Toronto Maple Leafs vs Columbus Blue Jackets Qualifying Round Preview

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The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs are about to, finally, get underway. While the interruption of the regular season from COVID-19 disrupted everyone’s lives, it did provide a very different look for some play-in teams. The Toronto Maple Leafs vs Columbus Blue Jackets, for example, will provide Toronto fans with something new. The Boston Bruins have […] READ MORE


The Realistic Trade Value Of The Buffalo Sabres Jack Eichel

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Jack Eichel of the Buffalo Sabres has the hockey world abuzz with trade rumours. The internet instantly flooded with trade rumours as both bloggers and professional hockey writers started to put together imaginary deals. These deals, almost without exception, included prospects of varied value and often a bad contract coming back to create room. While […] READ MORE


Carolina Hurricanes One-Hit Wonders

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s One-Hit Wonder series. Each day, we will take a look at a new team’s three biggest one-hit wonders. These are players that had one great season or playoff run but never did anything like that again. Join us every day for a new team! Today we take a look […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Forward Chris Thorburn Retires

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St Louis Blues forward Chris Thorburn announces his retirement following a 14 year NHL career. He career was capped with being a part of the 2019-2019 St Louis Blues Stanley Cup winning roster. Congratulations to Chris Thorburn, who today announces his retirement following 801 NHL GP. The forward played for four franchises and was a […] READ MORE


How Kevyn Adams can Fix the Buffalo Sabres Without Trading Jack Eichel

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The Buffalo Sabres made a splash this week. The fan base had been assured that GM Jason Botterill would be back again next year. However, this week, they fired him and most of their management group. Kevyn Adams was immediately hired despite little experience.  This has begun speculation regarding the future of Jack Eichel. Kevyn […] READ MORE


The Edmonton Oilers are Pieces Away From Being League’s Elite

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For many years now, pundits have been predicting the ascendency of the Edmonton Oilers. Unfortunately, the promise offered by a run of high picks, including four first overall picks in six years, had produced no such results. That could be about to change if general manager Ken Holland can fix the problems in between the pipes. READ MORE