Edmonton Oilers Power Play Poised To Break Records

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The Connor McDavid era in Edmonton is in full flight. And with that comes one of the most lethal power plays the NHL has ever seen. Anchored by the dynamic duo of McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, and complimented by facilitating artists, Zach Hyman, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Tyson Barrie, the Oilers’ power play is an unstoppable […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers Players Off to a Strong Start

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The Edmonton Oilers hit the ice this evening against the Anaheim Ducks for their third game of the year. The Oilers’ season isn’t even a full week old yet, but they sit atop the Pacific with a 2-0 record, both wins coming against division rivals. A large part of the Oilers’ story so far has […] READ MORE


Maple Leafs Extend Head Coach Sheldon Keefe

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have made another signing, this time locking down their head coach Sheldon Keefe to a two-year extension. Keefe was entering the final year of his prior deal and will now be under contract through the 2023-2024 season. Leafs Reach Extension with Sheldon Keefe The Leafs have been disappointing in the playoffs […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Edmonton Oilers

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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 the […] READ MORE


Three NHL Players Who Will Shine on their New Teams

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The dust appears to have settled on what has been a pretty hectic NHL offseason. The flat salary cap and condensed offseason have made for some interesting moves across the league. Some teams have completely reinvented themselves through a series of moves. Others have looked to simply plug some holes in their lineups. This piece […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class in Florida Panthers History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency, while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE



Looking at the Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Moves so Far

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have had a relatively quiet offseason compared to many other teams in the NHL, not making too many moves. As of right now, most of the team’s core will look the same as last year except for the departure of long-time winger Zach Hyman, goaltender Frederik Andersen, and defenceman Zach Bogosian. […] READ MORE


Report: UFA Zach Hyman Signed With Edmonton Oilers

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The Edmonton Oilers have reportedly signed Zach Hyman, the unrestricted free agent left winger, to a seven-year deal worth $38.5 million. It carries a salary-cap hit of $5.5 million with a no-move clause first five years and a modified no move in the last two years. Hyman signing in Edmonton will be 7 years, $5.5 […] READ MORE