Carolina Hurricanes Best and Worst Free Agent Signings

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Sign Prospect Shane Wright to ELC

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The Seattle Kraken have signed their first pick, fourth overall, from the 2022 draft, centre Shane Wright to a rookie entry-level contract. WRIGHT 👏 ON 👏 SCHEDULE. We’ve signed 2022 first-round draft pick @shane_wright51 to an entry-level deal! pic.twitter.com/i89UYH1hWK — Seattle Kraken (@SeattleKraken) July 13, 2022 Shane Wright Signs With the Seattle Kraken The Seattle […] READ MORE


NHL Draft Stories: Happy Accidents

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The NHL Draft is just under a few weeks away. The draft always provides plenty of drama and intrigue amongst fans and media. This has been true since its inception. While people tend to get excited about trades and prospects, there are other moments that leave people scratching their heads. For this edition, we take […] READ MORE




Three Seattle Kraken Trades Before the Deadline

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Well, 2022-23 slipped away from the Seattle Kraken early. They struggled out of the gate, which made sense given the newness of the squad and lack of chemistry between teammates. However, results never came this year. Now, they face a fast-approaching trade deadline with a roster full of pending UFAs. General Manager Ron Francis will […] READ MORE