Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 San Jose Sharks

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE



NHL Player Development of Top-10 Picks, Part Four

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NHL Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey’s latest series takes a look at how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, Florida Panthers, San Jose Sharks

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! Every day brings us closer to the start of the 2021-22 season. That means plenty of signings, trades, and general roster adjustments as we approach what is hopefully a return to a normal year of hockey. Today’s NHL Rumours feature the New Jersey Devils, Florida […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: San Jose Sharks

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Front Office Needs To Accept a Rebuild

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The San Jose Sharks are coming off back-to-back mediocre seasons. The just-concluded 2021 season had the Sharks finish on a pace equivalent to 71 points in an 82 game season. The prior season, they finished on pace for 74 points in an 82 game season. The typical cut-off for a playoff team is about 95 […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Awards 2021

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Once again, it’s time for the San Jose Sharks awards for the 2021 season. San Jose Sharks Awards It was the second consecutive down season for team teal, but these award winners had deserving seasons. In a typical season, the Sharks roster might see 32 players skate for the team. But the reset season had […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions: April 6th Including Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at every game and predicts the outcome. Unfortunately, due to the Vancouver Canucks Covid-19 outbreak, there will only be two games closing out tonight’s schedule. Therefore, our featured game is the Dallas Stars vs Chicago Blackhawks. As for the two West division […] READ MORE


Inconsistency Is a Constant for the 2020-21 San Jose Sharks

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Inconsistency is something most coaches abhor. For the San Jose Sharks inconsistency is their norm in the 2020-21 season. 2020-21 San Jose Sharks Inconsistency; Six Games, Two Opponents In two recent games, one against the St. Louis Blues and the next game against the Colorado Avalanche, the Sharks totalled 12 goals, six in each game. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: San Jose Sharks, New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens

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Hello and welcome to a Tuesday edition of NHL Rumours! Another week of hockey is upon us and that means plenty of happenings. Teams continue to wrestle with injuries and postponements that alter lineups almost daily. Continue to visit the Last Word on Hockey as we stay on top of all the league news and […] READ MORE