2021 NHL Draft Class Introductions: Isak Rosen

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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


Jonas Gustavsson Retires From Professional Hockey

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The goaltender Jonas Gustavsson announced his retirement from hockey today at age 36, after eight years in the NHL and three years in the SHL. Gustavsson started his NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs after going undrafted, signing a one-year contract on July 7, 2009. During his first season as a Maple Leaf, the […] READ MORE


Oskar Magnusson Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #111

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Undervalued Leagues at the NHL Draft

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As seen by the Buffalo Sabres never-ending rebuild, the ability to find future talent at the NHL Draft can affect a franchise for years. This is why teams should always be looking for future market inefficiencies. They should look to correct for past biases at the NHL Draft. Various kinds of biases have been shown […] READ MORE


Daniel Torgersson Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #106

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Kodie Curran Agrees to Contract With Anaheim Ducks

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Free-agent defenceman Kodie Curran agreed to terms with the Anaheim Ducks on a contract today. The two-year contract carries a $1,000,000 average annual value (AAV) and carries him through the 2021-22 season. Anaheim #Ducks have signed free agent LD Kodie Curran to a 2 year/1-way contract starting in 2020-21. The contract carries an AAV of $1,000,000. […] READ MORE


Anton Johannesson Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #77

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Emil Heineman Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #76

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Theodor Niederbach Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #70

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


Zion Nybeck Scouting Report: 2020 NHL Draft #45

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE