Toronto Maple Leafs Favourites To Win Stanley Cup

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The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs are here. Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins happens on Saturday night. With that being said the action is coming in hot and heavy to sites in North America as fans try to win money on who will win the Stanley Cup. Just like last season, the […] READ MORE


Building a Winner Using Advanced Hockey Analytics

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Advanced hockey analytics have become very popular in the hockey world, as teams are starting to generate success from advanced stats. The NHL is starting to see a wave of new fans that use analytics to assess a player. Each NHL season, every team is seeking the same goal; capturing the Stanley Cup. All 31 […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Carolina Hurricanes

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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 full predictions for the […] READ MORE


Former Colorado Avalanche General Manager Pierre Lacroix Deserves a Banner at Ball Arena

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With heavy hearts, the Colorado Avalanche organization announced on Sunday, December 13th that former General Manager Pierre Lacroix passed away. Lacroix, 72, died tragically due to COVID-19 complications. When fans reminisce over hockey history in Denver, they think of Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Patrick Roy, Milan Hejduk and the likes. Often forgotten, unfortunately, is the […] READ MORE


Puck Talk Live Podcast – NHL Draft Predictions, Free Agency Buzz

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DELETE WHEN EDITING, SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING LWOS writers Logan Rosengard, Noah Foster, and good friend Raffi Sarrafian discuss news, updates, and more surrounding the most entertaining league in North America, the NHL! We post shows every Tuesday at noon CST, anywhere you get your podcasts. Make sure to follow us on Instagram, @pucktalklivepodcast. Puck […] READ MORE



The Toronto Maple Leafs Small Stanley Cup Window

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have one of the best forward groups in the league, but have a fastly-closing Stanley Cup Window. They have three of the top 20 players in the league in Auston Matthews, John Tavares, and Mitch Marner. Their next three lines hold near-perfect complements to all of them. Zach Hyman has proven […] READ MORE


Darcy Kuemper Out Plays Juuse Saros in Arizona Coyotes Win

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Darcy Kuemper proved that he is still the Vezina-calibre goaltender he was before his injury earlier in the season. In an overtime victory over the Nashville Predators, Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes have moved on to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2012. Darcy Kuemper Out Plays Saros in Win Kuemper faced […] READ MORE


Juuse Saros Backstops Nashville Predators to Series Split

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Juuse Saros has been one of the few bright sparks for the Nashville Predators as of late. After two play-in games, the 25-year-old goaltender has stopped 57 of 63 shots faced. For someone facing his first postseason action, Saros is playing like he’s been here before. Juuse Saros Backstops Predators There was no question going […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets Qualifying Round Preview

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The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs are here! Rather, they’re almost here. Phase 4 of the NHL’s return to play plan begins with the qualifying round and round robin tournament. One of the closer matchups in the West, the Calgary Flames vs the Winnipeg Jets, has plenty of interesting storylines to it. The two teams faced […] READ MORE