NHL Rumours: Capitals’ Coach New Contract on the Horizon

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The Washington Capitals will have some free agents to tie down this summer, with almost all of the defence needing a new deal. Another key member of the Capitals, head coach Peter Laviolette, will also see his contract expire at the end of this season. As always with contracts, it remains to be seen what […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Regular Season Roundup

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At one point this season, the 2022 Washington Capitals looked like a team destined to win its second Stanley Cup in four years; and Alex Ovechkin was the overwhelming leader to take home his fourth Hart Trophy as league MVP. At another point this season, that same Capitals team looked like a team that quite […] READ MORE



Today in Hockey History: Los Angeles Kings Wayne Gretzky 2nd in Points

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https://lastwordonsports.com/hockey/category/wild/Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be closing in on the mid-way point of the regular season, however, we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is 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 […] READ MORE



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




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