Reviewing the Toronto Maple Leafs Trade for Jake Muzzin

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To start the 2018-19 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs were widely considered terrible defensively. Their defence group featured Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, Nikita Zaitsev, Ron Hainsey, Igor Ozhiganov, and second-year pro Travis Dermott. The Leafs had the sixth worst xGA at 5v5 in the NHL; and had allowed the fourth most shot attempts against. Something […] READ MORE




NHL Rumours: San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs

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The NHL season is underway and there have been plenty of surprises thus far. This has sparked plenty of NHL rumours, adding to the excitement of the early-season. As long as NHL rumours remain around, Last Word on Hockey will look to keep fans up to date. Today, we’ll cover rumours surrounding the San Jose Sharks, […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Kings Offseason Outlook

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The Los Angeles Kings have a busy summer in front of them. After missing the playoffs and finishing last in the Western Conference, the Kings are on the crossroads. General Manager Rob Blake will try to get some help via the free agency. On the other hand, the Kings do have plenty of draft possibilities as […] READ MORE


Ilya Kovalchuk Potential Healthy Scratch For Los Angeles Kings

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The Los Angeles Kings are close to being officially and mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. They shift their focus for the next season(-s) as they want to give more space for youngsters. That might even include leaving a big free-agent signing from the last offseason in the press box. The Kings are contemplating whether to leave […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Still Need More After Acquiring Jake Muzzin

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In what was called a “blockbuster trade” with the Los Angeles Kings, the Toronto Maple Leafs finally acquired their defenceman, coming in the form of Jake Muzzin. Muzzin did not come cheap, costing Sean Durzi, Carl Grundstrum, and a 2019 first round draft pick. All things considered, it was a fair trade for both sides. Some have even […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE