Ryan Donato Signs with the Seattle Kraken

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When Ryan Donato was left unprotected in the expansion draft, and then not given a qualifying offer by the San Jose Sharks, he became an obvious target. Not just for the Seattle Kraken, of course. Any team interested in a young centre with good possession numbers who can produce with limited ice time was interested. […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Pacific Division

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With the expansion draft protection lists submitted, the players on the block for the Seattle Kraken have been decided. Now in the lead-up to their inaugural draft, the Last Word on Hockey team are proposing their ideal selection from each team. As part of this exercise, salary cap and roster make-up have been incorporated into […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Timo Meier Suffers Lower Body Injury

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San Jose Sharks forward Timo Meier is considered day-to-day after suffering a lower-body injury. The news was announced in the run-up to the Sharks Saturday night game against the Vegas Golden Knights. The team tweeted out the injury via its PR account. Timo Meier is out for tonight's game against Vegas with a lower-body injury. […] READ MORE


Potential 2020-21 San Jose Sharks Bounce Back or Break Out 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


San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson Reaches A Fork in the Road

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The author of famous quotes, Yogi Berra, is reported to have said, “when you come to a fork in the road, take, it.” It’s not terribly useful advice for most people, but I suspect the San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson, the team’s general manager, can relate. His Sharks are at a fork in the road. […] READ MORE


The Additions and Departures from the Minnesota Wild Roster

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On October 9, teams and players alike flocked to their phones to forge a path to the future. Whether they sought long-term homes or bet on themselves to succeed, free agents across the NHL negotiated new contracts to find future homes with new teams. Despite the chaos of the first day, Wild general manager Bill […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Trade Ryan Donato

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The Minnesota Wild have traded forward Ryan Donato to the San Jose Sharks. Donato is still under contract through 2020-21 but will play the final year of his current deal in a new location. Minnesota will receive a third-round pick for the 2021 Draft in exchange. Wild and Sharks are expected to announce a Ryan […] READ MORE