Today in Hockey History: San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau Plays 1,000th Game

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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


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