2021 Florida Panthers Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Buffalo Sabres, St Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs

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Hello and welcome to a regular Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! Not much has changed around the league in the last few days. Teams are either grinding through the postseason or preparing for an interesting offseason. We are just weeks away from drafts and free agency, so check in with Last Word on Hockey often […] READ MORE



Sam Bennett Suspended One Game For Boarding Blake Coleman

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This morning, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Panthers centre Sam Bennett is suspended one game for boarding the Tampa Bay Lightning‘s Blake Coleman. Florida’s Sam Bennett has been suspended for one game for Boarding Tampa Bay’s Blake Coleman. https://t.co/sQgkaojSGh — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) May 17, 2021 Panthers’ Sam Bennett Suspended One […] READ MORE


Florida Panther’s Sam Bennett Finding a New Home in Sunrise

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Joining the Florida Panthers a few days after the Trade Deadline officially ended, Sam Bennett has turned things around for himself. Originally a fourth overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Bennett hasn’t necessarily lived up to his draft position. While Bennett adds some intangibles that few players do, looking back at his draft […] READ MORE


2020-21 Florida Panthers Make a Series of Moves Prior to Trade Deadline

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Heading into Monday’s Trade Deadline, the 2020-21 Florida Panthers found themselves amid a three-game losing streak. During this time, they have only scored three goals for and allowed 12 goals against. While all teams go through ups and downs throughout a season, the timing of the Panthers’ low is a tad concerning. With less than […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Trade Deadline Options

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With less than three weeks until this season’s trade deadline, the Florida Panthers find themselves in unusual territory. As one of the teams at the top of the standings, the Panthers could see themselves becoming buyers this year. With one of the best teams ever rostered in Sunrise, this may be the perfect year for […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres

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Hello and welcome to a regular Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The trade deadline is only a month or so away and teams are busy planning. Rosters are constantly changing due to injuries and illnesses, which means there could be plenty happening over the next few weeks. Check with Last Word on Hockey frequently for […] READ MORE