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Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:16 pm

Anyone making the drive to Bemidji for all or part of the day?

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by kniven » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:52 pm

elliott70 wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Anyone making the drive to Bemidji for all or part of the day?
I'm not sure yet. Things must look great up there in Bemidji for the big day =)

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:54 pm

The committee is doing a hellava job, place is looking fine.
Now if the weather cooperates.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by blueblood » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:04 am

bb will be there
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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by Slap Shot » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:03 pm

Are will there by any non-FSN streaming options for any of the games?

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by BSUBeaver » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:45 pm

Check out this link for A LOT of useful information about HDM 2019. Parking/getting to the area could be a pain, so there is information in there on that. Also, I heard there will be some food trucks on site, so food options should be available.

https://www.bemidjiyouthhockey.org/page ... esota-2019

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:01 pm

elliott70 wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Anyone making the drive to Bemidji for all or part of the day?
Elliot, looks like the metro boys will need to pack an extra layer on their trek north. -4 forecasted Saturday up in God's country.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:18 pm

northwoods oldtimer wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:01 pm
elliott70 wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Anyone making the drive to Bemidji for all or part of the day?
Elliot, looks like the metro boys will need to pack an extra layer on their trek north. -4 forecasted Saturday up in God's country.

Yup, and I will have to add a second pair of long-johns.

EllioTT

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by Slap Shot » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:43 pm

northwoods oldtimer wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:01 pm
elliott70 wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Anyone making the drive to Bemidji for all or part of the day?
Elliot, looks like the metro boys will need to pack an extra layer on their trek north. -4 forecasted Saturday up in God's country.
I know right? Those western suburban boys have it so easy the temperature never reaches below zero and they fly in helicopters to all their games.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:03 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:43 pm
northwoods oldtimer wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:01 pm
elliott70 wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Anyone making the drive to Bemidji for all or part of the day?
Elliot, looks like the metro boys will need to pack an extra layer on their trek north. -4 forecasted Saturday up in God's country.
I know right? Those western suburban boys have it so easy the temperature never reaches below zero and they fly in helicopters to all their games.
I know, the spoiled little brats.
:lol:
All kidding aside it will be cold, especially for the first game. If it wasn't the top 2 (by some accounts) I would consider staying in the tent.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:47 pm

Rumor is that if it is below zero the games will be moved inside.

Anyone know what the HDM rules are?

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by Slap Shot » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:57 pm

Will any of the games be streamed from a source other than FSN (if they even have one)?

Thanks

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:06 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:57 pm
Will any of the games be streamed from a source other than FSN (if they even have one)?

Thanks
To my knowledge FSN is set up
If they move inside ???

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:22 pm

elliott70 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:47 pm
Rumor is that if it is below zero the games will be moved inside.

Anyone know what the HDM rules are?

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by Usthockey13 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:50 pm

I think they’ve had a couple years with below 0 temps and still been outside. One was up in Baudett and the other was Grand Rapids. I’d have to imagine with the time and money put in they will do everything they can to keep it outside.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:13 pm

We certainly hope they stay outside.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by BSUBeaver » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:15 pm

Make sure to have the cold gear with!

Friday: High of -3 F, low of -18 F
Saturday: High of -4 F, low of -15 F.

No snow in the forecast, and hopefully the wind isn't blowing.

Enjoy the festivities! Wish I could make it, but the kiddo has hockey stuff going on here that day as well.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:19 pm

If little wind we will be fine.
We have the fish houses set up in a horseshoe on the corner of the lake with an off the ground fire ring I the middle.

Let the games begin.
Go Huskies!
Go Jacks!
Go Beavers!
Go Wild!

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by Gov78 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:47 am

Forecast low Friday now -19 and high Saturday -6 with 5 to 10 mph winds from north.

9:30am start has to be near -10 F or colder so any wind at all pushes this near -20 windchill which tells me this moves indoors.

Love to have this stay outdoors but MSHSL isn't going to risk safety.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:02 pm

elliott70 wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:47 pm
Rumor is that if it is below zero the games will be moved inside.

Anyone know what the HDM rules are?
Can Bemidji get a refund on the ice plant? :(

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:25 pm

They are doing everything they can to make it work.
Wind breaks in place - the stands. - the glass and boards, will minimize the wind.
Commercial heaters in the players box.
Insulated tents and outdoor fire pits with closed circuit TVs for the fans.
Current forecast has an upgraded high to a minus 2 and sunny.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:43 pm

elliott70 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:25 pm
They are doing everything they can to make it work.
Wind breaks in place - the stands. - the glass and boards, will minimize the wind.
Commercial heaters in the players box.
Insulated tents and outdoor fire pits with closed circuit TVs for the fans.
Current forecast has an upgraded high to a minus 2 and sunny.
Awesome! Make it work Bemidji!!
That sounds like perfect out side conditions compared to Grand Rapids HD event.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:59 pm

Have not heard the official announcement but word is the games will be inside.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by elliott70 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:12 pm

The ice is having problems as it is too cold. Last night for youth hockey games it was chipping.
Hmm..

I certainly hope the ice is not a problem and hope to be outside.

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Re: Hockey Day in MN

Post by BSUBeaver » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:25 pm

The Bemidji Pioneer is doing a bang up job on looking at some of the hockey history in Bemidij

https://www.bemidjipioneer.com/taxonomy/term/134248

And the Wild have gotten on the action as well

https://www.nhl.com/wild/news/minnesota ... -303900892

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