NHL Rumours: Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL rumours! The league is remains very active despite some teams not playing recently.. teams are busy adjusting rosters and just trying to survive the sprint that is the 2020-21 season. Last Word on Hockey is committed to bringing you the best analysis each day as events […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Colorado Avalanche

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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


Throwing Haymakers Podcast: The Saga Ain’t Dunn

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What happens when a Bruins fan faces off against two Maple Leafs fans? Intellectual discussion about all aspects of hockey, of course! Throwing Haymakers is a podcast started by Last Word on Sports writers Brandon Higley-Blair and Josh Erickson, as well as Mat Sheridan. Discussing everything from playoffs to predictions to pretty snipes, Throwing Haymakers […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Forwards Depth is Among League’s Best

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Forward depth is absolutely vital in the modern NHL. Teams like the Colorado Avalanche simply cannot rely on one or two lines. That means teams have had to get more creative and aggressive over the years in constructing four quality lines. Teams even need to consider how good their 13th or 14th forwards are thanks […] READ MORE


Joe Thornton San Jose Sharks Legacy: Folklore

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We’re on to the second article in our four-part look at the San Jose Sharks career of Joe Thornton. Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Brilliance Now: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Folklore Next: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: California Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Toronto With the departure of Joe Thornton, not only does the best player in San […] READ MORE



Goaltending Cost Colorado Avalanche Series Against Dallas

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It is easy to second guess or to play Monday morning quarterback after the fact, but the Colorado Avalanche needed to address their goaltending position at the trade deadline. Ultimately, not upgrading that position cost them the series against the Dallas Stars. Now, you cannot put all the blame on Michael Hutchinson. Hutchinson did his […] READ MORE


Nathan MacKinnon Can Do Only So Much For Colorado Avalanche

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Coming into the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Dallas Stars, there was much praise for the secondary scoring of the Colorado Avalanche. Through three games, instead of the secondary scoring getting the headlines for Colorado, its Nathan MacKinnon. While MacKinnon, is one of the best players remaining in the playoffs, he […] READ MORE