NHL Rumours: Los Angeles Kings, Seattle Kraken, New York Rangers

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After a busy opening day to the free-agent frenzy that saw 72 players signed to new deals and seven trades, a few more NHL rumours were hanging around. The best free-agent left is left-winger Brandon Saad, and the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils are reportedly in talks with Saad. Another talented left-winger available […] READ MORE


Ryan Strome Is An Underappreciated Part Of The New York Rangers

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In 2018, Ryan Strome was traded to the New York Rangers from the Edmonton Oilers for Ryan Spooner. At the time, it was a simple change-of-scenery deal exchanging two struggling centers. Fast-forward a few years and Strome has become a key contributor on the Rangers offence. With many fans claiming that he is “carried by […] READ MORE



Breaking Down The New York Rangers Struggles on Offence

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The New York Rangers have had an unexpectedly slow start to the regular season, but not in the departments most expected. While their team defence has improved drastically from last season, the goal-scoring has taken a step down. Less contribution from their top scorers and defencemen along with less shooting luck has led to a […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Must Demote Ryan Strome From Second Line

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“Tomorrow” can be an abstract term. For the New York Rangers, it has been for the past several years. But in 2021, “tomorrow” has arrived. The goal of assembling a core composed of top prospects is complete. Logic would say that these said players need big minutes and roles to flourish. In David Quinn’s world, […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 New York Rangers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


The Case for Separating the New York Rangers KZB Line

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Centred by Mika Zibanejad with Chris Kreider on the left and Pavel Buchnevich on the right, the “KZB” trio has been the top line of the New York Rangers for multiple seasons. While split up occasionally, they have been the mainstay starting forward line for the Rangers since 2017. Throughout the process, they developed chemistry […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Re-Sign Ryan Strome

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The New York Rangers announced they have re-signed forward Ryan Strome. The deal is for two years and has an AAV of $4.5M. By signing the deal, the team and Strome avoid their salary arbitration hearing. 2x$4.5M for Strome — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 5, 2020 Ryan Strome Signed Strome has had an eventful career […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers

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Hello and welcome to another Monday edition of NHL Rumours! The offseason has slowed down considerably but that doesn’t mean teams have stopped planning for 2020-21. There are still free agents worth signing and salary commitments to balance. More will happen between now and the beginning of the coming season. Today’s NHL rumours feature the […] READ MORE