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by InThePipes
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: YHH HS Hockey Podcast - January 19
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: YHH HS Hockey Podcast - January 19

...was interesting comment made questioning current ranking spot based on recent score of a game versus a weak opponent (running time score vs a non running time score) IMHO I don't like to see the large margin of victory games, and the scoring stats would be skewed someone for the leaders of the w...
by InThePipes
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: One Change to the Playoffs/State Tournament
Replies: 32
Views: 1447

Re: One Change to the Playoffs/State Tournament

Agree, I think there is some nonsense about the MSHSL charging some ridiculous sum for anyone who wants to stream the section championship games?
by InThePipes
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Worst use of talent in HS hockey...
Replies: 11
Views: 1585

Re: Worst use of talent in HS hockey...

Stang5280 wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:00 pm
Wayzata’s system is fairly successful, but seems to do a good job of convincing players from its youth system to enroll elsewhere.
Being defensively responsible doesn't get a player noticed :lol:
by InThePipes
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Worst use of talent in HS hockey...
Replies: 11
Views: 1585

Re: Worst use of talent in HS hockey...

TheNightman wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:01 pm
Chaska for sure, BSM this year as well.
What is it at Chaska, just too much loosey goosey play with limited focus on defensive responsibility?
by InThePipes
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 516
Views: 51809

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

Thinking back to past teams that ran their offense through their defense, my thoroughly unscientific sample would suggest that teams that really focused on locking down and being defensive-minded (East '13, Eagan '14, maybe Wayzata '16) tend to outperform those that try to go for total puck control...
by InThePipes
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 516
Views: 51809

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

I happen to be very aware of the enormous pressure associated with HS age kids playing in a Section Final. My oldest son played in two, once as the underdog & once as the favorite & my youngest son played in one in essentially a pick um game where we were seeded 3rd vs the 4th seed. Youngest son ad...
by InThePipes
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Tuesday 1-7-2020
Replies: 50
Views: 2351

Re: Games Tuesday 1-7-2020

I’ll post more about this game tomorrow (after some reflection) For now, suffice it to say, with no disrespect aimed at the defending Class A Champs...this game exposed some red flags (regarding Andover). If I was a GR or DE fan, tonights result brings along with it some encouragement...this was a ...
by InThePipes
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Jackson Blake
Replies: 131
Views: 18106

Re: Jackson Blake

With all of this hand wringing in regard to EP recruiting kids / transfers I wanted to get everyone's thoughts on Lakeville South. You have 3 kids leave Farmington who are currently on the LS Bantam AA and 1 other kid who is a 9th grader who left Farmington for LS varsity. You also have a kid who w...
by InThePipes
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Who’s your top AA team?
Replies: 19
Views: 2593

Re: Who’s your top AA team?

Crusty wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:47 am
Andover...also the best power play I've seen too

Agree, they look unbeatable at times.
by InThePipes
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA Rankings for 12/29/19
Replies: 27
Views: 4782

Re: AA Rankings for 12/29/19

If you define talent by D1 commits, star power, and prospect status then EP gets the 1 spot. If you define talent by experience, compete level, zone-time, power play, and grit, Andover gets the 1 spot. (Didn't Andover have 5 players in Elite League?) Yes Andover had 5, so they have plenty of talent.
by InThePipes
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 1/2/2020
Replies: 33
Views: 1684

Re: Games Thursday 1/2/2020

Blaine 4 MG 1 FINAL. MG really missed Kyle K. tonight, especially his ability to score clutch goals☝️Shots 30 to 20 favoring MG, but they simply couldn’t finish their chances. An important bounce back win for the Bengals following a tepid showing in their Holiday tourney. The score was very differe...
by InThePipes
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 1/2/2020
Replies: 33
Views: 1684

Re: Games Thursday 1/2/2020

Blaine 4 MG 1 FINAL. MG really missed Kyle K. tonight, especially his ability to score clutch goals☝️Shots 30 to 20 favoring MG, but they simply couldn’t finish their chances. An important bounce back win for the Bengals following a tepid showing in their Holiday tourney. Blaine has a potent group ...
by InThePipes
Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Big 3: Holiday "tournament" predictions
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Re: Big 3: Holiday "tournament" predictions

That's pretty telling, isn't it? 3 unbeaten teams and a couple of those are somewhat surprising based on who they were playing.
by InThePipes
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Saturday 12/28/19
Replies: 26
Views: 2514

Re: Games Saturday 12/28/19

The separation between EP, Andover, and White Bear isn’t much. I think you almost have to put WBL at 1. I think EP is 2 and Andover is 3. EP ahead because quality of opponent in the loss is greater (Moorhead over Minnetonka), but EP barely squeaked by Chaska and tied STA, so if someone flipped EP/A...
by InThePipes
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA Rankings for 12/22/19
Replies: 55
Views: 6838

Re: AA Rankings for 12/22/19

lol...I’m pulling for your team dude, the players & the coaching staff. And I know that Andover likely does play & (on occasion) will roll 4 lines, but that’s usually when they are playing a weaker team (as the Grandpa of one of the leading scorers for Andover last year) who was senior lamented to ...
by InThePipes
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: AA Rankings for 12/22/19
Replies: 55
Views: 6838

Re: AA Rankings for 12/22/19

ryguyMN wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:05 pm
I do see Edina trending up and Maple Grove trending down as well.

Agree the loss of Kukkonen is a big one for the Crimson
by InThePipes
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 12/19/19
Replies: 20
Views: 2104

Re: Games Thursday 12/19/19

Yes Kron played last night but like InThePipes said it wasn't even close, Andover could pretty much move the puck wherever they wanted too. Kind of disappointing because I thought MG was going to be a good match up. I think folks may have overreacted to the early season Blake loss (sans Kron), in m...
by InThePipes
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 12/19/19
Replies: 20
Views: 2104

Re: Games Thursday 12/19/19

TheNightman wrote:
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:23 pm
Andover beats MG 4-0
Game was not close, Andover completely dominated in every aspect
by InThePipes
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Single A Top Twenty 12-8-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 3828

Re: Single A Top Twenty 12-8-2019

Interesting year in Class A, some potential of having fairly decent match-ups on Thursday at the X.
by InThePipes
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Metro Dream Team vs. North Duluth Dream Team
Replies: 3
Views: 730

Re: Metro Dream Team vs. North Duluth Dream Team

FlinFlonBomber wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:20 pm
Watched the game from sunny Florida. 4 - 2 in favor of Eden Prairie.

Eden Prairie Scoring

Goal 1 - New Hampshire
Goal 2 - Cloquet
Goal 3 - Finland
Goal 4 - Eden Prairie.
:lol:
by InThePipes
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Jackson Blake
Replies: 131
Views: 18106

Re: Jackson Blake

YouthHockeyHub wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:03 am
Here is our story with comments from Lee Smith, Jason Blake and the Chicago Steel.

http://bit.ly/2rmLFoX
Seems like this should have been sorted out before the end of November
by InThePipes
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday Dec 5 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 910

Re: Games Thursday Dec 5 2019

Tonka loses again, this time 3-1 to PL
by InThePipes
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 516
Views: 51809

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

Duluth East, CEC, and Elk River fighting for the #3 seed as to not have to face Andover in the section semi. Grand Rapids won’t be easy, either. Does Rapids have the better goaltending than Andover this year? Elk River will be an Andover nightmare if they meet in the semi. Rapids vs. East or CEC wo...
by InThePipes
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 3 PM Matinee Games - BLAH!!
Replies: 28
Views: 1875

Re: 3 PM Matinee Games - BLAH!!

GoldenBear wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:10 am
Kids can't miss school to play sports! Games should start at 7:ish. I'm in Old-timers pocket on this one. GB
Aren't we talking about Saturdays for the most part?