NHL Player Development Of First-Round Picks: Charlie Coyle

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NHL 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 […] READ MORE


Journeyman Player May Have Found a Home With the Boston Bruins

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This will be a crucial start to the season for the Boston Bruins. They will be without three key players in Brad Marchand, Charlie McAvoy, and Matt Grzelcyk to begin the year. But with pre-season underway and players fighting for available roster spots, one name has started to turn heads during these exhibition games. A […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2022-23 Boston Bruins

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Last Word on Hockey’s Puck Drop Previews are back for the 2022-23 season! As the regular season approaches, Last Word will preview each team’s current outlook and stories to watch for the upcoming year. We’ll also do our best to project how things will go for each team over the course of the campaign. Today, […] READ MORE


Five Players That Need To Step Up For The Boston Bruins

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If there is one division that has gotten better during the off-season, it is the Atlantic Division. You saw teams such as the Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings, and the Toronto Maple Leafs go out and get players to bolster the clubs. The Tampa Bay Lightning kept its core intact and the Florida Panthers pulled […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Extend Star Centre

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Patrice Bergeron remains a member of the Boston Bruins. After giving it some thought, Patrice Bergeron was extended by the Bruins. The deal is for one year and has an AAV of $2.5 million dollars. This is substantial news for the Bruins as their longest-tenured player and current captain returns to the black and gold. […] READ MORE


Boston Bruins Team Direction Remains Uncertain

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From the moment the team suffered the Game 7 defeat at the hands of the Carolina Hurricanes, the Bruins have had a firework show of an offseason. Don Sweeney finally got the extension everyone expected. The man also fired Bruce Cassidy at Cassidy’s home, while replacing him with Jim Montgomery. Jake DeBrusk rescinded his trade […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions: January 12 with Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens

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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




Boston Bruins Trades Are Needed Now

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Some Trades the Boston Bruins Should Consider to Improve The Boston Bruins are 41% through the COVID-19, 56-game 2021 NHL schedule. That is enough games to make some comfortable evaluations in light of no preseason and a 10-day training camp. They currently sit fourth in the Eastern Division just one point out of fifth and […] READ MORE