Washington Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette as Head Coach

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The Washington Capitals have hired former Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette. The Capitals signed the veteran coach to a three-year deal this morning. Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette After firing former head coach Todd Reirden in late August, the Capitals have been looking for their next bench boss to keep the team’s playoff hopes alive. Laviolette […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Arizona Coyotes, Washington Capitals, Vegas Golden Knights

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It’s time for another edition of NHL Rumours at Last Word on Hockey. There’s plenty of work to do with the league having a short off-season. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Arizona Coyotes, Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights. All NHL rumours are taken from the original source and subject to change. NHL Rumours […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Washington Capitals, and Carolina Hurricanes

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Things are picking up here at Last Word on Hockey as we are back with our regular Tuesday schedule for NHL Rumours. The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue to roll on as we inch closer to the Conference Finals. While there continues to be play on the ice, the action off the ice is heating. In […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Head Coach Rick Tocchet Has Precarious Future

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  When the average hockey fan analyzes the job performance of the Arizona Coyotes‘ head coach Rick Tocchet, it’s a mixed bag. His overall record behind the Coyotes’ bench is less than impressive. He’s gone 101-105-28 which is a less than sparkling .491 points percentage. During his three-year stint in the desert, he has only […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Vancouver Canucks Make Rick Ley Coach

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Hockey is finally 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 August 10th, featuring Rick Ley. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: San Jose Sharks, Arizona Coyotes, Seattle Kraken

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We’re getting closer to hockey returning, but we still have plenty of NHL rumours for you. The play-in round and round robin tournaments are less than a week away. However, teams that didn’t make it and even the newly-named Seattle Kraken are involved in rumours. Today’s edition is a Pacific Division-oriented one with plenty of […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils Name Lindy Ruff As Head Coach And Tom Fitzgerald As GM

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The New Jersey Devils announced they have hired Lindy Ruff as their new head coach. In addition, removed the interim tag from Tom Fitzgerald promoting him to the full-time general manager as well as the Executive Vice President. **Breaking News** As per what I’m told ; @NJDevils to name Lindy Ruff as their new Head […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils and CBA Talks

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We are inching closer and closer to the resumption of the NHL season. Only a few more weeks before training camps start. As things to ramp up on the ice, the NHL rumours continue to swirl off the ice. The team here at the Last Word On Hockey will keep fans up to date on the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers

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With each passing day the NHL inches closer to returning. While there is still some time before training camps start, you know things are inching closer when the rumours are starting to pick up. The team here at the Last Word On Hockey will keep fans up to date on the latest NHL rumours and rumblings […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks, and Detroit Red Wings

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It has been a busy week for the NHL with Phase 2 getting underway. With players returning to the rink, hockey is inching closer and closer to returning. But it is still a month or two away. However, the rumour mill continues to buzz and the team at Last Word on Hockey is keeping fans […] READ MORE