NHL Mid-Season Awards: LWOS Staff Picks

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With the first half of the 2015-16 NHL season in the books, it’s time to start handing out the hardware. The LWOS hockey department has come together to give you our picks for the major NHL awards. After the Hart and the Calder, here are the rest of the staff picks for the NHL’s awards […] READ MORE


NHL Mid-Season Awards: The Hart Trophy

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With the first half of the 2015-16 NHL season in the books, it’s time to start handing out the hardware. The LWOS hockey department has come together to give you our picks for the major NHL awards, starting will a full breakdown of the Hart followed by the Calder and the staff’s picks for the rest of […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Ottawa Senators

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department 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. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Call to the Hall: Ottawa Senators

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the […] READ MORE



Series Preview: Canadiens Versus Senators

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As the regular season has come to an end, Last Word On Sports analyzes every playoff series heading into this week’s action. In the first installment, we take a look at the matchups in five categories: Offense, defense, goaltending, coaching and special teams. We also run down the players to look out for and give […] READ MORE


Last Word On NHL Awards: James Norris Memorial Trophy

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Last Word On Sports is doing our annual awards nominations and predictions. We’ll be giving you our nominations and predictions for the Selke Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Calder Trophy, Norris Trophy, Jack Adams Trophy, and the Hart Trophy. Introduced in 1954, the James Norris Memorial Trophy was awarded to the league’s top defenseman. Red Kelly of […] READ MORE


Should the Senators Re-Sign Erik Condra?

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Craig Anderson, Bobby Ryan, Milan Michalek, Robin Lehner, Clarke MacArthur and Marc Methot all have two things in common. First, being a member of the Ottawa Senators and second, all of them received a contract extension well before the 2015 NHL trade deadline. With all of these “core” players locked up for the Senators, it […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators name Karlsson as new captain and sign Ryan for 7 years

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The Ottawa Senators have announced this morning that they have locked up superstar winger Bobby Ryan for 7 years for $7.25 milion per season. With many of the superstar players in recent years leaving the nation’s capital, there would be nothing more than a sigh of relief to Sens fans that the bleeding has finally […] READ MORE