Potential 2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins Bounce Back or Breakout Players

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE


Is Pittsburgh Penguins Ownership Starting to Send a Message?

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With falling temperatures around Pittsburgh, that usually means hockey season is here. With the coronavirus pandemic spiking again, however, there’s no knowing when the next season will begin. The Penguins have made just about all of their moves during this crazy offseason, though some of them have come out of left field. On October 26th, […] READ MORE


Grading NHL Reverse Retro Jerseys: Metropolitan Division

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The National Hockey League through their sponsor Addidas released Reverse Retro Jerseys for all 31 teams. Each jersey is unique in its own way featuring something from a team’s past. Here at the Last Word on Hockey will be looking at all 31 jerseys and grading them by division. First up is the Metropolitan Division. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings

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We’re into the month of November, but we still have plenty of NHL Rumours. Teams are trying to figure out what to do with salary cap space for this season and beyond. Some teams are even looking down the road a few years. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins and […] READ MORE


Trevor Daley Retires From NHL

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16-year veteran defenceman Trevor Daley announced his retirement from the NHL today. His last season with the Detroit Red Wings was his first without scoring a goal, and his worst all-around possession game. Over 43 games, Daley managed just seven assists with a 41 percent Corsi and 40.8 percent Fenwick. He had some bad luck […] READ MORE


Cody Ceci Signs With the Pittsburgh Penguins

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Cody Ceci has found a home for the 2020-21 season. The 26-year-old is coming off his worst offensive season with a subpar defence on top of it but he has a chance to correct things. The deal is for one season at a cap hit of $1.25 million. The Pittsburgh Penguins hope he has more […] READ MORE


Report: Justin Schultz Signs Deal with Washington Capitals

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The Washington Capitals have signed free agent defenseman Justin Schultz to a two-year contract according to Darren Dreger of TSN. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. The deal carries a cap hit of four million dollars per season. Which makes it an eight million total. Hearing Justin Schultz has agreed to a 2 […] READ MORE


Jack Johnson Signs with the New York Rangers

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It was announced today that veteran defenceman Jack Johnson has signed a contract with the New York Rangers. Johnson was recently bought out by the Pittsburgh Penguins. However, clearly, both sides feel he has more to give. The deal is one-year for one million dollars. Jack Johnson agreement with the NYR when complete, expected to […] READ MORE


Mark Jankowski Signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

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Mark Jankowski has signed a one-year deal worth $700,000 with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. This deal will carry him through the 2020–21 season. One year at $700,000. https://t.co/rd7laNBR3j — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 9, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Mark Jankowski Jankowski was a fourth-line centre on the Calgary Flames, and was not too impactful […] READ MORE


Evan Rodrigues Reunites with Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are reuniting with Evan Rodrigues. The team traded him away during the NHL playoffs; apart of the deal that brought Kasperi Kapanen back to Pittsburgh. But despite acquiring him, the Toronto Maple Leafs did not extend a qualifying offer to the restricted-free agents Rodrigues. This made him an unrestricted free agent, opening […] READ MORE