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Carson Lambos
Gabriel Foley - Jan 9, 2021

Carson Lambos is one of many players in the 2021 NHL Draft class who could go first overall. But he’s far from earned the consensus. With so much talent from players like Owen Power, Brandt Clarke, and Matty Beniers, there’s no real favourite this year. And Lambos hasn’t really helped his case much. He managed […]


2021 World Junior Championship
Jim Biringer - Jan 5, 2021

Welcome to the 2021 World Junior Championship predictions. From all of us at Last Word on Hockey, it’s been a pleasure to cover this one-of-a-kind tournament this year. Today is Tuesday, January 5th the tenth and final day of the tournament. The day concludes with Canada taking on Team USA for the gold medal. 2021 […]

2021 NHL Draft
Kyle Pereira - Jan 3, 2021

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Class introductions. The 2020 Draft class was a blast, and the 2021 NHL draft should be too. Alexis Lafreniere was the first overall pick for the New York Rangers in ‘20, but who will it be in ‘21? How about we here at Last Word introduce […]

2020-21 Arizona Coyotes

The 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes have made some roster changes, mostly due to salary cap financial restrictions. With very little resources to work with, new general manager Bill Armstrong did his best to improve his roster. It’s clear his direction and goal is to make the Coyotes a tougher and more competitive team. He added players […]

Winter Classic

Normally we’d be in the 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 day. Here’s […]

Detroit Red Wings Trade
Alex Metzger, Editor - Dec 22, 2020

There have been lots of talks recently about the Vegas Golden Knights. They signed the biggest name on the market in Alex Pietrangelo. However, that led them down a world of cap troubles. Because of it, they have had to sell off Paul Stastny and Nate Schmidt for almost nothing. And now, rumour has it […]

2021 World Junior Championships
Jim Biringer - Dec 22, 2020

Hockey is finally coming back. While we have to wait on the NHL, that does not mean the game stops. As the song goes it is the most wonderful time of the year. The 2021 World Junior Championships are set to begin on Christmas Day and it has the hockey world buzzing. Sites like Sports […]

Max Pacioretty

The offensively starved Arizona Coyotes desperately need a scorer like Max Pacioretty. The team was 23rd in scoring last season with just 2.71 goals per game. Pacioretty himself averaged 0.45 goals a game and that could certainly help. To demonstrate how Pacioretty could dominate the offence on the Coyotes, Nick Schmaltz was 99th in scoring […]

2020-21 Calgary Flames
Alex Metzger, Editor - Dec 19, 2020

The Calgary Flames had an up and down year last season. They were never the dominant team in the Pacific they hoped to be. However, they did qualify for the playoffs via the play-in round. They then lost to the Dallas Stars 4-2, who would go all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals. The […]

Robert MacDonald - Dec 17, 2020

With heavy hearts, the Colorado Avalanche organization announced on Sunday, December 13th that former General Manager Pierre Lacroix passed away. Lacroix, 72, died tragically due to COVID-19 complications. When fans reminisce over hockey history in Denver, they think of Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Patrick Roy, Milan Hejduk and the likes. Often forgotten, unfortunately, is the […]

Sergei Bobrovsky
Robert MacDonald - Dec 17, 2020

It feels like it’s been forever since the Florida Panthers signed former Columbus Blue Jackets Vezina-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a 7-year deal averaging $10 million per season. At the time, fans rejoiced and asserted that Dale Tallon had finally addressed a nagging issue for the team. Between oft-injured Roberto Luongo in his twilight years […]

Vancouver Canucks affiliate
Erin Butler - Dec 10, 2020

In a year of upheaval, could the Vancouver Canucks affiliate be moved? Sure, the option is there. But they shouldn’t. Vancouver Canucks Affiliate Should Stay Put With the season inching closer to an actual opening – don’t look behind the curtain – there are details to discuss. Even with an all-Canadian division, the border is […]

Alex Pietrangelo
Tom Franklin - Dec 5, 2020

Life after Alex Pietrangelo for the St. Louis Blues defense might not be so bad after all, but everyone will need to step up.

Michigan Hockey Prospects
Kyle Pereira - Dec 4, 2020

The Michigan Hockey prospect pipeline continues to be bolstered. For those not familiar, we here at Last Word have been focusing on the 2021 Draft Class with several pieces introducing players to watch. There are three prominent 2021 prospects featured on the Michigan Wolverines hockey team. That said, of course, we watched them play against […]

Vancouver Canucks draft
Erin Butler - Dec 4, 2020

Previous explorations of the Vancouver Canucks draft history have shown what can be charitably described as a mixed bag. A few great picks – especially in recent years – and some that, well, didn’t work out. There were a couple curious discoveries, like the Canucks drafting 10th more frequently than any other position. Here are […]

Joe Thornton
Zeke Leo - Dec 4, 2020

We’ve reached the final article in our four-part series on the legacy of San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton. 1: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Brilliance 2: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Folklore 3: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: California Now: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Toronto Thornton’s move to the Toronto Maple Leafs no doubt stirs up memories […]



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