Fantasy Hockey: Week 14 Impressions

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After a small holiday hiatus, Last Word on Hockey is back with your weekly rundown of all things fantasy hockey. Rather than try to pack two weeks into one piece, this will just be a look back at Week 14 for the most part. We’ve officially entered the “20” part of the 2019-20 season, so […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers

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The NHL season is underway and there have been plenty of surprises thus far. This has sparked plenty of NHL rumours, adding to the excitement of the early-season. As long as NHL rumours remain around, Last Word on Hockey will look to keep fans up to date. Today, we’ll cover rumours surrounding the Arizona Coyotes, Colorado […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Pavel Francouz In Concussion Protocol

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The Colorado Avalanche injury woes are getting worse. Backup goaltender Pavel Francouz exited Tuesday night’s game against the Winnipeg Jets less than a minute into the action. Francouz had been the primary netminder with Philipp Grubauer recovering from a minor lower-body injury. He is now day-to-day while in concussion protocol. Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Post […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2019-20 Colorado Avalanche

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2019-20, 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




Fantasy Hockey Sleepers: 2019-20 Central Division

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Last Word on Hockey is starting a brand new series of fantasy hockey coverage. We’re kicking things off with a breakdown of each team’s biggest fantasy hockey sleepers to target in the mid-to-late rounds of your draft. The series will cover each division in separate articles. Note: All fantasy rankings, position eligibilities, and statistical categories […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Extend Defenceman Samuel Girard

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The Colorado Avalanche have extended defenceman Samuel Girard to a 7-year contract worth $35 million, or $5 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2026-27 season. SEVEN YEARS FOR SAM GIRARD!#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/rnp8xXqi4C — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 31, 2019 Samuel Girard Signs Extension With the Colorado Avalanche Over his 2-year NHL career, Samuel Girard has played […] READ MORE


Bowen Byram Signs with Colorado Avalanche

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News broke Friday, July 19th, that Bowen Byram, the 4th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, had signed a deal with the Colorado Avalanche. The entry-level deal is worth approximately $925k. We have signed Bowen Byram to an entry-level contract.#GoAvsGo https://t.co/08U2nmiEjg — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) July 19, 2019 Bowen Byram Signs With Colorado Avalanche […] READ MORE


Colorado Avalanche Defence Takes Shape With Recent Signings

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News broke Monday afternoon that the Colorado Avalanche defence retained another potential contributor. They signed defender Ryan Graves to a one-year extension with the organization. The two-way contract is worth $350,000 if he’s playing in the AHL and $735,000 in the NHL. Mike Chambers of the Denver Post was among the first to report the deal. […] READ MORE