Detroit Red Wings Trade Troy Stecher to Los Angeles Kings

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The Los Angeles Kings acquired defenceman Troy Stecher via trade from the Detroit Red Wings. The move comes one day ahead of the 2022 NHL trade deadline. In return, the Wings received LA’s seventh-round pick in this summer’s entry draft. Los Angeles acquires Troy Stretcher from Detroit for a 2022 seventh-round pick. — Chris Johnston […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings 2021-22 Trade Candidates

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This article comes bearing good news: the offseason is almost over. The preseason begins September 29th, when the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks square off for the first time since April. The return of hockey also means the deluge of offseason content will come to an end. That means no more retrospective articles […] READ MORE


Detroit Red Wings 2020-21 Season MVPs

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For the Detroit Red Wings, the 2020-21 season is over. While other teams make their way to the playoffs, the Red Wings sit at the sixth-best draft lottery odds, according to Tankathon. This season was filled with unsurprising and underwhelming results for the Red Wings. Despite this, the team played far above expectations. Younger players […] READ MORE


The Player the Vancouver Canucks Miss Most

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With a quarter of the season gone, off-season moves can be reasonably evaluated. And, given all their moves, it is fair to ask who the Vancouver Canucks miss most and who’s given them the biggest boost. For now, we look at who went. Easy Come, Easy Go A quick rundown of who left and a […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Detroit Red Wings

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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


Troy Stecher Signs with the Detroit Red Wings

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According to reports, free-agent defenceman Troy Stecher signed with the Detroit Red Wings for a two-season $1.7 million contract. This comes as his former team, Vancouver Canucks, did not put a qualifying offer on Stecher by the Wednesday deadline, making him an unrestricted free agent. 1.7M per for 2 years. — Brennan Klak (@nhlupdate) October 10, 2020 […] READ MORE


Three Options for the Vancouver Canucks Defence

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Ask a dozen Vancouver Canucks fans their opinions on their favourite team’s defence, and you’ll get a range of answers. Unfortunately for them, that range runs from “Yeah, they need to improve” to “[incoherent screaming]”. There are a lot of things outside a team’s control, but that doesn’t mean nothing can be done. Indeed, something […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look toward the offseason. 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 this operates has seen sweeping changes. […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Free Agent Defence

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This broken NHL season has crashed into a pile of question marks. There were already several unknowns coming into the 2019-20 season, and 69 games later there aren’t many answers. Not all questions are created equal. In this article, we’re going to work through the Vancouver Canucks free agent defence. And yes, the goaltending is […] READ MORE