Key Players in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division for 2016-17

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Last week’s article broke down the key players in the NHL’s Atlantic Division  for the upcoming season. It’s time to tackle the key players in the NHL’s Metropolitan division for 2016-17. These players performing to the best of their abilities will go a long way toward the success of their clubs. Key Players in the NHL’s […] READ MORE


Hornqvist Overtime Goal Gives Penguins 3-1 Series Lead

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With a 3-1 series lead, the Pittsburgh Penguins look to have the Washington Capitals exactly where they want them. Game four was the Capitals’ best chance of …well, capitalizing on the absence of the Penguins’ most important defender; Kris Letang, who served a one-game suspension for a high and late hit on Marcus Johansson in […] READ MORE


Penguins Defensemen Kris Letang Suspended One Game

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The National Hockey League Department of Player Safety has announced a one game suspension for Pittsburgh Penguins defensemen Kris Letang. The suspension is for the hit Letang made on Capitals' forward Marcus Johansson in Pittsburgh's 3-2 win in Game 3 on Monday night. READ MORE



Predictions for the 2015-16 Norris Trophy

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The 2015-16 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 been hoisted, but there is no harm […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Pittsburgh Penguins

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


Last Word On NHL Awards: Bill Masterton 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. Inaugurated in 1968, the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy was awarded to the Montreal Canadiens’ Claude Provost for his […] READ MORE


Kris Letang Out Indefinitely With Concussion

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On Saturday afternoon Pittsburgh Penguins star defenceman Kris Letang took a hard hit from Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan.  He left the ice and crashed down hard before hitting the boards. Letang left the contest and did not return. He had to be helped off by teammates and was taken to a local hospital. Kris […] READ MORE