2020 NHL Draft Re-Entry Players: Oliver Okuliar and Alex Cotton

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Every year, the NHL see’s their fair share of prospects who re-enter the draft, and the 2020 NHL Draft re-entry players are intriguing. These are guys that went one or even two consecutive seasons without getting drafted. This year’s draft features plenty of guys re-entering, and a few of them are quite intriguing. Here at […] READ MORE


Anton Lundell Should Be a Consensus Top-10 Pick

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Anton Lundell should be a top-10 consensus pick. That’s it. That’s the article. It boggles my mind how Lundell could possibly slide out of the top-10 regardless of how strong the draft is. He’s one of the most well-rounded prospects in the draft, already plays against men, and, being one of the oldest prospects, he’s […] READ MORE


2020 NHL Draft Re-Entry Players: Pavel Gogolev and Yevgeni Oksentyuk

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Every year, the NHL see’s their fair share of Draft Re-entry players. These are guys that went one or even two consecutive seasons without getting drafted. This year’s draft features plenty of guys re-entering, and a few of them are quite intriguing. Here at Last Word on Hockey, we will take you through several intriguing […] READ MORE


Report: St Louis Blues Close Practices After Multiple Positive Covid 19 Tests

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Late Friday evening, it was reported that the St. Louis Blues were forced to cancel their practices. This comes in the face of multiple positive tests according to The Athletic. The club is said to be expected to keep their training facilities closed for the weekend before reopening on Monday, obviously without those that tested […] READ MORE


Drafting Efficiency: NHLe vs. The Buffalo Sabres

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Every sport has a few teams that can’t seem to get out of their own way. In hockey, the Ottawa Senators wear this crown, but the Buffalo Sabres are giving them a run for their money. All the negative press around the Sabres recently got me looking at their painful draft record and wondering, how […] READ MORE


Team Placeholder Wins 2020 NHL Draft Lottery

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Tonight's 2020 NHL Draft Lottery has come and gone. A placeholder team has emerged as the lucky winners of this year's first overall pick. As NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly announced, The Detroit Red Wings were tonight's biggest losers, as they slipped from #1 to #4 overall, missing out on a top-three pick. The Los Angeles Kings moved up into a top-three spot as they look to accelerate their rebuild. READ MORE


Calgary Flames Sign Artyom Zagidulin

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The Calgary Flames announced that they have signed goaltender Artyom Zagidulin to a one-year, two-way contract extension. The contract will come into effect at the beginning of the 2020-21 season. The team announced the news Monday evening. Calgary Flames Ink Artyom Zagidulin Zagidulin spent this past season playing for the Stockton Heat of the American […] READ MORE



The Chronicles of Minnesota Wild Prospect Kirill Kaprizov

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As the off-season approaches, the Minnesota Wild hope to sign promising prospect Kirill Kaprizov to his first-ever NHL deal. Speculation around his first deal is rampant. With Kaprizov being one of Minnesota’s top prospects, every fan is eagerly awaiting his signing. The Chronicles of Kirill Kaprizov Kirill Kaprizov in Russia For the Minnesota Wild organization, Kaprizov […] READ MORE


Stephen Halliday is a Potential 2020 NHL Draft Steal

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Murmurs around the 2020 NHL Draft are never-ending now that the Draft is no longer taking place in June. Recent focus has turned to potential late-round steals, a category that Stephen Halliday fits perfectly into. The 17-year-old is projected as a third-round pick or later heading into the Draft but his staggering size, mixed with […] READ MORE