The Best Draft Class in Toronto Maple Leafs History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE




Today in Hockey History: Coach Scotty Bowman Born

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Hockey is going strong, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for September 18, featuring Scotty Bowman. […] READ MORE




Former Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Jim Gregory Passes Away

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The NHL announced on Monday that Jim Gregory had passed away. Gregory spent 10 years as the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager, with many regarding him as one of the best Leafs GMs in their history. Gregory was 83. Hockey Hall of Famer, former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager and NHL executive Jim Gregory has […] READ MORE


How Ottawa Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Can Learn From Former Toronto Maple Leafs Owner Harold Ballard

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the National Hockey League’s all-time greatest franchises. The team has won Stanley Cups, iced Hall of Fame players, and created moments that have been cherished by fans of all ages. Recently, the franchise is having a coming back to life party after being mediocre for a very long time. […] READ MORE