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by rainier
Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Marshall 3A hockey
Replies: 81
Views: 18297

How are the holiday tournament going for all the 3A teams? Luverne lost to Woodbury 5-3 on Monday and beat Hastings 4-1 today. They will play Hopkins for the 5th place game tomorrow. New Ulm lost their opener 4-0 up in Hibbing. Gave up 3 PP goals though so that would show they maybe played Hibbing ...
by rainier
Wed Dec 28, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Marshall 3A hockey
Replies: 81
Views: 18297

How are the holiday tournament going for all the 3A teams? Luverne lost to Woodbury 5-3 on Monday and beat Hastings 4-1 today. They will play Hopkins for the 5th place game tomorrow. New Ulm lost their opener 4-0 up in Hibbing. Gave up 3 PP goals though so that would show they maybe played Hibbing ...
by rainier
Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Greenway is not a top 10 team without him. The kid could put the puck in the net. They sure could have used him last night. Lot of scoring opportunities but couldn't finish. Alex never gave up and dominated the OT. It is a significant loss for sure, but they have competed well without him against t...
by rainier
Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:16 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

greenwayraider wrote:Unfortunately it's been confirmed. Troumbly is out for the season.
That sucks. Feel bad for him having to miss the rest of his senior season. :cry:
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Stream: CEC vs. Delano
Replies: 41
Views: 6626

Now 6-6! Have both teams just pulled their goalies? :D
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Class A Rankings 12-18-16
Replies: 40
Views: 9985

7A It's unlikely that Hermantown will be anything but the favorite now and going into sections. They have yet to play any section opponents, but 6 of their 10 Class A opponents are section opponents; Greenway, Denfeld, Proctor, Virginia and the last two games of the season are on the road against E...
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Stream: CEC vs. Delano
Replies: 41
Views: 6626

CEC pp goal to make it 4-4 with 10 minutes left.
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Stream: CEC vs. Delano
Replies: 41
Views: 6626

I lost the audio, but Hub says 3-2 CEC after two, shots 29-17 Jacks. This Jacks squad has a TON of young talent, and they seem to be adjusting to the varsity game. What's scary is that Esse still has 2/3 of the season to get these kids ready for a playoff run. Yes, lot of talent in the sophomore cl...
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Good analysis / section summary's so far! It surprises me how far Denfeld has fallen. I know they graduated some numbers, but why can't they pull in more kids from the youth levels? Do other teams in the section have this issue? Is it time for a change at the top? I know Denfeld and Proctor suffer ...
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Yes, I follow your logic. My thinking is that Hibbing beat Gway by more. Hibbing's only losses at this time are to good AA teams. Gway barely got by Eveleth, Virginia and Denfeld. Head to head Hibbing has the advantage. Other games Hibbing's losses are to quality teams. Greenway has a quality win o...
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Stream: CEC vs. Delano
Replies: 41
Views: 6626

I lost the audio, but Hub says 3-2 CEC after two, shots 29-17 Jacks.

This Jacks squad has a TON of young talent, and they seem to be adjusting to the varsity game. What's scary is that Esse still has 2/3 of the season to get these kids ready for a playoff run.
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Stream: CEC vs. Delano
Replies: 41
Views: 6626

Audio stream no longer working for me. Is it still working for others?
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Not sure I would be ready to give #2 seed to Greenway just yet. I agree it is early, and a lot could and likely will happen before playoffs, but looking at Hibbing and Greenway's schedules, it's hard to see how Greenway doesn't get the #2 seed without having at least one bad loss. The head-to-head ...
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Stream: CEC vs. Delano
Replies: 41
Views: 6626

I've been listening to this, it does sound like Cloquet is taking it to them, but it is now 2-1 Delano.

The play-by-play guy almost goes into cardiac arrest every time Cloquet shoots the puck. He makes PA seem like a calm, reserved voice of balanced reason. :D
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Good analysis / section summary's so far! It surprises me how far Denfeld has fallen. I know they graduated some numbers, but why can't they pull in more kids from the youth levels? Do other teams in the section have this issue? Is it time for a change at the top? I know Denfeld and Proctor suffer ...
by rainier
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Here are the latest 7A rankings. Overall record and 7A record are given for each team. 1. Hermantown- 5-1-1 (0-0) The Hawks dismembered TRF this week 9-0, and during their 5 game win streak they have outscored their opponents 33-3! They are heating up, and a QF game vs Bemidji at the Hilltopper Clas...
by rainier
Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Section 7A (2016-2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 20095

Here are the latest 7A rankings. Overall record and 7A record are given for each team. 1. Hermantown- 4-1-1 (0-0) The Hawks beat top ten AA team Minnetonka 4-1, then destroyed New Prague 8-1 to finish the week. Their only game this week is a road trip to TRF. The week after they will be in the Hillt...
by rainier
Fri Dec 16, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Greenway at Hibbing, Tues 12/13
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

Just have to say...in 3.5 years of this blog, this post has had exponentially more views than anything else I've ever written. I don't do it for the views, but just thought it was remarkable. I certainly didn't promote it any more than I normally do (this post here, a couple of tweets), and I've we...
by rainier
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Greenway at Hibbing, Tues 12/13
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

karl(east) wrote:This game ended up prompting some longer-form blogging, with an assist to rainier on some of the details: https://apatientcycle.com/2016/12/15/fu ... ssibility/
Great piece Karl. For a cake-eater, you sure did a good job of capturing Range sentiment. :)
by rainier
Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Class A Rankings 12-11-16
Replies: 40
Views: 8991

5 Hibbing 1 Greenway Obviously the rankings of these 2 teams are going to change this week? Is Hibbing a top 5 team because of this? Is Greenway not a top 10 teams because of this? Should they both be in the 8-10 range? Hibbing 5-9, Greenway 8-12, IMO, having watched this game and also seen Hermant...
by rainier
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Greenway at Hibbing, Tues 12/13
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

I agree with your assessment 100%, and especially with Clafton outcoaching himself. What is even stranger than not having Lantz and Troumbly together on a line is that Carlson, who I feel strongly is their 3rd best forward, was playing on the 3rd line! This meant he was on the ice for a limited amo...
by rainier
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Monticello - Annandale - Maple Lake = Class A?
Replies: 187
Views: 42923

"It's not a lot to go off, but I can understand not wanting their teams to go into sections and have to play in the lopsided games they have had." A lot of teams go through this... What do they do... they get better... Monti got better and what do they do.... apply to drop down a class. Recruited o...
by rainier
Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:27 am
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Greenway at Hibbing, Tues 12/13
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

Hibbing with a nice 5-1 win, shots were 21-20 Bluejackets. I certainly think Hibbing was the better team tonight, but I don't feel the final score is indicative of how the game went. Hibbing's goalie was solid, which was the real difference, IMO. Big section win for Hibbing, but no matter what happ...
by rainier
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Greenway at Hibbing, Tues 12/13
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

Hibbing with a nice 5-1 win, shots were 21-20 Bluejackets. I certainly think Hibbing was the better team tonight, but I don't feel the final score is indicative of how the game went. Hibbing's goalie was solid, which was the real difference, IMO. Big section win for Hibbing, but no matter what happe...
by rainier
Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Greenway at Hibbing, Tues 12/13
Replies: 17
Views: 3486

Both of last year's contests were fantastic, with insane crowds and great electricity. Hibbing's 3,500 seat arena was nearly filled last year, but I think it will be less this year, for the reasons Karl gave. As for the matchup, here's my take: Forwards: Advantage Greenway - Hibbing does have a pote...