Contenders and Pretenders: Atlantic Division

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s mini-series that will be distinguishing the playoff contenders versus the pretenders of each division in the Eastern and Western Conferences. In a league full of parity, it seems like everyone is in the race for a playoff spot, but is it a product of the league, or is the […] READ MORE


Alexander Radulov is Key to Montreal Canadiens Success

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Forward Alexander Radulov is a huge part of the Montreal Canadiens success this season. Radulov may be best known to be an offensive player, but he is far more than just that to the Canadiens. He has proven to be the league’s best free agent signing from last summer. Radulov is a monster on the puck; […] 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


Habs Christmas Break Report

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via Last Word on Hockey, by  Nick Lariviere With the Christmas break started, the Montreal Canadiens sit with a three-point lead over the second-place Ottawa Senators in the Atlantic, while also holding a game in hand. While a few weeks ago the Canadiens were first in the league, it has changed massively in part of the […] READ MORE



OTPP – Remembering Svatos, Red Hot Habs, and More

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Power Play with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. The boys are back and looking at the news from […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Should Return Mikhail Sergachev to Junior

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18-year-old defenceman Mikhail Sergachev is the youngest player in the NHL this year. Drafted in the first round, 9th overall, by the Montreal Canadiens; Sergachev surprisingly made the Habs out of training camp. Montreal Canadiens Should Return Mikhail Sergachev to Junior Sergachev is clearly talented. As a 17-year-old he was named OHL defenceman of the […] READ MORE


NHL Organizational Prospect Pool Rankings (20-11)

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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


Montreal Canadiens Projected lineup

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After a summer with multiple changes, the Montreal Canadiens opening night roster will look much different than years prior. For one,  Marc Bergevin made it his priority to add grit by acquiring Shea Weber and Andrew Shaw. However, he also went out and got possibly the best player in the KHL over the past few […] READ MORE