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by MWS coach
Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Elk River VFW State Tournament
Replies: 28
Views: 11731

redlightclub wrote:It was East 9-2

ER had 6 missing we heard
Rapids missing 1
Thanks, were DE or STMA missing any players on Saturday? I agree OG, you would think this could be figured out to avoid conflict.
by MWS coach
Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Elk River VFW State Tournament
Replies: 28
Views: 11731

Bracket shows Rosemount beating DE? Is that error?

16's today at Grand Rapids for 7AA, Were teams missing players this weekend?
by MWS coach
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Select Stinks
Replies: 17
Views: 8230

Take any of these for what they are. A fun weekend with usually pretty good competition! Best value? no, but not so bad for what you are getting either.
by MWS coach
Fri Mar 14, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: State Tourny Scores/Storys
Replies: 22
Views: 6509

Upset? Not sure if it is an upset when Edina wins, but they beat EP @ BAA 4-3. Great game!
by MWS coach
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Select Stinks
Replies: 17
Views: 8230

She has played in all the others. She wanted to play in this one just to have them all. Disappointed they would screw her over twice. Especially since they are using a lame excuse. I know of many players who have crossed regions in the past and I'm sure they will this year as well. I don't know abo...
by MWS coach
Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

Exactly Nuts! Each of these teams did have their shot at making state. It really shouldn't matter the geography of where each team is from. Win and you are in. Geography and who you play against should make no difference. Regions start with 32 teams and end up with 8 going to state, of the 24 teams...
by MWS coach
Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

MSHSL does geographic regions. Run a couple of metro teams through Luverne's section and we might not have that great story. Armstrong and I believe Farmington have AA high schools....great for them I guess? Yeah, section 7 has the teams north and east of Hinkley and ohhh yeah, those other North Te...
by MWS coach
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

I understand your point JSR, but the "metro" associations were not the mega Edina, Wayzata, OMG that went up north and won. Isn't it just as important to continue to grow the smaller associations within the metro as it is the outstate associations that likely have a huge hockey history? Zip Code sho...
by MWS coach
Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

It does not matter what part of the state you are from, win 3-5 games in regions and you make it to state. Simple as that. Every year the districts that represent the regions change. Some years some regions are stronger then others. PROVE YOU BELONG ON THE ICE. Pretty simple. I do get what you are s...
by MWS coach
Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

One other thought, didn't the AA/A/B split give more opportunities for all smaller associations to make state? I do think northern teams certainly got more opportunity as a result. As PWA two years ago did Virgina send a team to regions? IDK but my guess is no, I do know they were not one goal away ...
by MWS coach
Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

Exactly Nuts! Each of these teams did have their shot at making state. It really shouldn't matter the geography of where each team is from. Win and you are in. Geography and who you play against should make no difference. Regions start with 32 teams and end up with 8 going to state, of the 24 teams ...
by MWS coach
Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

So what is your point BGE? Metro teams have won more state championships since 2007? This started with North Region should be only north teams. How regions are set up, the opportunity for teams from the north to make it to state and win it all gives each region the same number or more teams that mak...
by MWS coach
Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

MWS Coach ...... Totally agree with you! This guy seems a little over top. I was not at the game but maybe he is just mad that his teams season is over!!! 1- not the coach 2. Not dismissing a two minute slash. If it was a 5 min match I would have condemned that as well. 3. Heard 30 day suspension a...
by MWS coach
Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

MWS Coach ...... Totally agree with you! This guy seems a little over top. I was not at the game but maybe he is just mad that his teams season is over!!! 1- not the coach 2. Not dismissing a two minute slash. If it was a 5 min match I would have condemned that as well. 3. Heard 30 day suspension a...
by MWS coach
Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Refs
Replies: 144
Views: 41028

Squirt C game. Slow clear rolls down into opponents zone. Goalie comes way out and pounces on puck about halfway between net and blue line, then decides to cover it up when he sees a mix of his and other team's players bearing down on him, though I'd say they are still a good 20 feet away at this p...
by MWS coach
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

I believe for a match penalty in a regional tournament the hearing might go back to the district and since no one stated a hearing was held at the tournament site that is possibility what will happen. The 30 day is the time limit to hold a hearing or the player is back automatically reinstated. As ...
by MWS coach
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: 2014 Brick Team Tryouts
Replies: 11
Views: 6277

Sounds like the numbers at tryouts were very low. I was not in attendence, but heard 25? Can anyone confirm? What was skill level? What helmet stickers were seen?
by MWS coach
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

thanks for the stats oge, 20 teams in Districts 11,12,15,16 11 Qualify Those poor teams from D12 4 teams and three qualify. D11 six teams and three qualify. Sorry you have to face teams from the metro, but D2 sent two teams up out of 6 and just beat you. Like I said earlier, I do really like seeing ...
by MWS coach
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

A weekend of hockey as seen through the eyes of a STMA parent: 1) Congratulations to Woodbury! You earned every bit of that number 1 seed to state. You have some fans from STMA pulling for you. 2) I was at first taken aback by the Wayzata parents calling our kids farm boys but then it got me thinki...
by MWS coach
Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: High school player playing down?
Replies: 9
Views: 3677

oldschoolpuckster wrote:First it was losing to STA....now losing to a girl....Stop complaining Hermantown!!
But did she have the right zip code? :lol:
by MWS coach
Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Minnesota Hockey Needs A Geography Lesson
Replies: 58
Views: 13881

The region format for A and B has not changed. Districts rotate between regions to make the math work. Some years districts will send three teams to regions and other years they send two. If you changed the format to include the true northern teams (district 11,12,15,16) had their own region each wo...
by MWS coach
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

Woodbury starts with 14 seed and advances as #1 seed from the East. Taking down Elk River, STMA and Minnetoka in the process. Congrats to the Predators!!!! Good Luck in Rogers. Cinderella story?
by MWS coach
Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

Re: BANTAM AA EAST REGION

Game 1 1 Elk River 8 Sibley Cottage Grove Ice Arena - North Rink FRI FEB 28 @ 3:00pGame 2 4 St. Michael Albertville 5 Woodbury Cottage Grove Ice Arena - North Rink FRI FEB 28 @ 4:45pGame 3 2 Wayzata 7 Eastview Cottage Grove Ice Arena - North Rink FRI FEB 28 @ 6:30pGame 4 3 Minnetonka 6 Burnsville C...
by MWS coach
Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: BANTAM AA EAST REGION
Replies: 52
Views: 13896

The STMA goalie can definitely steal a game. I believe last years 3rd place game was them vs Wayzata and it took Wayzata 4 periods to finally put one by him. Doesn't Wayzata have two decent goaltenders this year? Or does one play more than the other? I'm looking forward to watching the South Region...
by MWS coach
Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: 2014 Brick Team Tryouts
Replies: 11
Views: 6277

Unlike 03 team, Blades were not successful in recruiting many of the "best" players prior to tryout from other teams. JMO, but if they don't take kids from other programs to solidify the roster, they will not be team Minnesota in any sense of the word and will really struggle at the Brick. Also unli...