Mike Yeo and Rick Wilson Join St. Louis Blues Coaching Staff

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After being eliminated in the Conference Final, the St. Louis Blues had plenty of decisions to make in regards to their future, including re-signing David Backes and Troy Brouwer on the players' side. On the management side, replacing assistant coach Kirk Muller and associate coach Brad Shaw were two that were near the top of the list. The team can scratch those tasks off the list as they have hired Mike Yeo and Rick Wilson to fill those positions. READ MORE


Wild Hire Scott Stevens As Assistant Coach

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Nearly a month after agreeing to become the Wild’s 5th head coach in history Bruce Boudreau has selected former Devil and open-ice demon Scott Stevens as an assistant coach. The #MNWild hired Hall of Famer Scott Stevens as an assistant coach on Bruce Boudreau‘s staff. — Chad Graff (@ChadGraff) June 7, 2016 Spending parts of three […] READ MORE


OTPP: Subban and Therrien, Yeo's Firing, Stamkos, Flint and more

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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. This week OTPP is happy to introduce a new contributor, LWOS […] READ MORE


Mike Yeo fired as Coach in Minnesota

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Following a 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins that brings the Minnesota Wild to a record of just 3-12-4 since January 1st, general manager Chuck Fletcher has decided to relieve coach Mike Yeo of his duties, effective immediately. No replacement has been named yet, but it is being reported by Rogers Sportsnet’s hockey insider Elliotte Friedman that […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Minnesota Wild

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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


Is Devan Dubnyk the Answer in Minnesota?

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On Wednesday evening, it was announced that general manager Cliff Fletcher had no plans of firing head coach Mike Yeo, and furthermore, he was looking to trade for goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Arizona Coyotes. MIN GM Chuck Fletcher not firing Mike Yeo today but is likely to trade for goalie. Speculation is he’s close to […] READ MORE


Five NHL Coaches That Should Be Fired Before Season’s End

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The common saying in regards to being a head coach in the National Hockey League is that “you are hired to eventually get fired.” Every coach lives through this process, some getting the chance to go through it multiple times over the course of his career. This season has brought some changes to certain teams. The […] READ MORE