Top 10 Defencemen of NHL Free Agency

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NHL free agency is fast approaching. Teams can start signing and talking to players at noon EST on July 28. With the flat salary cap still in play, signing players to lucrative deals could be a thing of the past in the post-covid salary cap era. Aside from the need to manage one’s cap space […] READ MORE




Dallas Stars Claim Sami Vatanen on Waivers

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The Dallas Stars have claimed defenceman Sami Vatanen from waivers. Vatanen had spent this season with the New Jersey Devils. The Stars picked up Sami Vatanen on waivers. Right-handed defenseman most recently in New Jersey. — Matthew DeFranks (@MDeFranks) April 12, 2021   Stars Claim Defenceman Sami Vatanen Off Waivers The Dallas Stars bolster their […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Vancouver Canucks, Jim Rutherford

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Hello and welcome to a regular Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The season marches on as teams grapple with injuries and the pandemic. It’s hard to believe that the 2020-21 campaign is almost half over for some squads, but that is the reality at this point. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the best […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils Ty Smith is a Player to Watch

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New Jersey Devils Ty Smith has finally made the NHL. The 20-year-old defenceman from Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, was picked 17th overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. After two seasons with the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs, he has cracked the NHL roster. The long-awaited debut of Smith has lead to an array of praise from NHL media and […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils Announce Kyle Palmieri On COVID Protocol List

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Prior to the game against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday afternoon, the New Jersey Devils announced forward Kyle Palmieri was a scratch. Just minutes before puck drop, the team his absence from today’s game was a COVID-related absence. #NEWS: Following protocols, RW Kyle Palmieri will not play today due to a Covid-related absence. pic.twitter.com/3cE03PgyyB — […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils Have Signed Defenceman Sami Vatanen

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The New Jersey Devils and Sami Vatanen have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, worth $2 million. Hearing from multiple sources Sami Vatanen, 29, has signed with his former team the New Jersey Devils. — Scott Burnside (@OvertimeScottB) January 7, 2021 Sami Vatanen Signs with the Devils Vatanen has played for three teams in […] READ MORE