Potential 2020-21 Edmonton Oilers Bounce-Back or Breakout Candidates

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. These players have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams this upcoming season. These players can be new faces or […] READ MORE


NHL Mock Draft 2020- Picks 9-15

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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 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


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


Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: GM of the Year

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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 GM of the Year choices. The […] READ MORE


Nail Yakupov Traded to St. Louis Blues

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The Edmonton Oilers continue to make moves, trading Nail Yakupov to the St. Louis Blues. The deal comes after a summer where the Oilers moved Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenceman Adam Larsson.  The Blues announced that they have sent prospect Zach Pochiro and a conditional pick to the Oilers in exchange […] READ MORE


From Rookie to Leader: Connor McDavid Next Oilers Captain?

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by Matthew Sanzo, Lastwordonhockey.com No pressure, kid. Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid could be the next Oilers captain, joining a group of the youngest captains in NHL history. McDavid, 19, often shows the world why he is the newest face of the game. His sensational puck skills, hockey IQ, blazing speed, and all-around play are second […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best San Jose Sharks 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 Ottawa Senators free agent signing. Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 summer […] READ MORE


Are the Devils the Most Improved Team in the NHL?

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The New Jersey Devils appear to be the most improved team in the NHL after a big splash and some savvy additions from General Manager Ray Shero. Highlighting the offseason turnaround was a shocking one-for-one trade, with Shero acquiring elite left winger Hall from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for growing defender Adam Larsson. While […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets to Square Off in Heritage Classic

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On Friday, the National Hockey League held a press conference in Winnipeg to discuss the upcoming Heritage Classic game that will be held on October 23rd. The game will feature the Edmonton Oilers and the Winnipeg Jets. The game will be the first outdoor NHL game of the 2016-2017 season. It will be played at Investors […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best Edmonton Oilers 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 Colorado Avalanche free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 summer […] READ MORE