Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Florida Panthers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com 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. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and […] READ MORE



There is a Team Out There for Jaromir Jagr; They Just Don’t Know it Yet

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 Last week, Jaromir Jagr, idol to us all, sent out this rather depressing tweet: FA 1994- all GMs called , FA 2017- 0 calls?? pic.twitter.com/7uLJm95CAB — Jaromir Jagr (@68Jagr) June 29, 2017 On the left is a chiseled Jagr from 1994, before a fair few of today’s NHLers were even born. Back then, Jagr had […] READ MORE


James Reimer’s Ideal Situation

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The process of developing into a starting goaltender in the NHL can be a long journey. It comes with its fair share of ups and downs, but for few it has managed to all pay off one day. In the case of James Reimer, who’s in his first season with the Florida Panthers, it is […] READ MORE


Best Fits for Jarome Iginla

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In the past 20 years, Jarome Iginla has made his mark on the NHL as one of the best goal scorers to ever lace them up. He has potted 618 goals during his Hall of Fame career, which ranks 16th all-time. He is widely respected by his peers, has won numerous leadership awards, and would […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov are Difference Makers

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Just three games into their return from injuries and Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov are already reminding the hockey world not to sleep on the Florida Panthers making the playoffs. They are the difference markers from the team making the playoffs last season to missing it, if the playoffs started today. The Panthers are three […] READ MORE


Contenders and Pretenders: Atlantic Division

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s mini-series that will be distinguishing the playoff contenders versus the pretenders of each division in the Eastern and Western Conferences. In a league full of parity, it seems like everyone is in the race for a playoff spot, but is it a product of the league, or is the […] READ MORE


Brandon Pirri Signs with New York Rangers

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Unrestricted free agent center Brandon Pirri signed an one-year, $1.1 million contract with the New York Rangers. The former Anaheim Ducks forward was scheduled to enter the off-season as a restricted free agent. The Ducks did not submit a qualifying offer to keep his rights, thus allowing Pirri to test the open market. Hearing NYR to sign […] READ MORE


Jiri Hudler Inks Deal with Stars

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After spending the stretch run with the Florida Panthers, Jiri Hudler has found a new home in Dallas. Jim Nill says they’ve agreed to terms with Jiri Hudler, one year $2 million. Sees him in top six. — Mark Stepneski (@StarsInsideEdge) August 24, 2016 Jiri Hudler Inks Deal with Stars The Olomouc native agreed to a […] READ MORE


The All-time Best Florida Panthers Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best Florida Panthers free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 summer […] READ MORE