Early Departures 2019-2020

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muckandgrinder65
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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by muckandgrinder65 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:44 am

7-1 dob
Owatonna kid

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by BP » Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:48 am

muckandgrinder65 wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:43 am
According to EP, Owen Baumgartner of (formerly?) of SSM is now on Minot roster.
He is not listed on U18 SSM roster.
Can anyone on this bored confirm if he moved to Minot for his Junior year of HS?
6-1-02 dob, but I think he is a Junior....
On line classes?
Before/After?
Yes - he is in Minot for season and is a junior in HS.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by outdoorsuperstar » Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:55 pm

What is the number of games that a player can play in either the USHL or NAHL and still be eligible for MSHSL? I have always heard "10 &10"?

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by O-townClown » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:20 pm

blueblood wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:26 am
classic Geraldo move baiting everyone with "I'm hearing this information in my awesome network of HS spies..."
I sent investigators to Hawaii. They
couldn't believe what they're finding!
regarding Obama's place of birth.
Be kind. Rewind.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by BeauKnowsHockey » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:56 pm

You can add Bennett Zmolek - Rochester Century to the list.

He made the 23 man roster for Cedar Rapids USHL.

If anyone wants to comb through them to see if there is any other breaking news, feel free! Otherwise I will be updating the rest of the USHL Rosters on EP Tonight and I will circle back. (I got the first three done alphabetically)
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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by ThatMNHockeyGuy62 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:02 pm

BeauKnowsHockey wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:56 pm
You can add Bennett Zmolek - Rochester Century to the list.

He made the 23 man roster for Cedar Rapids USHL.

If anyone wants to comb through them to see if there is any other breaking news, feel free! Otherwise I will be updating the rest of the USHL Rosters on EP Tonight and I will circle back. (I got the first three done alphabetically)
23 man rosters not always perfect indicator of where players will be spending entire season. Players doing before and after are usually listed on 23 man roster and of course still can come back, and then of course you have guys like Brink who are still listed on Sioux City’s 23 man yet is playing for Denver this season.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by BeauKnowsHockey » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:08 pm

True. I thought about that on my drive home.

Oh well. I guess time will tell!
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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by thefatcat » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:31 pm

WestMetro wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:03 pm
Attempting to get confirmation of info from a usually reliable source of an unexpected potential early depart with top 10 implications

Broz will most likely not be at Blake this season. If I am Miller....I'm leaving too.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by InThePipes » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:51 am

thefatcat wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:31 pm
WestMetro wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:03 pm
Attempting to get confirmation of info from a usually reliable source of an unexpected potential early depart with top 10 implications

Broz will most likely not be at Blake this season. If I am Miller....I'm leaving too.
Probably not a huge surprise on Broz and definitely impactful as several had Blake as a top 5 team. Losing him impacts that and if Miller somehow departs too then much of the anticipation for Blake dissipates, they will still be solid and capable of picking up some nice W's along the way, but not a top 10 team any longer.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by blueline_6 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:28 am

WestMetro wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:19 pm
Confirming early posts that Humphrey will join
Michaelis as Elk early depart
WM - hearing rumblings that Michaelis and Humphrey may have had a change of heart. I don't see Michaelis on Waterloo roster. Humphrey on SC Blizzard roster, but could be doing before/after. Have you heard anything?

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by WestMetro » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:29 am

No info, that was the plan in July from reliable sources. Lots can change nowadays before early November. Would defer to our Elk colleagues on latest info.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by goldy313 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:05 am

BeauKnowsHockey wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:56 pm
You can add Bennett Zmolek - Rochester Century to the list.

He made the 23 man roster for Cedar Rapids USHL.

If anyone wants to comb through them to see if there is any other breaking news, feel free! Otherwise I will be updating the rest of the USHL Rosters on EP Tonight and I will circle back. (I got the first three done alphabetically)
This is a tough one. His dad is an assistant coach at Century, his two older brothers both played their senior years at Century and went D1. This may be Century’s and Rochester’s last legitimate shot at a section title in AA. Zmolek is a D1 kid whether he leaves or stays....he may have already committed. I think he returns.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by 612hockeytown » Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:23 am

Does Austen Humphrey or Zach Michealis return to ER (neither made their listed early departure USHL team), and instead both are on NAHL teams? Seems Michaelis notched a goal for the MN Wilderness as did Humphrey for the St Cloud Blizzard. Anyone have better insight?

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by WestMetro » Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:38 pm

Look for some clarifications later this week or next. Expecting that one or more previously thought reliably sourced early departs will be returning . Flip side - Likely but not certain to have at least one early depart not on current list

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by WestMetro » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:59 pm

As mentioned above, knowledgeable sources have tonite confirmed a change to previous information from last summer: Humphrey and Michaelis have changed their thinking from last summer and will return for the season to Elk River HS. This definitely shakes up the 7AA dynamics, as both should be 50+ point scorers if healthy throughout.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by kniven » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:30 pm

WestMetro wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:59 pm
As mentioned above, knowledgeable sources have tonite confirmed a change to previous information from last summer: Humphrey and Michaelis have changed their thinking from last summer and will return for the season to Elk River HS. This definitely shakes up the 7AA dynamics, as both should be 50+ point scorers if healthy throughout.
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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by Section 8 guy » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:34 pm

I know it’s not your style WestMetro.....but any hints, even vague ones, on the potential surprise departure?

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by 612hockeytown » Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:33 am

WestMetro wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:59 pm
As mentioned above, knowledgeable sources have tonite confirmed a change to previous information from last summer: Humphrey and Michaelis have changed their thinking from last summer and will return for the season to Elk River HS. This definitely shakes up the 7AA dynamics, as both should be 50+ point scorers if healthy throughout.

I saw a couple games that included both Elks. They didn’t stand out. It’s early in the season - No massive point production of what I would have expected. Similar to the 01s on the Magicians. I believe both expected to find a home in the USHL. That didn’t work out. The NAHL can be rough for younger “underclassmen” - meaning 16-18 year olds. I think they made the right choice. I thought Michaelis would have fared better in the USHL. A bit surprised. It’s a tough league too. Charlie Schoen was let go from Lincoln. Seeing a lot of 00 and 01s in the BCHL. Be interesting to see where Charlie ends up.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by BP » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:40 am

612hockeytown wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:33 am
WestMetro wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:59 pm
As mentioned above, knowledgeable sources have tonite confirmed a change to previous information from last summer: Humphrey and Michaelis have changed their thinking from last summer and will return for the season to Elk River HS. This definitely shakes up the 7AA dynamics, as both should be 50+ point scorers if healthy throughout.

I saw a couple games that included both Elks. They didn’t stand out. It’s early in the season - No massive point production of what I would have expected. Similar to the 01s on the Magicians. I believe both expected to find a home in the USHL. That didn’t work out. The NAHL can be rough for younger “underclassmen” - meaning 16-18 year olds. I think they made the right choice. I thought Michaelis would have fared better in the USHL. A bit surprised. It’s a tough league too. Charlie Schoen was let go from Lincoln. Seeing a lot of 00 and 01s in the BCHL. Be interesting to see where Charlie ends up.
Charlie is in Janesville. Was added a 1-2 weeks ago.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by 612hockeytown » Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:24 pm

Thanks. Glad he stayed in the Midwest division...

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by WestMetro » Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:44 pm

Still hearing mixed information from various sources on one high profile before and after person , who is not on exiled one’s list at present. Leads me to believe a final decision is still up in air , or else do not care to share it yet.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by Usthockey13 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:21 pm

Maybe from a NW metro team?

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by BP » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:37 pm

Anyone confirm on status of Biondi, Boltmann and Oberle?

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by ThatMNHockeyGuy62 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:15 pm

BP wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:37 pm
Anyone confirm on status of Biondi, Boltmann and Oberle?
Sounds like YHH has confirmed Oberle is not returning? Not sure if their post is what prompted the question or not.

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Re: Early Departures 2019-2020

Post by PuckNA » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:07 pm

Biondi Staying
Boltman Gone
Oberle Gone
Lavalle Staying

per YHH

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