Coaching changes 2020/2021

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Lace'emUp
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Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by Lace'emUp » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:44 pm

Its already starting:

https://www.mngirlshockeyhub.com/news_a ... ow/1087083

1. Blake - Reid resigns to follow son's hockey team / New Coach?
2.

Hockeymaven1
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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by Hockeymaven1 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:08 am

Definitely can understand the conflict between coaching and wanting to see your kid play.

He had considerable success inheriting a strong program after Brano S. died-- seems like they underperformed this year given the number of D1 recruits despite the challenge of less than 90% save percentage on average.

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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by Thoen88 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:17 am

Will be interesting to see how they replace all of the graduates. During the regular season the team got 90 goals from players in grades 10-12. Seniors accounted for 87 of the 90.

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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by j4241 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:28 pm

I think the focus should be on the state tourney - should be a good one with a couple good quarterfinal games, and some good contests that follow.

But since you mentioned it, I think you missed a senior - it was 92 out of 95. They clearly won’t score 113 goals as a group next year. But Eden prairie and BSM were top 10 teams scoring only 86 and 87, so there’s room to score less and still succeed.

I imagine a chunk of the scoring gap will come from the three freshman who scored 20+. That trio could clear twice+ that number next year in significantly elevated roles and ice time. Broz in particular will produce a lot more next year - one of the most talented ‘23s given a tiny role this year with the team built around the three seniors. Combine that with better team play that brings more offense from their three D1 committed D, and I’d be shocked if they don’t comfortably clear 3 goals per game. It’s always an open question about talent that might migrate to Blake, too.

They should get some great candidates for the coaching job - it has to be considered one of the preeminent ones in girls hockey in the state. Whoever the hire will generate enthusiasm - I’m sure they will be fine. They will struggle for a top 3 seeding in sections next year, and would require a miracle upset to beat Edina, but next year should lay groundwork for a very strong team the following two years.

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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by Thoen88 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:52 am

Picking nits but I was referring to regular season.

As far as BSM goes, they were the only team in class AA to not have a single point come from a senior during the regular.

j4241 wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:28 pm
I think the focus should be on the state tourney - should be a good one with a couple good quarterfinal games, and some good contests that follow.

But since you mentioned it, I think you missed a senior - it was 92 out of 95. They clearly won’t score 113 goals as a group next year. But Eden prairie and BSM were top 10 teams scoring only 86 and 87, so there’s room to score less and still succeed.

I imagine a chunk of the scoring gap will come from the three freshman who scored 20+. That trio could clear twice+ that number next year in significantly elevated roles and ice time. Broz in particular will produce a lot more next year - one of the most talented ‘23s given a tiny role this year with the team built around the three seniors. Combine that with better team play that brings more offense from their three D1 committed D, and I’d be shocked if they don’t comfortably clear 3 goals per game. It’s always an open question about talent that might migrate to Blake, too.

They should get some great candidates for the coaching job - it has to be considered one of the preeminent ones in girls hockey in the state. Whoever the hire will generate enthusiasm - I’m sure they will be fine. They will struggle for a top 3 seeding in sections next year, and would require a miracle upset to beat Edina, but next year should lay groundwork for a very strong team the following two years.

j4241
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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by j4241 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:05 pm

You guys are definitely on the way up - will be fun to see if you can topple Edina next year - I think you've got a shot!

Responding to nits: 41, 24, 22, 5 = 92 from seniors

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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by jg2112 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:06 pm

Add CDH to the list. YHH tweeted today that White-Lancette has stepped down.

Lace'emUp
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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by Lace'emUp » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:29 am

1. Blake - Reid resigns / New Coach?
2. CDH - White-Lancette resigns / New Coach?
3. Centennial - Cole out / New Coach?
4.

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Re: Coaching changes 2020/2021

Post by zambonidriver » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:44 am

Add Todd Gutterman Forest Lake Resigns

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