Stelio Mattheos Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #60

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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


Nolan Patrick Scouting Report: 2017 NHL Draft #1

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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


Las Vegas Hires Kelly McCrimmon as Asst. GM

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On Tuesday, the newly created Las Vegas National Hockey League franchise hired Kelly McCrimmon as assistant general manager of the club.  McCrimmon will be leaving his roles of general manager and coach of the highly successful Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings.  He calls his new role “the chance of a lifetime,” and states that […] READ MORE


2016 Memorial Cup Preview and Predictions

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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 2015 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


2016 WHL Championship Series

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The 2016 WHL Championship Series is ready to begin between the Seattle Thunderbirds and the Brandon Wheat Kings.  The final round will determine which of these two teams will  represent the WHL at the Memorial Cup.  The Memorial Cup tournament starts on Friday, May 6 in Red Deer, Alberta. Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Brandon Wheat Kings The […] READ MORE



WHL Conference Finals Preview

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Last Word On Sports continues its coverage of the WHL Conference Finals matchups: Brandon Wheat Kings vs. Red Deer Rebels and Rockets vs. Thunderbirds. READ MORE


WHL Playoffs – Second Round Previews

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The Western Hockey League’s second round is ready to begin, and Last Word On Sports continues its coverage of the WHL playoffs. The second round kicks off with the Western Conference on Thursday, April 7, as the Kelowna Rockets travel to the island to face the Victoria Royals. Out in the Eastern Conference, the Brandon […] READ MORE


2016 WHL Playoffs – Eastern Conference Preview

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The 2016 WHL Playoffs were finally set last night when the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated the Medicine Hat Tigers in a one game tie-breaker for the right to face the Brandon Wheat Kings.  Last Word on Sports previewed the Western Conference games earlier in the week and now shifts its focus to the WHL’s Eastern Conference. […] READ MORE


WJHC: Canada Bounces Back

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Canada’s world junior team answered the bell in convincing fashion this afternoon versus Denmark after opening on Boxing Day with a decidedly underwhelming performance, devoid of any real urgency. According to TSN analyst and former NHL’er Ray Ferraro, Canada’s coaches were preaching the following: “more blue-collar ways to get goals… pucks to the net, and […] READ MORE