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Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames
Taylor Newby - May 16, 2022

After a long-fought battle, the first-round series of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames has concluded. The Flames took the series and will be moving on to the second round. Despite all odds, the Dallas Stars pushed the series to seven games, where the winner was decided in overtime. Most […]


Montreal Canadiens Draft
Connor Lapalme, Editor - May 12, 2022

The Montreal Canadiens won the NHL Draft Lottery and secured the first overall pick. It’s hopefully the first step in re-building the proud franchise back to the top of the hockey world. It is going to be the first time in 42 years that the Canadiens hold the first overall pick. Still, when examining the […]

Danila Yurov Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 11, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

David Jiricek Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 10, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Erin Butler - May 9, 2022

The possibility of a Vancouver Canucks rebuild comes down to one decision. And yes, it’s the one you think it is. The Canucks have a massive decision to make on one player. Lots of Possible Looks for a Vancouver Canucks Rebuild Questions Going Forward There are questions the Vancouver Canucks will need to answer soon, […]

Matthew Savoie Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 9, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Juraj Slafkovsky Scouting Report, 2022 NHL Draft Rankings
Ben Kerr - May 8, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

John Tavares
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 7, 2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs took a 2-1 series lead on Friday night. The three games have seen very different outcomes, with Toronto dominating Game 1 and the Tampa Bay Lightning dominating Game 2. However, Game 3 was the closest yet. Toronto took a 3-0 lead only for Tampa to climb back and make it 3-2. […]

Joakim Kemell Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 7, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Simon Nemec Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 5, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Logan Cooley Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 4, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Shane Wright Scouting Report
Ben Kerr - May 3, 2022

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2022 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […]

Hart Trophy Predictions
Oscar Elieff - May 1, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 award predictions series. As the regular season wraps up and the playoffs being, 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, […]

Philadelphia Flyers tank
Ella Chang - Apr 18, 2022

When a team isn’t good in the NHL, it’s better to be horrible than mediocre. Take it from the many organizations across the league that are in the midst of rebuilds, sacrificing present success for future gain. Their strategy? Fail now, get a good draft pick, hope that draft pick results in an impact player, […]

Sheldon Keefe decisions
Jeremy Franks - Apr 16, 2022

The debate began as soon as the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched their spot in the playoffs last week. What decisions should head coach Sheldon Keefe about his lineup approaching the start of the playoffs? Keefe had much to consider as soon as his team punched its ticket for the right to compete for Lord Stanley’s […]

Alex Metzger, Editor - Apr 11, 2022

As the season winds down, the Ottawa Senators find themselves in an unfortunately familiar spot. Clearly out of the playoffs with the argument that losing as many games may actually be a good thing. However, that doesn’t stop players from trying to show why they deserve a spot in the NHL. One of those players […]



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Pittsburgh Penguins roster
Emily Fehr - May 16, 2022

The Pittsburgh Penguins season is now over and thought of the roster for 2022-23 are already afoot. Artemi Panarin‘s overtime-winner sealed the Pens’ fate and forced thoughts of next year. As the season has progressed, holes have been visible down the lineup for the Penguins. What team doesn’t have holes? Okay maybe the Colorado Avalanche […]

Erin Butler - May 16, 2022

The Vancouver Canucks off-season may hinge on J.T. Miller, but the Brock Boeser contract question demands a more immediate answer. And there is a variety of those to choose from. Boeser Answers Many Questions Brock Boeser had a down season this year. Of course, for him, a “down” season includes 23 goals and 23 assists. […]

Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers
Taylor Newby - May 16, 2022

For the first time since 1991, the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers will be meeting up in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in what is also known as the Battle of Alberta. This long-awaited series will be only the sixth time these teams will face off in 31 years. The Edmonton […]

Kyle Pereira - May 16, 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 […]

Colorado Avalanche vs St Louis Blues
Luiza Vidal, Editor - May 16, 2022

Once again, the playoff round of Colorado Avalanche vs St Louis Blues is set to happen, this time, in the second round. Much has changed since the sweep from last year’s first-round, even though the teams might look very similar. Both are stronger and ready to fight for their spot in the Conference Finals this […]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 16, 2022

Welcome back to NHL Predictions. Each day, we take a look at all the games going on around the NHL. Giving analysis and our predictions on every game. Today, round two of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs gets underway! Our featured game of the day is the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers. NHL Predictions […]

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Alex Metzger, Editor - May 16, 2022

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 segments. […]

NHL Rumours
Oscar Elieff - May 16, 2022

The playoffs are in full swing, with some teams already being eliminated. Still, there are NHL rumours to be discussed. On how the eliminated teams can improve for next season. How can teams make themselves better for the 2022-23 season. Today we will be looking at NHL rumours surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Pittsburgh […]