Player Development Of Top-15 Picks: Conclusion

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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


Player Development Of Top-15 Picks: Part 11

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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


NHL Predictions: January 12 with Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […] READ MORE



Seattle Kraken Captain and Alternates Announced

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On Monday, October 11th, the Seattle Kraken captain was named. On the day before opening night, Seattle announced Mark Giordano would serve as their captain heading into the inaugural campaign. To serve alongside him, the franchise selected Jordan Eberle, Yanni Gourde, Adam Larsson, and Jaden Schwartz as alternate captains. All five of the players chosen […] READ MORE


2021-22 St. Louis Blues Must-Watch Games

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After a very short stint in the playoffs and a strange offseason, hockey season is finally right around the corner. If you haven’t memorized the schedule yet, here’s a guide to some of the must-watch games of the 2021-22 St. Louis Blues season. Saturday, October 16, 2021 To start off the 2021-22 St. Louis Blues […] READ MORE



Seattle Kraken Contenders Immediately in Weak Pacific Division

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Despite having yet to play a single NHL game, people have high expectations for the Seattle Kraken. Never before in the league’s history have expectations been this way for a brand-new team. For the most part, new franchises experienced little to no success for at least their first few seasons. After all, they had very […] READ MORE


Report: Forward Jaden Schwartz to Sign With The Seattle Kraken

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According to a report from Jeremy Rutherford, the Seattle Kraken will sign free agent forward Jaden Schwartz when free agency opens tomorrow. As an expansion team, the Kraken had an exclusive window to negotiate with pending free agents ahead of the expansion draft. Stay tuned for details of Schwartz’ contract. Update: Schwartz to Seattle appears […] READ MORE