Grading NHL Reverse Retro Jerseys: Metropolitan Division

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The National Hockey League through their sponsor Addidas released Reverse Retro Jerseys for all 31 teams. Each jersey is unique in its own way featuring something from a team’s past. Here at the Last Word on Hockey will be looking at all 31 jerseys and grading them by division. First up is the Metropolitan Division. […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Team Needs: Metropolitan Division

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The NHL Draft is just around the corner and will be done a little differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire 2020 year upside down. Because of this, the 2020 NHL Draft will be a virtual online draft. Today, we will take a look at the Metropolitan Division and their team […] READ MORE


Starting Six: Washington Capitals All-Time Lineup

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The Starting Six series comes to you to dive into the best player at each position all-time for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Washington Capitals all-time lineup. Starting Six: Washington Capitals All-Time Lineup Centre: Nicklas Backstrom (2007-Present) Since being selected fourth overall by the […] READ MORE



Nicklas Backstrom Should be in the Hart Trophy Conversation

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Ben Little This season’s Hart Trophy race has been one of the most unpredictable in recent years. Players like Brad Marchand and Brent Burns are solidifying themselves as elite by exceeding a point per game thus far. Meanwhile, Alex Ovechkin is having a surprisingly below-average season. However there is another player in Washington who […] READ MORE



TSP: Washington Capitals Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best Washington Capitals 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 next, the all-time best Washington Capitals  free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


Marcus Johansson, Capitals Settle on 3-Year Deal

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The Washington Capitals and winger Marcus Johansson found common ground before their scheduled arbitration hearing this morning at 9:00 a.m. Caps re-sign forward Marcus Johansson to a three-year, $13.75 million contract. Settled before arbitration. — Katie Brown (@katiebhockey) July 20, 2016 The Farjestads BK Karlstad graduate’s new contract is just over an $800,000 raise from […] READ MORE


Filip Forsberg Signs Six-Year Extension with Predators

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After a memorable sophomore season, Nashville has locked down its top offensive threat up front in Filip Forsberg. Filip Forsberg re-signs with the @PredsNHL for six years and $36 million, so a $6 mil AAV for a good player who should be getting better. — Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) June 27, 2016 Forsberg’s entry-level contract he […] READ MORE