Ottawa Senators Trade Logan Brown For Zach Sanford

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The pre-season is fast-approaching, meaning the season is about to get underway. Teams are working through training camp and finalizing their rosters. On Saturday, the Ottawa Senators and St. Louis Blues completed a trade that will alter that process. Senators general manager Pierre Dorion has shipped centreman Logan Brown and a conditional fourth-round pick in […] READ MORE


Player Development of Top-10 Picks Part Three

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


Player Development of Top-Ten Selections

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


Top 10 NHL Draft Selections & Player Development

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


Tampa Bay Lightning Draft Recap and Grades

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The defending back-to-back Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning have a difficult off-season ahead. It started with the expansion draft, losing Yanni Gourde. That was followed by the 2021 NHL draft. Here’s a Lightning draft recap, looking at their selections and grading how well they did. Tampa Bay Lightning Draft Recap Heading into the draft, […] READ MORE


Leafs Draft Prototypes: Defense-Only Mock Draft

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The Toronto Maple Leafs had yet another disappointing finish to their NHL season. Despite all that, there’s still something to look forward to in the 2021 NHL Draft. What prospects are Leafs’ draft prototypes? Maple Leafs’ Draft Prototypes: Defensemen-Only Mock Draft How To Determine Prototypes All parts of my Leafs’ draft prototype pieces for forwards […] READ MORE


Leafs Draft Prototypes: USHL Defensemen

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The Toronto Maple Leafs had yet another disappointing finish to their NHL season. Despite all that, there’s still something to look forward to in the 2021 NHL Draft. What prospects are Leafs’ draft prototypes? Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Prototypes: USHL Defensemen How To Determine Prototypes All parts of the Leafs’ draft prototype pieces for forwards […] READ MORE


Lukas Gustafsson Prospect Deep Dive

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The Chicago Steel of the USHL recently won the Clark Cup. They have several talented players that are eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft, including the likes of Matthew Coronato, Mackie Samoskevich and Ryan Ufko. There is one more prospect, however, who did not play a very large role. That player was defenseman Lukas Gustafsson. […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Prototypes: Scandinavian Defensemen

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The Toronto Maple Leafs had yet another disappointing finish to their NHL season. Despite all that, there’s still something to look forward to in the 2021 NHL Draft. What prospects are Leafs draft prototypes? Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Prototypes: Scandinavian Defensemen How To Determine Prototypes All parts of my Leafs draft prototype pieces for forwards […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Prototypes: CHL Defensemen

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The Toronto Maple Leafs had yet another disappointing finish to their NHL season. Despite all that, there’s still something to look forward to in the 2021 NHL Draft. What prospects are Leafs’ draft prototypes? Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Prototypes: CHL Defensemen How To Determine Prototypes All parts of the Leafs draft prototype pieces for forwards […] READ MORE