Colorado Avalanche Draft Strength Shines on 2021-22 Roster

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The Colorado Avalanche sit atop most projections for the 2021-22 season. Many have the team winning the President’s Trophy, and most agree that they’ve got the best odds to win the Stanley Cup too. Prior to last season, that sentiment was largely the same, as these high expectations are becoming the norm in Denver. But […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2021-22, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for […] READ MORE


The Last Word on Hockey Show – Free Agency Edition

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It is has been a wild and crazy NHL off-season thus far.  With that being said, the Last Word on Hockey Show was back on the MAD Radio Network. Your host Jim Biringer from lastwordonhockey.com was back alongside Marc Weiss and Coach Jay. This was the one-year anniversary edition of the program as well as the […] READ MORE


Gabriel Landeskog Re-Signed by Colorado Avalanche

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One of the Colorado Avalanche’s goals was to have forward Gabriel Landeskog re-signed to a vital contract extension as the offseason progresses. The season did not end the way the team wanted it to, but they will go for it once more with one of the franchise’s most iconic players. The deal is for eight […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Acquire Kurtis MacDermid

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The Colorado Avalanche have acquired defender Kurtis MacDermid from the Seattle Kraken. MacDermid was recently an expansion draft pick, leaving the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Kraken will receive a fourth-round selection in the 2023 NHL Draft. Kevin Weekes was first to report the move Tuesday afternoon. **Breaking News** @SeattleKraken trade D Man MacDermid […] READ MORE



St. Louis Blues Offseason Needs

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It was a postseason to forget for the St. Louis Blues. After a brutal 4-0 sweep against the Colorado Avalanche, the Blues appear to be in dire straits. Vladimir Tarasenko wants out. The Seattle Kraken selected Vince Dunn with their expansion draft pick. Change is in the air in St. Louis — whether general manager […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Mock Draft: Central Division

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With the expansion draft protection lists submitted, the players on the block for the Seattle Kraken have been decided. Now in the lead-up to their inaugural draft, the Last Word on Hockey team are proposing their ideal selection from each team. As part of this exercise, salary cap and roster make-up have been incorporated into […] 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