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by Fightinghawklover
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA 2021 Preseason Rankings
Replies: 7
Views: 4124

Re: AA 2021 Preseason Rankings

At long last, welcome to the 2021 high school hockey season. I don’t need to tell anyone that this is going to be a challenge this year, with limited schedules and the inevitable postponements and cancellations that will descend upon us, to say nothing of the new challenges in simply watching games...
by Fightinghawklover
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Jan 14th or 16th Start Date?
Replies: 28
Views: 5335

Re: Jan 14th or 16th Start Date?

What are the chances that no spectators are allowed at least at the beginning of the season? How about the players wearing masks? Any thoughts?
by Fightinghawklover
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: covid and MH
Replies: 302
Views: 30917

Re: covid and MH

I hope I am wrong on this, but I do not see how the pause ends on 12/18. Nor do I. I expect another case surge after Thanksgiving with deaths surging (again) just before Christmas. It looks bleak. Lee If it is true that we're going to start seeing a vaccine on December 11 (what the CDC stated this ...
by Fightinghawklover
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: covid and MH
Replies: 302
Views: 30917

Re: covid and MH

The problem is, none of those on the “it’s no big deal”/“just open it up”/“kids hardly ever have bad outcomes or die from this” side of the debate ever acknowledge or are willing/able to provide real facts from legitimate experts to support their positions/opinions. I’ve said a number of times now ...
by Fightinghawklover
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: MSHSL Oct 1st Meeting (Boys Hockey Season Fate)
Replies: 315
Views: 31585

Re: MSHSL Oct 1st Meeting (Boys Hockey Season Fate)

And it seems like every time I check Twitter, there's another school board voting to postpone youth athletics for weeks/months (Duluth, Bloomington, St. Peter, etc.). Yeah. Check out this tool: https://jwolfson.shinyapps.io/school_openings/ You can view the data through school districts as well as ...
by Fightinghawklover
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: MSHSL Oct 1st Meeting (Boys Hockey Season Fate)
Replies: 315
Views: 31585

Re: MSHSL Oct 1st Meeting (Boys Hockey Season Fate)

Dear Minnesota High School Hockey Coaches, The decision from the MSHSL to reduce the games and time with our kids comes as a disappointment. Our Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association spent a significant amount of time collecting data and presented several plans which would have provided for the safe...
by Fightinghawklover
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2020-2021
Replies: 45
Views: 8628

Re: 7AA 2020-2021

It's September and this thread has been non existent Is Rapids still the preseason favorite? Dover lost a lot but had very strong JV team with some incoming players, do they get back to the top by season end? Never can count out East, although may be another "down" year by east standards, which is ...
by Fightinghawklover
Sat May 16, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2020-2021
Replies: 45
Views: 8628

Re: 7AA 2020-2021

Andover is going to rule 7AA again next winter with their depth. No team will have their quality depth top to bottom. It seems Duluth East will be all sophomores and a couple 8th graders with the talent. Rapids won’t be deep and no returning netminder. Elk has numbers and new rink next winter. Not ...
by Fightinghawklover
Sun May 03, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: USHL Futures Draft May 4th
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

USHL Futures Draft May 4th

Typically I’m not paying much attention to these sorts of things but not much else to do Hockey wise nowadays!! Any thoughts on who from Minnesota in the 2004 birth year gets picked? Thoughts?
by Fightinghawklover
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2020-2021
Replies: 45
Views: 8628

Re: 7AA 2020-2021

Grand Rapids Andover Duluth East Elk River Cloquet Forest Lake Anoka Marshall I am not suggesting that any team moves up or down from your list, just adding some perspective for conversation sake. Grand Rapids 15 players returning 147 total points (2020 Bant AA final rank #31) Andover 4 players ret...
by Fightinghawklover
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 5AA 20-21
Replies: 6
Views: 1417

Re: Section 5AA 20-21

InThePipes wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:05 pm
chester1991 wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:27 am
Section 5AA 20-21

1) Maple Grove

2) Centennial

3) Champlin Park

4) Blaine

5) Totion Grace

6) Osseo

7) Spring Lake Park

8) Coon Rapids
TG is underrated here, could see them as high as #2
gonna need to shore up their D for that to happen
by Fightinghawklover
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2020-2021
Replies: 45
Views: 8628

Re: 7AA 2020-2021

Duluth East will have 7 very talented sophomores on their roster next year. I’m thinking 2extremely talented and large 8th graders, as well. Very young team next year, but I think they will be much more talented and deeper and confident then they were this year. I think any one of three teams will ...
by Fightinghawklover
Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1729
Views: 205400

Re: The Hermantown Thread

Where is F3? wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:58 pm
Let's stop acting like the MSHSL makes decisions based on "what's good for kids".
No truer words have ever been typed!!
by Fightinghawklover
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA FINALS
Replies: 68
Views: 8090

Re: 7AA FINALS

But both teams chose to play the game at Amsoil. They both had the chance to decline and find a rink in the merto. I believe part of the issue is, if the schools wanted a change, they had to pay for it...is that correct? Most school districts would have a hard time justifying that cost, if that is ...
by Fightinghawklover
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA FINALS
Replies: 68
Views: 8090

Re: 7AA FINALS

I don’t see how anyone could/should be criticized by not driving 2+ hours each way on a school night and I would guess if it was the other way around (two northern teams having to travel the same distance to play in the metro) the attendance would be far smaller as well. This is a difference in the...
by Fightinghawklover
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA FINALS
Replies: 68
Views: 8090

Re: 7AA FINALS

Congrats to Andover and good luck at state!! I know you will represent 7AA well in St. Paul. How can anyone be surprised at the attendance? Anyone should have seen the low attendance coming from a mile away especially the MSHSL. I have no issue whatsoever with the section semi final/final being hel...
by Fightinghawklover
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA FINALS
Replies: 68
Views: 8090

Re: 7AA FINALS

Congrats to Andover and good luck at state!! I know you will represent 7AA well in St. Paul. How can anyone be surprised at the attendance? Anyone should have seen the low attendance coming from a mile away especially the MSHSL. I have no issue whatsoever with the section semi final/final being held...
by Fightinghawklover
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA FINALS
Replies: 68
Views: 8090

Re: 7AA FINALS

alcloseshaver wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:03 pm
Did they check on the rink availability in East Bethel?
Or “The Pit” lol
by Fightinghawklover
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA FINALS
Replies: 68
Views: 8090

Re: 7AA FINALS

Talked to an ER parent who brought up a good point (why ER preferred to play the final at Amsoil). The TV timeouts☝️...ER isn’t as deep of a team, so the TV timeouts will likely be helpful & if the game was played at a Twin Cities venue, WDIO may not have televised the game. I don’t know, man. Soun...
by Fightinghawklover
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 125200

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

hockey59 wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:06 pm
Didn’t know that, thanks ☝️
👍
by Fightinghawklover
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 125200

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

Don’t quite understand this , they both have jinxes up there , Elk with more https://mobile.twitter.com/zschneider218/status/1232010196852957189 My understanding is Fogerty is booked Thursday night with some sort of Junior game...and there really isn’t any other North metro rink with enough seating...
by Fightinghawklover
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 125200

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

I think Andover wins Thursday but I have doubted Elk River before, I also think both teams make it back to the final again next year also. Really? Elk River loses Humphrey, Michaelis and Koziol among their 7 seniors, but with the majority of their roster returning, they will at least be seasoned. H...
by Fightinghawklover
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA Semifinal II: Elk River vs Grand Rapids
Replies: 67
Views: 7766

Re: 7AA Semifinal II: Elk River vs Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids got robbed on a score. Replay clearly showed it was in., but whistle blew & that's it. ER empty netter so it's 3-1 ER final. Sad. Does anyone have a video link for said controversial goal? Can it be found anywhere? Video in the rink does not have sound so we don't know when the whistle...
by Fightinghawklover
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA Semifinal II: Elk River vs Grand Rapids
Replies: 67
Views: 7766

Re: 7AA Semifinal II: Elk River vs Grand Rapids

Mnmouth, I totally agree with your view, It had to be one of the most disappointing showings I have seen all year by this team, my first impression was the group never got off the bus and they weren't even in the game. The defense was not playing the way they had all year.The seniors weren't steppi...