2021 TSP: Arizona Coyotes 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


Arizona Coyotes Sign Conor Timmins

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Conor Timmins had a hard time getting into the lineup with a deep Colorado Avalanche team. That won’t be a problem with the Arizona Coyotes this season, especially after signing a two-year, $850K deal today. In addition to bringing in Pleau, ARIZ signs newly-acquired Conor Timmins at 2x$850K https://t.co/tFNjt30yek — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 6, […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Acquire Darcy Kuemper in Trade With Arizona Coyotes

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Earlier Wednesday, the Colorado Avalanche learned that their 2020-21 starting goaltender Phillip Grubauer was signing with the Seattle Kraken. Needing a new starting goalie, the Avalanche acquired Darcy Kuemper in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. In return, the Coyotes receive young defenceman Conor Timmins,  a 2022 first-round pick, and a conditional 2024 third-round pick. […] READ MORE


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



Two Arizona Coyotes Trade Proposals Before the Deadline

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Even though the season still has about 35 games remaining, the April 12th trade deadline is quickly approaching. So, if the Arizona Coyotes are not in a playoff position by that deadline who should they consider trading? These two Arizona Coyotes trade proposals may not be popular, but they could help the team in coming […] 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


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


NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, NHL

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Hello and welcome back for the Monday edition of NHL Rumours! We are less than two weeks away from the official start of NHL free agency and news coming fast as teams prepare. Last Word on Hockey will bring you the best analysis as the postseason bubble comes to a close and teams get ready […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Should Keep Mark Barberio

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The Colorado Avalanche has one of the NHL’s strongest systems when it comes to defence, but every team can use a spare veteran. Mark Barberio could be exactly what the team needs to help mentor prospects and substitute when someone is hurt or tired. The 30-year-old isn’t an exciting player but there are aspects of […] READ MORE