3:46 PM EST, Wed January 27, 2021
59 mins ago

NBC Dropping NBCSN Benefits NHL Long-Term

Last week NBC announced their plans to shut down NBCSN at the end of the year. In the deal, NBC announced it would be moving the NHL, NASCAR, EPL to the USA Network. In addition, other programs along with some sports programs will be moving to NBC’s new streaming service Peacock. The first question that […] The post NBC Dropping NBCSN Benefits NHL Long-Term appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
1 hour ago

Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford Resigns

It was announced today that Jim Rutherford has resigned as Pittsburgh Penguins general manager. This is a stunning announcement that no one saw coming. He cited “personal reasons” as to why he’s stepping away from the team. As the announcement also says, Patrik Allvin will be the interim general manager. Also, the search for a […] The post Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford Resigns appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
1 hour ago

St. Louis Blues Announce Plans to Allow Fans for the 2020-21 Season

The St. Louis Blues have announced they will begin allowing fans into games for the remainder of the 2020-21 season. The first game with fans will take place February 2nd against the Arizona Coyotes. The Blues will be the second team in its division to allow fans and the fifth overall after Arizona, the Florida […] The post St. Louis Blues Announce Plans to Allow Fans for the 2020-21 Season appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
1 hour ago

Analyzing the Mike Hoffman Deal for the St. Louis Blues

Everything was looking up for Mike Hoffman. Coming off of a 59 point, 29 goal campaign in 69 games with the Florida Panthers, Hoffman was in a great position to secure a home for the next few years. However, the free-agent period went completely awry. Despite the circulating rumours, a projected six to eight million dollar man went […] The post Analyzing the Mike Hoffman Deal for the St. Louis Blues appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
2 hours ago

Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Penguins Defence Facing Immense Challenge

Does the Pittsburgh Penguins defence, or the organization understand the meaning of the word “healthy”? It seems not. There are days that it feels like the Penguins’ medical staff is busier than the rest of the organization put together. If Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford had any hair left, he’d have every right to be […] The post Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Penguins Defence Facing Immense Challenge appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
2 hours ago

Jamie Benn Has No Worries Regarding the Dallas Stars Captaincy… Yet

For 10 years, the Dallas Stars faithful have known his name. Starting with his first season in 2009, he’s consistently scored around 20 goals a season. For a short stretch, he scored over 30 goals and in the 2015-16 season, he scored a career high 41 goals. Consistency like that earns you a lot in […] The post Jamie Benn Has No Worries Regarding the Dallas Stars Captaincy… Yet appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
3 hours ago

Yannick Weber Signs With the Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins hves deemed defenceman Yannick Weber worthy of a spot on the roster. Weber has been around since 2008-09 but only has 497 NHL games. Injuries have cut into recent seasons but he can still contribute in small amounts. The terms of the deal have not yet been announced. Yannick Weber has signed […] The post Yannick Weber Signs With the Pittsburgh Penguins appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
4 hours ago

Vancouver Canucks Future a Lot More Interesting

Contract watchers notice something about how the Vancouver Canucks future stars – or potential stars – second deals go. The young guys, especially ones coming out of college, get some ice time right away. Deals are signed, a few games are played, and at the end of those deals, they lack arbitration rights. Brock Boeser, […] The post Vancouver Canucks Future a Lot More Interesting appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
5 hours ago

The Last Word On Hockey Show: 2020-21 North Division Talk Plus Big Trade

A new NHL season means The Last Word on Hockey Show is back on the MAD Radio Network. Your host  Jim Biringer from lastwordonhockey.com is back alongside Marc Weiss. With Coach Jay on assignment, they are joined by special guest Ron Grossman. The boys take a trip around the 2020-21 NHL North Division as they dissect the […] The post The Last Word On Hockey Show: 2020-21 North Division Talk Plus Big Trade appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
6 hours ago

Today in Hockey History: Chicago Blackhawks Glenn Hall Sets Game Streak Mark

Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be closing in on the mid-way point of the regular season, however, 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 […] The post Today in Hockey History: Chicago Blackhawks Glenn Hall Sets Game Streak Mark appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
6 hours ago

NHL Predictions for January 27th

Welcome back to NHL Predictions, January 27th edition! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. There are only two games on today’s slate. NHL Predictions Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Head to Head: Chicago 0-1 Nashville The Chicago Blackhawks were opportunistic in […] The post NHL Predictions for January 27th appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
7 hours ago

NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Anaheim Duck, Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word on Hockey. Despite it still being early in the season, teams are already looking to make moves to upgrade their teams. With the shortened season, teams can’t let wins slip away from them early. Any lengthy losing streak could cripple a […] The post NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Anaheim Duck, Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
18 hours ago

Vegas Golden Knights to use GM Kelly McCrimmon as Head Coach for Tonight’s Game

Before the puck drops between the Vegas Golden Knights and the St. Louis Blues, the Knights announced a staff change for the game. Due to some COVID concerns, the team’s typical coaching staff will not be behind the bench tonight. Instead, they will opt to use their general manager, Kelly McCrimmon, as the head coach […] The post Vegas Golden Knights to use GM Kelly McCrimmon as Head Coach for Tonight’s Game appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Jan 26, 2021

Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Goaltender Jack Campbell to Leg Injury

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell will be out of the lineup for two weeks with a leg injury. During their game against the Calgary Flames over the weekend there was a pile-up on top of him during the game. This is the likely cause of his injury. Leafs Lose Campbell to Injury Head coach Sheldon Keefe […] The post Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Goaltender Jack Campbell to Leg Injury appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.
Jan 26, 2021

New York Rangers Lose Filip Chytil to Injury

The New York Rangers have suffered a big loss. Forward Filip Chytil has been ruled out for 4-6 weeks due to injury. The 21-year-old was off to a strong start but will miss much of the rest of the season. The team announced the news Tuesday morning. Filip Chytil will be out 4 to 6 […] The post New York Rangers Lose Filip Chytil to Injury appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.