NHL’s 30 in 30: Calgary Flames

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


Prospect Draft Rankings for NHL Dynasty Leagues

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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 LWOS 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, and spread the word for the site that will […] READ MORE



Don’t Count the Flames Out Too Soon

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This year’s underdog has a vicious bite. Just ask the Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks—teams the 2014-2015 Calgary Flames have wounded, defeated and left behind in their unrelenting and unfathomable pursuit of success and victory. First of all, the Flames defied all logic and odds, battling and clawing their way into the […] READ MORE


What the Canucks Need to do to Win Game 3

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After surrendering Game 1 to the Calgary Flames in heartbreaking fashion, a Kris Russell game-winner with less than 30 seconds remaining, the Canucks skated to a well deserved 4-1 victory in Game 2, and now head to Calgary with a chance to take back home-ice advantage. After multiple years without playoff hockey, the Saddledome will […] READ MORE


Series Preview: Canucks Versus Flames

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As the regular season has come to an end, Last Word On Sports analyzes every playoff series heading into this week’s action. In the first installment, we take a look at the matchups in five categories: Offense, defense, goaltending, coaching and special teams. We also run down the players to look out for and give […] READ MORE


NHL Awards Series: Calder Memorial Trophy

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Last Word On Sports is doing our annual awards nominations and predictions. We’ll be giving you our nominations and predictions for the Selke Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Calder Trophy, Norris Trophy, Jack Adams Trophy, and the Hart Trophy. The Calder Memorial Trophy is named in honour of Frank Calder, the former President of the NHL from its […] READ MORE



Fantasy Hockey: December 23rd Weekly Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

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We’re almost halfway through the fantasy hockey regular season. At this point it’s obvious where you stand in your league and what your strengths and weaknesses are. Today we’re going to try and help you address those weak areas in your lineup. If you don’t have many weaknesses perhaps we can just help you win […] READ MORE


Hard-Working Flames Thriving in Underdog Role

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Before the Calgary Flames stole a 2-1 overtime victory from the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on Wednesday night, the prevailing storyline seemed to be a David and Goliath affair. The pundits predicted that the Flames, now known for their competiveness, would have to work twice as hard against an elite team that would […] READ MORE