4:32 AM EST, Tue November 24, 2020
11 hours ago

Jake DeBrusk Re-Signs With Boston Bruins

It was announced that Boston Bruins re-signed forward Jake DeBrusk is going to sign a two-year contract worth $7.35 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $3.675 million. BOS announces Jake DeBrusk extension: 2x$3.675M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 23, 2020 Jake DeBrusk Re-Signs With Boston Bruins For months now we heard Jake DeBrusk […] The post Jake DeBrusk Re-Signs With Boston Bruins appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
11 hours ago

2020-21 Montreal Canadiens Are Much Improved Team

The 2020-21 Montreal Canadiens made some significant roster changes and look to be a much-improved team. They intend to be very competitive this upcoming season (if there is a season). So, let’s examine the changes the Habs made to put them into such a lofty atmosphere. 2021 Montreal Canadiens Will be a Team to Reckon […] The post 2020-21 Montreal Canadiens Are Much Improved Team appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
11 hours ago

Vladislav Namestnikov Is Not the Detroit Red Wings Answer at Second Line Centre

Over a month ago, the Detroit Red Wings signed forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year deal on the opening day of free agency. Due to Detroit’s lacking forward depth, many expected the versatile forward to step in as the team’s second-line centre for the 2020-21 season behind Dylan Larkin. Not only will Namestnikov fail to be Detroit’s […] The post Vladislav Namestnikov Is Not the Detroit Red Wings Answer at Second Line Centre appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
12 hours ago

Stanislav Svozil Is a Top-10 Talent for the 2021 NHL Draft

The 2021 NHL Draft has opted for a “quantity” approach when it comes to defencemen, instead of the “quality” approach that’s been featured in recent years. Some early rankings have double-digit defencemen going in the first round, with my own early rankings featuring eight. That’s a lot of blue-liners. And with the long list has […] The post Stanislav Svozil Is a Top-10 Talent for the 2021 NHL Draft appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
15 hours ago

Kendall Coyne Schofield Hired by Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Kendall Coyne Schofield as a player development coach, the team announced Monday morning. Kendall Coyne Schofield joins the #Blackhawks as the organization’s first-ever female Player Development Coach. RELEASE: https://t.co/tpcKjaQTKq pic.twitter.com/bDtNssuAj8 — Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) November 23, 2020 Blackhawks Hire Kendall Coyne Schofield Kendall Coyne Schofield is a pioneer of women’s […] The post Kendall Coyne Schofield Hired by Chicago Blackhawks appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
18 hours ago

Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy

Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Patrick Roy ended up with the Montreal Canadiens. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy The […] The post Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
19 hours ago

Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Rod Gilbert Plays Last Game

Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] The post Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Rod Gilbert Plays Last Game appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
19 hours ago

Colorado Avalanche Defence Improving With Depth

Depth is important everywhere in the modern NHL and that is especially true on defence. This is where the Colorado Avalanche defence has focused their efforts in recent years. The work they have done has made the team’s blueline one of the most intimidating for years to come. How have they built such an imposing […] The post Colorado Avalanche Defence Improving With Depth appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
19 hours ago

Potential 2020-21 Minnesota Wild Bounce-Back or Breakout Candidates

Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] The post Potential 2020-21 Minnesota Wild Bounce-Back or Breakout Candidates appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
19 hours ago

Ottawa Senators Forwards Analysis

General manager Pierre Dorion was busy this off-season revamping Ottawa Senators’ forwards. Five forwards left the team and another five will take their place. With young players vying for spots, it is not certain who will be in the opening-night line-up. Let’s dive into who Ottawa brought in and who could make the team this […] The post Ottawa Senators Forwards Analysis appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Nov 22, 2020

Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Wins First Heritage Classic

Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] The post Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Wins First Heritage Classic appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Nov 22, 2020

Potential 2020-21 Los Angeles Kings Bounce Back or Break Out Players

The 2020-21 Los Angeles Kings will have several players who can break-out next season. Additionally, Some may surprise and bounce back. The post Potential 2020-21 Los Angeles Kings Bounce Back or Break Out Players appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Nov 21, 2020

Puck Talk Live Podcast: Reverse Retro Jerseys and 2020-21 Top Centres

LWOS writers Logan Rosengard, Noah Foster, and good friend Raffi Sarrafian discuss news, updates, and more surrounding the most entertaining league in North America, the NHL! We post shows every Friday at noon CST, anywhere you get your podcasts. Make sure to follow us on Instagram, @pucktalklivepodcast.    Puck Talk Live Podcast: Episode 50 – […] The post Puck Talk Live Podcast: Reverse Retro Jerseys and 2020-21 Top Centres appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Nov 21, 2020

Today in Hockey History: San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau Plays 1,000th Game

Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] The post Today in Hockey History: San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau Plays 1,000th Game appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Nov 21, 2020

Charlie Coyle Primed for Large Role for the Boston Bruins

In 2011, the Boston Bruins broke a 39-year championship drought. Leading the way down the middle were two young stars. Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci won in the faceoff dot and were significant offensive contributors. The team has since  gone on to make two more appearances in the Stanley Cup Finals during their tenure. Almost 10 […] The post Charlie Coyle Primed for Large Role for the Boston Bruins appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.