Player Development of Top-10 Picks, Part 10

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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 will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE







Early Season Report Cards: NHL Metropolitan Division Summary

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The 2021-22 NHL season is well underway. As we creep past the 10 game mark of the season, we as fans are beginning to build a general impression of how each franchise’s season is shaping up. In this summary series, we take a closer look at each division and evaluate how each team has done […] READ MORE



New York Islanders Calmly Right The Ship

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Entering the 2021-22 NHL Season the New York Islanders were pegged as a favourite to win the Stanley Cup. And why not considering this team went to back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals. After a slow start to the season, there was talk the Islanders could not handle the pressure of being a top team. In addition, […] READ MORE


2021-22 Metropolitan Division Preview

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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