Canadian Fans Growing Increasingly Optimistic of Claiming the Stanley Cup

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The 2015/16 NHL season took a dark turn for the clubs of Canada, without a single one of the country’s seven teams making it to the playoffs. It was the first time since the 1969/70 season that the postseason had been sans Canada. But, that was merely salt in the wound for the diehard hockey […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Calgary Flames

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in […] READ MORE


Starting Six: Calgary Flames All-Time Lineup

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The Starting Six series comes to you to dive into the best player at each position all-time for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Calgary Flames all-time lineup. Starting Six: Calgary Flames All-Time Lineup Since their move from Atlanta to Calgary […] 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


NHL Organizational Prospect Pool Rankings (20-11)

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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


Jiri Hudler Inks Deal with Stars

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After spending the stretch run with the Florida Panthers, Jiri Hudler has found a new home in Dallas. Jim Nill says they’ve agreed to terms with Jiri Hudler, one year $2 million. Sees him in top six. — Mark Stepneski (@StarsInsideEdge) August 24, 2016 Jiri Hudler Inks Deal with Stars The Olomouc native agreed to a […] READ MORE


Sean Monahan Signs Extension With Calgary

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The Calgary Flames have signed centerman Sean Monahan to a long-term extension in order to prevent his free agency next year. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada, the extension will be for seven years and will carry an average annual value of around $6.3 million. This is a massive increase from his last contract, an entry-level deal […] READ MORE



The All-time Best Tampa Bay Lightning 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 next: The all-time best Tampa Bay Lightning free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best Montreal Canadiens 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 next: The all-time best Montreal Canadiens  free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE