2021 Buffalo Sabres 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


Buffalo Sabres Young Players Shine Under Don Granato

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The Buffalo Sabres have been through some ups and downs since the start of the year. From a very slow start for their stars to a COVID outbreak and bad coaching, things have not been easy for them. However, after almost breaking the record for the longest winless streak in the NHL’s cap era, they’ve […] READ MORE



How Kevyn Adams can Fix the Buffalo Sabres Without Trading Jack Eichel

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The Buffalo Sabres made a splash this week. The fan base had been assured that GM Jason Botterill would be back again next year. However, this week, they fired him and most of their management group. Kevyn Adams was immediately hired despite little experience.  This has begun speculation regarding the future of Jack Eichel. Kevyn […] READ MORE


The Chicago Blackhawks Have a Roster Problem

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The Chicago Blackhawks have a roster problem. Normally having depth in your lineup proves to be a positive thing. Take a look at the last decade of play from the Boston Bruins. They made the playoffs eight out of the 10 seasons, won a Stanley Cup, and made the Stanley Cup Finals three times. They […] READ MORE



Buffalo Sabres Place Marco Scandella on IR, recall Lawrence Pilut

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The hot Buffalo Sabres will feature a slightly different blue line for the near future. They have placed defender Marco Scandella on injured reserve and called up Lawrence Pilut from AHL Rochester. Scandella had already missed a couple of recent games with a lower-body injury. The team’s PR department reported the move through its Twitter. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, More

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It’s time once again for another edition of NHL rumours. Teams are trying to make moves to clear salary-cap space or find players a new spot. Some are trying to bolster lineups for this year and looking forward to the future. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, and Anaheim Ducks.  […] READ MORE


2019 Top NHL Prospects: 80 – 61

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf NHL Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top NHL prospects. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Matt Hunwick Ruled Out Due to Neck Injury

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The Buffalo Sabres announced defenceman Matt Hunwick is sidelined for indefinitely with a neck injury. Sabres general manager Jason Botterill made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon. GM Jason Botterill has issued the following statement today in regards to defenseman Matt Hunwick: pic.twitter.com/uJLs0uqvdk — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) August 28, 2019 Matt Hunwick Likely Out for Season […] READ MORE