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Columbus Blue Jackets Shuts Down Facilities in Wake of COVID-19 Scare
Doug Winkey - Nov 24, 2020

The Columbus Blue Jackets have revealed that a handful of players have tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first major outbreak since the postseason bubble ended. Some players are staying sharp overseas, but others are in North America training. The team has closed off-ice facilities and players are currently in quarantine for the foreseeable […]

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Liiga Postpones Games Through December 19th
Brandon Higley-Blair - Dec 2, 2020

The top-tier Finnish hockey league, “Liiga,” has postponed all games through December 19th. The Finnish Liiga is postponing all scheduled games from tomorrow through Dec. 19 because of the deteriorating situation with COVID-19 and stricter restrictions imposed in some regions of the country. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) December 2, 2020 All Liiga Games Postponed Importance […]

2020-21 Minnesota Wild
Three Reasons for Optimism in the 2020-21 Minnesota Wild

The 2020-21 Minnesota Wild are in a precarious spot. On one hand, they have a solid crop of young players in Matt Dumba, Kirill Kaprizov, and Jonas Brodin. On the other, they lack the depth or superstar talent to pack a significant punch in the playoffs. With new additions to the prospect pool, the Wild […]

Vancouver Canucks Draft
The Best First Round Vancouver Canucks Draft Picks, Part Three
Erin Butler - Dec 1, 2020

We’ve been using the temporary delay in the NHL to look over the Vancouver Canucks draft picks over their history. Just like every other team, there have been some great selections, some disastrous ones. My first articles here compared their selections to who was available in the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000s, so that’s ground pretty […]

QMJHL Pauses 2020-21 Season
Brandon Higley-Blair - Nov 30, 2020

The QMJHL has paused all games due to an increased number of cases of COVID-19. The QMJHL is pausing all games through Jan. 3 because of the worsening situation with COVID-19 and accompanying restrictions in Quebec and the Maritime provinces. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) November 30, 2020 QMJHL Season Halted The Quebec Major Junior Hockey […]

NHL Contracts
MnM Hockey Podcast: Best and Worst NHL Contracts for Each Team

Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original […]

2021 NHL Draft Introductions Part 5: Jesper Wallstedt and Kent Johnson

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 […]

Vancouver Canucks Draft
The Best Vancouver Canucks First Round Picks: Part Two
Erin Butler - Nov 29, 2020

We started talking about the Vancouver Canucks draft picks, we paid little heed to the spacing needed. After all, in 51 years of drafting there should be quite a spread of players selected through all 31 spots. Right? Well, after covering 15 players in the first chapter we have 16 more here. When a team […]

2020-21 goalie rankings
Puck Talk Live Podcast: 2020-21 Goalie Rankings and Kendall Coyne
Noah Foster - Nov 28, 2020

LWOS writers Logan Rosengard, Noah Foster, and good friend Raffi Sarrafian discuss news, updates, and more surrounding the most entertaining league in North America, the NHL! We post shows every Friday at noon CST, anywhere you get your podcasts. Make sure to follow us on Instagram, @pucktalklivepodcast.  Puck Talk Live Podcast: Episode 51 – 2020-21 […]