Throwing Haymakers Podcast – Western Conference Qualifier Predictions, Seattle Kraken

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The Throwing Haymakers Podcast is a new venture by Last Word on Hockey writers Mathieu Sheridan, Brandon Higley-Blair, and Josh Erickson. Discussing everything from playoffs to podcasts, Throwing Haymakers provides a fresh, new view on the current state of hockey. Throwing Haymakers Podcast: Episode 2 LISTEN TO PODCAST HERE For Episode 2, Brandon, Josh, and Mat break down […] READ MORE


NHL Seattle Announces Kraken as Team Name

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We have a 32nd NHL nickname. NHL Seattle has announced they will be known as the Seattle Kraken from this point forward. The chosen name ultimately won out over options such as the Metropolitans, Renegades, Totems, and Sockeyes. The team announced the final decision on Thursday. A legend from the deep awakens. Meet the Seattle […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Could Move on From Carey Price

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January 7th, 2018 is the day that Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin first mentioned the word reset when talking about his team. At the time, the Habs were doing poorly. This statement was telling the fans that he wasn’t going to blow up the entire team. Instead, Bergevin was going to make the team […] READ MORE


Predicting the Chicago Blackhawks Protected Roster

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Almost three years ago the sports world witnessed history as they watched the first professional sports team in Las Vegas make their picks in the 2017 expansion draft. That same roster, give or take some trades, went on to the Stanley Cup Final the next season against the Washington Capitals. Next summer the NHL’s 32nd […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Seattle, and 2020-21 Season

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The season may be on pause, but the NHL Rumours aren’t! Last Word On Hockey is dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest chatter around the rink. Come take a break from the outside world and dive headfirst into some rumours. Today we’re talking about the Chicago Blackhawks, the growing anticipation surrounding […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Anaheim Ducks, New Jersey Devils, Seattle

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Another Thursday means another publication of Last Word on Hockey’s NHL Rumours series. Every day, our team of writers push out pieces breaking down rumblings reported by some of the NHL’s top insiders. Today’s edition deals with salary cap economics, struggling teams looking to sell off assets, and an expansion franchise possibly benefitting from the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets, Vancouver Canucks

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Welcome to Monday’s edition of NHL Rumours. Trade and extension talks continue to swirl as the league approaches its trade deadline. Last Word on Hockey remains committed to bringing you the best analysis of the most current rumours. Today we explore the latest NHL rumours with the Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Vancouver Canucks. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Mike Babcock

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It’s time for some more NHL Rumours and teams are figuring out how their season will go. Some teams are moving pieces around to make a run while some are trying to save their season. General managers have to think long and hard about their present and their future. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New York Rangers, Dallas Stars, Seattle Hockey

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The NHL season is now underway and there have been plenty of surprises thus far. This has sparked plenty of NHL rumours, adding to the excitement of the early-season. As long as NHL rumours remain around, Last Word on Hockey will look to keep fans up to date. Today, we’ll cover rumours surrounding the New […] READ MORE


Seattle Hires Cammi Granato as First Female Pro Scout

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The impending Seattle NHL franchise has made history by hiring Hall of Famer Cammi Granato as the first female pro scout. She is one of five scouts named by the team on Wednesday. Other names added to the staff were former NHLers Ulf Samuelsson, Stu Barnes, veteran scout Dave Hunter and onetime juniors head coach […] READ MORE