Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Options

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Your Toronto Maple Leafs have an impressive twelve draft picks to play within the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. Six of those, including first overall, are found in the first three rounds. Barring an unlikely but altogether possible blockbuster trade announcement, we have a pretty solid idea about who the Leafs, who haven’t had anything resembling […] READ MORE


Carter Hart Scouting Report: 2016 NHL Draft #28

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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


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 Western Hockey League Playoffs

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The 2016 Western Hockey League Playoffs are ready to begin as the regular season has come to a close. The Playoffs matches are final, well most of them, and evaluation of the eight series has begun. Make sure to check back for previews of the Eastern Conference match-ups as well after the Medicine Hat Tigers […] READ MORE


What is next for Auston Matthews?

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What is next for Auston Matthews?  That is the question many are asking after the highly-touted Matthews and his number one seeded ZSC Lions were stunned on Thursday by SC Bern, 3-0.  The eighth-seeded SC Bern swept the powerhouse Lions, knocking them out of the Swiss League playoffs and to an early date with golf courses, lake […] READ MORE


Ryan Murray Signs Extension

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The Columbus Blue Jackets and defenseman Ryan Murray have come to terms on a two-year contract extension, keeping him there through the 2017-18 season. The new contract is a two-year / $5.65 million contract that will see him earn an average annual salary of $2.825 million. This is surely a welcomed pay raise from his previous […] READ MORE


2015-16 WHL U.S. Division Preview

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects.  It’s that time again, major junior hockey is back and we’re here to preview the new season for you.  The QMJHL kicked off their new season on September 10th, while things are set to start on September 24th in the OHL and WHL. With that in mind we will start […] READ MORE



2013-14 WHL Preview: U.S. Division

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects. We continue previewing the CHL for the 2013-14 season, going East to West across the country. We finish with the US Division today.  I apologize for the delay as I moved and have been without internet for the past week.  As always you can check out the previous Top […] READ MORE


Mirco Mueller: 2013 NHL Draft Player Profile #31

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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 2013 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE