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


NHL Rumours: Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild

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Hello and welcome to perhaps the final Sunday edition of NHL rumours before the offseason officially begins! The Stanley Cup matchup is so very close to ending and that means rumours about trades and signings are nearly about to explode. That also means many more reasons to check-in for the latest hockey news here at […] READ MORE


Adam Fox Wins James Norris Memorial Trophy

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Adam Fox has been voted as the recipient for the 2020-21 Norris Trophy as defenceman of the year. The award is given to the blueliner who demonstrated the greatest all-around ability at his position and is voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. It must not have been an easy decision to make, as […] 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 Announces Norris Finalists

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The NHL has announced the Norris Finalists for the shortened 2020-21 season. Adam Fox (New York Rangers), Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay Lightning), and Cale Makar (Colorado Avalanche) are the three finalists up for best defenceman. Introducing the Norris Trophy finalists! Which defenseman would get your vote? 🤔 #NHLAwards @NHLdotcom has more ➡️ https://t.co/HhjPSOvN2t pic.twitter.com/rqoqLi9L8o — […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Colorado Avalanche, Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils

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Welcome back to NHL Rumours! We’re rapidly approaching the deadline, and teams are starting to fall into place in the standings. As we approach April 12th, teams will be shipping players left and right. Make sure to keep your eyes on Last Word on Hockey to get all the news and updates. NHL Rumours Colorado Avalanche […] READ MORE


Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: Norris Trophy

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the […] READ MORE