Breaking Down the Sustainability of Oliver Bjorkstrand

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Columbus Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand is off to the best start to a season of his career. While this statement does not come as a surprise to Columbus fans, it may to others around the league. This is a curious case as to whether it is sustainable or not, so let’s take a look. […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Cole Sillinger to Entry Level Contract

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed 2021 first-round pick, 12th overall, Cole Sillinger, to a three-year entry-level contract. The team announced the move on Wednesday. Another Sillinger joins the ranks 💪 — Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) August 18, 2021 Cole Sillinger Signs with Columbus Blue Jackets With the WHL season continuously delayed due to COVID-19, […] READ MORE


2021 TSP: Columbus Blue Jackets Prospects

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Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […] READ MORE


2021 NHL Draft Team Needs: Central Division

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The 2021 NHL Draft is just around the corner and will once again be an online draft before things get back to normal in 2022. Today, we will look at the Pacific Divisions team needs and potential pick in the upcoming draft. Click on each player’s name to see a full scouting report by Last […] READ MORE


Cole Sillinger Scouting Report: 2021 NHL Draft #15

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


2021 NHL Draft Class Introductions, Part Six

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Class introductions. The 2020 Draft class was a blast, and the 2021 NHL draft should be too. Alexis Lafreniere was the first overall pick for the New York Rangers in ‘20, but who will it be in ‘21? How about we here at Last Word introduce […] READ MORE