Gordie Howe

Today in Hockey History: Hartford Whalers Gordie Howe Finally Retires

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 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...
NHL Rumours

NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings, Colorado Avalanche, and NHL Schedule

Another week in the books, and there is good news on the horizon as the NHL is inching closer to returning to the ice...
Nicklas Lidstrom

Today in Hockey History: Detroit Red Wings Nicklas Lidstrom Sets Playoff Longevity Record

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....
Steve Yzerman

Today in Hockey History: Detroit Red Wings Steve Yzerman Wins Game 7

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....
Detroit Red Wings Draft

Detroit Red Wings 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...
Victor Brattstrom

Detroit Red Wings Sign Goalie Victor Brattstrom

The Detroit Red Wings have signed goaltender, Victor Brattstrom, to a two-year, entry-level contract. Brattstrom, who was due to start next season in the...
Mathias Brome

Detroit Red Wings Sign Mathias Brome

The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Mathias Brome to a one-year contract. The deal will carry the 25-year-old through 2020-21. The team announced...
Red Wings Free Agents

Detroit Red Wings Free Agent Depth Players

The Detroit Red Wings free agent class for this upcoming summer takes away a good chunk of their roster. The team has 13 pending...
1995-96 Detroit Red Wings

Today in Hockey History: 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings Set Win Record

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....