NHL/WHA merger

Today in Hockey History: NHL/WHA Merger Announced

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game....
NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Arizona Coyotes, and New York Rangers

Hello and welcome to the Sunday morning edition of NHL Rumours. Even without hockey being played on the ice, general managers are hard at...
Pavel Datsyuk

Pavel Datsyuk: Former Detroit Red Wings Star Not Yet Ready For Goodbye

There remains little to say about Pavel Datsyuk that hasn't been said already. He was a maestro at his best. Without question, his legacy...
Scott Perunovich

St. Louis Blues Sign Scott Perunovich to Entry-Level Contract

The St. Louis Blues announced that they have signed defenceman Scott Perunovich to a two-year entry-level contract. The deal will start at the beginning...
Nick Robertson Maple Leafs Prospects

Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects: Report Cards – OHL

Throughout the next few days, I will be ranking the Toronto Maple Leafs prospects based on their seasons and how they faired with their...
Max Gildon

Florida Panthers Sign Prospects Max Gildon and Alec Rauhauser

The Florida Panthers have signed prospects Max Gildon and Alec Rauhauser. #FlaPanthers agree to terms with defenseman Max Gildon on three year, entry-level contract. More >>...
NHL players

Top NHL Players By Birth State

The United States has produced 253 current NHL players, good for 26.1 percent of the league. However, 142 of the 253 players come from just four states.
NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, and More

This time around, Thursday morning brings a bulky list of NHL Rumours. The Last Word on Hockey team is here with our NHL Rumours...
NHL postpones draft

NHL Postpones Draft, Other Events

The National Hockey League announced today that it is postponing major events such as the Scouting Combine, NHL Awards and the upcoming 2020 NHL...
Spectator Sport

Spectator Sport Franchises Face Grim Financial Future

The world we once knew may never return to normal when the Coronavirus pandemic evolves into a new reality for planet earth. One industry...