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Everything posted by CarpeRemote

  1. Kid from Ontario didn’t forget how to shoot. 10 Canadians on their roster for a reason. Let’s play sound
  2. This is also an option. https://smokymountains.com/lodging/?checkin=10/15/2020&checkout=10/19/2020&guests=4
  3. Not an issue at all. He’s 16 and wants to be liked by a fan-base that argues over the team name. I hope he has a great career here and welcome aboard.
  4. I’m fine with shooting to spots. Might be part of this year’s improved numbers
  5. Found this old article. Mentions UND several times. Still relevant. Makes you appreciate what we have, what it takes to keep it, and how easy it is to lose it. http://www.citypages.com/news/what-happened-to-minnesotas-hockey-program-7960026
  6. I see your point, but after the last two seasons it might be good everyone, especially recruits, see we are back.
  7. Perfect shot by Poolman. Nice to see shots hit exactly where intended. Last year we hit numbers, this year it goes top corner with no room to spare.
  8. I don’t know the financial comparisons of staying in NCHC vs Big, but outside the previously mentioned benefit of playing Michigan, Mich St, Wisky, Norte Dame, and Minnesota; let’s not forget PSU just dropped 102 million of private money into an arena and are ranked top 10. Ohio State is planning a new ice complex specifically for the team (currently arena 17,500 is shared with BB); they made the frozen 4. Both of those schools have more money than God so improving is easy. OSU recently made the decision to be good which means they are and will be. Wexner personally drops 225k when he wants the band to travel; the hockey coach asked for a $50,000 machine last yr and had it delivered days later. Players want to go there. Their attendance is now over 6,400 and growing. The point is the conference may have a lot more future potential than NCHC. B10 network exposure is on 300+ cable providers, hulu, sling etc and network claims “availability” in 73,000,000 homes i used to get some UND games on cable but now it’s 2-3 Big games on the DVR every weekend. Despite the success of other NCHC teams, we are the crown jewel of the conference. We would be a short distance for Canadian players to get continent wide exposure. Our house would be packed, theirs would be full, we would get national TV time, and recruiting would be much easier.
  9. Someone with authority and conceptual thinking ability needs to be assigned to REA-NRG
  10. Coaching aside, is there one or two natural scorers and stick handlers, maybe younger guys, who might spark the PP unit?
  11. Spot on. Nobody knows where it’s going before they get it. No movement of puck or players. Sight lines are easy, then the obligatory frustration pass or shot. Fundamentally a coaching issue and an off-season fix but here we are, so switch out our most out of place PP teamers for more natural scorers who can deflect and shoot to spots. Doesn’t matter how old they are
  12. Loved that Michaud took it to the students. More of that please.
  13. You might be on to something. Practice hard guys, this is a good team that can be great.
  14. There’s nothing wrong with the quality of our athletes and nothing wrong with their effort
  15. Hopefully our guys know the rest of the college hockey world thinks we are dogs. We should have a well deserved chip on our shoulders by now. Play smart and clean but with a serious edge
  16. In this series I’ll take the seasoned senior. Mental toughness, the game has slowed down, and physically grown up.
  17. As you say the crowd needs to embrace it. No offense but CD jumped the shark before the term jumped the shark jumped the shark. It may be the most polarizing of all goal songs. Love it or hate it, no in between. It was kind of good the first 1,000 times but it would be a relief to let it go. Honestly, I can think of several the crowd and players would embrace as much or more. Many of which have never been used in an arena and would be great alternatives. Better yet, someone with a little imagination and entertainment DNA have about 15 songs dialed up and see what happens. It doesn’t need to be the same every goal and can be situationally relevant. Everything gets old and nothing should be carved in stone.
  18. I have no problem with a coach looking at the big picture and developing depth playing against Canisius. It’s the smart move on a championship run. If it was a disciplinary action then more power to the coach.
  19. That would be more than disappointing if true. Big Kudos to Berry if that was the case. Hockey players at a major program have one job the night before a game and it’s not complicated.
  20. Indeed. Did exactly what they needed and played fast and smart. Some of Berry’s pre-season comments about playing strong between the dots and in front of the net showed he really does know why our gazzilian easy saves didn’t go in last yr. All positives
  21. Doesn’t matter who we played, it’s obvious this is a faster, better conditioned, and more skilled team than last year’s. Despite the drinking game level of “puck luck” comments on the NCHC broadcast, this team made all its own luck. Looking forward to the rest of the season.
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