Colorado Avalanche Trade Deadline Grade Report

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Another NHL trade deadline came and went. As usual, plenty of action took place on the day of, but a bulk of big moves came in the days and weeks leading up to it, too. The Colorado Avalanche, a favourite to win the Cup this June, was no exception. While the dust settles, fans can […] READ MORE


2021 TSP: Colorado Avalanche Prospects

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Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Sign Justin Barron

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The Colorado Avalanche have signed promising young defender Justin Barron of the QMJHL to an entry-level contract. The deal is for a standard three years. The team announced the signing late Tuesday morning. We have signed Justin Barron to a 3-year Entry-Level Contract!#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/p5OLsOx1fF — x – Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) April 27, 2021 Avalanche Sign […] READ MORE


2020 Colorado Avalanche Draft Reaction

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The Colorado Avalanche have completed their selections in the 2020 NHL Draft. The team made five selections this year. That was a decrease from the eight picks they made in the 2019 Draft but much of that was due to trades. Colorado sent its original second-round pick to the Washington Capitals for Andre Burakovsky, its […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Team Needs: Metropolitan Division

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The NHL Draft is just around the corner and will be done a little differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire 2020 year upside down. Because of this, the 2020 NHL Draft will be a virtual online draft. Today, we will take a look at the Metropolitan Division and their team […] READ MORE



Justin Barron Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #21

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Scouting Reports and Rankings – December Part Three

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring you analytical and critical draft profiles and scouting reports! Last Word On Sports is your new headquarters for […] READ MORE


2019-20 QMJHL Maritime Division Preview

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects. It’s that time again, major junior hockey is back and we’re here to preview the new season for you. All three leagues recently kicked off their new seasons. With that in mind, we will start our division previews today and make our way around the country. Today, we bring […] READ MORE