Joe Thornton Ends His Epic Run With San Jose Sharks

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It was as mundane as it was extraordinary. Or maybe it was extraordinary because it was mundane. The image is this: the San Jose Sharks Joe Thornton, handling the puck as he scans the ice while easing up the half wall. A defender vainly trying to disrupt the big man affectionately known as Jumbo. The […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: John Tavares, Kevin Shattenkirk, Alexander Radulov and more

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via Last Word on Hockey by  Connor Lapalme The NHL is entering its busiest part of the off-season. The NHL Draft has come and gone and the free agent frenzy is right around the corner. It keeps the rumour mill churning. The expansion draft has added a new layer to the normal NHL off-season craziness, with […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Top 50 Personalities of 2016: 30-21

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This is the third installment of Last Word on Hockey’s five-part series breaking down the top 50 personalities in the hockey world during 2016. They were picked based on skill, accomplishments, notoriety, or compelling narratives. If you missed the first part, you can read it here. The second part can also be found here. Last Word on […] READ MORE


The All-time Best Boston Bruins 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 first: The all-time best Boston Bruins free agent signing. The All-Time Best Boston Bruins Free Agent Signing 2006 – Zdeno […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks re-sign Tomas Hertl

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The San Jose Sharks keeping Tomas Hertl in the fold is a great start to the Sharks offseason. The restricted free agent signed a cap-friendly bridge deal to stay in San Jose. The two-year, $6 million pact will expire within Hertl’s RFA years, a further advantage for San Jose to keep the talented Czech in […] READ MORE


Penguins One Win Away From Fourth Stanley Cup

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When asked of what’s expected of him in a bounce back performance from a Game 3 overtime loss on Saturday, Penguins goaltender Matt Murray gave an answer that we have come to expect from the calm, 22-year old rookie. “I didn’t play all that bad [in Game 3].” Against a Sharks team that was looking to […] READ MORE



2016 Stanley Cup Final Preview

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The Last Word on Sports 2016 Stanley Cup Final preview breaks down the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the San Jose Sharks. The Penguins are playing for their second Stanley Cup with captain Sidney Crosby and fourth in franchise history. The Sharks are in uncharted waters, playing for the Stanley Cup for the first time in their 25 […] READ MORE


Sharks Finding Ways to Win

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The San Jose Sharks are finding ways to win hockey games despite not always bringing their “A” game so far in the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Sharks decisively ousted the Los Angles Kings in only five games and put to rest the ghosts of their 2014 “reverse sweep” postseason collapse. Thus far in two […] READ MORE