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Columbus Blue Jackets Biggest Draft Boom and Bust since 2000

Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and...
Boston Bruins Playoffs

Boston Bruins Playoffs Stories to Watch For

The NHL is moving closer to a conclusion of the 2019-20 season. Here are some lesser-known things to watch for in this year's Boston Bruins playoff run.
Canucks vs WIld

Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild is the Perfect Match

We have series, we have matches, and we have a chronology of events, if not specific dates. Of the series we know will (hopefully)...
Gordie Howe

Today in Hockey History: Hartford Whalers Gordie Howe Finally Retires

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game....
Minnesota Wild black aces

Minnesota Wild Black Aces

  We have a definite (for now) number of skaters each of the play-in and playoff teams can carry. Goalies are unlimited, but total skaters...

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