’s status for game six of the Penguins’ first-round series against the New York Rangers Friday has become uncertain. Coach Sullivan on Crosby’s status: “Sid will be evaluated when he goes back to Pittsburgh with […] READ MORE




Kyle Clifford To Have Hearing For Hit In Game 1

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During Game 1 of the first-round matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Lightning, Leafs forward Kyle Clifford received a five-minute major and game misconduct for boarding Lightning forward Ross Colton. Although Toronto went on to blank Tampa Bay 5-0, that hit clouded the rest of the game. The NHL Player Safety announced that […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions: April 20th with Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […] READ MORE


How Likely a Canucks Playoff Spot Actually Is

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Okay, Vancouver Canucks fans. Let’s get serious. Is a Canucks playoff spot a real possibility or a pipe dream? Just how catchable are the teams ahead of them? Vancouver Canucks Playoff Spot Is Possible First, the bad news: there are a lot of teams ahead of the Canucks. Vancouver has to bump five different teams […] READ MORE