NHL Rumours: New York Islanders, New York Rangers, and Boston Bruins

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With the NHL season fast approaching, things are starting to heat up. The NHL rumours are going strong. Teams are beginning to finalize their roster with lots of moving parts in the background. Today we will look at rumours surrounding the New York Islanders, New York Rangers, and Boston Bruins. NHL Rumours Boston Bruins Rumour: […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Black Aces

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Last Word on Hockey is bringing you its Black Aces Series, covering every team in the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs. Recently the NHL owners and NHLPA agreed to an expanded playoff format to finish the 2019-2020 season and award the Stanley Cup. There will be 24 teams participating as opposed to the normal 16 teams. Today, we […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, More

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The regular season is almost here and the NHL rumours are going to fire back up again. Teams are making their final cuts, but there will be plenty of moves to be made. General managers will now tinker with their respective rosters to get the right fit for their clubs. Today we cover NHL rumours […] READ MORE




New York Islander Johnny Boychuk Out 3-4 Weeks

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The New York Islanders have announced that defenceman Johnny Boychuk is sidelined for for three or four weeks with a lower-body injury. Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello announced the injury to the media on Friday. Lamoriello: Johnny Boychuk is out 3-4 weeks with a lower-body injury. Clutterbuck and Mayfield are taking a maintenance day. #Isles […] READ MORE




Puck Drop Preview: 2018-19 New York Islanders

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2018-19, where the 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 […] READ MORE


Thomas Hickey Signs With New York Islanders

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The New York Islanders have re-signed free agent defenseman Thomas Hickey to a four-year contract worth $10 million or $2.5 million per season AAV. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Islanders have an agreement to bring back Thomas Hickey. 4 years, $2.5 aav. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 1, 2018 New York Islanders […] READ MORE