Colorado Avalanche Struggle Early with Lineup Inconsistencies

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The Colorado Avalanche dropped three of their first four contests to start the season. They looked great on opening night against the Chicago Blackhawks, cruising to a 4-2 victory. The same couldn’t be said of the next three games. Against the St. Louis Blues and then Washington Capitals, the Avs never held a lead and […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Draft Strength Shines on 2021-22 Roster

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The Colorado Avalanche sit atop most projections for the 2021-22 season. Many have the team winning the President’s Trophy, and most agree that they’ve got the best odds to win the Stanley Cup too. Prior to last season, that sentiment was largely the same, as these high expectations are becoming the norm in Denver. But […] READ MORE


Nathan MacKinnon Tests Positive for Covid, Will Miss Season Opener

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Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic announced today that team captain, Nathan MacKinnon, has tested positive for Covid-19. The positive test prevents MacKinnon from playing in tomorrow’s season opener, and possibly Saturday night’s game as well. Let me correct this: COL GM Joe Sakic announces that Nathan MacKinnon tested positive for COVID. He is asymptomatic, […] READ MORE


MnM Hockey Podcast: 2021-22 Central Division Preview

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Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week, Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2021-22, 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 […] READ MORE


Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Colorado Avalanche

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE