Oilers to Sign Connor McDavid to 8-Year Contract

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via Last Word on Hockey, by  Alan Downward The Edmonton Oilers are expected to sign Connor McDavid to an eight year contract worth $13.25 million per season. The deal will mark the biggest cap hit in the history of the National Hockey League. The deal cannot be officially completed until July 1st, 2017. Further to @TSNRyanRishaug McDavid […] READ MORE


Stanley Cup Victory a Special One for Ron Hainsey, Matt Cullen

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Sunday evening, the Pittsburgh Penguins won their second consecutive Stanley Cup, making them the first team in the salary cap era to do so. The Penguins edged the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Nashville in Game 6 to take the Cup, with the two goals coming from Patric Hornqvist and Carl Hagelin. While this Stanley Cup […] READ MORE


Ottawa Senators Win Eastern Conference Final Game 6; Force Game 7

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Austin Urbach It was noted yesterday that the Ottawa Senators needed a special performance tonight to force a Stanley Cup birth deciding game seven. Tonight was just that–special. After going down by one early to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Cinderella fighters from Canada’s capital fought hard to stave off elimination […] READ MORE


Why Sidney Crosby Should Consider Retirement

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If not now, when? How many more hits to the head should Sidney Crosby take before he at least considers retirement? The answer is a resounding zero. Crosby sustained his fourth concussion on Monday, May 1st in Game 3 against the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. He left under his own power, but took […] READ MORE


Predictions For The 2016-17 Hart Trophy

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Patrick Dejbjerg The 2016-17 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 […] READ MORE


Predictions for the 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award

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via Last Word on Hockey, by  Gabriel Foley The 2016-17 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 Awards? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: Hart Memorial Trophy

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We’ve now reached the halfway point for all teams in the National Hockey League. There has been exciting storylines and great individual performances during the season. Through these contenders for awards have started to emerge. Last Word on Hockey has made their picks for each, and here are the final results of our internal vote […] READ MORE




NHL Schedule Release: Intriguing Home-Opening Matchups in 2016-17

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Roughly a week after the Pittsburgh Penguins captured the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup, the NHL looked ahead to their 100th season of operation with a sneak peek of the 2016-17 slate. Here is a full list of the #NHL Home-Opener dates pic.twitter.com/yJtHEFvsHW — SiriusXM NHL Network (@SiriusXMNHL) June 20, 2016 NHL Releases 2016-17 Home Opener […] READ MORE