What Adam Cracknell and Dan Hamhuis Bring to the Dallas Stars

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While Dallas Stars fans have become accustomed to forwards with offensive prowess and the ability to put the puck in the back of the net faster than Brent Burns loses teeth, Jim Nill added a different type of player to the Stars arsenal. Adam Cracknell, the 6’2, 210 pound right wing and ten-year veteran in the league was signed to a one-year deal with the Stars. While […] READ MORE


Dan Hamhuis Signs With Dallas Stars

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Unrestricted free agent defenseman Dan Hamhuis has been signed by the Dallas Stars to a two-year contract worth $7.5 million. Hamhuis was listed at #2 on LWOS Hockey’s list of the top 10 available UFA defensemen. Hamhuis to DAL. 2 years at $7.5M. Better state taxes — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2016 Dan Hamhuis […] READ MORE


Top 10 NHL UFA Defensemen 2016

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It’s rare when a true top pairing blueliner is among the top 10 NHL UFA defensemen, and 2016 will follow suit. Keith Yandle and Alex Goligoski were recently locked up by the Florida Panthers and the Arizona Coyotes, respectively, weakening the pool of available players. However, there are still a number of second pairing and depth options […] READ MORE


OTPP 2016 NHL Trade Deadline Edition

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. In this episode Dave and Ben break down all the big […] READ MORE





All I Want For Christmas: Canucks

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While the Canucks have, overall, had a strong start to the 2014-15 campaign, they’ve been slumping as of late. Over the past four games, Vancouver has gone 0-3-1, allowing a total of 17 goals, an average of 4.25 goals against per game. In addition to that, they’ve only managed a mere seven goals in those […] READ MORE


Meet a New Canuck: Luca Sbisa

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Meet a New Canuck is a feature Markus Meyer (@Markus_Meyer27) and I will be running throughout the off-season as an introduction to the newest members of the Vancouver Canucks. Before we get to the big one, here’s a look at Luca Sbisa. Luca Sbisa Biography: Sbisa certainly has unique beginnings for an NHL player, born in Italy before […] READ MORE