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Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Mar 5, 2022

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 […]


Minnesota Wild vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex Slemp - Feb 24, 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 […]

Nashville Predators vs Florida Panthers
Robert MacDonald - Feb 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 […]

Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers
Ella Chang - Feb 20, 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 […]

Anaheim Ducks vs Edmonton Oilers
Alex Slemp - Feb 17, 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 […]

Alex Slemp - Feb 15, 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 […]

Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators
Alex Slemp - Feb 12, 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 […]

Carolina Hurricanes vs Boston Bruins
Nic Hendrickson - Feb 10, 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 […]

NHL Rumours
Josh Young - Feb 10, 2022

Welcome to another edition of NHL rumours. Today we will discuss Tyler Toffoli possibly being a fit with the Calgary Flames, the Columbus Blue Jackets looking for hard-working players and the Ottawa Senators reported offer to pending free agent Nick Paul. Let’s dive in! NHL Rumours Rumour: On the Jeff Marek Show, Elliotte Freidman says, […]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins
Bret Litke - Feb 8, 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 […]

Metropolitan Division
Alex Slemp - Feb 8, 2022

Welcome to the Midseason Report Card Summary. We will be going over each division and bringing you an analysis of how each team in the NHL has faired at the midway point of their season. Today we go over the highly competitive Metropolitan Division. For the first installment of the report cards on the Metropolitan […]

New Jersey Devils vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Jim Biringer - Jan 31, 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 […]

Minnesota Wild vs New York Islanders
Nic Hendrickson - Jan 30, 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 […]

St Louis Blues vs Calgary Flames
Melanie Rau - Jan 27, 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 […]

Boston Bruins vs Colorado Avalanche
Nic Hendrickson - Jan 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 […]

St Louis Blues vs Vancouver Canucks
Ella Chang - Jan 23, 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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Tommy Bennett - Jan 23, 2022

The New Jersey Devils have an upcoming anniversary. Once the season begins, 40 years of hockey has been played in the Garden State. Once being in Colorado, an ownership group headlined by John McMullen brought the team to New Jersey. Since then the Devils have remained in New Jersey and currently play in the City […]

Tommy Bennett - Jan 23, 2022

The Boston Bruins are one of the most iconic franchises in hockey history. An original six franchise that has seen some of the most recognizable names sport the black and gold and represent the spoked B with pride. A lot of that was more manageable as we did not live in a salary cap era. […]

Tim Thomas NHL Career
Justin Caron - Jan 23, 2022

In the first edition of our new weekly series where we analyze what happened to former NHL players, we will look back at the former Boston Bruin goaltender Tim Thomas. His road to the NHL, similar to climbing Mount Everest, being picked up in a helicopter and skydiving out of it, was lengthy and burdensome. […]

Arizona Coyotes free agent signings
Justin Caron - Jan 23, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how […]

Sonny Milano linked
Georgia McCann - Jan 23, 2022

This summer, former pending restricted free agent Sonny Milano was surprisingly not qualified by the Anaheim Ducks. He subsequently became an unrestricted free agent and has yet to be picked up by a new team. This has led to plenty of speculation as to his next landing spot. Sonny Milano has been linked to the […]

Latvia vs Czechia

Both Latvia and Czechia are going into Sunday’s game reeling from losses in their previous game. Latvia did get an extra point for taking Slovakia to overtime. The Czechs are coming off a 5-1 thumping from Team Canada on Saturday. Both teams are trying to jostle for position in Group A. The Latvia vs Czechia […]

Anaheim Ducks free agent signings
Matthew Mountjoy - Jan 23, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how […]

NHL Rumours
Matthew Mountjoy - Jan 23, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights are in a tough spot now that goaltender Robin Lehner underwent hip surgery, and is expected to miss the entire 2022-2023 season. An option for them is to roll with the current tandem of both Logan Thompson and Laurent Brossoit, which would be more of an experiment than anything. Another option […]