Edmonton Oilers 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. […] READ MORE



Edmonton Oilers Tomas Jurco Out for Home Opener

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The Edmonton Oilers have announced that forward Tomas Jurco will undergo a medical procedure that will keep him out for the home opener. The Oilers are scheduled to face the Vancouver Canucks when the season opens on October 3rd. Jurco was signed by the Oilers on July 1st to a one-year deal worth $750,000. Oilers […] READ MORE


Tomas Jurco Signs With Edmonton Oilers

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed unrestricted free agent Tomas Jurco. Jurco signs a one-year contract worth $750 000 per season. This contract carries him through the 2019-2020 season. Tomas Jurco has recently won the Calder Cup with the Charlotte Checkers. He is a two-time Calder Cup champion. The #Oilers have signed free agent forward Tomas Jurco […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Acquire Cliff Pu From Carolina

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The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to trade Cliff Pu to the Florida Panthers in exchange for future considerations. The Panthers also trade Tomas Jurco to the Hurricanes in return for future considerations as well. The two could not be a part of the same trade as Pu is on an NHL deal and Jurco is on […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Re-Sign Vinnie Hinostroza and John Hayden

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The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed restricted free agent forwards Vinnie Hinostroza and John Hayden each to two-year contracts. Hinostroza’s deal is worth $3 million, or $1.5 million per season. Hayden’s deal is worth $1.5 million, or $750,000 per season. Both contracts expire at the end of the 2020 season. The Illinois native recorded 25 points (7G, […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks at Mid-Season: Contender or Pretender?

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This is the halfway point of the current NHL season. The Chicago Blackhawks are in unfamiliar territory, sitting last in their division and out of the playoff picture. After a busy offseason and an inconsistent first half, many wonder if they are a contender or pretender. Chicago Blackhawks at Mid-Season – Contender or Pretender? At the […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings New Kid Line Making Early Impact

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During the 2013-14 season, the Detroit Red Wings received important contributions from three young players who were dubbed the “Kid Line” by Mickey Redmond.  Riley Sheahan, Tomas Tatar, and Tomas Jurco were all called up from the Grand Rapids Griffins and immediately brought speed and chemistry to the third line of the Red Wings. Although […] READ MORE


Tomas Jurco Traded to Chicago Blackhawks

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After parts of three seasons with limited playing time and killed confidence, Tomas Jurco is finally getting his fresh start with a new organization that may have some type of role for him. He has been traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for a 2017 third-round pick. Red Wings have traded Tomas Jurco to Chicago for […] READ MORE


Best Right Wing Options in Expansion for the Vegas Golden Knights

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There should be intriguing choices at right wing in this June’s expansion draft. There are a number of choices at right wing who could be available that have really good upside. So let’s break down the best right wing options in expansion for the Vegas Golden Knights. Chicago Blackhawks Richard Panik has yet to reach […] READ MORE