Colorado Avalanche Star Winger Out A Month After Surgery

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As if the injury bug could not get worse for the defending Stanley Cup Champions. In addition to Gabriel Landeskog being out for three months, another big-time winger will miss time. Colorado Avalanche winger Valeri Nichushkin will be out for a month after having ankle surgery. Having two of your top six wingers are not […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Star Centre Signs Extension

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When you think of the best players in the league you think of Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, and also Nathan MacKinnon. Nathan MacKinnon has signed a contract extension to remain with the Colorado Avalanche. MacKinnon signed an eight-year deal for $12.6 million per season, according to The Athletic’s Peter Baugh. The Nate Dog stays put […] READ MORE


Samuel Girard Injured in Game 3 Against St. Louis Blues

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The Colorado Avalanche defenceman Samuel Girard was injured and left Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues Saturday night. The team has yet to make an official announcement on his availability. That being said, Girard was confirmed to have left the building via an ambulance to a local hospital. Our thoughts go out to Girard, […] READ MORE



Colorado Avalanche Depth Stepping Up Down the Stretch

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The NHL regular season continues winding down, as the playoff race heats up. Compared to most seasons, though, the races look a bit different. For example, the Eastern Conference playoff picture hasn’t changed in months. As many predicted, the top eight from mid-season maintained their prominence and continued separating from the rest of the Conference. […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Trade for Defenceman Josh Manson From Anaheim Ducks

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The NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching and we have our first trade. The Colorado Avalanche have acquired defenceman Josh Manson. In return, the Anaheim Ducks get prospect Drew Helleson and a 2023 2nd round pick. **Josh Manson** of ⁦@AnaheimDucks⁩ to ⁦@Avalanche⁩ for Defenseman prospect Drew Helleson and a 2023 Draft Choice. ⁦@espn⁩ ⁦@NHLNetwork⁩ #HockeyTwitter […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins

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Welcome to the Friday edition of NHL Rumours! Hope everyone in the United States enjoyed their Thanksgiving. Usually, the quarter mark around Thanksgiving is when teams fall into playoff position. This year was a little different with the season starting a week later. However, that does not mean teams are not looking to make improvements […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Colorado Avalanche, Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils

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Welcome back to NHL Rumours! We’re rapidly approaching the deadline, and teams are starting to fall into place in the standings. As we approach April 12th, teams will be shipping players left and right. Make sure to keep your eyes on Last Word on Hockey to get all the news and updates. NHL Rumours Colorado Avalanche […] READ MORE


Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: Norris Trophy

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the […] READ MORE


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