Class AA Final - (1) Edina Vs (2) Lakeville North

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Who takes the cake?

Edina
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66%
Lakeville North
13
34%
 
Total votes: 38

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Class AA Final - (1) Edina Vs (2) Lakeville North

Post by sachishi4 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:27 am

Ive got Edina-4 LN-2
State ‘83, ‘91, ‘08, ‘20

bemused
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Re: Class AA Final - (1) Edina Vs (2) Lakeville North

Post by bemused » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:36 am

sachishi4 wrote:Ive got Edina-4 LN-2
Edina 3 South Metro All Stars 2

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Re: Class AA Final - (1) Edina Vs (2) Lakeville North

Post by Traxler » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:20 am

bemused wrote:
sachishi4 wrote:Ive got Edina-4 LN-2
Edina 3 South Metro All Stars 2
I'm looking forward to Stats's response to you. You two always have amusing banter. I must admit, I chuckle every time I see Lakeville North referred to as the South Metro All Stars, but isn't it really the Southeast Metro All Stars?

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Post by Zamman » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:44 am

South Metro All Stars? I believe that is what they called AHA.
Edina, 5 - 2. Too much speed.

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Post by nahc » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:44 am

Edina is the number 1 seed and has been very impressive in their two wins to get to the finals. Lakeville North has had to scratch away and win both of their games in overtime. North appears to be banged up a bit....and has played an extra period or so due to the overtimes and the team has to be pretty darned tired....... Edina is going for back to back State Titles............

North 3-2 :D

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Post by Bluelightspecial » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:47 am

County Road 50 Co-op......

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Post by WestMetro » Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:02 am

Oettinger will have to keep nerves in check tonite like he did against Roseau. ( The first two Spinner goals in first period last night were stopable,
especially since EP was wearing black jerseys.). Rowhokl is equal or better technically, and has 3 more years experience on his side,, he should have been a Brimsek finalist

Edina has a strong group of two way forwards that, along with their D corp, , should be able to slow down LV fast paced offense.That will require some of them to stay more defensive minded than their normal game.

I cant say that Ive seen a LV game with a similar neutral zone slow down strategy or capability, those who saw their Hill Murray or Blaine win may have.

Both teams 3 lines deep, enough to stay fresh thru the 3rd period, talent edge to Edina.

Head says this will be a close game between #1 and 2.

Heart says going to be about 6 to 3 Edina..

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Post by Sats81 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:23 pm

Head says Edina, heart says LN. After beating 2 excellent teams in Roseau and EP in OT thrillers though I feel like LN is a team of destiny. LN 4-3 in OT.

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Post by Bluelightspecial » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:01 pm

I hope your right! I have to believe North should be the fan favorites here tonight!

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Post by O-townClown » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:49 pm

These Edina kids used to go watch as the whole building pulled for whoever played the Hornets. They won't be phased.

Prediction: Edina 4-2.
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Post by thespellchecker » Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:28 pm

Bluelightspecial wrote:County Road 50 Co-op......
Each of the semi final AA teams rosters consist of multiple top players that relocated/enrolled to their current team.

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Post by Bluelightspecial » Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:44 pm

Checker, I don't care. Just trying to help bemused come up with a better name.

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Post by grumpy » Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:48 pm

different opponent this year but same result. Edina 4-2. Edina has too much speed and depth for Lakeville North to hang around for 51 minutes.

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Post by Sparlimb » Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:54 pm

I'll take Edina 7-3. Will look much like A final...

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Post by SuperStar » Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:00 pm

Sparlimb wrote:I'll take Edina 7-3. Will look much like A final...
I was thinking the same thing. Hope LN can do it, but just think its gonna get ugly from about the middle of the 2nd to the end.

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Post by goldy313 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:28 pm

I think Edina takes it 5-2, North spent a lot on gas last night and Edina won't have the let ups Eden Prairie has this tournament.

All in all besides Stillwater this has been a pretty even tournament. North could just as easily gone 0-2 as be in the championship.

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Post by Defensive Zone » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:06 pm

Just wondering if the North coach will have all North players start tonight or will he have the coop line start. Edina 5-0.

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Post by Ogie » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:08 pm

Image
Lllllllet's get ready to RUUUMMMBUUUULLLLLLLLLLLLLE!
Buy ya a soda after the game!

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Post by hockeyfan2150 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:41 pm

Typical Edina crap, LS guy gets smacked and Giles laughs. But that's how he coaches. I know this for a fact. He's an idiot!

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Post by jeffpv » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:32 pm

Is there running time in State Championship games?

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Post by puckbreath » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:34 pm

Lakeville has looked tired from the start.

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Post by BlueLineSpecial » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:36 pm

Ugh. I was just hoping for a good game.

Edina will have played three of the most anticlimactic state tourney games in recent memory. Hats off to them. They step it up when the most is on the line. They just thrive on pressure. It's really something. It just doesn't faze them in the least bit.
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Post by DanFromWoodbury » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:47 pm

You know he provides color for all the games right? It's not like they pulled him out of the stands.

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Post by dherman8 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:47 pm

GloryDaze wrote:Dear Channel 45,

Everyone hates Edina. So, having Grampa Edina providing color for the game doesn't really help your ratings. My TV just went off.

Thanks for listening.

I'll agree with a dislike for Edina and Lou can be biased at times. But seriously, with these 3 Edina games the last 3 days, what is he supposed to do? The opposition hasn't really done much worth talking about.

At least we had one new champion this year I guess.

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Post by bemused » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:54 pm

Think they might let the senior captain
Goalie play the third in a blow- out?

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