Today in Hockey History: Detroit Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk Born

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Training camps are back, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for July 20th, featuring Pavel Datsyuk. […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Quebec Nordiques Peter Forsberg Wins Calder

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During the NHL’s hiatus, we at Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for July 6th, featuring Peter Forsberg. Today in […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Philadelphia Flyers Acquire Eric Lindros

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During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for June 30th, featuring Eric Lindros. Today […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Quebec Nordiques Take Eric Lindros

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During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for June 22nd, featuring Eric Lindros. Today […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne Win Stanley Cup

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During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for June 6th, featuring Teemu Selanne. Today […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Bill Barilko Wins Stanley Cup for Toronto Maple Leafs

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During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for April 21st, featuring Bill Barilko. Today […] READ MORE


NHL What If… Eric Lindros Trade

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NHL What-If is a series that looks at big moments in NHL history and wonders what might have happened had things played out slightly differently. The series is a focus on moments that impacted major games and franchises. The final moment to be examined is the Eric Lindros trade. NHL What If… Eric Lindros Trade […] READ MORE


IIHF Overtime Rules Tweaked for 2019 Event

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The IIHF overtime rules will be changing for the upcoming World Championships this May in Slovakia. Hockey’s international organizing body announced the changes on Thursday morning. SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME! At the 2019 #IIHFWorlds in Slovakia, a tied gold medal game would for the first time be decided in sudden death, 3-on-3 overtime, no shootout. https://t.co/6URm74mdWo […] READ MORE


Milan Hejduk’s Jersey Retired By The Colorado Avalanche

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Saturday night, the Colorado Avalanche retired Milan Hejduk‘s jersey completing one of the greatest lines in hockey history. He joins Joe Sakic (19), Peter Forsberg (21), Patrick Roy (33), Adam Foote (52), and Ray Bourque (77) who have their numbers in the rafters. Whether you agree with Bourque having his jersey retired or not there […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Trade History: Best and Worst Trades of All-Time

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The History of Trade is a mini series going through each team’s best and worst trades of all time. Each team has their own history and some may cross over, but the series will try to stick to each team. This article will focus on the Colorado Avalanche trade history, finding the best and worst […] READ MORE