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



St. Louis Blues Forward Robert Thomas is Underrated

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With centres on the St. Louis Blues roster like Brayden Schenn and Ryan O’Reilly, it may be easy to overlook Robert Thomas, but don’t do it. The rest of the league underestimates the second-year centre. When opposing teams think of the Blues’ forwards they need to watch out for, their minds automatically go to the […] READ MORE


St. Louis Blues Forward David Perron Making Third Time The Charm

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Last year around this time, St. Louis Blues fans were speculating whether the saying, “the third time’s the charm” could really be true for Blues forward David Perron in his third tenure with the Blues. Last Word on Hockey even asked the same question. This season, it’s no question. Perron is the best player on […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey: Week 11 Impressions

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It’s officially the midway point of the regular season in fantasy hockey (at least by Yahoo! standard league scheduling). As we look ahead to the second half, things will be a tad different with Impressions from here on out. In an effort to cover more player trends, analysis won’t be as in-depth as in the […] READ MORE


A Look at the St. Louis Blues Without Vladimir Tarasenko

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that St. Louis Blues star forward Vladimir Tarasenko just had shoulder surgery and will miss at least five months. But judging by the fact that you clicked on this article, what you don’t know is how good the Blues are without him. Can they […] READ MORE