9:15 PM EDT, Mon April 19, 2021
1 hour ago

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman Suffers Knee Injury

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman is out for at least two weeks after spraining his MCL against the Vancouver Canucks. Leafs’ head coach Sheldon Keefe informed the press of Hyman’s injury status during his media availability on Monday. TOR head coach Sheldon Keefe says Zach Hyman has a sprained MCL. Out at least two […] The post Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman Suffers Knee Injury appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
5 hours ago

Vancouver Canucks Defenceman Alexander Edler Suspended For Kneeing

The Department of Player Safety has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alexander Edler for two games for kneeing Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman. Edler will miss Vancouver’s home games on Tuesday and Thursday and return for Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday. The news broke via the NHL Player Safety Twitter account on Monday. Vancouver’s […] The post Vancouver Canucks Defenceman Alexander Edler Suspended For Kneeing appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
8 hours ago

New Jersey Devils Sign Alexander Holtz To Entry Level Contract

The New Jersey Devils have announced they have signed 2020 first-round draft pick Alexander Holtz to a three-year entry-level deal. The contract carries a salary cap hit of $925,000. #NEWS: We have signed Alexander Holtz to a three-year, entry level contract. Welcome to JERZ! https://t.co/8e63Htjgqp — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 19, 2021 Alexander Holtz […] The post New Jersey Devils Sign Alexander Holtz To Entry Level Contract appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
10 hours ago

Mr. Shark: Patrick Marleau To Set All-Time Games Played Record

There’s no other way to state it: Patrick Marleau is the epitome of dependability and durability at the NHL level. Ahead of Marleau’s record-breaking 1,768th regular-season game Monday night against the Vegas Golden Knights, much has been made on social media about the significance and pure incredibility of his feat. There’s a crazy stat for […] The post Mr. Shark: Patrick Marleau To Set All-Time Games Played Record appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
11 hours ago

NHL Predictions: April 19th Featuring Montreal Canadiens vs Edmonton Oilers

Welcome back to NHL Predictions, April 19th edition! Each day, the Last Word On Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each. This is the second set of games featuring the Montreal Canadiens vs Edmonton Oilers. Be sure and check out the early NHL Predictions for today, too. NHL Predictions […] The post NHL Predictions: April 19th Featuring Montreal Canadiens vs Edmonton Oilers appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
11 hours ago

NHL Predictions: April 19th Featuring Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators

Welcome back to NHL Predictions, April 19th edition! Each day, the Last Word On Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each. This is the first set of games featuring the Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators. Be sure and check out the late NHL Predictions for today, too. NHL Predictions […] The post NHL Predictions: April 19th Featuring Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
12 hours ago

Dylan Guenther Scouting Report: 2021 NHL Draft #6

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] The post Dylan Guenther Scouting Report: 2021 NHL Draft #6 appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
13 hours ago

Jon Merrill is Going to be an Important Addition for the Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens entered the trade deadline as a buyer for the first time since the 2016-17 season. While they never made a huge splash, they made necessary moves to improve their club’s depth. One of those additions was defenceman Jon Merrill, who they acquired from the Detroit Red Wings. While on paper it looks […] The post Jon Merrill is Going to be an Important Addition for the Montreal Canadiens appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

Report: Arizona Coyotes Set To Extend Defenceman Ilya Lyubushkin

Arizona Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong revealed his intention to extend top-four defenceman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year, $1.35 million extension.  AZ Coyotes Insider reporter, Craig Morgan broke the story on Sunday afternoon. BREAKING: Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong said that the team will sign defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to one-year, $1.35 million extension. The three-year veteran […] The post Report: Arizona Coyotes Set To Extend Defenceman Ilya Lyubushkin appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

Last Word on Habs Pod: Montreal Canadiens are Lost

The Last Word on Habs Pod is brought to you by the Last Word on Sports Network. Co-hosted by the LWOH Montreal Canadiens team manager Connor Lapalme and Johannes Wheeldon, it is a weekly look at the Habs and features guests from the Last Word on Sports community and others. Join us for smart takes, controversial opinions, and news you […] The post Last Word on Habs Pod: Montreal Canadiens are Lost appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

Boston Bruins Hot and Cold Streaks: April 11-17, Including Craig Smith

The NHL season is a grind, especially in this year’s shortened 56-game slate. Although it is not as long as usual, the NHL is packing in more games per week for each team. With as many as four games a week, with many on back-to-back nights, players have little opportunity to rest. This makes it […] The post Boston Bruins Hot and Cold Streaks: April 11-17, Including Craig Smith appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

Philadelphia Flyers Hot and Cold Streaks: April 11 – 17, Including Wade Allison

The past week hasn’t been kind to the Philadelphia Flyers. After a relatively quiet trade deadline, the Flyers have fallen into a slump. They now sit at sixth in the East Division with eight points between themselves and the fourth and final playoff spot. That being said, there are still some players who are performing […] The post Philadelphia Flyers Hot and Cold Streaks: April 11 – 17, Including Wade Allison appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

NHL Predictions: April 18th Featuring Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins

Welcome back to NHL Predictions, April 11th edition! Each day, the Last Word On Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This is the first slate of NHL Predictions for April 18th featuring the Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins. Be sure to check out the second slate of […] The post NHL Predictions: April 18th Featuring Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

The Transformation of Zach Hyman on the Toronto Maple Leafs

When Zach Hyman debuted in his first full NHL season in 2016-17, he played on a line with William Nylander and Auston Matthews. Even though all three were rookies, this was very elite company for the left-winger. When first played in the top-six, he wasn’t seen as a legitimate top-six player. He was a complementary […] The post The Transformation of Zach Hyman on the Toronto Maple Leafs appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Apr 18, 2021

NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, and Jersey Ads

Welcome to the Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The NHL trade deadline has come and gone. Most of the big moves were made prior to the deadline, but contending teams made moves to strengthen their depth as the push to the playoffs is on. In addition, teams are will look to make moves at the […] The post NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, Edmonton Oilers, and Jersey Ads appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.