NHL Prospects

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 […]


New Jersey Devils Alexander Holtz
Tommy Bennett - Sep 26, 2022

Christmas has come early, and it’s hockey season. Training camps have begun, and pre-season games have kicked off. Opening puck drop is only two weeks away, and all is right in the world. One team that is to watch for is the New Jersey Devils. The prospect pool is littered with talent and some of […]

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 […]

Connor Bedard
Aaron Itovitch - Sep 10, 2022

It is always more fun to predict the top teams. Teams poised for cup contention, and talented players at the best of their ability. On the polar opposite end, there are the lottery teams. After a rough season, there is always light at the end of the tunnel – a high draft pick. Adding a […]

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 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 […]

New York Rangers prospects

The dust has settled on the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships. However, the New York Rangers prospects played a hand in the gold-medal game of the delayed tournament. Four Blueshirts youngsters played in the gold medal game, with a trio of hopeful future Rangers getting the gold. There was one Finnish New York prospect that […]

Matthew Mountjoy - Aug 21, 2022

The host country has clinched gold at the 2022 World Junior Championships, as Canada claims it’s 19th gold in a dramatic 3-2 overtime win against Finland. Canada Wins Gold In World Junior Championships 19X GOLDEN! 🇨🇦🥇#WorldJuniors pic.twitter.com/sElytP9DGf — Hockey Canada (@HockeyCanada) August 21, 2022 In one of the most strangest World Junior Championships ever held, […]

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 […]

Canada vs Switzerland
Connor Lapalme, Editor - Aug 17, 2022

We’ve made it to the quarterfinal round and things get much more interesting. It’s win or go home for the eight teams that have made it to the playoff round. Unbeaten runs in group play are nice. However, they don’t mean anything in the elimination round. In our final prediction, we look at the quarter-final […]

Kyle Pereira - Aug 17, 2022

We’ve made it! The quarter-finals are here for the 2022 World Junior Championship in Edmonton. Sweden, who finished second in their group to advance, is coming off of a 4-2 victory over Germany. Taking on the Swedes is everyone’s favourite underdog, Latvia. After upsetting Czechia by a score of 5-2, the Latvians went from not […]

2022 World Junior Championship
Oscar Elieff - Aug 17, 2022

The 2022 World Junior Championship quarter-final games are about to begin. The first game of the day features Team Finland vs Team Germany. Team Finland is just coming off a tough loss to Team Canada where the score was 6-3. Team Germany is similarly coming off a loss of 2-4 against Sweden. Both teams will […]



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