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Joshua Grom - Feb 6, 2023

Every Monday, Last Word on Hockey will survey the Fantasy Hockey landscape and select a handful of players to assist in your weekly match. We will attempt to select “Studs” who may be available in your league as opposed to those who we know are already owned by other teams. The “Duds” will most certainly […]


Robert MacDonald - Jan 15, 2023

Just a month ago, the Seattle Kraken claimed Eeli Tolvanen off of waivers from the Nashville Predators. Tolvanen entered the NHL as a first-round pick back in 2017. The Preds drafted him back then, and in the five seasons since, dressed him a total of 135 times. In those games, Tolvanen recorded 25 goals and […]

Seattle Kraken turnaround
Robert MacDonald - Jan 14, 2023

Oh, what a difference a year can make. People change, expectations shift, failures and successes occur. Regardless of the job, the industry, the people, or anything, the only constant in life is change. Some change happens slowly, over the course of many months, years, trials and tribulations. In the world of professional sports, teams typically […]

Matthew Mountjoy - Jan 11, 2023

The OHL Trade Deadline has been an exciting one for fans, as a ton of blockbuster trades happened. For example, Hamilton Bulldogs stars Logan Morrison and Ryan Winterton have gotten moved, Avery Hayes and Owen Beck have been sent to the Peterborough Petes, and now one of the brightest stars in the OHL, Shane Wright, […]

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 25: Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Seattle Kraken makes a save against Zach Whitecloud #2 of the Vegas Golden Knights in the third period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on November 25, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Kraken defeated the Golden Knights 4-2. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Noah Foster, Editor - Jan 2, 2023

The 2023 Winter Classic has been exciting so far, as the Pittsburgh Penguins are taking on the Boston Bruins at Fenway Park. Right before puck drop, the NHL announced the 2024 Winter Classic teams. The two newest teams to the league will be squaring off next year. The Seattle Kraken will host the Vegas Golden […]

Alex Metzger, Editor - Dec 28, 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 Predictions
Matthew Mountjoy - Dec 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 […]

Robert MacDonald - Dec 12, 2022

The Seattle Kraken claim Eeli Tolvanen from the waiver wire on December 12th. In a simultaneous move, they placed Karson Kuhlman on waivers themselves as well. News of the waiver claim came from insider Chris Johnston. Eeli Tolvanen Becomes Kraken Most Recent Waiver Claim The Kraken snagged Tolvanen from the Nashville Predators‘ waiver wire today. […]

Tommy Bennett - Dec 7, 2022

With the Team Canada World Juniors camp opening up on Friday, two young guns have been loaned to join the team. Los Angeles Kings defensemen Brandt Clarke and Seattle Kraken centre Shane Wright have been loaned by their clubs. Both players are in the early stages of their careers and will be fun to watch […]

NHL Pacific Division: Seattle Kraken players celebrate goal scored by forward Yanni Gourde
Justin Caron - Dec 7, 2022

The NHL season is rolling along full steam ahead; teams have now played past the season’s quarter mark. Some teams had played just as expected when the puck dropped for the new season. However, other teams have been surprising by either overachieving or underachieving through the league’s first quarter. Today we look at the performance […]

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Justin Caron - Oct 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, considered must-watch TV. Tonight’s featured game […]

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Bret Litke - Oct 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 […]

NHL Predictions

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 […]

Reverse Retro Review
Erin Butler - Oct 20, 2022

Next up on the Last Word on Hockey Adidas reverse retro jersey reviews is the Pacific division. Yes, the NHL Retro jerseys are back again! Because the league is looking for a way to get their post-pandemic money back, and soon. So why not go with what worked last time, right? Here is the Reverse […]

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Robert MacDonald - Oct 19, 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 […]

Seattle Kraken
Robert MacDonald - Oct 17, 2022

The NHL season just began, but already plenty of action took place its first week. Some fan bases sit puzzled or frustrated with their teams through their first couple games. Others see reasons for more optimism than anticipated just weeks earlier. Teams all begin the season on level ground, with an equal opportunity laid before […]



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Justin Caron - Oct 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 […]

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Ben Kerr - Oct 17, 2022

In the offensive zone, his stickhandling allows him to control the puck and open up passing and shooting lanes. He has good vision and the ability to set up teammates for scoring chances.  Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. As we have now reached […]

Vijay Nagpal - Oct 17, 2022

Ryan O’Reilly was traded to the St. Louis Blues from the Buffalo Sabres in 2018 and has been an integral part of the Blues core ever since. He went on to lead the team to the Stanley Cup in 2019, beating a deep and tough Boston Bruins team and he was eventually announced the Conn […]

Jack Rathbone trade

It’s time for another edition of NHL rumours. Some teams are going to make drastic changes before the trade deadline. The March 3 deadline is coming fairly soon and teams like the Vancouver Canucks have already started making moves. Bo Horvat was already traded, but there may be some more names on the way out. […]

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Tommy Bennett - Oct 17, 2022

Nine years later, and Lou Lamoriello has Bo Horvat as one of his own. After being traded by the Vancouver Canucks before the trade deadline, Bo Horvat has a new contract. Horvat has signed a deal with the New York Islanders for the next eight years. Elliotte Friedman was the first to report the AAV […]