Last Word On NHL Awards: Vezina 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 Vezina trophy is awarded each year to the one goalie who has been voted by 30 […] READ MORE


Last Word On NHL Awards: Bill Masterton 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. Inaugurated in 1968, the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy was awarded to the Montreal Canadiens’ Claude Provost for his […] READ MORE


Tracking Technology Will Forever Change the NHL

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From the kids playing on the pond arguing over which of their heroes are superior, to executives at the highest level of the NHL making difficult decisions, analyzing hockey players has always been an incredibly subjective exercise. This is probably most evident when it comes to voting for the NHL awards, where a goaltender adjudged to be […] READ MORE


The Vezina Trophy Race

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The 2014-15 NHL season has already started to heat up, with most teams gearing up for the stretch of the final 25 or so games. The trade deadline is almost upon us.  Games will be tighter, points will be more scarce, superstars will be depended upon for scoring, and above all, goalies will be working […] READ MORE


LWOS Mid-Season NHL Awards 2015

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The turning of the calender to 2015 means not only the start of a new year, but also that we’re approaching the back half of the NHL season, when the games start to matter and the playoff races really heat up. It also means that it’s time to look back at the first 41 games […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators: Gone Hunting

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The Nashville Predators have been playing amazing so far into the 2014-15 season. They are currently leading their Central division, and stand second overall in the Western Conference with a 15-5-2 record, good for 32 points. Since coming in to the NHL in 1998, the Preds have been an on and off team with five […] READ MORE


Why the Nashville Predators Will Push for the Playoffs

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After making the post-season in seven of eight campaigns, a stretch that ran from 2004 through 2012, the Nashville Predators have failed to qualify for two consecutive seasons. This could be associated with a few things, including but not limited to the health of star goaltender Pekka Rinne, an always improving Western Conference, and lack […] READ MORE



NHL Rumors: Trade Brewing Between Nashville and Anaheim?

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It’s rare when you see an NHL starting goalie traded mid-season. It usually requires a perfect storm of a team in dire need of goaltending help and another team with a glut of goaltending talent. Added to that you also need to find two teams willing to actually deal with each other while staying within […] READ MORE


FISH: NBA/MMA Fight, Drunk Hockey Fight, & Ibra's Mustache Fight

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It’s great to be back. I’m actually in a great mood – I just made a killing selling overpriced 76ers gear to casual bandwagon fans on eBay. Here’s what’s been making news during the past week in the world of pro sports:   NBA – DWIGHT HOWARD PUTS ’EM UP! Amazing as it is, the […] READ MORE