Bearded Ice – May 3

Bearded Ice, Shaved Ice meets the NHL playoff tradition of not shaving.

The World Championship is almost here…

Quick hits

Team USA will be led by some Michigan products in the upcoming IIHF Men’s World Championship. Former Wolverines star Jack Johnson will be captain of the American squad, while Lapeer native and former Spartan Jim Slater will be one of the assistants. Team USA starts play tomorrow, bright and early at 5:15 a.m. ET.

Did you see our coverage of the USHL Futures Draft? Here’s a look at both what the Muskegon Lumberjacks did, and all the Michigan-born players selected.

Highlight reel

Team USA coach Scott Gordon talks about the team’s upcoming tournament.

Outside the Mitten

David Legwand scored an early goal for the Predators, and it turned out to be the game-winner. That’s why he’s our Michi-gamer of the night. Check it out right here.

The Rangers and Capitals needed THREE overtimes to decide a winner last night. Marian Gaborik finally broke the tie at the 14:41 mark of the third extra period.

Tonight it’s Philly vs. Jersey, and St. Louis vs. Los Angeles. Who you taking? My money’s on the Flyers and the Kings.

Check it out

OK, if you like Melrose, watch the whole thing. If you don’t like Melrose, just skip to about the 2-minute mark, so you can see what happened to Washington’s Karl Alzner after his team lost last night. Not what you’d want to come home to after a 3 OT loss.

Next up

More hockey chatter tomorrow, with a recap of how Team USA did in their first game at the World Championship.


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