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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 […]


Vancouver Canucks vs Colorado Avalanche

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 vs Vegas Golden Knights

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 […]

Pacific Division summary
Alex Slemp - Nov 7, 2021

The 2021-22 NHL season is well underway. With most teams having played at least 10 games, we as fans are beginning to build a general impression of how each team’s season is shaping up. In this summary series, we take a closer look at each division and evaluate how each team has done in their […]

New York Rangers vs Calgary Flames
Alex Slemp - Nov 6, 2021

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 […]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Alex Metzger, Editor - Nov 4, 2021

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 Metzger, Editor - Nov 1, 2021

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 featured […]

Chris Driedger Placed on Injured Reserve
Luke Flannigan, Editor - Oct 19, 2021

The Seattle Kraken have placed goaltender Chris Driedger on injured reserve. News of the backup netminder’s injury came via the team’s PR Twitter account on Tuesday. The #SeaKraken have made the following roster moves: -Yanni Gourde has been activated off of IR-Joey Daccord has been recalled from the Charlotte Checkers-Chris Driedger has been placed on […]

Seattle Kraken Identity
Robert MacDonald - Oct 16, 2021

When looking at the Seattle Kraken and their forwards, one thing jumps off the page: the fact that no name sticks out. Their team shows a lack of elite power on offence. The defence and goaltending rank up among the best in the league in both talent and depth, but the same just can’t be […]

2021-22 NHL Season Storylines
Greg Bowman - Oct 12, 2021

Another NHL season is kicking off and with it, comes some intriguing storylines. A flat salary cap made for some interesting moves for NHL teams in the offseason. That, paired with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a lot to keep track of. Here are some of the most captivating storylines that should play out during […]

2021-22 Pacific Division

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […]

Seattle Kraken Debut

Opening night is close, but the Seattle Kraken debut might be hampered with five players in COVID-19 protocols. News of Jared McCann, Joonas Donskoi, Calle Jarnkrok, Jamie Oleksiak and Marcus Johansson broke on Monday afternoon. It is not confirmed that they are out but expected. The Seattle Kraken are expected to be without five players […]

Mark Giordano Announced as Seattle Kraken Captain
Robert MacDonald - Oct 11, 2021

On Monday, October 11th, the Seattle Kraken captain was named. On the day before opening night, Seattle announced Mark Giordano would serve as their captain heading into the inaugural campaign. To serve alongside him, the franchise selected Jordan Eberle, Yanni Gourde, Adam Larsson, and Jaden Schwartz as alternate captains. All five of the players chosen […]

Kraken-Canucks Rivalry
Erin Butler - Oct 7, 2021

Well, it looks like the Seattle Kraken is going to go unbeaten against the Vancouver Canucks this season. A pre-season 2-0 record while outscoring them 9-3 is a nice start for establishing a Kraken-Canucks rivalry. But surely that’s not all that goes into good, long-term hate? What Rivalries Need The biggest concern for the NHL […]

2021 NHL Draft, 2021 Seattle Kraken Prospects
Ben Kerr - Oct 7, 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […]

NHL Storylines
Alex Metzger, Editor - Oct 6, 2021

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. […]



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