Wayne Gretzky

Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Wayne Gretzky Named to Hall of Fame

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: Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, NHL TV Rights

Last Word on Hockey welcomes you back to our NHL Rumours series. The NHL is beginning to get back into the swing of things, and we're here to keep you informed on everything being discussed. Not only are different teams looking at different aspects of their future, but the league is also looking at its future as a business. Today, we look at the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators. We'll also take a look at how the NHL is moving forward with negotiations surrounding its television rights.
edmonton oilers elite

The Edmonton Oilers are Pieces Away From Being League’s Elite

For many years now, pundits have been predicting the ascendency of the Edmonton Oilers. Unfortunately, the promise offered by a run of high picks, including four first overall picks in six years, had produced no such results. That could be about to change if general manager Ken Holland can fix the problems in between the pipes.
Dave Tippett

Playoff Outlook for Dave Tippett and the Edmonton Oilers

Dave Tippett: For the Edmonton Oilers, a playoff birth is not just about having the chance to compete for a Stanley Cup, but to also gain some legitimacy.
Edmonton Oilers Black Aces

Edmonton Oilers Black Aces

Last Word on Hockey is bringing you its Black Aces Series, covering every team in the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs. Recently the NHL owners...
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Important Players in the Western Conference Play In Round

As the NHL gears up for a return to play following an extended pause from COVID-19, we have an unusual playoff format. A total...
NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers

Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word on Hockey. We're inching closer to the next phase of...
NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers

Welcome back to Last Word on Hockey's NHL Rumours series. Each of our rumours pieces collects some of the biggest rumblings from around the league and offers our analysis on each item. As the NHL season inches ever-closer to its possible resumption, teams are still keeping a keen eye on this offseason and beyond. Today, discussions surrounding the future of the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, and Edmonton Oilers take centre stage.
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Why Is Ice Hockey Betting So Popular in Canada?

Ice hockey is a big, big deal in Canada. Though it is one of two national games (the other being Lacrosse), hockey is dominant...
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Edmonton Oilers 2019-20 Season Comic Captions

Have you ever looked at a sports photo and thought of a funny caption? We have, and here’s a collection of some. If you...