Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Columbus Blue Jackets

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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 standings […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Mikhail Grigorenko

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Mikhail Grigorenko to a one-year deal worth $1.2 million. The Russian centreman will join Columbus for the 2020-2021 season after three seasons in the KHL. Mikhail Grigorenko Signs With the Blue Jackets Over his 5-year NHL career, spanning the 2012-13 to 2016-17 seasons, Grigorenko has played for the […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, More

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It’s time once again for another edition of NHL rumours. Teams are trying to make moves to clear salary-cap space or find players a new spot. Some are trying to bolster lineups for this year and looking forward to the future. Today’s NHL rumours focus on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, and Anaheim Ducks.  […] READ MORE