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Arthur Kaliyev
Davis Green - Oct 23, 2020

Being one of the top scorers in the OHL, Arthur Kaliyev has shown hints that he’s capable of translating his goal-scoring ability to the NHL.


Tyler Madden
Doug Winkey - Mar 30, 2020

The Los Angeles Kings have signed centre Tyler Madden to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal will take Madden through the 2022-23 season. The signing comes at a time when many teams are signing prospects during a period of uncertainty surrounding future operations. The news broke late Monday afternoon. #LAKings sign Tyler Madden to a […]

Alex Turcotte

The Los Angeles Kings announced today that they have signed prospect forward Alex Turcotte to a three-year entry level contract. The young player just recently completed his freshman season at the University of Wisconsin (NCAA). He was the fifth overall selection of the Kings in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The contract begins in the […]

Alex Turcotte Los Angeles Kings Prospects
Ben Kerr - Jul 22, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. 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 […]

Filip Canda - Jun 23, 2019

The Los Angeles Kings draft has been a start of the new era, perhaps. The Kings have entered the rebuild or re-tooling mode and it showed with their nine picks in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The Kings tried to answer their needs and issues. Given their 2018-2019 regular season, it would have been more […]

Gabriel Vilardi Los Angeles Kings Prospects
Ben Kerr - Aug 8, 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 be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […]

Serron Noel
Bryan Thiel - Jun 25, 2018

After breaking down the OHL’s impact in the first-round of the 2018 NHL Draft, it’s time to dive deeper. 35 OHLers came off the board in total. Seven in the first round. From rounds two through four, 16 heard their names called. We’ve already gone through the first round. Now it’s time to investigate Rounds […]

Filip Zadina 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 […]



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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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 […]