Player Development of Top-10 Picks, Part 16

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE



Jordan Kyrou Has Been MVP of the St. Louis Blues This Season

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St. Louis Blues forward Jordan Kyrou set an NHL outdoor game record with four points. Kyrou was named the first star of the week last week. He had an assist on the game-tying goal with 46.3 seconds left in regulation Sunday afternoon against the Dallas Stars. He scored the game-winning goal just 18.2 seconds later, […] READ MORE



NHL Predictions: Nov. 11 with St. Louis Blues vs Nashville Predators

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one. Breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […] READ MORE


2021 St. Louis Blues 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


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: St. Louis Blues

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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


2020-21 St. Louis Blues: Causes for Concern

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20 games into the season and the 2019 Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues are struggling. The team currently stands at 10 – 8 – 2 which is good enough for second in the West Division. However, the Kings, Coyotes, Wild and Avalanche all have games in hand on the Blues. Even more alarming are […] READ MORE


Bluenotes Podcast: Razing Arizona, a look at the 2020-21 Arizona Coyotes

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Last Word on Hockey presents The Bluenotes Podcast! The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every Monday and Thursday, Tom Franklin and The Man Called Wags discuss the latest happenings with the St. Louis Blues and around the world of hockey. Featuring Guy The Hawaii Blues Fan’s “Aloha Commentary” and the latest […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 St. Louis Blues

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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