The Best First Round Vancouver Canucks Draft Picks, Part Three

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We’ve been using the temporary delay in the NHL to look over the Vancouver Canucks draft picks over their history. Just like every other team, there have been some great selections, some disastrous ones. My first articles here compared their selections to who was available in the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 2000s, so that’s ground pretty […] READ MORE


Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Ray Bourque

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Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Ray Bourque ended up with the Boston Bruins. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Ray Bourque Seems […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Los Angeles Kings Bernie Nicholls Gets 8 Points

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Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] READ MORE


Joe Thornton San Jose Sharks Legacy: California

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We’ve reached the third piece in our tribute series to San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton. Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Brilliance Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Folklore Now: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: California Next: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Toronto In this article, we bring in his two most noted rivals and how they were central in […] READ MORE


Potential 2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins Bounce Back or Breakout Players

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE


QMJHL Pauses 2020-21 Season

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The QMJHL has paused all games due to an increased number of cases of COVID-19. The QMJHL is pausing all games through Jan. 3 because of the worsening situation with COVID-19 and accompanying restrictions in Quebec and the Maritime provinces. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) November 30, 2020 QMJHL Season Halted The Quebec Major Junior Hockey […] READ MORE


MnM Hockey Podcast: Best and Worst NHL Contracts for Each Team

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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 […] READ MORE


Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Denis Savard

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Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Denis Savard ended up with the Chicago Blackhawks. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Denis Savard Another […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: San Jose Sharks Get Joe Thornton From Boston Bruins

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Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] READ MORE


2021 NHL Draft Introductions Part 5: Jesper Wallstedt and Kent Johnson

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Class introductions. The 2020 Draft class was a blast, and the 2021 NHL draft should be too. Alexis Lafreniere was the first overall pick for the New York Rangers in ‘20, but who will it be in ‘21? How about we here at Last Word introduce […] READ MORE