Fantasy Hockey: Week 14 Impressions

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After a small holiday hiatus, Last Word on Hockey is back with your weekly rundown of all things fantasy hockey. Rather than try to pack two weeks into one piece, this will just be a look back at Week 14 for the most part. We’ve officially entered the “20” part of the 2019-20 season, so […] READ MORE



New York Islanders Success Under Barry Trotz No Surprise

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It seems that Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders don’t care about pre-season expectations. The Islanders are once again surprising the NHL with a great start to the season. New York was slated to struggle after another off-season of departures.  Barry Trotz Powering Islanders  Last off-season it was John Tavares heading to the Toronto […] READ MORE


Carolina Hurricanes Goaltending Helps Sweep New York Islanders

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The Carolina Hurricanes goaltending was a huge part of their win Friday night. This win completed the sweep of the New York Islanders. The Canes played well all series, however, goaltending was a huge difference. Carolina Hurricanes Goaltending Shines In the series preview, it was talked about how goaltending had come from unexpected places for […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Playoff Berth Within Reach

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A New York Islanders playoff birth is coming up after failing to make it in each of the past two seasons. The season even without the playoffs is a success by any definition. After losing their franchise player in the form of John Tavares to free agency last summer no one expected much from this team. […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Robin Lehner Status Unclear after Third Period Injury

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New York Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner‘s status for Thursday Night’s re-match against the Ottawa Senators is unclear following his injury during last night’s game. The Islanders announced that they have called up goaltender Christopher Gibson on an emergency basis. Gibson was playing for the Islanders AHL affiliate in Bridgeport. #Isles Transaction: Christopher Gibson has been emergency recalled […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins and The Tuukka Rask Dilemma

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For the entirety of the NHL playoffs, Tuukka Rask has received the most consistent flow of criticism from the fans of the Boston Bruins. While he is responsible for some poor play, he has also fallen victim to the dismal play of the players in front of him. Whenever the season ends, if the Bruins are […] READ MORE