The Calgary Flames Need to Rebuild

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The Calgary Flames finished fifth in the North Division last season, with a record of 26-27-3, totalling 55 points. They missed the playoffs by four points. Now, this is not so bad for one season, especially playing in an extremely competitive division. However, this pattern of mediocrity has plagued the Flames’ organization for decades. In […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Detroit Red Wings, Calgary Flames, Los Angeles Kings

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The postseason is upon us and things are very busy between extensions and trades. Teams are preparing for what should be a classic offseason full of surprises and chaos thanks to expansion. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Detroit Red Wings, Calgary Flames, and Los Angeles […] READ MORE


2020-21 Calgary Flames 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



The Detroit Red Wings Should Trade for Johnny Gaudreau

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As the NHL’s trade deadline approaches, teams are preparing for their next stages of organizational development. For teams at the top of the standings, they are looking to add pieces to keep them strong. For teams that can’t stop the bleeding, they are likely looking to sell off assets and prepare for the offseason. The […] READ MORE