NHL Draft Stories: Odds and Ends

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The NHL Draft is 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. Recently we looked at the biggest draft-day […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks AHL Affiliate Suspends Krystof Hrabik For 30 Games

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The San Jose Sharks AHL affiliate, San Jose Barracuda, has suspended player Krystof Hrabik. The forward also received a 30 game suspension from the AHL due to his racist actions toward Tuscon Roadrunners forward Boko Imama. Hrabik reportedly made monkey-like movements toward Imama, a Black player. San Jose's Krystof Hrabik has been suspended 30 games […] READ MORE




Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 San Jose Sharks

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Sign 2021 First Round Pick William Eklund

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William Eklund signed his entry-level contract with the San Jose Sharks on Sunday. Eklund was the seventh overall pick in this year’s draft. Signed to Entry-Level Contract William Eklund (LW) | SJS#SJSharkshttps://t.co/Z2PhigY701 — CapFriendly Transactions (@CF_Transactions) August 15, 2021 Sharks sign William Eklund William Eklund’s contract has a cap hit of $925,000 over the next […] READ MORE


5 Teams in a Worse Spot Than the Detroit Red Wings

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It could be worse. This has been the motto of glass-half-full enthusiasts of the Detroit Red Wings for well over the last half decade. With the rebuild well on its way, it can be easy to sink into negativity. The light at the end of the tunnel can feel distant and dark. If it’s any […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: San Jose Sharks, Washington Capitals and North Division

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Hello and welcome to NHL rumours! The deadline is just weeks away and teams are trade whispers are flying around the internet. We don’t know how active trading considering how little teams are able to spend, but that doesn’t stop people from speculating on what might happen. Last Word on Hockey is your best place […] READ MORE


Alex Pietrangelo Leaves Vegas Golden Knights Road Trip With Injury

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Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Alex Pietrangelo leaves the team’s road trip with an upper-body injury. He returns home for further evaluation and will miss the next three games, minimum. Head coach Peter Deboer announced Pietrangelo’s absence during Wednesday morning’s press conference. Alex Pietrangelo has left the team and returned to Las Vegas for further evaluation, […] READ MORE