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Nils Hoglander
Jim Biringer - Apr 29, 2020

A busy day in the NHL got even busier as the Vancouver Canucks signed Nils Hoglander to a three-year entry-level deal worth $2.775 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $925,000. Nils Hoglander, welcome to the #Canucks! The 19-year-old Swedish forward was signed a three-year contract today. ???https://t.co/biYLhnS7OB — Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) April 29, […]


Elias Pettersson
Jim Biringer - Jun 19, 2019

Once the Calder Trophy nominees were announced back on April 27th, this award was Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson‘s to lose. Sure enough, when the Calder Trophy for the NHL’s Top Rookie was awarded on Wednesday night, Pettersson heard his name announced as the winner. Elias Pettersson Wins Calder Trophy After leading all rookies in […]

Quinn Hughes
Armand Klisivitch - Mar 14, 2019

The Vancouver Canucks announced that defencemen Quinn Hughes will miss at least one week with what head coach Travis Green is calling a “pretty good bone bruise.” Quinn Hughes has a "pretty good bone bruise," said Green, discussing the MRI results. Hughes will be in a walking boot for a week, then he'll be reevaluated. […]

Quinn Hughes 2018 NHL Draft Grades

The Vancouver Canucks have announced that they have signed defenceman Quinn Hughes to a three-year entry level contract. Hughes will travel to Vancouver on Tuesday. Vancouver Canucks Sign Quinn Hughes Welcome to the #Canucks Quinn Hughes! Last year’s 7th overall pick signs a three-year entry-level contract with Vancouver. https://t.co/lDwkuR7EPU — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) March 10, […]

Quinn Hughes
Armand Klisivitch - Jul 28, 2018

Vancouver Canucks draftee Quinn Hughes has opted to return to school. Hughes will play his sophomore season with the University of Michigan. He is also expected to play for Team USA at the World Junior Championships in Vancouver/Victoria starting this December. HE’S BACK! Quinn Hughes announces his return to Michigan! READ » https://t.co/uNRXs69Rzj#GoBlue pic.twitter.com/I4M1HzUOg1 — Michigan […]

Elias Pettersson Vancouver Canucks Prospects
Ben Kerr - Jul 26, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. We will be following the order of […]

Quinn Hughes 2018 NHL Draft Grades
Ben Kerr - Jun 24, 2018

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 2018 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]

With the NHL entry draft on the horizon, teams are gearing up for a busy weekend in Dallas on June 22nd/23rd. This years draft class is deep and a has a ton of foreign talent, three of which are the projected top 3. It also includes one player who is a generational talent and has […]

Olli Juolevi
Ariel Melendez - Jun 11, 2018

The Vancouver Canucks announced that top prospect Olli Juolevi will undergo back surgery. The injury was discovered when Juolevi experienced discomfort during off-season training. A timetable for his return would not be provided until after the surgery. 



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2021 nhl draft lottery

As the NHL gets set for a night of Second Round playoff action, the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery was held before the games tonight. The Seattle Kraken came away with the second overall pick, while the Buffalo Sabres won tonight’s grand prize. They’ll pick first overall at the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. The Draft will […]

simon robertsson
Kyle Pereira - Jun 11, 2018

Swedish hockey is taking a massive step forward this year. It has always been a powerhouse hockey country, but this season, it is on another level. In my rankings, there are seven Swedes projected to go in the first round. Of those seven, one forward by the name of Simon Robertsson sticks out. He has […]

2021 NHL Draft
Kyle Pereira - Jun 11, 2018

The 2021 NHL Draft does not pose the same excitement as the 2020 NHL Draft did. However, there are still plenty of players that teams can build around for the future. There’s another future star goaltender in this class, falling in line with goalies like Spencer Knight and Yaroslav Askarov before him. There are several […]

2021 NHL Draft
Kyle Pereira - Jun 11, 2018

The 2021 NHL Draft does not pose the same excitement as the 2020 NHL Draft did. However, there are still plenty of players that teams can build around for the future. There’s another future elite goaltender in this class, falling in line with goalies like Spencer Knight and Yaroslav Askarov before him. There are several […]

nhl player development
Kyle Pereira - Jun 11, 2018

Over the last several months, I have been crunching numbers, trying to solve the many questions of player development. With that, we here at Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft.  All advanced stats in this piece were taken […]

Bowen Byram
Doug Winkey - Jun 11, 2018

Everyone was excited when the Colorado Avalanche drafted Bowen Byram. He was the team’s first pick in the loaded 2019 Draft. The Cranbrook, British Columbia native immediately rewarded them with a very good season playing for the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. Byram has joined Colorado’s training camp for the 2020-21 season and could start as soon […]

Marco Rossi
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Jun 11, 2018

The Minnesota Wild has announced via Twitter that forward Marco Rossi is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. The centreman represented Austria at the 2021 World Junior Championship in Edmonton. He underwent a seven-day quarantine before being able to take part in the training camp activities with the Wild this week. NEWS: #mnwild forward Marco Rossi […]

Carson Lambos
Gabriel Foley - Jun 11, 2018

Carson Lambos is one of many players in the 2021 NHL Draft class who could go first overall. But he’s far from earned the consensus. With so much talent from players like Owen Power, Brandt Clarke, and Matty Beniers, there’s no real favourite this year. And Lambos hasn’t really helped his case much. He managed […]