Mr. Shark: Patrick Marleau To Set All-Time Games Played Record

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There’s no other way to state it: Patrick Marleau is the epitome of dependability and durability at the NHL level. Ahead of Marleau’s record-breaking 1,768th regular-season game Monday night against the Vegas Golden Knights, much has been made on social media about the significance and pure incredibility of his feat. There’s a crazy stat for […] READ MORE


The Last Word on Hockey Show – NHL Trade Deadline Special

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The Last Word on Hockey Show is back on the MAD Radio Network and North East Streaming Sports with an NHL Trade Deadline special. Your host Jim Biringer from lastwordonhockey.com was joined by Carter Bentivenga of the 2-on-0 Hockey Show and Jamie Jamie Pagliei (The Philly Sports Guy) to discuss the NHL Trade Deadline. They […] READ MORE


Are the Pittsburgh Penguins a Contender?

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For a while, it looked as if the Pittsburgh Penguins had turned a corner. Contending for a sixth Stanley Cup seemed once again more than a pipe dream. Evgeni Malkin and Kasperi Kapanen appeared to be a match made in heaven. The top line was nothing short of dominant night in and night out. Tristan […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers’ Travis Konecny’s Slump is Highly Alarming

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The case of Travis Konecny’s slump is a confusing one. After playing exceptionally during the 2019-20 regular season, he abruptly stopped producing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Back then, his odd downturn was dismissable in the wake of the stellar season he’d had beforehand. But now, as Konecny continues to underperform, his slow stretch has […] READ MORE


Top Depth Forwards to Start the 2021 NHL Season

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A good hockey team has balance among four forward lines. A team that relies on one particular line will not find much success. Depth is one of the most important factors to a team’s forward core. Bottom-six forwards normally penalty kill, block shots, and get pucks deep. Depth players can also bring a more physical […] READ MORE



Florida Panthers Receiving Huge Impact from Patric Hornqvist

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When new General Manager Bill Zito first stepped in to the Florida Panthers organization, he immediately got to work. Within his first month of service, he already made some major moves. Named to the GM role on September 2nd, Zito completed his first blockbuster deal a mere 22 days later. The move shipped forward Colton […] READ MORE



NHL Predictions for February 16th – Early Games

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions, February 16th edition! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. There are three games on the NHL slate for Tuesday, February 16th. Make sure to check out today’s late game predictions as well. NHL Predictions Buffalo Sabres […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions For February 14th

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions, February 14th edition! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. There are only two games on the NHL slate for Sunday, February 14th. The New York Rangers versus Philadelphia Flyers has been postponed. Be sure to look […] READ MORE