Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy

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Small trades with big results is a series that looks at trades throughout NHL history that seemed small or insignificant at the time but turned out to be much, much more. In this installment, we look at how Patrick Roy ended up with the Montreal Canadiens. Small NHL Trades with Big Results: Patrick Roy The […] READ MORE


NHL Mock Draft 2020- Picks 9-15

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE




Alexander Burmistrov’s Return Didn’t Prove That Analytics Fail

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The “Alexander Burmistrov experiment” as they like to call it in Winnipeg has come to an end. The once productive forward was waived by the Winnipeg Jets this week, causing a stir between the traditionalist and analytic crowds. The former view his departure from Winnipeg as a big reason why analytics “don’t work”. This however, is an effortless […] 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


The Possibility of A Jacob Trouba Trade to the Leafs

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From Last Word On Hockey – By Matthew Rodrigopulle According to multiple sources Saturday, Jacob Trouba, the highly-touted young defenceman for the Winnipeg Jets, has requested a trade. Following the trend of trade requests, the blue-liner suggests that his reasoning is not due to the team, or the city, or the money, but more-so the fact that the […] READ MORE


The Red Wings Should Trade for Jacob Trouba

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From Last Word On Hockey – By Nick Seguin An attractive asset became available to the Detroit Red Wings when news of Jacob Trouba’s trade request from the Winnipeg Jets rocked the hockey world on the weekend. It came during the tense second period of the World Cup of Hockey’s semi-final game between Canada and Russia. Suddenly, every Detroit […] READ MORE


Jacob Trouba Requests Trade; Will Not Attend Camp

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From Last Word On Hockey – By Ian Reid Trouba Requests Trade Jacob Trouba will not be attending the Winnipeg Jets training camp. In fact, if Trouba has his way the next time he skates at the MTS Center it will be as a member of the opposing team. Kurt Overhardt, Trouba’s agent, says that contract negotiations […] READ MORE


NHL Organizational Prospect Pool Rankings (Top 10)

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