2021 World Junior Championship Predictions: Canada vs Czech Republic

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Welcome to the 2021 World Junior Championship predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey will take a look at each game and give our predictions of the results. Saturday, January 2nd is when the quarter-finals take place. The second last game of the day sees Canada take on the Czech Republic.  2021 World Junior Predictions […] READ MORE



Stanislav Svozil Is a Top-10 Talent for the 2021 NHL Draft

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The 2021 NHL Draft has opted for a “quantity” approach when it comes to defencemen, instead of the “quality” approach that’s been featured in recent years. Some early rankings have double-digit defencemen going in the first round, with my own early rankings featuring eight. That’s a lot of blue-liners. And with the long list has […] READ MORE


Jan Bednar Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #74

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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 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Jaromir Pytlik Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #56

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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 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Jan Mysak Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #30

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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 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Former Goaltender Dominik Hasek May Look at Career in Politics

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Former goaltender Dominik Hasek played his last game in the National Hockey League back in 2007-08 with the Detroit Red Wings en route to his second Stanley Cup. Now, over a decade later, Hasek is looking for a new career he can dominate. Dominik Hasek Looking at Potential Presidential Campaign Longtime Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dominik […] READ MORE


Czech It Out, Czech Hockey Is On The Way Back

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As it stands the Czech Republic is in its biggest medal drought in their 26-year international hockey tenure. Since claiming gold in the 2010 IIHF World Championships in Cologne, they have won just a bronze at the 2012 IIHF Championships. A long way removed from the country that won six such titles in the span […] READ MORE