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Author: Gabriel Foley

Nathan MacKinnon Not Expected to Miss Time Despite Scary Injury

Possibly the worst way to ruin any excitement over your third straight win, and fourth of five games so far, is for your star player to suffer a scary eye injury. Colorado Avalanche  management and fans held their breath throughout most of Friday’s win against the Anaheim Ducks, hoping that the injury would not be catastrophic. With just under 10 minutes left in the first period, 2013 first rounder Nathan MacKinnon took a high stick straight to his eye. The infraction came from Anaheim’s Derek Grant. There was visible signs of blood on the ice, before MacKinnon left the...

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New Jersey Devils Trade History: Best and Worst Trades of All-Time

The History of Trade is a mini series going through each team’s best and worst trades of all time. Each team has their own history and some may cross over, but the series will try to stick to each team. This article will focus on the New Jersey Devils trade history, finding the best and worst of all time. New Jersey Devils Trade History: Best and Worst Trades of All-Time The New Jersey Devils have never been known for their success in the trade market. It’s harsh, but the Devils have always been below par in this aspect. The team...

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Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Vegas Golden Knights

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 each division, and eventually our 2017-18 Stanley Cup pick. You can check out all our articles on our Puck Drop Page. Today the series continues with the 2017-18 Vegas Golden Knights.  Off-Season The Vegas Golden Knights didn’t play any hockey last season, but they were busier than any...

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Robby Fabbri to Miss the Entirety of the 2017-18 Season

SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 14: Robby Fabbri #15 of the St. Louis Blues skates against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 14, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images) Star young St. Louis Blues forward Robby Fabbri tore his ACL in February of 2017, costing him the remainder of the 2016-17 season. His absence was noticeable in the Blues lineup. Luckily, they had players like Vladimir Sobotka re-join the team and they filled his shoes a bit. Still, Fabbri would’ve been a big help in the latter half of a year filled...

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Jake Walman Finally Gets a Chance to Shine

PROVIDENCE, RI – DECEMBER 30: Jake Walman #19 of the Providence College Friars skates against the Denver Pioneers during NCAA hockey at the Schneider Arena on December 30, 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island. The game ended in a 2-2 tie. (Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images) In the third round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the St. Louis Blues picked Jake Walman. He was a strong all-around defenseman, who just finished an impressive year in Canada’s OJHL. Three years later, in March of 2017, Walman decided to forgo his senior year with Providence College and sign with the...

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Two St. Louis Blues Injuries Announced

DENVER, CO – MARCH 21: St. Louis Blues defenseman, Jay Bouwmeester (19) during a regular season NHL game between the Colorado Avalanche and the visiting St. Louis Blues on March 21, 2017, at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Photo by Russell Lansford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The St. Louis Blues have announced that Jay Bouwmeester and Zachary Sanford will both be sidelined to start the season. Sanford dislocated his left shoulder after getting hit into the boards by Dmitrij Jaskin, and Bouwmeester fractured his ankle. While it has been announced that Sanford will receive surgery and miss 5-6...

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The Blues Didn’t Have to Protect Ryan Reaves

NASHVILLE, TN – APRIL 30: P.K. Subban #76 of the Nashville Predators defends Ryan Reaves #75 of the St. Louis Blues in front of goalie Pekka Rinne #35 during the second period in Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on April 30, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) The 2017 NHL Draft Day, June 23, was an exciting one for the St. Louis Blues. They added an impressive amount of strength to their lineup, in the forms of Brayden Schenn and Oskar Sundqvist. The...

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