Found April 22, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
Had things gone slightly better last week, tonights game in Detroit could have had huge playoff implications for the Coyotes. But even though the odds of a postseason berth have been severely diminished, there is still a ray of playoff hope left for the Coyotes, and if they wants to keep that faint hope alive, they must find a way to win against the Red Wings. Detroit enters the game in similarly dire straits, having blown a chance to all but wrap up the final playoff spot due to a 3-4-3 slide over its last 10 games. The Red Wings now trail the Wild and Blue Jackets by three points apiece for one of the final two Western Conference playoff spots, although Detroit has two games in hand on Columbus and one on Minnesota. Even with a win in Motown, the Coyotes will still be in 11th place in the Western Conference standings despite being tied with the Red Wings and Stars in points. Both those teams own the first playoff tiebreaker by virtue of their greater number of regulationovertime w...
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