Shaved Ice – April 5

Rough night for the Red Wings.

Despite Val Filppula giving the Red Wings the early lead, the Phoenix Coyotes ended up beating Detroit in a late-night (for us) tilt out West. Dan Cleary scored in the third to pull the Red Wings within 1, but an empty-netter sealed the deal for the Coyotes, as they won 4-2.

Dan DeKeyser talked to Bill Roose of the Wings’ official site – here’s what the Clay Township native had to say about waiting for his NHL debut to come.

The NHL has called a press conference for Sunday morning at The Joe…think we all know what that means. You can be sure that we’ll be there, tweeting away and posting articles and photos.

The Plymouth Whalers kick off the second round of the playoffs tonight – get ready for their series with Owen Sound with our preview of the match-up.

The Red Wings’ in-arena opening video for 2012-13…

Penguins GM Ray Shero says that Sidney Crosby has a broken jaw, but he’s not experiencing any concussion-like symptoms from that puck to the face he took over the weekend.

Joffrey Lupul is hurt again – the Leafs lost last night’s game, and lost one of their best players in the process.

NHL.com has their latest mock drafts out from a scout in the East and a scout in the West. Looks like NTDP alum Seth Jones is still a favorite to go No. 1.

Tyler Benson, expected to go No. 1 in the WHL Draft, is the latest name to keep an eye on. The talented youngster broke the Alberta Bantam scoring record with 146 points in 33 games. Watch out, hockey world.

Check out the latest MSU Hockey All-Access.

Have a great weekend, everyone. We’ll be keeping you updated the best we can on all the big news, like always.

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