Fantasy Hockey 2018: Pre-season Standouts

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Everybody has different thoughts on what to make about the pre-season in the NHL. It either makes a big difference in your player selection, or you take it with a grain of salt and push it off to the side. Whichever way you look at it, these pre-season standouts will be looking to continue their […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2018-19 Edmonton Oilers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2018-19, where LastWordOnHockey.com 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 in each division, […] READ MORE



Four Injured St. Louis Blues Are Close to Return

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Carl Gunnarsson, Kyle Brodziak, Jori Lehtera, and Jaden Schwartz are all battling injuries for the St. Louis Blues. All four, however, are close to playing. Everyone but Lehtera is going on the trip to Canada with the team. During this three-game stretch the Blues will play the Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, and Calgary Flames, in […] READ MORE


Ty Rattie Has A True Chance To Shine

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Not every player has a quick rise to the NHL. Actually for most it’s quite a bumpy road. But despite everything Blues forward Ty Rattie has gone through, his chance to shine is now. To understand the full journey Rattie has taken you have to go back to his junior days. The first signs of “hype” […] READ MORE


Nicklas Hjalmarsson Suspended for Hit on Ty Rattie

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The Chicago Blackhawks will be without one of their star defencemen for the opening game of the 2016-17 campaign. Defenceman Niklas Hjalmarsson has been suspended for the rest of the preseason and the first game of the regular season for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward Ty Rattie. He will also forfeit $22,777.78 of his salary […] READ MORE