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


The 4th Line Podcast – Episode 94 – Fantasy Hockey Preview, Q&A

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LWOS is pleased to present our new hockey podcast, the 4th Line. Coming from Calgary, AB and Nanaimo, BC, Carl and Joel provide their own unique and fun view of hockey. Every week the guys share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey and […] READ MORE


Sean Monahan Signs Extension With Calgary

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The Calgary Flames have signed centerman Sean Monahan to a long-term extension in order to prevent his free agency next year. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada, the extension will be for seven years and will carry an average annual value of around $6.3 million. This is a massive increase from his last contract, an entry-level deal […] READ MORE


2016 NHL Offer Sheet Targets

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On Friday, the Free Agent Frenzy will begin. Of course NHL free agency isn’t all about the UFAs, as there are a number of quality restricted free agents still unsigned by their clubs. Any team can sign these RFAs to a contract now that free agency has officially begun, but by virtue of being restricted, […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Calgary Flames

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department 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. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


What the Canucks Need to do to Win Game 3

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After surrendering Game 1 to the Calgary Flames in heartbreaking fashion, a Kris Russell game-winner with less than 30 seconds remaining, the Canucks skated to a well deserved 4-1 victory in Game 2, and now head to Calgary with a chance to take back home-ice advantage. After multiple years without playoff hockey, the Saddledome will […] READ MORE


Series Preview: Canucks Versus Flames

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As the regular season has come to an end, Last Word On Sports analyzes every playoff series heading into this week’s action. In the first installment, we take a look at the matchups in five categories: Offense, defense, goaltending, coaching and special teams. We also run down the players to look out for and give […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey: December 23rd Weekly Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

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We’re almost halfway through the fantasy hockey regular season. At this point it’s obvious where you stand in your league and what your strengths and weaknesses are. Today we’re going to try and help you address those weak areas in your lineup. If you don’t have many weaknesses perhaps we can just help you win […] READ MORE


We Need to Talk About Sean Monahan

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After such a promising start, the Calgary Flames have come crashing back to Earth. At this point, they resemble the rebuilding team everyone expected of them but there are some positives to their season so far. Captain Mark Giordano and defense partner T.J. Brodie have emerged as a strong first pairing for the team. Rookies […] READ MORE