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Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:34 am
by kniven
The best rivalry in 7AA. This will be very interesting. I sure hope it streamed online somewhere. I think an East win will do more for East than a Rapids win for Rapids.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:42 am
by TwinCitiesImport
You gonna wear Orange for that one Kniven!?

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:45 am
by north_bear
GR has been streaming their home games recently. Look up Sheldon Willis on YouTube to see if his stream is going (he is also the radio broadcaster). If there's good wifi at visiting rinks they'll also stream. They streamed last night's hermantown game.

Should be a good battle!! Rapids needs to get a little dirtier in front. Watch for Peart on the power play.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:04 am
by kniven
TwinCitiesImport wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:42 am
You gonna wear Orange for that one Kniven!?
I’ll be filming CEC girls at home vs. Duluth Marshall. But I’m hoping to watch after the game when I get home. I think Up North Hockey will be streaming video of that game. I sure hope so!!

Oh boy. Purple PeeweeAA at Duluth East on Thursday too. I’m not sure where I’ll be on Thursday now. #Ilovemyhockey🤓

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:57 pm
by kniven
kniven wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:04 am
TwinCitiesImport wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:42 am
You gonna wear Orange for that one Kniven!?
I’ll be filming CEC girls at home vs. Duluth Marshall. But I’m hoping to watch after the game when I get home. I think Up North Hockey will be streaming video of that game. I sure hope so!!

Oh boy. Purple PeeweeAA at Duluth East on Thursday too. I’m not sure where I’ll be on Thursday now. #Ilovemyhockey🤓
Internet video stream will be here for this game: here:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZXS6Y ... P4Uq2Od4pw

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:12 pm
by karl(east)
Question for the Rapids crew: I plan to attend tomorrow night, but a work commitment may keep me from arriving until shortly before puck drop. What's the best place to park near IRA for a late arrival? I don't mind walking some distance, just don't want to spend a lot of time circling in a fruitless search or trapped in some place that's impossible to leave afterward. Thanks!

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:19 pm
by Usthockey13
Also a heads up game is 7pm not 730pm. Rapids has changed all week night games to 7pm.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:26 pm
by karl(east)
Usthockey13 wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:19 pm
Also a heads up game is 7pm not 730pm. Rapids has changed all week night games to 7pm.
Well, guess I'm missing the first period. Ugh.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:58 pm
by north_bear
karl(east) wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:12 pm
Question for the Rapids crew: I plan to attend tomorrow night, but a work commitment may keep me from arriving until shortly before puck drop. What's the best place to park near IRA for a late arrival? I don't mind walking some distance, just don't want to spend a lot of time circling in a fruitless search or trapped in some place that's impossible to leave afterward. Thanks!
I would suggest heading toward the high school, turn left at the lights. You should be able to park along either side of the road, obviously aim east for a quick getaway. It might be full all the way to the high school but still better than being trapped in a parking lot. OR try the side streets off NW 13th St., residential parking that I think few people take advantage of.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:14 pm
by karl(east)
north_bear wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:58 pm
karl(east) wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:12 pm
Question for the Rapids crew: I plan to attend tomorrow night, but a work commitment may keep me from arriving until shortly before puck drop. What's the best place to park near IRA for a late arrival? I don't mind walking some distance, just don't want to spend a lot of time circling in a fruitless search or trapped in some place that's impossible to leave afterward. Thanks!
I would suggest heading toward the high school, turn left at the lights. You should be able to park along either side of the road, obviously aim east for a quick getaway. It might be full all the way to the high school but still better than being trapped in a parking lot. OR try the side streets off NW 13th St., residential parking that I think few people take advantage of.
Perfect, much appreciated!

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:26 am
by Schotzy
Game will be on My9 tonight as well.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:18 pm
by kniven
kniven wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:34 am
The best rivalry in 7AA. This will be very interesting. I sure hope it streamed online somewhere. I think an East win will do more for East than a Rapids win for Rapids.

It’s interesting in the week 8 picks so far.....1 for Duluth East and 14 for Grand Rapids as far as wh they think will win. I wonder what it would be on who do you want to win instead of who do you think will win....

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:51 pm
by hockey59
kniven wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:18 pm
kniven wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:34 am
The best rivalry in 7AA. This will be very interesting. I sure hope it streamed online somewhere. I think an East win will do more for East than a Rapids win for Rapids.

It’s interesting in the week 8 picks so far.....1 for Duluth East and 14 for Grand Rapids as far as wh they think will win. I wonder what it would be on who do you want to win instead of who do you think will win....
Despite wins over Tonka & Blaine, DE isn’t a “talented” hockey team like they’ve been the last oh...20-30 years (in 2020). Not saying they aren’t a good team, they are, but lack big time talent. Nonetheless, it should be a good game tonight, one DE may win! I’m sure the seniors on DE (actually) relish their role of essentially being the misfits rather than the favorites, this year they’re the ones with a chip on their shoulders with something to prove 😉

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:19 pm
by kniven
hockey59 wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:51 pm
kniven wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:18 pm
kniven wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:34 am
The best rivalry in 7AA. This will be very interesting. I sure hope it streamed online somewhere. I think an East win will do more for East than a Rapids win for Rapids.

It’s interesting in the week 8 picks so far.....1 for Duluth East and 14 for Grand Rapids as far as wh they think will win. I wonder what it would be on who do you want to win instead of who do you think will win....
Despite wins over Tonka & Blaine, DE isn’t a “talented” hockey team like they’ve been the last oh...20-30 years (in 2020). Not saying they aren’t a good team, they are, but lack big time talent. Nonetheless, it should be a good game tonight, one DE may win! I’m sure the seniors on DE (actually) relish their role of essentially being the misfits rather than the favorites, this year they’re the ones with a chip on their shoulders with something to prove 😉
I’m hoping senior Finn Hoops is suited up tonight for Duluth East and is healthy. I’m watching when I get home from the CEC vs. Duluth East PeeweeAA game tonight in Duluth 👍🤓

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:02 pm
by north_bear
GR 2-1 victory in front of a packed house.

Pretty even game. Some sloppy play and some good back and forth action. Difficult for either team to generate much offensively. Rapids probably had more puck time but East was good about limiting chances.

Karl, better update them rankings this week. :lol:

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:31 am
by karl(east)
north_bear wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:02 pm
GR 2-1 victory in front of a packed house.

Pretty even game. Some sloppy play and some good back and forth action. Difficult for either team to generate much offensively. Rapids probably had more puck time but East was good about limiting chances.

Karl, better update them rankings this week. :lol:
My head hurts, but at least one team looks like it's moving up unless they choke on Saturday...

It was indeed a pretty even game without much space for anyone to operate. East had better zone time but generated very, very few quality chances. Rapids has a little more finishing talent and that was likely the difference. The Hounds certainly need Hoops in the lineup if they want any hope of having scoring depth. If these two meet again in sections, it'll be a very nervy, tight game.

One would think GR is in pretty decent shape for the 2-seed now, though Cloquet may yet have something to say about that.

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:50 am
by Section 8 guy
Did you just try to throw a curse Karl?

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:06 am
by TwinCitiesImport
So Rapids beats East and the site the site goes down for the weekend... :-k

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:32 am
by BodyShots
TwinCitiesImport wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:06 am
So Rapids beats East and the site the site goes down for the weekend... :-k
Double that..... [-X

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:13 pm
by hockey59
BodyShots wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:32 am
TwinCitiesImport wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:06 am
So Rapids beats East and the site the site goes down for the weekend... :-k
Double that..... [-X
lol...seems like too big of a coincidence to me 😉

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:17 pm
by bardown27
hockey59 wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:13 pm
BodyShots wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:32 am
TwinCitiesImport wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:06 am
So Rapids beats East and the site the site goes down for the weekend... :-k
Double that..... [-X
lol...seems like too big of a coincidence to me 😉
Rule #39

Re: Duluth East at Grand Rapids 1.9.20

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:04 pm
by karl(east)
bardown27 wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:17 pm
hockey59 wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:13 pm
BodyShots wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:32 am

Double that..... [-X
lol...seems like too big of a coincidence to me 😉
Rule #39
Between that and rankings being impossible, what choice did I have? :twisted: