Team USA Goalie Conflict

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While the Olympics are in full swing, with people’s nationalistic fever high, the inaugural World Cup of Hockey is glimmering in the distance. With the fall event approaching, Team USA coach John Tortorella faces a difficult decision. Who will start in goal? Team USA Goalie Conflict Tortorella possesses three highly capable netminders on his roster, Jonathan […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Free Agent Class May Be Thin With Elite Talent

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Now that all the major NHL free agents have signed, it’s a good time to take a sneak peak at next year’s class. As of today there are seven upper echelon – elite players who will become unrestricted free agents next July 1st. However, depending upon how many of them sign an extension between now […] READ MORE






Breaking Down the NHL's Top Goalies

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As the old adage says, as your goalie goes, so goes your team’s hopes for success. Each season, the best goalies in the NHL tend to separate themselves from the rest of the pack by the time we approach the All-Star break, and while a few perennial over-achievers are represented in this group, the list is […] READ MORE



NHL’s 30 in 30: Tampa Bay Lightning

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE