Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers First Round Preview

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The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are finally back! So far, they have yet to disappoint with over half the games going to overtime, and even the ones that haven’t have been thrillers. However, the North division has yet to start. It will get going on Wednesday with the Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers. An intriguing […] READ MORE



Upcoming Offseason is Critical for Edmonton Oilers Future

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The Edmonton Oilers’ future success can no longer rely solely on McDavid and Draisaitl. For far too long the franchise has ridden its stars and it’s shown in their current era of mediocrity. It’s time for some big improvements while they have the chance. Luckily, this coming off-season is the best opportunity they will get […] READ MORE





NHL Predictions January 22nd – Early Games

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This is the early game slate of NHL Predictions. Be sure and check out the late games of NHL Predictions too. NHL Predictions Buffalo Sabres vs. Washington Capitals Head-to-Head: Sabres […] READ MORE



Player Development of NHL Prospects: Top Three Picks

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Over the last several months, I have been crunching numbers, trying to solve the many questions of player development. With that, we here at Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft.  All advanced stats in this piece were taken […] READ MORE