Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Tampa Bay Lightning

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE




Adam Fox Wins James Norris Memorial Trophy

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Adam Fox has been voted as the recipient for the 2020-21 Norris Trophy as defenceman of the year. The award is given to the blueliner who demonstrated the greatest all-around ability at his position and is voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. It must not have been an easy decision to make, as […] READ MORE


NHL Announces Norris Finalists

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The NHL has announced the Norris Finalists for the shortened 2020-21 season. Adam Fox (New York Rangers), Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay Lightning), and Cale Makar (Colorado Avalanche) are the three finalists up for best defenceman. Introducing the Norris Trophy finalists! Which defenseman would get your vote? 🤔 #NHLAwards @NHLdotcom has more ➡️ https://t.co/HhjPSOvN2t pic.twitter.com/rqoqLi9L8o — […] READ MORE



Tampa Bay Lightning’s Ryan McDonagh Day-to-Day With Lower Body Injury

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Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Ryan McDonagh is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury. The veteran left Sunday night’s game against the Florida Panthers in the first period and did not return. Head coach Jon Cooper provided an update on his injury status during Tuesday’s team press conference. #TBLightning coach Jon Cooper said Ryan McDonagh will […] READ MORE


Norris Trophy Watch: The Divisional Breakdown

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This series will be tracking the top Norris Trophy candidates through numerous amounts of stats to monitor and analyze their progression, production, efficiency, and reliability as we progress through the abbreviated 2021 NHL season. You can find more on the introduction of this series here. As well as part two here. Top Norris Trophy Candidates from […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Tampa Bay Lightning

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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 […] READ MORE


Tony DeAngelo Is An Elite Defenseman For The New York Rangers

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Many names are mentioned in conversation when discussing the best offensive defensemen in the league. Names such as John Carlson, Morgan Rielly, Roman Josi, Dougie Hamilton, Shea Theodore, and Quinn Hughes usually dominate. Tony DeAngelo always seems to get snubbed despite having established himself as a top-end offensive contributor on the New York Rangers‘ blueline. […] READ MORE