- Yesterday’s story on Justin Faulk can be found here
- The call-ups to the Charlotte Checkers are waiting for their next step (Checkers’ Website)
- Ryan Murphy and Victor Rask remains Hurricanes’ top prospects (Hockey’s Future)
- Patrick Roy will reportedly be the next coach of the Colorado Avalanche according to Adrian Dater (Denver Post)
- Daniel Alfredsson, Dustin Brown and Jonathan Toews were named finalists for the Messier Leadership Award (NHL.com)
- The NHL sent out invites to players for the NHL Combine, which includes Seth Jones and Nathan MacKinnon (NHL.com
Yesterday’s Playoff Game
- After Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Kane scored to bring his team within one to the Detroit Red Wings it looked like the Blackhawks could force overtime, but Pavel Datsyuk scored two minutes later to give the Wings a 3-1 lead that would last until the end of regulation. Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored the other Red Wings goals, while Duncan Keith recorded his fifth assist of the playoffs on Kane’s goal. Jimmy Howard made 40 saves for the win. Corey Crawford made 30. The Red Wings now lead the series 2-1.