Top 5 AAA Teams in MN this Summer...Each birth year.

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Top 5 AAA Teams in MN this Summer...Each birth year.

Post by SammyOB » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:08 pm

Anyone wanting to rank each age group for AAA this past summer? Top 5 or 10 in each. Let the fun begin.

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Post by O-townClown » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:49 pm

You should give it a shot.
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Post by 57special » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:54 pm

2000's( that I saw);

Machine Orange
Blades
Edge
Euro American
?

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Post by old goalie85 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:58 pm

Best,02 Blades. No one else close.

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Post by MrBoDangles » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:25 pm

57special wrote:2000's( that I saw);

Machine Orange
Blades
Edge
Euro American
?
Would probably switch the Blades to 3 or 4 in this group. Lots of hugs going on with many of the parents after the last tournament with the parents knowing that it was the end of the road.

Machine Orange added one new defensemen for next year that played for STE(Irondale) this Summer. Great kid that plays with a chip on his shoulder.

Euro American runs a solid and deep team.

M Edge has a really nice team with very good goaltending and possibly have the best 2000 born skater.

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Post by InThePipes » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:31 pm

MrBoDangles wrote:
57special wrote:2000's( that I saw);

Machine Orange
Blades
Edge
Euro American
?
Would probably switch the Blades to 3 or 4 in this group. Lots of hugs going on with many of the parents after the last tournament with the parents knowing that it was the end of the road.

Machine Orange added one new defensemen for next year that played for STE(Irondale) this Summer. Great kid that plays with a chip on his shoulder.

Euro American runs a solid and deep team.

M Edge has a really nice team with very good goaltending and possibly have the best 2000 born skater.
Agree, I'd go like this for the 2000's:

1) Machine
2) EuroAmerican
3) Edge

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Post by 57special » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:44 pm

The four teams i listed weren't meant to be in any sort of order, that's just the way they came out. Any thoughts on a fifth team at the 2000 level?

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Post by edgeless2 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:08 pm

MrBoDangles wrote:
57special wrote:2000's( that I saw);

Machine Orange
Blades
Edge
Euro American
?
Would probably switch the Blades to 3 or 4 in this group. Lots of hugs going on with many of the parents after the last tournament with the parents knowing that it was the end of the road.

Machine Orange added one new defensemen for next year that played for STE(Irondale) this Summer. Great kid that plays with a chip on his shoulder.

Euro American runs a solid and deep team.

M Edge has a really nice team with very good goaltending and possibly have the best 2000 born skater.
Why is it end of the road for 00 Blades? They seem to have represented well, even in outstate tourneys. This 00 group seems thick with high end talent.

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Re: Top 5 AAA Teams in MN this Summer...Each birth year.

Post by InThePipes » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:39 am

SammyOB wrote:Anyone wanting to rank each age group for AAA this past summer? Top 5 or 10 in each. Let the fun begin.
I'll start the '02 conversation:

1) Blades
2) Machine
3) EuroAmerican
4) Miracle Gold
5) Legacy

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Post by Shinbone_News » Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:07 am

Here's a crack at the 2001s:

1 Machine
2 Blades (narrowly -- could be tied at 1 -- they more or less split at Caribou, though Blades played as Pitlick selects. Same records in Winnipeg)
3 Miracle Gold
4 Legacy
5 Everyone else, distant 5th -- Euro, Velocity, Nats, etc.

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Post by MrBoDangles » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:42 pm

edgeless2 wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:
57special wrote:2000's( that I saw);

Machine Orange
Blades
Edge
Euro American
?
Would probably switch the Blades to 3 or 4 in this group. Lots of hugs going on with many of the parents after the last tournament with the parents knowing that it was the end of the road.

Machine Orange added one new defensemen for next year that played for STE(Irondale) this Summer. Great kid that plays with a chip on his shoulder.

Euro American runs a solid and deep team.

M Edge has a really nice team with very good goaltending and possibly have the best 2000 born skater.
Why is it end of the road for 00 Blades? They seem to have represented well, even in outstate tourneys. This 00 group seems thick with high end talent.
Not the end of the road for the team. They had a very tough time in their last local ("fake invite" :wink: ) tournament and heard there will be change.

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Post by MrBoDangles » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:48 pm

03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.

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Post by MNM JMH » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:17 pm

MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
Ummmm. I think you have it in reversed order.

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Post by bandersnatch » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:23 pm

MNM JMH wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
Ummmm. I think you have it in reversed order.
IMO.....

03

1. Blades

--- Depends on who comes, who leaves, and goaltending.
2a. Machine
2b. Gold

3. Legacy --- With Gold and Blades players on double duty

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Post by InThePipes » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:27 pm

bandersnatch wrote:
MNM JMH wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
Ummmm. I think you have it in reversed order.
IMO.....

03

1. Blades

--- Depends on who comes, who leaves, and goaltending.
2a. Machine
2b. Gold

3. Legacy --- With Gold and Blades players on double duty
I'll second this opinion, spot on!

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Post by HockeyDad41 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:53 pm

InThePipes wrote:
bandersnatch wrote:
MNM JMH wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
Ummmm. I think you have it in reversed order.
IMO.....

03

1. Blades

--- Depends on who comes, who leaves, and goaltending.
2a. Machine
2b. Gold

3. Legacy --- With Gold and Blades players on double duty
I'll second this opinion, spot on!
1a. Blades
1b. Machine
1c. Gold
---- Depending on who comes, who leaves, and goaltending.

Way too close to call. Next year will be pretty interesting for this group.
Solving all of hockey's problems since Feb 2009.

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Post by YouthHockeyHub » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:09 pm

We are doing a video recapping this very topic covering the top 5 teams in each division. Another test video showing you guys how we are going to announce our rankings each week.

If any of you have a picture from your team...we'd love to feature it in the video...send it on and we'll splice it in. I have a few ages covered, but more the merrier.

Thanks.

TS
editor@youthhockeyhub.com

PS any and all posts on here are very welcome

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Post by Irish » Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:52 pm

99's
1) Machine Orange
2) Icemen
3) Machine Black (beat Nats 2-times w/ Orange players)
4) Blades (lost good player during season)
5) Nats (beat LSS)
6) Lake Superior Stars (played w/Icemen players)
7) Izzy's
8) Legacy
9) Velocity
10) Ice Edge Black / Miracle Gold

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Post by letthemplay » Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:38 pm

HockeyDad41 wrote:
InThePipes wrote:
bandersnatch wrote:
MNM JMH wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
Ummmm. I think you have it in reversed order.
IMO.....

03

1. Blades

--- Depends on who comes, who leaves, and goaltending.
2a. Machine
2b. Gold

3. Legacy --- With Gold and Blades players on double duty
I'll second this opinion, spot on!
1a. Blades
1b. Machine
1c. Gold
---- Depending on who comes, who leaves, and goaltending.

Way too close to call. Next year will be pretty interesting for this group.

2013
1. Blades- tough to beat at this level!
2. Legacy- Some great additions and haven't lost anyone.
3. Machine- lost top two players and best goalie
4. MG- lost 2 of their top players

Lots of changes are happening at this level.

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Post by agate88 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:12 pm

MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
I'd include the Lake Superior Stars on that list.
Last edited by agate88 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by Sweet Dreams » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:28 pm

Irish wrote:99's
1) Machine Orange
2) Icemen
3) Machine Black (beat Nats 2-times w/ Orange players)
4) Blades (lost good player during season)
5) Nats (beat LSS)
6) Lake Superior Stars (played w/Icemen players)
7) Izzy's
8) Legacy
9) Velocity
10) Ice Edge Black / Miracle Gold
No Beyond the Pond Team Combat?

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Post by MNM JMH » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:35 pm

Sweet Dreams wrote:
Irish wrote:99's
1) Machine Orange
2) Icemen
3) Machine Black (beat Nats 2-times w/ Orange players)
4) Blades (lost good player during season)
5) Nats (beat LSS)
6) Lake Superior Stars (played w/Icemen players)
7) Izzy's
8) Legacy
9) Velocity
10) Ice Edge Black / Miracle Gold
No Beyond the Pond Team Combat?
Team Combat .... AKA. Nats

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Post by Irish » Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:51 pm

Sweet Dreams wrote:
Irish wrote:99's
1) Machine Orange
2) Icemen
3) Machine Black (beat Nats 2-times w/ Orange players)
4) Blades (lost good player during season)
5) Nats (beat LSS)
6) Lake Superior Stars (played w/Icemen players)
7) Izzy's
8) Legacy
9) Velocity
10) Ice Edge Black / Miracle Gold
No Beyond the Pond Team Combat?
Team Combat has a good team. I don't believe their roster is set. Time will tell how good this team will be. They finished 1-3 in the Easton cup a few weeks back. But they were also trying out different kids to be on the team. With a little tweaking it appears this could be a very good team and program.

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Post by InThePipes » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:04 pm

agate88 wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
I'd include the Lake Superior Stars on that list.
Yes, their 03 team is very solid.

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Post by SammyOB » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:45 pm

InThePipes wrote:
agate88 wrote:
MrBoDangles wrote:03's
Legacy
Gold
Machine
Blades

The talent seems to be on these four teams and they're pretty well matched.
I'd include the Lake Superior Stars on that list.
Yes, their 03 team is very solid.
How about the '03 Northern Wings?

Nobody rates the Northern Wings program...are they overrated? or just an open team?

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