Predictions For The 2016-17 Hart Trophy

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Patrick Dejbjerg The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Award winners? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has […] READ MORE



Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: Hart Memorial Trophy

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We’ve now reached the halfway point for all teams in the National Hockey League. There has been exciting storylines and great individual performances during the season. Through these contenders for awards have started to emerge. Last Word on Hockey has made their picks for each, and here are the final results of our internal vote […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: Norris Trophy

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We’ve now reached the halfway point for all teams in the National Hockey League. There has been exciting storylines and great individual performances during the season. Through these contenders for awards have started to emerge. Last Word on Hockey has made their picks for each, and here are the Norris Trophy choices. The Vezina Trophy […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Top 50 Personalities of 2016: 20-11

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This is the third installment of Last Word on Hockey’s five-part series breaking down the top 50 personalities in the hockey world during 2016. They were picked based on skill, accomplishments, notoriety, or compelling narratives. If you missed the first part, you can read it here. The second part can also be found here. The third part […] READ MORE



Key Players in the NHL’s Pacific Division For 2016-17

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This month articles have broken down the key players in the NHL’s Atlantic, Metropolitan and Central Divisions for the upcoming season. It’s time to tackle the key players in the Pacific division for 2016-17. These players performing to the best of their abilities will go a long way toward the success of their clubs. Anaheim […] READ MORE


2017 NHL Free Agent Class May Be Thin With Elite Talent

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Now that all the major NHL free agents have signed, it’s a good time to take a sneak peak at next year’s class. As of today there are seven upper echelon – elite players who will become unrestricted free agents next July 1st. However, depending upon how many of them sign an extension between now […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Game 3 Game Plan

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As the Stanley Cup Final shifts to the Bay Area, the San Jose Sharks Game 3 game plan should include, or at least be considering, some adjustments. As outlined before, the Sharks road to the Final has leaned heavily on a solid defensive corps that head coach Peter DeBoer trusted with a relatively even distribution of […] READ MORE