Today in Hockey History: Buffalo Sabres Acquire Jeff Skinner

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Hockey is finally back, but we at Last Word on Hockey are 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 at this date in hockey history for August 2nd, featuring Jeff Skinner. […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: Tampa Bay Lightning Extend Nikita Kucherov

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During the NHL’s hiatus, we at Last Word on Hockey are 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 at this date in hockey history for July 10th, featuring Nikita Kucherov. Today in […] READ MORE


NHL What If… Eric Lindros Trade

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NHL What-If is a series that looks at big moments in NHL history and wonders what might have happened had things played out slightly differently. The series is a focus on moments that impacted major games and franchises. The final moment to be examined is the Eric Lindros trade. NHL What If… Eric Lindros Trade […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Biggest Game in Franchise History

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Welcome back to Last Word on Hockey’s summer series where we look at the biggest game in team history. Each day we will be back with a new team to look at. Looking at things like the lead-up, what happened, followed, and why it makes it the biggest game. The biggest game does not automatically […] READ MORE


Milan Hejduk’s Jersey Retired By The Colorado Avalanche

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Saturday night, the Colorado Avalanche retired Milan Hejduk‘s jersey completing one of the greatest lines in hockey history. He joins Joe Sakic (19), Peter Forsberg (21), Patrick Roy (33), Adam Foote (52), and Ray Bourque (77) who have their numbers in the rafters. Whether you agree with Bourque having his jersey retired or not there […] READ MORE


Starting Six: Colorado Avalanche All-Time Lineup

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The Starting Six series comes to you to dive into the best player at each position all-time for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Colorado Avalanche all-time lineup. Starting Six: Colorado Avalanche All-Time Lineup From the cold shores of Quebec City to the […] READ MORE