How Teuvo Teravainen Stacks up To Other Number Two Players

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The Carolina Hurricanes have one of the most underrated one-two punches in the league. Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen are two of the game’s best young stars, with Aho leading the dynamic Finnish duo. This leaves Teravainen, a former 18th overall pick of the Chicago Blackhawks, to play in Aho’s shadow. This doesn’t undervalue his […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Defence Improving With Depth

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Depth is important everywhere in the modern NHL and that is especially true on defence. This is where the Colorado Avalanche defence has focused their efforts in recent years. The work they have done has made the team’s blueline one of the most intimidating for years to come. How have they built such an imposing […] READ MORE


Grading Reverse Retro Jerseys: Central Division

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Combining the past and present, the NHL, along with their sponsor, Adidas, recently released their Reverse Retro jerseys for every team. Each club will wear these nostalgic sweaters multiple times this season. Here at Last Word on Hockey, we will be looking at all 31 jerseys and grading them by division. Next up is the […] READ MORE


Potential 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche Bounce Back or Break Out Players

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Columbus Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay Lightning, Colorado Avalanche

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Hello and welcome to a regular Monday edition of NHL rumours! The offseason is a bit slow right now, but teams continue to work on plans. Many have switched their focus from roster construction to simply trying to get on the ice for the 2020-21 campaign. Last Word on Hockey will continue to cover the […] READ MORE


MnM Hockey Podcast: Best and Worst NHL Team Futures

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Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. Sit back, listen, […] READ MORE


Questions Surround Colorado Avalanche Goaltending Depth

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Goaltending depth is a growing concern in the NHL. Gone are the days with one workhorse and the Colorado Avalanche goaltending is no exception. Many teams will need three or even four NHL-calibre goaltenders over the course of a full 82-game season. Even if the 2020-21 season is shorter than normal, the Avs will still […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Re-Sign Devon Toews

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The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenceman Devon Toews to a new contract. They traded for him recently but he was a restricted free agent at the time of the deal. Toews and the Avalanche have agreed to a new four-year deal worth $16.4 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $4.1 million. Avalanche and Toews […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars

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The NHL off-season continues, and so do the rumours. Plenty of teams have players that have yet to be signed and plenty of teams are running out of cap space. There are plenty of NHL rumours swirling about. Many RFAs have yet to be signed; the Colorado Avalanche being one of those teams with them. […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche New Faces Prompt Decisions

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The Colorado Avalanche have new faces to juggle for 2020-21. It isn’t as extreme as last offseason when a half-dozen or so new players joined the franchise via free agency or trade but there are a couple of newcomers to integrate. The team is one of the league’s deepest but the front office is always […] READ MORE