Calgary Flames Sign Nikita Zadorov To One-Year Deal

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The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free agent defenceman Nikita Zadorov to a one-year, $3.75 million contract. The contract avoids the arbitration hearing which was set for August 26. Big Z: inked! The #Flames have signed @zadorov61 to a one-year deal: https://t.co/aTUIwdp1kI pic.twitter.com/g6zYUMeNdA — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) August 20, 2021 Nikita Zadorov Signs With Calgary […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes

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Welcome to another edition of NHL rumours. It might be the dog days of the NHL offseason, but there are still some rumours to explore! However, there are no Arizona Coyotes rumours, so maybe it isn’t really the dog days of summer. NHL Rumours St. Louis Blues Rumour: Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic speculates that […] READ MORE


Trevor Lewis Signs With Calgary Flames

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Forward Trevor Lewis has found a home for the 2021-22 season. The veteran has signed a one-year deal with the Calgary Flames. The contract will carry a cap hit of $800 thousand for the season. Elliotte Friedman broke the signing news Wednesday afternoon. Trevor Lewis to Flames, 1 year, $800K — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July […] READ MORE


Report: Chicago Blackhawks Trade Nikita Zadorov to Calgary

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The Chicago Blackhawks have traded bruising defender Nikita Zadorov as the trade deadline approaches Monday afternoon. This move comes as Chicago fights for a spot in the Central Division playoff race. The return from the Calgary Flames is a 2022 third-round pick owned by Toronto. Elliotte Friedman reported the trade Wednesday morning. Looks like it’s […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Arizona Coyotes, Anaheim Ducks, Chicago Blackhawks

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We’re only two days away from the opening of NHL free agency, and the rumours are coming in rapidly. NHL insiders are as busy as Quebec Nordiques goaltender Ron Tugnutt when he faced 73 shots from the Boston Bruins in 1991. If Tugnutt was playing today, there might be two teams looking at him. Instead, […] READ MORE



2021 Chicago Blackhawks Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE




How Does Nikita Zadorov Fit in With the Chicago Blackhawks

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One of the newest faces of the Chicago Blackhawks this season has found himself in a weird spot this summer. Pending restricted free agent Nikita Zadorov could see an early exit from his current team this summer. With the Seattle expansion draft, another season of flat salary, and more youth coming up could spoil his […] READ MORE