Fantasy Hockey: Recapping Week 10 Studs, Duds, and Sleepers

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Ahead of our Week 11 fantasy hockey selections, let’s take a quick look back at Week 10 and see how we did in predicting success for your team: Fantasy Hockey: Recapping Week 10 Studs, Duds, and Sleepers Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – Stud Last week we highlighted the career pace RNH is on and his value for […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey 2022-23 Week 10: Studs, Duds, and Sleepers

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Every Monday, Last Word on Hockey will survey the Fantasy Hockey landscape and select a handful of players to assist in your weekly match. We will attempt to select “Studs” who may be available in your league as opposed to who we know are already owned by other teams. The “Duds” will most certainly be […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2022-23 San Jose Sharks

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Last Word On Hockey’s Puck Drop Previews are back for the 2022-23 season! As the regular season approaches, Last Word will preview each team’s current outlook and stories to watch for the upcoming year. We’ll also do our best to project how things will go for each team over the course of the campaign. Today, […] READ MORE


The San Jose Sharks Potential Savior

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It is July of 2022, and one person, more than any other, can save the San Jose Sharks from themselves. To be candid, it is only one person. The owner is lost, and senior management deserves to be axed while, naturally, others are taking the fall. Newly hired general manager Mike Grier is likely overwhelmed […] READ MORE


Essential Trades The San Jose Sharks Need To Make

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There is one essential trade the San Jose Sharks need to make. It is to trade their top line. All of it, as a unit. The reason for this is clear and covered in depth elsewhere, but it goes like this: the Sharks do not have the talent to compete at a high level now. […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Facing a Lengthy Rebuild

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For the San Jose Sharks, heading into the concluding games of a second consecutive poor season, there is a single question that will pervade the organization. At this point, it is beyond clear this team needs to begin a rebuilding phase. This is not a ‘one player away’ scenario. Semantics, terms like resetting or reload, […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Alexander Barabanov to the San Jose Sharks

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The San Jose Sharks have acquired Alexander Barabanov from the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs will be getting Antti Suomela in return. The deal is one for one. Maple Leafs and Sharks Swap Forwards Alexander Barabanov to the San Jose Sharks. #TradeCentre pic.twitter.com/jKD2oRo5TX — TSN (@TSN_Sports) April 12, 2021 Alexander Barabanov is a 26-year-old […] READ MORE


What We Have Learned About Sheldon Keefe And The Maple Leafs

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For the first time this year, the Toronto Maple Leafs fell to an overtime defeat on Saturday evening. Toronto, outplayed on the road by the Edmonton Oilers, are now 7-2-1 through 10 games. With a couple of days off, Sheldon Keefe and his Leafs can rest. The Leafs played 10 games in 18 days to […] READ MORE


Joe Thornton Signing Helps Show New Identity For Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are continuing to reshape their team as they try to be a team that is harder to play against. During the offseason, the Maple Leafs added players like Alexander Barabanov, Wayne Simmonds, Jimmy Vesey, and Zach Bogosian. Most recently the team signed Joe Thornton to a one-year contract. They also elected […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Mikko Lehtonen

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The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Monday morning they signed free-agent defenceman Mikko Lehtonen to a one-year deal entry-level deal. The value has not been disclosed but the contract does not include any performance bonuses. Welcome to Leafs Nation, Mikko! The Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Mikko Lehtonen to a one-year entry level contract. #LeafsForever […] READ MORE