NHL Draft

Kyle Pereira - Nov 20, 2022

NHL 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 […]


nhl player development
Kyle Pereira - Oct 7, 2022

NHL 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 […]

NHL player development
Kyle Pereira - Oct 6, 2022

NHL 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 […]

NHL Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 29, 2022

NHL 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 […]

NHL Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 26, 2022

NHL 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 […]

NHL player development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 21, 2022

NHL 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 […]

Stefan Matteau
Kyle Pereira - Sep 16, 2022

NHL 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 […]

Player development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 15, 2022

NHL 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 […]

NHL Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 10, 2022

NHL 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 […]

NHL Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 2, 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 has a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves draft picks […]

NHL Player development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 1, 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 has a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves draft picks […]

NHL player development
Kyle Pereira - Aug 29, 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 […]

NHL Player Development
Kyle Pereira - Aug 20, 2022

NHL 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 is answering all these questions on our NHL Player Development series. This week’s piece involves draft picks in the back half of the first […]

NHL Player development
Kyle Pereira - Aug 5, 2022

NHL 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’s new series shows how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves draft picks in […]

Connor Bedard, 2023 NHL Draft
Aaron Itovitch - Jul 18, 2022

The 2023 NHL Draft is a long time away. In fact, we are only one week removed from this past year’s NHL Draft. While many teams were able to add impactful pieces to the future of their franchises, the incredible talent available in the 2023 NHL Draft is truly fascinating. Thus, it is never too […]

pavel mintyukov
Aaron Itovitch - Jul 16, 2022

The Anaheim Ducks have signed 10th overall pick Pavel Mintyukov to a three-year entry-level contract. Mintyukov was one of two first-round selections for Anaheim in the 2022 NHL draft, equally drafting centre Nathan Gaucher 22nd overall. NEWS: We have signed Pavel Mintyukov to a three-year entry-level contract. #FlyTogether https://t.co/j2Nrl5H2JQ — Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) July 16, […]



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