NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames

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Hello and welcome to a regular Thursday edition of NHL rumours! We are getting closer to the offseason every day. That means plenty of chatter regarding contract extensions from around the league. Things will get busy, so check with Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest news and analysis. Today’s NHL rumours feature the […] READ MORE



What the Toronto Maple Leafs Deadline Shouldn’t Look Like

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As fans eagerly question what the Toronto Maple Leafs deadline will look like, let’s go over what shouldn’t happen for the Leafs. With the Leafs sitting atop the North division, it seems like they are primed to make a deep playoff run. Adding at the deadline would certainly make sense. But not at the cost […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Black Aces

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With the NHL preparing for the playoffs over the summer, teams will be looking to get any edge they can over the competition. With the rosters expanded to 28 skaters (and no limit on goaltenders), teams will look to their minor leagues and prospects to assist them. Today we will be looking at what the […] READ MORE


Breaking Down the Toronto Marlies Defence

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The Toronto Marlies have had continued success once again this season. They enter the New Year atop the league standings with no signs of slowing down. Every year, they experience this success because of the willingness of the Toronto Maple Leafs to put so much time and effort into their minor league teams. The Toronto […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Need to Get Alex Pietrangelo

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Alright, this one is going to start off fast and furious like the second half a back-to-back bachelor party “banger”. The Toronto Maple Leafs, a massively underachieving team, have a lot of problems. Skill ain’t one of them. Speed isn’t either. The Leafs have what it takes to beat good teams. At least that’s what […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Most Underrated Prospects

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The Toronto Maple Leafs prospects are among some of the best in the league, to no one’s surprise. They have spent years drafting and developing prospects to fit their needs and it has paid off immensely. For the regular hockey fan that follows the Leafs, they have heard of the big name players like Rasmus […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects Update: One Month Into the Season

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Ever since Brendan Shanahan took over as president of the Toronto Maple Leafs, he has put a lot of emphasis on building a strong Toronto Maple Leafs prospects system. Putting time and resources into their pipeline has proved to be invaluable as the Toronto Marlies have had a lot of playoff success over the past […] READ MORE



2019 Top NHL Prospects: 80 – 61

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf NHL Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top NHL prospects. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE