Jesse Puljujarvi is the Star the Edmonton Oilers Forgot

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The Edmonton Oilers have had a very monotonous history with winger Jesse Puljujarvi. The team drafted Puljujarvi fourth overall in the 2016 NHL Draft and brought him to the NHL immediately after. But despite the rush to the league, the Oilers were clearly hesitant to use him much in the 2016-17 season. He only appeared […] READ MORE


NHL Point Leaders Halted With Season Stoppage

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The stoppage of the 2019–20 NHL season could rob most of the league’s point leaders of hitting the century mark. Seven players were on pace to reach 100 points. Six more were scoring at a pace of just under 100 total points, needing a burst in their final dozen or so games. Use this guide […] READ MORE


Oilers to Sign Connor McDavid to 8-Year Contract

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via Last Word on Hockey, by  Alan Downward The Edmonton Oilers are expected to sign Connor McDavid to an eight year contract worth $13.25 million per season. The deal will mark the biggest cap hit in the history of the National Hockey League. The deal cannot be officially completed until July 1st, 2017. Further to @TSNRyanRishaug McDavid […] READ MORE


Predictions For The 2016-17 Hart Trophy

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Patrick Dejbjerg The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Award winners? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has […] READ MORE


Predictions for the 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award

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via Last Word on Hockey, by  Gabriel Foley The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Awards? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: Hart Memorial Trophy

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We’ve now reached the halfway point for all teams in the National Hockey League. There has been exciting storylines and great individual performances during the season. Through these contenders for awards have started to emerge. Last Word on Hockey has made their picks for each, and here are the final results of our internal vote […] READ MORE



We’ll Miss You, Team North America

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From Last Word On Hockey – By Matthew Sanzo They provided just what the game needs – entertainment. Team North America, the young guns that are the future of the NHL and the darlings of the World Cup of Hockey 2016, will be missed so dearly. Prior to the tournament, many fans of the game were skeptical of the format. […] READ MORE


From Rookie to Leader: Connor McDavid Next Oilers Captain?

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by Matthew Sanzo, Lastwordonhockey.com No pressure, kid. Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid could be the next Oilers captain, joining a group of the youngest captains in NHL history. McDavid, 19, often shows the world why he is the newest face of the game. His sensational puck skills, hockey IQ, blazing speed, and all-around play are second […] READ MORE


Key Players in the NHL’s Pacific Division For 2016-17

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This month articles have broken down the key players in the NHL’s Atlantic, Metropolitan and Central Divisions for the upcoming season. It’s time to tackle the key players in the Pacific division for 2016-17. These players performing to the best of their abilities will go a long way toward the success of their clubs. Anaheim […] READ MORE