Calgary Flames Sign Nikita Nesterov

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The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Nikita Nesterov. The veteran blueliner has been in Russia for the past several years, but he is returning to North America. The deal is for one year at the league minimum of $700,000. The team announced the signing late Friday afternoon. Another ✍️ The #Flames have signed defenceman Nikita […] READ MORE




NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, More

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It’s time once again for another edition of NHL rumours. Teams are trying to make moves to clear salary-cap space or find players a new spot. Some are trying to bolster lineups for this year and looking forward to the future. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, and Anaheim Ducks.  […] READ MORE


Nikita Nesterov Headed Back to the KHL

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According to his agent, defenceman Nikita Nesterov has opted to return to the KHL. The defencemen became an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, following the Montreal Canadiens deciding not to give him a qualifying offer. Agent Dan Milstein says defenseman Nikita Nesterov, who had 2 NHL possibilities, will sign back home in the KHL. — […] READ MORE


Top 10 UFA NHL Defencemen

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The NHL’s 2017 UFA defencemen class is relatively weak this year. While a few big names might hit the market, most are older, bottom four d-men. In fact, it’s likely a few of the top defenders entering free agency will retire instead of going into next year. Still despite the age, many players could still […] READ MORE


OTPP: NHL All-Star Game, Jack Capuano Fired, Trades and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Power Play with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. The boys are back and looking at the news from […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Preparing For Busy Trade Deadline

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The Montreal Canadiens are a unique team this year. The Habs separated themselves early in the season, but since the beginning of December the team has slowed down. Montreal still sits first place in the Atlantic Division, but clearly still needs to improve to be successful in the playoffs. The Habs still need some additional […] READ MORE



Tampa Bay Lightning Re-sign Nikita Nesterov

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The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Nikita Nesterov today. The one-year, $725,000 deal only brings one of the two Nikita’s that were awaiting contract from Tampa Bay back to the squad. Nesterov took a small pay cut from his $792,500 salary last season. The previous deal was a two-way contract, but his new […] READ MORE