Marco Rossi of Minnesota Wild Out Indefinitely With Upper-Body Injury

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The Minnesota Wild has announced via Twitter that forward Marco Rossi is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. The centreman represented Austria at the 2021 World Junior Championship in Edmonton. He underwent a seven-day quarantine before being able to take part in the training camp activities with the Wild this week. NEWS: #mnwild forward Marco Rossi […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2020-2021 Minnesota Wild

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


2021 World Junior Championship Predictions: Austria vs Russia

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Welcome to the 2021 World Junior Championship predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey will take a look at each game and give our predictions of the results. Tuesday, December 29th is Day Five of the tournament and ends with Austria vs. Russia. 2021 World Junior Championship Predictions Austria vs. Russia What was going to […] READ MORE



Three Reasons for Optimism in the 2020-21 Minnesota Wild

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The 2020-21 Minnesota Wild are in a precarious spot. On one hand, they have a solid crop of young players in Matt Dumba, Kirill Kaprizov, and Jonas Brodin. On the other, they lack the depth or superstar talent to pack a significant punch in the playoffs. With new additions to the prospect pool, the Wild […] READ MORE


Grading Each Minnesota Wild 2020 NHL Draft Pick

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The 2020 NHL Entry Draft is over. Two days, over eight hours, and hundreds of draft picks saw 32 teams secure the future of their franchises with young, exciting players. The Minnesota Wild draft ended with five picks: three forwards and two defensemen. Wild GM Bill Guerin worked hard to trade players and picks alike […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Team Needs: Atlantic 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 Atlantic Division and their team […] READ MORE


Setting Expectations for the 2020 NHL Draft’s Top Players

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The order of the 2020 NHL Draft’s top-15 picks is finally solidified. The New York Rangers landed the first-overall pick and, thusly, consensus-top-pick Alexis Lafreniere. With no more speculation about the draft order, attention has once again turned towards the 2020 NHL Draft top players. Thankfully, Byron Bader has updated his NHLe models with new […] READ MORE