The Boston Bruins Should Have Kept Zdeno Chara

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This offseason the Boston Bruins parted ways with two key pieces to their defence. Torey Krug, who signed with the St. Louis Blues, and 43-year-old Zdeno Chara, now with the division rival Washington Capitals. Losing Krug was mostly a matter of money and the salary cap. Krug has a pricey seven-year $45 million ($6.5 million […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Brandon Carlo Out Indefinitely After Tom Wilson Hit

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Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. Carlo sustained the injury on a hit from Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson. The team confirmed his status via its Twitter account on Sunday. #NHLBruins pregame updates per Bruce Cassidy: Brandon Carlo is feeling better, but likely out a while. Urho Vaakanainen will […] READ MORE


2020-21 St. Louis Blues: Causes for Concern

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20 games into the season and the 2019 Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues are struggling. The team currently stands at 10 – 8 – 2 which is good enough for second in the West Division. However, the Kings, Coyotes, Wild and Avalanche all have games in hand on the Blues. Even more alarming are […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Torey Krug Out Day-To-Day

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The St. Louis Blues have announced that Torey Krug is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury. He suffered the injury during the team’s loss to the Arizona Coyotes Monday afternoon. The team announced Krug’s updated status late Monday afternoon. Torey Krug is considered day-to-day. https://t.co/19BfFV4zoJ #stlblues — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) February 15, 2021 Blues […] READ MORE


Two Missing Pieces Have Halted the Boston Bruins Offence

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This NHL season was bound to be strange. Not only is it in the middle of a global pandemic, but it also is shortened to 56 games. Ultimately making every game important. The Boston Bruins were predicted to be a powerhouse team in the MassMutual NHL East Division. Their strong mix of high-end offence, depth, […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 St. Louis Blues

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where 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 standings […] READ MORE


Throwing Haymakers Podcast: Outdoor Games, Goodbye Big Zee

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What happens when a Bruins fan faces off against two Maple Leafs fans? Intellectual discussion about all aspects of hockey, of course! Throwing Haymakers is a podcast started by Last Word on Sports writers Brandon Higley-Blair and Josh Erickson, as well as Mat Sheridan. Discussing everything from playoffs to predictions to pretty snipes, Throwing Haymakers […] READ MORE




2020-21 St. Louis Blues New Additions Impact

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Now that we have discussed the St. Louis Blues’ signing Torey Krug, let’s talk about the other new additions to the 2020-21 St. Louis Blues. As of right now, it only looks like one of them is going to make the team right off the bat. The rest will likely start the season in the AHL […] READ MORE