NHL Player Development Of First-Round Picks, Part 12

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey has a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves draft picks […] READ MORE


Connor Brown Out Indefinitely With Broken Jaw

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Ottawa Senators fans woke up to some bad news this morning. Forward Connor Brown is out indefinitely with a broken jaw. He took a puck to the face in warmups yesterday before the game against the Calgary Flames. He played the entire game, even scoring a goal. During warmup last night in Calgary a shot […] READ MORE




Tyler Ennis Signs With Edmonton Oilers

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Unrestricted free agent Tyler Ennis has signed a new deal today. The veteran forward has signed a deal to stay with the Edmonton Oilers. This deal is a one-year deal and it carries an annual value of $1 million per year. Ennis will bring some experience and skill will remain with the Oilers. #Oilers announce […] READ MORE




Edmonton Oilers Free Agent Targets For 2020-21 Season

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The Edmonton Oilers had a bitter end to a rather promising 2019-20 NHL regular season. Heading into this off-season many questions surrounds this team. As general manager Ken Holland definitely has his hands full. Who will the Edmonton Oilers free agent targets be for next season? Areas of improvement include; better goaltending, a more mobile […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers 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


Edmonton Oilers Announce Tyler Ennis is Out Indefinitely

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The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday that Tyler Ennis is out indefinitely. Ennis took a hard hit in Wednesday’s game, leaving the game after a few painful-looking moments on the ice. Coach Tipp announces that Tyler Ennis is out indefinitely after sustaining an injury last night. He adds that Adam Larsson will be reassessed following […] READ MORE