Brandon Saad Signs a Contract With the St. Louis Blues

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Brandon Saad’s productive 2020-21 campaign has landed him a new home and contract heading into the coming year, as he signs with the St. Louis Blues. He may not have been a focal point for the Colorado Avalanche, but the 28-year-old wing still pumped in a healthy amount of points. The Brandon Saad contract is […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Los Angeles Kings, Seattle Kraken, New York Rangers

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After a busy opening day to the free-agent frenzy that saw 72 players signed to new deals and seven trades, a few more NHL rumours were hanging around. The best free-agent left is left-winger Brandon Saad, and the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils are reportedly in talks with Saad. Another talented left-winger available […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Acquire Kurtis MacDermid

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The Colorado Avalanche have acquired defender Kurtis MacDermid from the Seattle Kraken. MacDermid was recently an expansion draft pick, leaving the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Kraken will receive a fourth-round selection in the 2023 NHL Draft. Kevin Weekes was first to report the move Tuesday afternoon. **Breaking News** @SeattleKraken trade D Man MacDermid […] READ MORE


2021 Colorado Avalanche Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Colorado Avalanche

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Colorado Avalanche, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL rumours! Every day brings us closer to the offseason, which means plenty of news is swirling. Teams are busy preparing for contract extensions and multiple drafts. Check in with Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest from around the league. Today’s NHL rumours feature the […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Brandon Saad Out

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The Colorado Avalanche have ruled forward Brandon Saad out for at least one game due to a lower-body injury. This comes as the team prepares to battle the St. Louis Blues for the final time in the 2020-21 regular season. The team announced the injury along with several other small updates early Monday afternoon. A […] READ MORE




Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE