Predictions For The 2016-2017 Calder Trophy

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via Last Word on Hockey, by David Elisio The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Award winners? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has […] READ MORE


Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: Calder Trophy

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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 Calder Trophy choices. The Jack Adams […] READ MORE



We’ll Miss You, Team North America

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From Last Word On Hockey – By Matthew Sanzo They provided just what the game needs – entertainment. Team North America, the young guns that are the future of the NHL and the darlings of the World Cup of Hockey 2016, will be missed so dearly. Prior to the tournament, many fans of the game were skeptical of the format. […] 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: Winnipeg Jets Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf NHL 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 […] READ MORE



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


Maple Leafs News: The Calm Before the Storm

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Call it the calm before the storm… This lull in hockey news, especially in Toronto, won’t last long. With the NHL Entry Draft just a couple weeks away, it’s about to get very interesting. In the meantime here’s a look at current Toronto Maple Leafs news. Maple Leafs News: The Calm Before the Storm Forward […] 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