Cale Makar Quickly Establishing Elite Defenceman Reputation

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People say defencemen take longer to develop. They say even if they break into the league early, they won’t hit their stride until their mid 20’s. The NHL remains the biggest and toughest stage, where boys must become men to stick around. Forwards have the luxury of less (quote-unquote) “defensive responsibility”, so wingers and even […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Kings Best Draft Class in History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE



Today in Hockey History: Wayne Gretzky Born in 1961

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Hockey is finally back! Normally we’d be closing in on the mid-way point of the regular season, however, we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this […] READ MORE