2020 NHL Draft Team Needs: Atlantic Division

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The NHL Draft is just around the corner and will be done a little differently this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the entire 2020 year upside down. Because of this, the 2020 NHL Draft will be a virtual online draft. Today, we will take a look at the Atlantic Division and their team […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Draft Grades

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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


Montreal Canadiens Fire Michel Therrien; Hire Claude Julien

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Noah Cirisoli Breaking news Tuesday as the Montreal Canadiens have relieved head coach Michel Therrien of his coaching duties and have hired former Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien to fill in. The news came as shocking to many, with no prior rumors or tips of this move being made […] READ MORE


Contenders and Pretenders: Atlantic Division

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s mini-series that will be distinguishing the playoff contenders versus the pretenders of each division in the Eastern and Western Conferences. In a league full of parity, it seems like everyone is in the race for a playoff spot, but is it a product of the league, or is the […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils in the Mix for Jimmy Vesey

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Coveted winger Jimmy Vesey became an unrestricted free agent at midnight on August 16th, and surprisingly, the New Jersey Devils are entering the sweepstakes. The 23 year old, fresh off out of college, won the Hobey Baker Award for being the best hockey player in the NCAA in 2015-16. He tallied 46 points in just […] READ MORE


TSP: Boston Bruins Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring 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 […] READ MORE


Could the New York Rangers really sign Jimmy Vesey?

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With the free agency pool almost dry now, there is still one lucrative free agent that teams are trying to sign. Unsigned rookie Jimmy Vesey‘s rights currently belong to the the Buffalo Sabres, but they only have  have until August 15th to sign him. After that time he will become a free agent. Starting next week, any team can […] READ MORE


The All-time Best Boston Bruins Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up first: The all-time best Boston Bruins free agent signing. The All-Time Best Boston Bruins Free Agent Signing 2006 – Zdeno […] READ MORE


Breaking Down the NHL Trade Market

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We are well into the NHL off-season. The draft has come and gone, and most free agents have signed. However, there are a significant number of teams looking to improve their clubs through trades. Let’s break down the NHL trade market. Anaheim Ducks Ducks General Manager Bob Murray would like to add some scoring but […] READ MORE


Joe Colborne Inks Deal With Colorado

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After spending the past three seasons with the Flames, Joe Colborne has moved on to his third team, the Avalanche . Joe Colborne has signed with Colorado — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2016 Joe Colborne Inks Deal With Colorado Colborne’s new contract will pay him $5 million over 2 years for an AAV of […] READ MORE