12:23 AM EDT, Thu October 22, 2020
1 hour ago

Washington Capitals Re-Sign Jonas Siegenthaler

The Washington Capitals have re-signed restricted free agent defenceman Jonas Siegenthaler to a one-year contract worth $800,000 that will carry him through the 2020-21 season. SIEGS! The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to a one-year, $800,000 contract Full Details: https://t.co/5ccUhmXMy8#ALLCAPS pic.twitter.com/FUSJjPx88a — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) October 22, 2020   Jonas Siegenthaler Re-Signs with […] The post Washington Capitals Re-Sign Jonas Siegenthaler appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
8 hours ago

Report: Edmonton Oilers Extend Kris Russell

The Edmonton Oilers have reportedly extended defenceman Kris Russell for one more season though 2021-22. His current deal would have expired after 2020-21, but the team has chosen to keep the veteran around as the Seattle expansion draft approaches. TSN’s Jason Gregor reported the news Wednesday afternoon. Oilers have signed Kris Russell to a one-year […] The post Report: Edmonton Oilers Extend Kris Russell appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
14 hours ago

The Chicago Blackhawks Future

The Chicago Blackhawks organization announced on Tuesday that they will be rebuilding their team, and fans should not expect much success in the coming years. Stan Bowman believes the Blackhawks can no longer contend with the top teams, and any observant fan would say the same. So what will the Chicago Blackhawks future look like? […] The post The Chicago Blackhawks Future appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
14 hours ago

Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Phil Esposito Gets 1,500 Points

We’re normally starting up another hockey season, but 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 day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history […] The post Today in Hockey History: New York Rangers Phil Esposito Gets 1,500 Points appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
15 hours ago

NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Prorated Salaries

The new season is looming closer by the day and NHL rumours are starting to pile up. There are plenty of important decisions looming ahead for every team in the NHL. Big names remain unsigned as franchises are figuring out what direction to take this upcoming season. The Chicago Blackhawks are one such team as […] The post NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Prorated Salaries appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
16 hours ago

Anthony Duclair: Where He Could Land Next

  Forward Anthony Duclair has been with five NHL teams in his short six-year career. Lately, he has been playing with the Ottawa Senators. He was traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets in February of 2019 in the Ryan Dzingel deal. This past season Duclair played with a one-year contract worth $1.65 million. He rejected […] The post Anthony Duclair: Where He Could Land Next appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 20, 2020

The Toronto Maple Leafs Re-Signs Ilya Mikheyev

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced they have re-signed free agent right wing Ilya Mikheyev to a two-year contract worth $3.29 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of  $1.645 million. This contract carries him through the 2021-22season. AAV is $1.645M https://t.co/8hUh4cE3vM — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 20, 2020 The Maple Leafs Re-Sign Ilya Mikheyev […] The post The Toronto Maple Leafs Re-Signs Ilya Mikheyev appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 20, 2020

Montreal Canadiens Officially Add Kaiden Guhle

On Tuesday morning, the Montreal Canadiens announced they have officially signed defenseman Kaiden Guhle. As the 16th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, Guhle has been signed to a three-year entry-level deal worth an average annual value of  $925,000. This contract will carry Guhle through the 2022-23 season. Canadiens agree to terms on […] The post Montreal Canadiens Officially Add Kaiden Guhle appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 20, 2020

Today in Hockey History: New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur Gets First Shutout

We’re normally starting up another hockey season, but 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 day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history […] The post Today in Hockey History: New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur Gets First Shutout appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 20, 2020

Sharks Doug Wilson Reaches A Fork in the Road

The author of famous quotes, Yogi Berra, is reported to have said, “when you come to a fork in the road, take, it.” It’s not terribly useful advice for most people, but I suspect the San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson, the team’s general manager, can relate. His Sharks are at a fork in the road. […] The post Sharks Doug Wilson Reaches A Fork in the Road appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 19, 2020

Vancouver Canucks Sign Jayce Hawryluk, Adam Gaudette

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Jayce Hawryluk to a contract. The two-way deal is for just one year and will carry a cap hit of $800,000 if Hawryluk is in the NHL. Elliotte Friedman reported the deal early Monday afternoon. VAN signs Jayce Hawryluk to a one-year deal: $800K/$200K — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October […] The post Vancouver Canucks Sign Jayce Hawryluk, Adam Gaudette appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 19, 2020

Arizona Coyotes Re-Sign Christian Fischer

  The Arizona Coyotes have agreed to terms on a new contract with Christian Fischer. It is a two-year contract worth $2 million. Fischer’s contract carries a salary-cap hit of $1 million. It’s a $1M AAV for Fischer. 2-years, $2M total. https://t.co/leims6GEGk — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) October 19, 2020 Christian Fischer Re-Signed In Christian Fischer, the […] The post Arizona Coyotes Re-Sign Christian Fischer appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 19, 2020

Doc Emrick Retires form Broadcasting

Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick has announced he will retire from hockey broadcasting Monday.  Emrick and NBC jointly made the announcement. After 3,750+ Professional and Olympic hockey games, 100 different verbs used to describe a pass or shot, and 22 Stanley Cup Finals, the legendary Mike “Doc” Emrick has announced his retirement from broadcasting. From hockey fans […] The post Doc Emrick Retires form Broadcasting appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 19, 2020

Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Maurice Richard Scores 500th Goal

We’re normally starting up another hockey season, but 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 day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history […] The post Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Maurice Richard Scores 500th Goal appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Oct 19, 2020

NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers

Hello and welcome to another Monday edition of NHL Rumours! The offseason has slowed down considerably but that doesn’t mean teams have stopped planning for 2020-21. There are still free agents worth signing and salary commitments to balance. More will happen between now and the beginning of the coming season. Today’s NHL rumours feature the […] The post NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.