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by jpiehl
Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: The Brick 22nd Annual Invitational Super Novice Hockey Tourn
Replies: 24
Views: 6742

I know there is one player from the 01 Icemen last season playing for the 01 Blades this year to go to the Brick, if that counts.
by jpiehl
Thu May 26, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: USA Hockey Seeking Comment on Checking Ban Proposal
Replies: 25
Views: 6116

Again NPC... How are current players that come from Squirts (with no checking) able to make A Peewee teams the 1st year, without all of this checking experience? I would say that a player that makes the move from squirts to the A Peewee team is already an exceptionally talented player, and is makin...
by jpiehl
Thu May 26, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Quick Advice - AAA vs Association
Replies: 27
Views: 10385

There are many AAA options available to you during the summer for a mite, but there is no AAA during the winter season in Minnesota by rule of Minnesota / USA Hockey. So if you do not want to skate in your association, your options are Minnesota Made Choice League, or the Minnesota Hockey Recreation...
by jpiehl
Thu May 12, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Congratulations 2000 Legacy
Replies: 20
Views: 6411

I think his point was more to the fact that Legacy left some rostered kids at home and replaced them with presumably better players to win the tournament, not that there is anything wrong with open tournaments. My kids have been part of teams that have brought in kids to play for tournaments, but th...
by jpiehl
Mon May 02, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: MN Meltdown Open Tourney Results
Replies: 7
Views: 3035

TheJet wrote: 01's playing against 00's and a 6-4 win is embarrassing?
Yes, when it's the Blades, a high end invite team, and the Flames, a middle of the road open team that didn't post a win in pool play.
by jpiehl
Mon May 02, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: MN Meltdown Open Tourney Results
Replies: 7
Views: 3035

And if that is true, for them to only beat the Minnesota Flames 6-4 is an embarrassment to the Blades. I guess that's what happens when a coach only wants certain players with names or from a certain area, and not the best. And no, I don't have a kid that was turned down by the Blades.
by jpiehl
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: ChiTown Shuffle Predictions?
Replies: 86
Views: 22362

And I watched the 98 Icemen play the 98 Machine pretty even in losing a 2-0 decision of the Caribou Cup championship last season, so not sure why they seem to be getting bashed here....
by jpiehl
Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:21 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: ChiTown Shuffle Predictions?
Replies: 86
Views: 22362

Can't help but notice the 01 Blades are not there. Anyone know the reason for this?