Mikhail Sergachev Re-signs with the Tampa Bay Lightning

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Mikhail Sergachev to a three-year contract worth $14.4 million with an annual average value of $4.8 million per season. The contract will carry him through the end 2022-23 season. Mikhail Sergachev gets a three-year deal with #TBLightning carrying a $4.8M AAV. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) November […] READ MORE


Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Mark Messier

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Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Mark Messier ended up with the Edmonton Oilers. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Mark Messier This […] READ MORE


Potential 2020-21 Nashville Predators 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


Why Artem Anisimov Might Not Have a Spot With the Ottawa Senators

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The Ottawa Senators had a very busy offseason this year. With many new names and faces entering the organization. Names such as Evgenii Dadonov, Tim Stutzle, Alex Galchenyuk and more. However, with these new names, that means others may find themselves without a spot. Artem Anisimov very well could be one of those players. Artem […] 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


2020-21 Montreal Canadiens Are Much Improved Team

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The 2020-21 Montreal Canadiens made some significant roster changes and look to be a much-improved team. They intend to be very competitive this upcoming season (if there is a season). So, let’s examine the changes the Habs made to put them into such a lofty atmosphere. 2021 Montreal Canadiens Will be a Team to Reckon […] READ MORE


Vladislav Namestnikov Is Not the Detroit Red Wings Answer at Second Line Centre

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Over a month ago, the Detroit Red Wings signed forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year deal on the opening day of free agency. Due to Detroit’s lacking forward depth, many expected the versatile forward to step in as the team’s second-line centre for the 2020-21 season behind Dylan Larkin. Not only will Namestnikov fail to be Detroit’s […] READ MORE


Kendall Coyne Schofield Hired by Chicago Blackhawks

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The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Kendall Coyne Schofield as a player development coach, the team announced Monday morning. Kendall Coyne Schofield joins the #Blackhawks as the organization’s first-ever female Player Development Coach. RELEASE: https://t.co/tpcKjaQTKq pic.twitter.com/bDtNssuAj8 — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) November 23, 2020 Blackhawks Hire Kendall Coyne Schofield Kendall Coyne Schofield is a pioneer of women’s […] READ MORE


Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy

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Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Patrick Roy ended up with the Montreal Canadiens. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy The […] READ MORE


Potential 2020-21 Minnesota Wild Bounce-Back or Breakout Candidates

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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. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE