Colorado Avalanche Darcy Kuemper Injured in Game 3 Against Nashville

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During Saturday’s playoff game against the Nashville Predators, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper went down with an injury. At the end of the first period, Nashville forward Ryan Johansen‘s stick blade got caught in his facemask. Backup goalie Pavel Francouz finished the game, as Kuemper was ruled out. COL coach Jared Bednar said Darcy Kuemper […] READ MORE





Player Development of Top 10 Picks

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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


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Nashville Predators

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Nashville Predators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers

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Hello and welcome to a Wednesday edition of NHL rumours! The deadline is past, but there is plenty for teams to ponder. Organizations are busy preparing for the postseason or considering how they might approach the offseason and the critical addition of the Seattle Kraken. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Nashville Predators, Columbus Blue Jackets, […] READ MORE


Ryan Ellis Headlines Multiple Nashville Predators’ Absences

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The Nashville Predators announced multiple roster casualties today including an injury to first-pair defenceman Ryan Ellis. The Predators have placed Ellis and bottom-six centre Luke Kunin on IR, while Ryan Johansen has entered the COVID-19 protocol. The absences were announced via the Predators PR account on Twitter. #Preds player updates: Ryan Ellis has been placed […] READ MORE


2020-21 Nashville Predators Realistic Expectations

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In just a few dozen hours, the 2020-21 Nashville Predators will take the ice. They’ll be going head-to-head against the Columbus Blue Jackets, their new rivals in the realigned division. The 2021 NHL season will bring its fair share of surprises; in such a chaotic time period, staying grounded is key. This is especially true […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Nashville Predators

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Preview (opens in a new tab)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 […] READ MORE