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Samuel Girard injured
Robert MacDonald - May 21, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche defenceman Samuel Girard was injured and left Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues Saturday night. The team has yet to make an official announcement on his availability. That being said, Girard was confirmed to have left the building via an ambulance to a local hospital. Our thoughts go out to Girard, […]


NHL all-star team
Georgia McCann - May 9, 2022

With the end of the NHL regular season drawing to a close and the award season drawing near, we can reflect on some outstanding play this year. Who will make the NHL All-Star team? Players from across the four divisions have treated us to historical scoring feats, bounce-back seasons and huge rookie starts. Highlight reel […]

Colorado Avalanche vs Nashville Predators
Nic Hendrickson - May 9, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Colorado Avalanche Goaltending
Luiza Vidal, Editor - May 8, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche has a 3-0 lead against the Nashville Predators in the first round of this year’s playoffs. And that doesn’t come as a surprise. With Juuse Saros injured and David Rittich being not-that-great, the team has to use Connor Ingram, their third-string goalie. And, even though Ingram has been playing incredibly well, Nashville […]

Darcy Kuemper Injury
Caleb Mauldin - May 7, 2022

During Saturday’s playoff game against the Nashville Predators, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper went down with an injury. At the end of the first period, Nashville forward Ryan Johansen‘s stick blade got caught in his facemask. Backup goalie Pavel Francouz finished the game, as Kuemper was ruled out. COL coach Jared Bednar said Darcy Kuemper […]

Lady Byng predictions
Robert MacDonald - May 7, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 award predictions series. As the regular season wraps up and the playoffs begin, we’ll be taking a look at potential nominees and winners for the major NHL awards. The 2022 NHL Awards will be a one-hour show between Games 3 and 4 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final, […]

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Bret Litke - May 7, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Nazem Kadri playoff legacy
Caleb Mauldin - May 5, 2022

This regular season was truly one to remember for Colorado Avalanche center, Nazem Kadri. In a season that saw the Avs produce a healthy amount of all-stars, Nazem Kadri was a major standout. In 71 games, Kadri scored 28 goals and accrued 59 assists for an 87-point season, by far, the most productive season of […]

Jack Adams award
Bret Litke - May 5, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 award predictions series. As the playoffs begin, we’ll be taking a look at potential nominees and winners for the major NHL awards. The 2022 NHL Awards will be a one-hour show between Games 3 and 4 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final, hosted by the same city that […]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers
Nic Hendrickson - May 5, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

colorado avalanche vs nashville predators
Luiza Vidal, Editor - May 3, 2022

The playoffs are finally here and the Colorado Avalanche is looking for a revenge tour. After last year’s disappointing end to the year, they’ll be looking to keep the pace to finally go on a long run. The Nashville Predators are also looking for their own win. After being eliminated from the first round by […]

colorado avalanche stanley cup
Nic Brown - May 1, 2022

With the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs starting, now comes the time for fans and hockey enthusiasts to start making their playoff predictions. Many pundits make their predictions round by round, while others are already touting top-of-the-league teams like the Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Calgary Flames or two-year consecutive reigning champs Tampa Bay Lightning to go […]

Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers
Nic Hendrickson - Apr 29, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild
Alex Slemp - Apr 28, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Colorado Avalanche vs St. Louis Blues
Melanie Rau - Apr 26, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]

Ella Chang - Apr 22, 2022

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […]



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Alex Metzger, Editor - May 21, 2022

It was announced today that the Toronto Maple Leafs and defenceman Mark Giordano have agreed on a new deal. The contract is a two-year deal and has an AAV of $800,000. This is a huge move for Toronto and something that was rumoured to happen since they traded for him at the deadline. Defenceman Mark […]

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Jordan Binnington injured
Robert MacDonald - May 21, 2022

The St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington was injured and left Game 3 against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday night. The team has yet to make an official announcement on his availability. Jordan Binnington is dinged up after Nazem Kadri and Calle Rosen skated into him chasing a rebound. He's coming out of the game. Ville […]

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Erin Butler - May 21, 2022

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