Eastern Conference play-in

Important Players in the Eastern 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 expansion

Today in Hockey History: NHL Expansion Adds Second Six

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....

Pittsburgh Penguins 2019-20 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...
1991-92 Pittsburgh Penguins

Today in Hockey History: 1991-92 Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat

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....
Nick Bjugstad

Pittsburgh Penguins Nick Bjugstad to Miss Remainder of Season

The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that skater Nick Bjugstad will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season. A format has been announced for teams...
NHL Draft Lottery

Why the NHL Draft Lottery Format is a Mistake

Gary Bettman announced on Tuesday that the NHL Draft Lottery will take place on June 26th. It will feature the seven teams that are...
Pittsburgh Penguins Draft

Pittsburgh Penguins Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and...
Dominik Simon

Pittsburgh Penguins Dominik Simon Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that centre Dominik Simon underwent successful shoulder surgery and will be sidelined for the next six to seven months. The...
Radim Zohorna

Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Radim Zohorna

The Pittsburgh Penguins signed free agent forward Radim Zohorna to a one-year, two-way contract. His deal is worth $925,000 for the next season. General...
Hall Of Fame

Hall of Fame Players in Metropolitan Division

The Metropolitan Division is loaded with historical talent. Six Metropolitan Division players are worthy of a call to the Hockey Hall of Fame.