St Louis Blues Best and Worst Free Agent Signings

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how teams have boosted […] READ MORE


Paul Stastny Contract Signed, Moves Cities Again

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The Carolina Hurricanes have signed a Paul Stastny contract. The unrestricted free agent signs a one-year contract worth $1.5 million. This contract carries him through the 2o22-23 season. $1.5M https://t.co/W38rYvtL2l — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 23, 2022 UFA Paul Stastny Contract Over his 16-year NHL career, Stastny played for the Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, […] READ MORE


A Pierre-Luc Dubois Deal Is a Must for Winnipeg Jets

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It’s no secret this is going to be an off-season of change for the Winnipeg Jets. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff got an extension and the team must decide the direction it’s going. Winnipeg has been interviewing head coach candidates like Barry Trotz. However, the next big pressing matter is a new Pierre-Luc Dubois deal. The […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey Final Week Waiver Wire Adds

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This is it! The last of the season. As discussed in my recent article about fantasy hockey playoff strategy, the playoffs are a time to be ruthless in terms of adding and dropping players. That’s never been truer in the final week of the regular season. If you still have moves to make in your […] READ MORE


Three Colorado Avalanche Trades Before The Deadline

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Last year, the Colorado Avalanche made a handful of trades prior to the 2021 trade deadline. Those moves focused primarily on the edges of their roster. They acquired Devan Dubnyk for goaltending depth behind then-starter Philipp Grubauer. Colorado also acquired a pair of former Avs in Carl Soderberg and Patrick Nemeth. Each of those names […] READ MORE


Three Winnipeg Jets Trades Before the Deadline

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High expectations and middling results have led to the Winnipeg Jets being at risk of missing the playoffs. And after four years of sliding downhill from the high of 2017-18, it might be time to start over. The obvious Winnipeg Jets trades are leading off, but then it gets interesting. Winnipeg Jets Trades: New Shoes […] READ MORE


Three St. Louis Blues Trades Before the Deadline

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The 2022 NHL trade deadline is approaching fast. For the St. Louis Blues, they are sitting pretty near the top of the Central Division. Barring a major collapse or multiple teams getting hot, they are a lock for the playoffs. But that’s not their end goal. They would love to lift Lord Stanley’s Cup for […] READ MORE