Player Development of NHL Prospects: Top Three Picks

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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 […] READ MORE



Patience Paying off for Montreal Canadiens Nikita Scherbak

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Much to the delight of Trevor Timmins, the Montreal Canadiens¬†selected Nikita Scherbak with the 26th pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The Habs had Scherbak ranked a lot higher than 26th so as Scherbak fell into their laps, they jumped at the opportunity to select him. Late first round picks aren’t always shoe-ins to […] READ MORE