What Each Vancouver Canucks Signing Changes

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The Vancouver Canucks signing two – technically three – forwards at the start of the NHL Free Agent frenzy isn’t what fans expected. If anything, at least one forward getting moved out of town was the minimum. Vancouver Canucks Signing… Forwards? “Everyone knows” is an overused phrase by design. It implies a commonality of thought […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Defenceman Caleb Jones Sidelined For Six Weeks

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Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Caleb Jones has sustained a left wrist injury and could miss up to six weeks. Jones’ health status was reported directly via the Blackhawks Twitter account on Friday. MEDICAL UPDATES: Defenseman Caleb Jones is expected to miss approximately six weeks (left wrist strain). Forwards Jonathan Toews and Jujhar Khaira and goaltender Marc-Andre […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Players That are Due to Break Out

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If last season was any indication of it, anyone can be an impactful player regardless of their ice time. Forward Brandon Hagel, despite playing on the third line, broke out as one of the Chicago Blackhawks‘ best forwards. He showed a great deal of defensive reliability to go along with his strong vision for the […] READ MORE


2021 TSP: Chicago Blackhawks Prospects

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Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […] READ MORE



2020 College Hockey Free Agents – Part 2

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Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the NCAA hockey season is now over. While normally NHL teams would have to wait for each team to finish their season before looking at signing the top college hockey free agents, the end of the season means these players have all now hit the market. Some have even signed already.  […] READ MORE


How 5’8″ Brady Smith Competes in the USHL

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Brady Smith spends most of the day reaching for things. Whether its the cookies on the top shelf or the milk in the back of the fridge. Standing at only 5’8″, Smith wouldn’t fit the stereotypical mold of a professional hockey player; but his optimistic outlook and hard work have trumped his height. When Smith steps […] READ MORE