Vancouver Canucks Elias Pettersson Wins Calder Trophy as NHL Top Rookie

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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 […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Quinn Hughes to Entry Level Contract

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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, […] READ MORE


2018-19 Calder Trophy Contenders

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A new NHL season brings with it a fresh crop of rookies, and a fresh set off hopes for the futures of nearly every NHL team. Along with helping their teams win, those rookies will also be chasing a prestigious individual award – the NHL’s Calder Trophy.  The following article looks at pre-season favourites and predictions for who […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Vancouver Canucks Prospects

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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 […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Sign Elias Pettersson

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The Vancouver Canucks announced today that they have signed top prospect Elias Pettersson to a three-year entry-level contract. Pettersson was selected fifth overall in last years NHL entry draft. Heres a scouting report on Pettersson by Last Word’s own Ben Kerr: Elias Pettersson Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #10 Canucks Sign Elias Pettersson Elias Pettersson […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Prospect Elias Pettersson Leads Vaxjo Lakers to SHL Title

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The Vaxjo Lakers have won the SHL Championship, sweeping Skelleftea AIK in four games. The star of the show for the Lakers was centre Elias Pettersson. The 19-year-old was the Vancouver Canucks first-round pick, fifth overall, in the 2017 NHL Draft. Pettersson scored the championship-clinching goal, led the league in playoff scoring with 19 points in 13 […] READ MORE


World Juniors: Sweden Selection Camp Roster Named

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The 2018 World Junior Championships are right around the corner. Countries are starting to pick their teams. 15 forwards, eight defencemen and three goaltenders were named to the Sweden Selection Camp Roster for the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championships today.  The 26-man camp roster will eventually need to be whittled down to a 23-man final roster, […] READ MORE


TSP: Vancouver Canucks Prospects

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Welcome to the 2017 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  During the summer, I will feature a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the articles here. Since we had an extensive NHL […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Mock Draft Part 1 – The Lottery Picks

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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 2017 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


Elias Pettersson Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #10

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Hockey 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 2017 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word […] READ MORE