Steven Stamkos Returns in Game 3 Win for Tampa Bay Lightning

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It was a short but memorable return for Steven Stamkos as the Tampa Bay Lightning downed the Dallas Stars, 5-2, to win Game 3.  Tampa’s captain needed only one minute, 26 seconds of ice time to score his first Stanley Cup Final goal of his career. He didn’t score in the 2015 Final against the […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Top 50 Personalities of 2016: 40-31

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This is the second 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. Last Word on Hockey’s Top 50 Personalities of 2016: 40-31 40. Johnny Gaudreau After winning the Hobey Baker Award in 2014 […] READ MORE


Steven Stamkos Ready For World Cup

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From Last Word On Hockey, by Steven DiOssi Representing your country at an international tournament is always special, but for Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos, being a part of Team Canada‘s World Cup team means a little more. Missing out on winning an Olympic gold medal has that sort of effect on a player. Stamkos […] READ MORE


OTPP: NHL Off-Season Frenzy

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Power Play 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 the boys get into the NHL Off-season frenzy. […] READ MORE


Stamkos Stays in Tampa; Leafs Plan B

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“Stammergeddon” has passed and out from the rubble and rhetoric emerges Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman, as the last man standing. Kudos to you, Stevie Y; you held fast and won the day. Steven Stamos stays in Tampa, now it’s time to roll out ‘Plan B’. Fret not, however, for all is not lost. You have […] READ MORE


Steven Stamkos Re-Signs with Tampa Bay

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The 26-year-old native of Markham, Ontario led the Lightning in goals with 36, and also recorded 28 assists in the 2015-16 campaign. He also led all forwards on the team in ice time, with an average of 19:45 played per game. Soon entering his ninth NHL season, Stamkos has 312 career goals, for a total of 562 points in his time with Tampa. READ MORE


Planning The Parade: NHL Draft w/Scott Wheeler, Toronto FC, Stamkos Toronto Bound?

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Planning The Parade: NHL Draft w/Scott Wheeler, Toronto FC, Stamkos Toronto Bound? Arslan & Mitchell were back after a week hiatus to talk about the NHL Draft and all the trades that happened on this week’s Planning The Parade. They also welcomed Pension Plan Puppets’ Scott Wheeler, who gave them his opinion on all the […] READ MORE


Top 10 NHL UFA Forwards 2016

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With free agency opening on July 1st, here's a look at the top ten NHL UFA Forwards who will be hitting the market on Friday. READ MORE


Canucks Fined $50,000 for GM Jim Benning’s Comments

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It was widely expected that the NHL would had down some type of punishment after Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning was suspicious of tampering on the subjects of inquiry on trading for Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and signing free agent prize and captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning Steven Stamkos. That punishment was handed […] READ MORE