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by zooomx
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: People wanting to stay A... about single A teams recruiting
Replies: 70
Views: 8232

Re: People wanting to stay A... about single A teams recruiting

Is this really such a big deal that it requires 10 separate threads every single season? It’s ridiculous. Rant time... I’m willing to bet that for most people this isn’t about giving other small towns a chance. It’s purely about hating the top dog, which right now is Hermantown. I say that because ...
by zooomx
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: People wanting to stay A... about single A teams recruiting
Replies: 70
Views: 8232

Re: People wanting to stay A... about single A teams recruiting

Interesting Post. I will bite being its Class A I will play devil's advocate I know you are a big Monti Guy. So I will ask was it fair then in your mind that your program was giving the benefit of the doubt and allowed by the MSHSL to play Class A with AA Enrollment because you were not competitive...
by zooomx
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: One Change to the Playoffs/State Tournament
Replies: 65
Views: 7246

Re: One Change to the Playoffs/State Tournament

I personally think MSHSL needs Boys hockey more then boys Hockey needs the MSHSL. would it be better for everyone to opt out and just be under Minnesota hockey? You can still do the state tournament the same. You could have sectionals or adopt region play like youth hockey. You could then play 40-5...
by zooomx
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: What new Co-Op would be instantly relevant?
Replies: 11
Views: 1542

Re: What new Co-Op would be instantly relevant?

The new Virginia-Eveleth Co-op has me curious what you all think? What new co-ops would be instantly relevant at the AA level? In my area, the girls Brainerd-LF co-op has been successful. Would a B-LF co-op at the boys level be similarly as successful? Would it make Brainerd more of a threat in 8AA...
by zooomx
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

You still haven't answered my questions. How many teams will have to be moved from A to AA as per your 'little plan"? Where does it stop? I bet I can take a good guess: (top 10 rankings) Hermantown - move em up... duh Cathedral - move em up... duh pt2 Warroad - they are too good, move em up Orono -...
by zooomx
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

GoldenBear wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:21 am
Hmmm... I don't think you caught the sarcasm in my post
Oops, sorry Zoom. The reading was so long and complex and all over the place I didn't see your sarcasm. I like sarcasm so thanks for your sarcasm and I hope I added some more sarcasm. GB
Are you being sarcastic? :lol:
by zooomx
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

Orono - city team, move em up A city team?! funniest thing I've heard in awhile. Ok, it is a City and they do have a team, so maybe that is what you meant. Have you been to downtown Orono? Let me know next time you are there. I'd love to treat you to a horse ride on the Luce Line trail. Orono's sch...
by zooomx
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

For the bad that Warroad had the last decade they are going to make up for this decade. Again do a little research. Warroad is going to be pretty loaded for some time. Keep asking me the same question, it seems to be working well. My plan is keep it the same. Do you have memory loss? Oh and keep qu...
by zooomx
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

Is anyone seriously banging on EGF to go AA? If so, geez. :roll:
by zooomx
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

I remember when the AA/A split happened at the youth levels. The spin at the time was that there was no split, all teams were considered A teams and would regularly schedule each other and attend the same tournaments. Nothing would change except there would be a AA and A designation for state tourn...
by zooomx
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: A teams playing AA at youth levels
Replies: 78
Views: 7285

Re: A teams playing AA at youth levels

This is all an interesting debate, and I will toss in some thoughts about the title of this thread using Alexandria as an example. I am no longer directly involved in the youth program, but these are some discussions we have had. Our youth district (15) consists of 2 AA programs. Moorhead and Braine...
by zooomx
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Blake and Breck
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

Re: Blake and Breck

Breck and Warroad. Those 2 teams should really move up. They are light years above the rest of Class A. No disrespect to Cloquet, South St. Paul, etc. I am kind of surprised these 2 teams do not get the Hermantown Boys treatment.
by zooomx
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: North Star Academy-Alexandria
Replies: 53
Views: 11573

Re: North Star Academy-Alexandria

I’ve heard it’s been a big boost to add another sheet of ice in the town as it was hard to come by at the main rink. Also heard they’re building a third rink attached to the two they have at the fairgrounds so they’ll have 4 indoor arenas. Seems that program is growing well As a restaurant owner, y...
by zooomx
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: North Star Academy-Alexandria
Replies: 53
Views: 11573

Re: North Star Academy-Alexandria

Interesting that these thoughts come up once a year for about 3 weeks. I just looked back at the trail and realized this thread was just getting re-uped. Yes Monticello lost some guys but it's still growth of of our loved sport....however only time will tell how a school or team like this will surv...
by zooomx
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 6A 2019-20
Replies: 163
Views: 19602

Re: Section 6A 2019-20

Thursday, January 2 Brainerd 4 at Alexandria 1 Sauk Rapids-Rice 1 at River Lakes 5 Kind of an ugly loss for Alex. Brainerd is down this year, and Cathedral and Hermantown mauled them. Yeah, Alexandria has not looked good coming out of the break. Mahtomedi pretty much handled them, and even though I...
by zooomx
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: 2010s All-Decade Team and Awards
Replies: 27
Views: 3955

Re: 2010s All-Decade Team and Awards

Great post!

I could see a category like best individual performance, or break out performance - Just so I could slide Jack Powell of Alexandria in the Class A slot. His game against Hermantown in 2018 was jaw dropping.
by zooomx
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 12/12/2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4437

Re: Games Thursday 12/12/2019

Alex 3 EGF 1 after 2. EGF scores from the point with 16 seconds left. Alex first line doing all the damage. EGF with more scoring opportunities.
by zooomx
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 12/12/2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4437

Re: Games Thursday 12/12/2019

Alex 3 to 0. Killed 2 penalties then scored on a breakaway.
by zooomx
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 12/12/2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4437

Re: Games Thursday 12/12/2019

TTpuckster wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:58 pm
zooomx wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:36 pm
Alex 2, EGF 0 after 1 period. Shots Alex 7, EGF 13.
Are you there? Or radio?
I am at the game
by zooomx
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Games Thursday 12/12/2019
Replies: 49
Views: 4437

Re: Games Thursday 12/12/2019

Alex 2, EGF 0 after 1 period. Shots Alex 7, EGF 13.
by zooomx
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 6A 2019-20
Replies: 163
Views: 19602

Re: Section 6A 2019-20

The question was and is can any team in 6A upset SCC? If Warner is in the line up, it will be fairly long odds. Probably only Alexandria has a shot and only if one of their solid goalies really gets hot that time of year. If Warner is out, both Alexandria and Little Falls have a shot at taking them...
by zooomx
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Top 20 single A teams since inception (1994)
Replies: 22
Views: 2408

Re: Top 20 single A teams since inception (1994)

Anyone have anything on Red Wing or Fergus Falls? I scratch my head a bit on Fergus. A few years back they had a very strong team that was right there in a strong section with Alexandria, Apollo, Sartell. Unfortunately, they are in a tough stretch with multiple classes of low numbers and not much f...
by zooomx
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1729
Views: 183425

Re: The Hermantown Thread

Once again you have a problem. Hermantown only has 650 kids enrolled. You cannot go by enrollment Virginia, Hibbing snd the likes have almost double Hermantowns enrollment.making it 3 classes solves nothing Ummm... yeah there would be no way Hermantown or similar programs would be willing to stay i...
by zooomx
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1729
Views: 183425

Re: The Hermantown Thread

I am not defending Hermantown or any other school, the point is if you use enrollment to oust Hermantown you achieve nothing, they have similar numbers to the other schools. If you want them out so you dont have to compete against them then rank the teams and go back to tier 2 hockey.Or the other o...
by zooomx
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: The Hermantown Thread
Replies: 1729
Views: 183425

Re: The Hermantown Thread

Once again you have a problem. Hermantown only has 650 kids enrolled. You cannot go by enrollment Virginia, Hibbing snd the likes have almost double Hermantowns enrollment.making it 3 classes solves nothing Ummm... yeah there would be no way Hermantown or similar programs would be willing to stay i...