From Abdelkader to Zuccarello – 13 April 2011

 

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2011 NHL Playoff Coverage

Jim Neveau takes a look at which teams are in danger of being upset in this years playoffs.

And so it begins…

Tonight at 7:00 the Detroit Red Wings and the Phoenix Coyotes will start the 2011 NHL Playoffs in Hockeytown on Versus. A round one rematch is in order as the Coyotes look to take down the Red Wings.

At 7:30 the Eastern Conference champion Washington Capitals will take on the 8th seed New York Rangers at the Verizon Center. The game will join in progress on Versus.

For those on Twitter the official hashtags for the NHL playoffs are as follows:
Official NHL Playoff Hashtags – #WasNYR #PhiBuf #BosMtl #PitTBL #VanChi #SJSLAK #DetPhx #AnhNas #StanleyCup #NHLPlayoffs

Up into the Netting

Heading into the Playoffs the Rangers have launched BlueshirtsUnited.com and part of that is Biron’s Video Journal. Above is the embedded link to the first episode – be sure to check out BlueshirtsUnited.com to find out how you can ask Marty Biron questions and other ways you can interact with the team.

The Minnesota Wild sign University of North Dakota defenseman Chay Genoway to a one-year deal.

Take a look at the Canucks and the Kes factor.

New York Islanders have officially removed the “interim” from head coach Jack Capuano’s title.

Is your favorite team out of the playoffs? Want to find a team to latch onto for the playoff run while your team scatters around the world for golf or head to represent their native country at the 2011 IIHF World Championship? Check out the Playoff preview from Fired Up Cannon.

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Monica McAlister
An avid hockey lover that grew up in Michigan and lived in the Washington D.C. area while going school for Sports Management. Volunteer with the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA); and follows as much SM-liiga and Elitserien as possible along with the vast array of North American leagues.

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