Three Keys For San Jose Sharks Headed Into Game 5

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With the San Jose Sharks and Edmonton Oilers splitting the first four games in their first round series, it’s now down to a best-of-three. The Oilers still have home ice so the Sharks will have to take at least one game on the road. Three Keys For San Jose Sharks Headed Into Game 5 5v5 […] READ MORE



Roman Polak Out for the Post-Season.

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Saturday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 after going into double overtime. While the game two victory was a huge one it did come at a costly price for Toronto. Defensemen Roman Polak will be out for the rest of the post-season after injuring his right leg. Roman Polak Out for the […] READ MORE


Zach Werenski Injury Forces Him to Miss the Remainder of the Postseason

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The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Monday that their star rookie defenseman, Zach Werenski, would miss the rest of the season. He suffered a facial fracture after being hit with a puck shot by Phil Kessel. The impact required stitches and caused Werenski’s eye to swell up. Like, really swell up. Playoff hockey… pic.twitter.com/4GNoLYVECu — Zach […] READ MORE


The 4th Line Podcast #127 – Calvert Hit, First Round So Far

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Last Word on Hockey is pleased to present our new hockey podcast, The 4th Line Podcast. Coming from Calgary, AB and Nanaimo, BC, Carl and Joel provide their own unique and fun view of hockey. Every week the guys share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the […] READ MORE



Anaheim Ducks vs Calgary Flames First Round Series Preview

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For the first time since 2014-2015 the Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames will play each other in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This is the third all-time meeting between the two clubs and just the second in the first round. The Ducks have won the previous two series between the two clubs, the last being in […] READ MORE



Dark Horses in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

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The NHL is one of, if not the most competitive and balanced leagues in professional sports. The teams are so closely matched, that chances of an ‘upset’ happening is particularly high, especially in the first round. Looking back, big upsets have happened more than a couple times recently. For instance, no one thought in 2011-2012 […] READ MORE