Looking at Former Bruins Captain Jason Allison’s Career

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This is the second week of this series analyzing former NHL players’ careers and what happened to them. Jason Allison is a name you’d remember if you were a Boston Bruins fan in the late 1990s. This week’s article is Analyzing Jason Allison’s career. Allison had his best statistical years with the Bruins. He also […] READ MORE


Patrick Marleau Announces Retirement After 23 Seasons

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42-year-old, Patrick Marleau, announces his retirement after 23 seasons in the National Hockey League. This announcement shouldn’t come as a surprise, as he did not play this season, but this does mark the end of an era. He spent 21 of his 23 seasons with the San Jose Sharks. He also spent time with the […] READ MORE


Stanley Cup Playoffs Need Excitement After Long, Uneventful Regular Season

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The longest regular season in National Hockey League history has thankfully ended. Training camps and preseason games started as usual in September. Yet, the pandemic would hover over Gary Bettman’s league like a dark cloud. A pause or cancellation of games seemed inevitable. Sure enough, numerous games had to be postponed and rescheduled starting in […] READ MORE


Plenty of NHL Storylines To Follow Despite Lack of Playoff Races

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During the stretch run of most National Hockey League seasons, the lack of playoff races would be a cause for concern for NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. When the calendar turns to April, many distractions take viewers away from following NHL games. For an avid sports fan, there is a smorgasbord of options to get their […] READ MORE



Jared McCann Traded to Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded centre Jared McCann to the Toronto Maple Leafs ahead of the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft roster freeze. Heading back to Pittsburgh is prospect Filip Hallander and a seventh-round pick.   Jared McCann to TOR — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 17, 2021 Jared McCann Traded to Toronto Breaking Down The Trade […] READ MORE


Looking at Chicago Blackhawks Forward Brandon Hagel

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The Chicago Blackhawks saw a lot of young talent run through the lineup this past season. From goaltender Kevin Lankinen‘s debut to Pius Suter and Philipp Kurashev, everyone played their part. Regardless of their strong performances, one player, in particular, stood out the most. Rookie forward Brandon Hagel was the breakout player of the season […] READ MORE


2021 Edmonton Oilers Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


The Last Word on Hockey Show: 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round

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The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs are underway which means the Last Word on Hockey Show was back on the MAD Radio Network. Your host Jim Biringer from lastwordonhockey.com was back alongside Coach Jay and March Weiss. The boys break down the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs including the Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal […] READ MORE


Artturi Lehkonen Leaves in Game Three Against Toronto

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Montreal Canadiens left-winger Artturi Lehkonen collided with Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Rasmus Sandin in Game 3 of their first-round series. Lehkonen left the game and the team announced he will not return. Artturi Lehkonen ne reviendra pas au jeu ce soir. Artturi Lehkonen won’t return to the game tonight. — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) May 24, […] READ MORE