Player Development of First-Round Picks: Part Two

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Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […] READ MORE



Mark Jankowski Signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

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Mark Jankowski has signed a one-year deal worth $700,000 with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. This deal will carry him through the 2020–21 season. One year at $700,000. https://t.co/rd7laNBR3j — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 9, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Mark Jankowski Jankowski was a fourth-line centre on the Calgary Flames, and was not too impactful […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look toward the offseason. 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 this operates has seen sweeping changes. […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames Trade Deadline Options

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The 2020 NHL Trade Deadline is right around the corner. When it comes to the Calgary Flames trade deadline, GM Brad Treliving has a couple of options. In the past, Treliving has been quiet at the deadline. As GM, he has not made any significant addition to the roster prior to the trade deadline. Instead, […] READ MORE





NHL Rumours: Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins

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The NHL season marches on through its second week and the stories don’t stop. That also means a number of exciting NHL rumours to examine. Last Word on Hockey remains committed to bringing fans the best analysis it can. Today’s rumours feature the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, and Boston Bruins. NHL Rumours Calgary Flames Rumour: […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, Edmonton Oilers

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Another week into August and the training camps for NHL teams approach with many player’s contracts still unresolved. It has been relatively quiet as teams and their general managers attempt to play the waiting game in negotiations of high priced restricted free agents. Will the player give in, or will the team succumb to the […] READ MORE