Why the NHL Draft Lottery Format is a Mistake

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Gary Bettman announced on Tuesday that the NHL Draft Lottery will take place on June 26th. It will feature the seven teams that are not coming back for the playoffs. However, it will also feature eight spots for the eliminated teams from the play-in bracket. This is pretty confusing. If one of the mystery teams […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


Mikkel Boedker Signs With HC Lugano for the 2020-21 Season

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After 12 years in the National Hockey League, the Danish forward and former Ottawa Senator Mikkel Boedker will be heading over to Europe for the 2020-21 season. HC Lugano, a team located in Switerzland, has signed Boedker to play in the Swiss National League for the next season. #Sens forward Mikkel Boedker, who was a […] READ MORE


Ales Hemsky Announces Retirement

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NHL veteran Ales Hemsky announced his retirement from professional hockey. The 36-year old last played an NHL game in 2017-18 when he suited up for the Montreal Canadiens. The news was announced Friday morning. With Ales Hemsky announcing his retirement from pro hockey, we want to extend well wishes & a big congrats on a […] READ MORE


MnM Hockey Podcast – Brendan Leipsic and Top Five Worst Teams to Take Over

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Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. Sit back, listen, […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Biggest Draft Boom and Bust since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


Artem Zub Signs With the Ottawa Senators

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The Ottawa Senators announced that they have signed defenceman Artem Zub to a one-year entry-level contract. The deal will commence at the start of the 2020-21 season. The Senators announced the deal on May 1st. Ottawa Senators Ink Artem Zub News Release: The #Sens have signed defenceman Artem Zub to a one-year, entry-level contract: https://t.co/WgFwRLMCWn pic.twitter.com/lJRyv7ejp9 — Ottawa Senators […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators Hire Anthony LeBlanc as President of Business Operations

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The Ottawa Senators have announced the hiring of Anthony LeBlanc as President of Business Operations today. LeBlanc replaces Jim Little in the role after the latter was relieved of his duties, six weeks ago. Anthony LeBlanc Becomes President of Business Ops LeBlanc, an Ottawa resident, has been a sales and marketing executive for the past […] READ MORE


NHL Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the NHL Team of the Decade lineup. NHL Decade Team The NHL has […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators Sign Kevin Mandolese

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The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Kevin Mandolese to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal will take Mandolese through 2022-23. The team announced the move early Monday afternoon. News Release: The #Sens have signed @CBEHockey goaltender Kevin Mandolese to a three-year, entry level contract: https://t.co/i5pSczeeun pic.twitter.com/8nF63cwkyr — Sens Communications (@Media_Sens) April 13, 2020 Senators Sign […] READ MORE