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



Ranking The Top NHL Affiliated Prospects: Part 4 (Top 25)

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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


TSP: Calgary Flames Prospects

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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 go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will follow the order of […] READ MORE



How The Calgary Flames Will Be Able To Draft Matthew Tkachuk

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The 2016 NHL Draft is fast approaching, and following a disappointing season, the Calgary Flames hold the sixth overall pick. Taking a look at the top prospects available in this year’s draft, and especially after watching the Memorial Cup, it becomes apparent that the Flames would love to draft Matthew Tkachuk. After an excellent performance […] READ MORE


What Is Jim Benning’s Draft Plan?

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The saving grace to a Vancouver Canucks season which elicited the most frustration since the days of Mike Keenan and Mark Messier, from the fans to management and even the players themselves (how many times have we seen the Sedins dress down their own teammates?), was the potential for a high pick in the 2016 […] READ MORE




OHL Championship Series Preview: London Knights vs. Niagara IceDogs

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The OHL Championship Series is set to get underway on Thursday evening, as the London Knights will host the Niagara IceDogs in game one at Budweiser Gardens. This series is a rematch of the 2012 final, in which the Knights won the J. Ross Robertson Cup in five games. Of course, there are no players remaining on either team from that matchup, but the memory is fresh in the minds of fans on both sides. READ MORE