The Colorado Avalanche Should Use Bowen Byram

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Everyone was excited when the Colorado Avalanche drafted Bowen Byram. He was the team’s first pick in the loaded 2019 Draft. The Cranbrook, British Columbia native immediately rewarded them with a very good season playing for the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. Byram has joined Colorado’s training camp for the 2020-21 season and could start as soon […] READ MORE


Arizona Coyotes Should Claim Josh Ho-Sang Off of Waivers

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A multitude of NHL players were placed on the NHL waiver wire yesterday, including New York Islanders Josh Ho-Sang. With the lack of potential offensive firepower, the Arizona Coyotes should claim Ho-Sang off of waivers. They have over $2 million in cap space and Ho-Sang is earning a mere $700,000. Josh Ho-Sang Would Help Coyotes […] READ MORE



2021 World Junior Championship Predictions: Germany 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. Saturday, January 2nd is day eight of the tournament. The quarterfinals are here. The day begins with Germany vs Russia. 2021 World Junior Championship Predictions Team Russia The Russians […] READ MORE


Developing NHL Prospects: Part Three, Steven Stamkos and John Tavares

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Over the last several months, I have been crunching numbers, trying to solve the many questions of NHL prospects development. With that, we here at Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft.  Player Developments of NHL Prospects From 2005-2015, […] READ MORE


Casey Mittelstadt Re-Signed by the Buffalo Sabres

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Forward Casey Mittelstadt has re-signed with the Buffalo Sabres on a one year contract worth $874,125. This contract carries him through the 2020-21 season. Welcome back Casey! 👊 We have signed Casey Mittelstadt to a one-year contract worth $874,125: https://t.co/0qSqDLx3wY pic.twitter.com/iKgdxWV5tH — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) December 23, 2020 Casey Mittelstadt Re-Signs in Buffalo Mittelstadt bounced […] READ MORE



2021 NHL Draft Class Introductions Part Three

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Class introductions. The 2020 Draft class was a blast, and the 2021 NHL draft should be too. Alexis Lafreniere was the first overall pick for the New York Rangers in ‘20, but who will it be in ‘21? How about we here at Last Word introduce […] READ MORE


The Florida Panthers Prospects Deserve NHL Experience

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Over the years, the Florida Panthers have been one of the most inconsistent teams in the NHL. Year in and year out, they try to make changes both on and off the ice. Yet, the results still end up the same. With so much futility, how Panthers are ever going to become a serious contender […] READ MORE