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by Wet Paint
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1633
Views: 124170

Re: The Hermantown Thread

Like I said before Andrews stands in the front lines taking the fire for staying in class A. All the fans and players just sit back and soak up the praise and trophy’s. With no intent or desire to move to class AA. No pressure or heat on them they say they are being blocked by Andrews or Clark. Let...
by Wet Paint
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 83941

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

I agree of not making you’re schedule easy , that sets your team up for Failure. My point is they need to dump QRF and go back to the way it was are find a better system that plays strength of schedule into affect kinda like college basketball has started doing this year, because it’s not fair to b...
by Wet Paint
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 83941

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

wet paint Yeah that is true but, I would rather have my team in the 2-3 seed if I was cloquet. The 4 and 5 seed is a tough first game, one mistake and you’re season is done in the first round plus if cloquet was the five seed they travel to forest lake on a Tuesday night. Can you win as a four seed...
by Wet Paint
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 83941

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

The purple are going to have to put a win streak together now because it seems QRF doesn’t like the teams they play? They are sitting at the fifth seed right now. True right? If their QRF score is too low they don't make the playoffs and have a shot at it...……… no wait...………. everybody makes the pl...
by Wet Paint
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 83941

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

The purple are going to have to put a win streak together now because it seems QRF doesn’t like the teams they play? They are sitting at the fifth seed right now. True right? If their QRF score is too low they don't make the playoffs and have a shot at it...……… no wait...………. everybody makes the pl...
by Wet Paint
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1633
Views: 124170

Re: The Hermantown Thread

No chance they would be the favorite every year with just there own players. When that was so they were a easy out. They would be competitive but not the favorite every year. They wouldn't be AA competitive every year at youth levels either I have to admit that I have not dived that deep into Herma...
by Wet Paint
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1633
Views: 124170

Re: The Hermantown Thread

Why is it so difficult for people to realize that Hermantown does not have a magical potion or secret sauce, it is simply they have a good base program and then add a few of the areas top squirts, pee wees, bantams, and hs players every year. Simply put it is a numbers game. They take there base an...
by Wet Paint
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 83941

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

Just have to get Hermantown to go up to 7AA. The thread will explode. 8)
by Wet Paint
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Future of Duluth Marshall
Replies: 98
Views: 9690

Re: Future of Duluth Marshall

Well I can't speak to every coach but the ones that I know or have known in areas where they have or had junior gold teams the coaches supported and encouraged junior gold play. Bemidji will have junior gold next year and the coach is very helpful in promoting it. I am sure there are selfish coache...
by Wet Paint
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Future of Duluth Marshall
Replies: 98
Views: 9690

Re: Future of Duluth Marshall

If a kid is playing for fun, Junior Gold should be an option. Not available everywhere, but those areas that have larger numbers where most of these problems as described exist offer it or will offer it if asked. I agree to a point. Jr. Gold is not for everyone. There is a reason they make the team...
by Wet Paint
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Future of Duluth Marshall
Replies: 98
Views: 9690

Re: Future of Duluth Marshall

Coach Flaherty was the backbone of building and maintaining the Marshall boys program, ever since he got sick the numbers have been in a downward trend. I think that is part of it. I think that what is going on hereis deeper than that. Hockey numbers are down across the board. People simply can't k...
by Wet Paint
Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Future of Duluth Marshall
Replies: 98
Views: 9690

Re: Future of Duluth Marshall

Interesting. a feeder/pipeline for Hermantown’s AA and A players who won’t play on a high school team crowded with transfers and open enrollment kids. Kinda like the Hermantown Hawks junior gold team but a high school hockey team. That’s a powerful chip on those kids shoulders that then play for Du...
by Wet Paint
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1633
Views: 124170

Re: The Hermantown Thread

so is it one or two or three individuals keeping Hermantown from moving up to AA in high school and lining up with what their youth hockey boys teams do. I would think that a big majority of the kids and fans want 7AA. I really want to be a fan, as I am off all my fellow 218 hockey programs, but I ...
by Wet Paint
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Cafe
Topic: Sports cut
Replies: 4
Views: 1443

Re: Sports cut

jg2112 wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:48 am
Sadly, the next biggest line item for SCSU's athletic department to look at might be womens' hockey.
Something has to give. They can't keep raising tuition prices and etc like that have in the past. I think that this is the opening move for more to do that same.
by Wet Paint
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Final Cuts
Replies: 51
Views: 6314

Re: Final Cuts

Thank you all for your comments, seriously. I totally understand all of them, and have taken them in. I believe if this kid wants it, he will get it. It is totally up to him. Thanks again guys! Been there and done that. Remember that Juniors is a business so you have to be a bit jaded when you are ...
by Wet Paint
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7AA 2019-2020
Replies: 914
Views: 83941

Re: 7AA 2019-2020

Elite league players Rapids 7 CEC 2 Duluth East 2 Strength of schedule is probably East, Rapids, then CEC. Cloquet usually has 0-1 elite leavers per year so I don’t hold that league as an indicator on how I think our season will go. We’ve never consistently played tough scheduled like East and Rapi...
by Wet Paint
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 7A - Thoughts
Replies: 280
Views: 34502

Re: 7A - Thoughts

Proctor's new hockey arena. I just walked though it earlier today. It is so nice! Reminds me alot of Cloquet's arena. Proctor is going to make 7A very interesting in a few years. You heard that here first =)!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! Another preposterous statement. Thanks! Sorry, sorry...PERPOSTEROUS. I so...
by Wet Paint
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: GREENWAY AT HERMANTOWN
Replies: 115
Views: 13324

So the question then for this game and the one last night between East and Andover is............ In the 3rd period when the under dog had the bad guy on the ropes and ended up getting beat was it? 1) The yips setting in when the kids realized that they had them on the ropes? 2) The coaches throttli...
by Wet Paint
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: GREENWAY AT HERMANTOWN
Replies: 115
Views: 13324

Snipped a bunch May not of worded quite right, we dont have import playing high school this year, one of our own kids of equal talent to Pierce. Wont need to import any for 2nd and 3rd line depth we will have our own. Dont fault the small town kids for going to the "Bright lights" at all, better ho...
by Wet Paint
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: GREENWAY AT HERMANTOWN
Replies: 115
Views: 13324

Quote "it also ties in to Minnesota Hockey's decision a number of years ago to change their participation rule from "Play where you live" to "Play where you live OR where you go to school". A decision that -- and this comes directly from the mouth of current president Dave Margeneau -- was made bas...
by Wet Paint
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: GREENWAY AT HERMANTOWN
Replies: 115
Views: 13324

Yea. I was so looking forward to seeing Greenway in the state tournament this year. Hermantown got 7A wrapped up for the next decade. Greenway returns most of their team next year. Perhaps they’ll even have an effective 3rd line. I expect them to challenge Hermantown again. Don’t give up just yet o...
by Wet Paint
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: GREENWAY AT HERMANTOWN
Replies: 115
Views: 13324

So why do we keep talking about Hermantown? Why keep spending money going to games? Why advertise on their games and etc? If their school's admin and etc won't put them into the category where they belong and have proven that they can play don't mess with them. Follow Duluth East's example. When the...
by Wet Paint
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: GREENWAY AT HERMANTOWN
Replies: 115
Views: 13324

I’m pulling for Greenway in a big way in this one. “Do you believe in miracles?” I do! Cause Hermantown is stacked and lined up for another 10 year run in Class A state tournament championship games. Pulling for the big Green as well. Pull the ol' upset special. come on Greenway! To me this game is...
by Wet Paint
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1633
Views: 124170

I wonder if 7AA's reliance on QRF will force H-town's hand regarding the A versus AA debate. My impression is that 7AA teams don't gain anything by playing A teams - it even sounds like it could hurt them. So, why would 7AA teams continue to schedule H-town. For example, GR played two games against...
by Wet Paint
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: For GR Fans Only
Replies: 27
Views: 5007

I will also add that the web presence has definitely gone south. Not sure why that ever changed but Bobber had a nice site going for sure. I think most people would agree with that. OK. The title to the post made me look at the thread. If the old site was that good and followed that closely make it...