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elliott70
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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by elliott70 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:02 am

blueblood wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:32 am
Bemidji is west of Duluth, not south.

B for Badgers or Buckeyes
And a bit north.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by ThatMNHockeyGuy62 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:07 am

blueblood wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:32 am
Bemidji is west of Duluth, not south.

B for Badgers or Buckeyes
Thanks for the geography lesson BB. Apparently the sarcasm wasn’t obvious.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by The Exiled One » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:55 am

blueblood wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:32 am
Bemidji is west of Duluth, not south.

B for Badgers or Buckeyes
Blizzard is the name of St. Cloud State's mascot!

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by ThatMNHockeyGuy62 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:09 am

The Exiled One wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:55 am
blueblood wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:32 am
Bemidji is west of Duluth, not south.

B for Badgers or Buckeyes
Blizzard is the name of St. Cloud State's mascot!
How about silent Bs? Minnesota State Bmavericks?

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by MrBoDangles » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:13 pm

CakeScout17 wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:34 pm
Totally on his timeline.

And now that its been confirmed, and re-confirmed over the weekend that it IS hockey related...he must take his time to decide his future.

Stay or head south?

Both mascots start w/ a 'B'...
Sun Bevils?

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by GoldenBear » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:16 pm

BUMD---that's what many are feeling about his change; especially the Dog's if they aren't an option. BGB

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by JerseyDave » Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:43 pm

No mention of any issues in this article on Donovan:

"Donovan back for last hurrah: Duluth East senior spurned junior hockey to return to Greyhounds"
By Louie St. George Today at 3:34 p.m.
http://duluthnewstribune.com/sports/hoc ... key-return

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by GopherHockey » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:41 pm

And now confirmed he has reopened his recruitment.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by Duluthguy » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:24 pm

The Duluth paper now posts this on the de-commitment. It includes a quote from Ryder:

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/sports ... rth-dakota

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by O-townClown » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:52 pm

Breakups are hard. I hope the Fighting Hawks can get over this.
Be kind. Rewind.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by Slap Shot » Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:10 am

Any rumors as to front runners to land him? I have to imagine UMD is in the mix depending upon openings they have relative to when he'd be Div I ready.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by O-townClown » Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:25 am

Slap Shot wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:10 am
Any rumors as to front runners to land him? I have to imagine UMD is in the mix depending upon openings they have relative to when he'd be Div I ready.
One thing about UMD is that they finished out their NCAA run with a VERY low number of committed players. While Michigan & Wisconsin were up around 35, I think the Bulldogs were at 8.
Be kind. Rewind.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by WestMetro » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:41 pm

Ootc-you don’t think they’d have to hold back one of their planned next season commits, McCabe or Meyer, to fit Ryder in? How about if Tufte doesn’t leave?

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by The Exiled One » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:49 pm

WestMetro wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:41 pm
Ootc-you don’t think they’d have to hold back one of their planned next season commits to fit Ryder in? How about if Tufte doesn’t leave?
I doubt SCSU is even in the running, but my guess is that they could work him in pretty easily. There are two Motzko recruits listed for next season that I doubt will be brought in. Brock Baker is doing "okay" in the USHL and Joe Molenaar is older but also doing just "okay" in the USHL. Either of those guys could be deferred for a player like Donovan. But again, I doubt SCSU is in the picture, regardless of the relationship with Coach Larson.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by WestMetro » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:01 pm

XO- same exact thought had occurred to me! As well as Broz slot open since he’s moving to Gophs

I wouldnt assume Scsu is out of the running until they actually are

Still can’t believe LaMaster picked Big 10 over NCHC, and I hope Ryder doesn’t ! Almost like against religion for a Duluth kid !

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by WarmUpTheBus » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:08 pm

Doesn't he have a brother playing juniors out there somewhere. Maybe a package deal would get the job done.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by The Exiled One » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:45 pm

WarmUpTheBus wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:08 pm
Doesn't he have a brother playing juniors out there somewhere. Maybe a package deal would get the job done.
Shay Donovan, right? Playing in the NAHL with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, I believe.

The Huskies probably do have room to add a walk-on defenseman for next season, but he'd have to be comfortable with the fact that he'd likely never be more than a practice player. Ultimately, I think he'd be appreciative but unwilling to ride his little brother's coattails. My guess is he'll go D3 or at best BSU.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by elliott70 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:07 pm

The Exiled One wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:45 pm
WarmUpTheBus wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:08 pm
Doesn't he have a brother playing juniors out there somewhere. Maybe a package deal would get the job done.
Shay Donovan, right? Playing in the NAHL with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, I believe.

The Huskies probably do have room to add a walk-on defenseman for next season, but he'd have to be comfortable with the fact that he'd likely never be more than a practice player. Ultimately, I think he'd be appreciative but unwilling to ride his little brother's coattails. My guess is he'll go D3 or at best BSU.
Doubtful he will be going to BSU.
They have right now a junior, 2 sophs and 2 freshmen with at least 3 committed to be here next year.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by CakeScout17 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:13 pm

Again, it's either in town or a handful of hours to the south/southeast...either way? Both mascots begin with a 'B'.

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by elliott70 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:29 pm

CakeScout17 wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:13 pm
Again, it's either in town or a handful of hours to the south/southeast...either way? Both mascots begin with a 'B'.

So we are thinking
Bulldogs
Badgers
Bravericks
Buskies
or
everyone' favorite (or least)
Bolden Bophers

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by WestMetro » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:48 pm

Only Ryder knows , and at this point we assume still weighing all options (just so they are NCHC). LaMaster may surprise and change his mind too, and come back from the dark side, there is your package deal!

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by BodyShots » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:09 pm

elliott70 wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:29 pm
CakeScout17 wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:13 pm
Again, it's either in town or a handful of hours to the south/southeast...either way? Both mascots begin with a 'B'.

So we are thinking
Bulldogs
Badgers
Bravericks
Buskies
or
everyone' favorite (or least)
Bolden Bophers
Row the Boat

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Re: Ryder Donovan

Post by gopherpuck516 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:40 pm

CakeScout17 wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:13 pm
Again, it's either in town or a handful of hours to the south/southeast...either way? Both mascots begin with a 'B'.
D East are the cake eaters of the north, so maybe this guy knows what he’s talking about. In that case, hope it’s Bulldogs. Better dead than red!

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