OHL Conference Final Preview

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The second round of the OHL Playoffs was over quickly, with all four series ending in five games or less. A couple of major heavyweight teams bowed out with a whimper, with both the Kitchener Rangers and Kingston Frontenacs eliminated in four. Now, we're down to a final four that promises to be a serious clash of the titans. READ MORE


OHL Playoffs Round Two Preview

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The first round of the OHL Playoffs brought much excitement, as promised. The loaded Sarnia Sting were upset by the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, and the dynamic London Knights struggled against a gritty Owen Sound Attack team. Now, with four more enticing series on the horizon, we look ahead to the next chapter of the 2016 OHL Playoffs. READ MORE


Sanctions Against Flint Firebirds Harsh, But Just

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The Ontario Hockey League handed down sanctions against Flint Firebirds owner Rolf Nilsen yesterday, and the discipline in the case was right. Firebirds Owner Rolf Nilsen thought his son, Hakon, was not receiving the ice time Rolf thought was appropriate for a player in his draft year. In November, when his son still was not […] READ MORE


Alexander Nylander Scouting Report: 2016 NHL Draft #8

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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


OHL Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

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The Ontario Hockey League’s playoffs kick off this Thursday, March 24. With the promise of some very exciting series ahead, we at LWOS want give you a full primer to prepare you for the upcoming madness. Today, we move on to the OHL Eastern Conference quarter-final matchups READ MORE


OHL Western Conference Playoff Preview

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The Ontario Hockey League's playoffs kick off this Friday, March 25. With the promise of some very exciting series ahead, we at LWOS want give you a full primer to prepare you for the upcoming madness. Today, we start with the powerhouse OHL Western Conference quarter-final matchups. READ MORE


Can Dylan Strome Carry the Erie Otters to the Memorial Cup?

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The Erie Otters have been leading the OHL's Western Conference all season, and captain Dylan Strome has been a mainstay as one of the league's marquis players. Although Alex DeBrincat was the one grabbing headlines with his incredibly fast scoring pace to start the season, it's his linemate Strome who has proved yet again to be one of the CHL's best players. READ MORE