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Post by MNpuckfanatic77 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:12 pm

CJ Smith from Holy Angels to Austin Bruins NAHL

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Post by observer » Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:41 pm

Ouch. Holy Angels has lost 3 of their top players. Their schedule just got a little more difficult. Any insight into what went on over there? Bianchi might have wished he stayed at Jefferson now that the other players have left.

CJ Smith Austin Bruins NAHL
Connor Hurley Edina
Zach Hartley Colorado Rampage U18 AAA

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Post by The Best in the Bizz3 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:57 pm

Still have Mork and several other returning players. Should be pretty solid on D
The best, period

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Post by The Exiled One » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:20 pm

Code: Select all

New Departures
Class Pos Player           Previous Team    New Team
JR    F   Hudson Fasching  Apple Valley     U17 NTDP
JR    F   Luke Voltin      Hill-Murray	   U17 NTDP
JR    F   Zach Hartley     Holy Angels      Colorado Rampage AAA
JR    F   CJ Smith         Holy Angels      Austin-NAHL
SR    F   Andy Faust       Hill-Murray      Austin-NAHL
SR    F   Mario Lucia      Wayzata          Penticton
SR    F   Eric Brenk       Moorhead         Sioux Falls-USHL
SR    F   Josh Erickson    Roseau           Sioux City-USHL
SR    F   AJ Michaelson    Apple Valley     Waterloo-USHL
SR    F   Eric Carlson     Albert Lea       Fairbainks-NAHL
SR    F   Zac McCarver     North St. Paul   Sioux Falls-USHL
SR    F   Gage Torrel      Monticello       Alexandria-NAHL
SO    D   Travis Wood      Hill-Murray      Erie-OHL
JR    D   Gage Ausmus      East Grand Forks U17 NTDP
SR    D   Neal Goff        Stillwater       Fargo-USHL
SR    D   Vince Pedrie     Apple Valley     Omaha-USHL
SR    D   Justin Brown     Saint Louis Park Milwaukee Admirals AAA 18U
SR    D   Cody Corbett     Stillwater       Edmonton-WHL
JR    G   Hunter Miska     North Branch     U17 NTDP
SR    G   Charlie Lindgren Lakeville North  Sioux Falls-USHL
SR    G   Evan Jamar       Duluth East      Duluth-SIJHL
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Post by observer » Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:17 am

Andy Faust (HM) is also on the Austin Bruins NAHL roster.

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HM

Post by stpaul » Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:00 pm

I'm just guessing here about Faust, but it looks like he is just playing a few fall games with Austin. He's only played in 4 of their 9 games on 3 weekends. He was not with them this past weekend at Bismarck.

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Addition

Post by F14 » Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:48 am

Marshall Tema 11 D - from Providence Academy to St. Louis Park where he played his youth

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Post by cyclones02 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:31 pm

rumor has it that cody corbett- Stillwater, is now playing in edmonton

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Post by MNpuckfanatic77 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:23 pm

observer wrote:Ouch. Holy Angels has lost 3 of their top players. Their schedule just got a little more difficult. Any insight into what went on over there? Bianchi might have wished he stayed at Jefferson now that the other players have left.

CJ Smith Austin Bruins NAHL
Connor Hurley Edina
Zach Hartley Colorado Rampage U18 AAA
All three were very random. Not completely sure what set them off but very questionable decisions to say the least. As far as Holy Angels goes they will be a very unpredictable team this season but I think Billy Hengen going on board as associate head coach can make up for the loss of those 3. Time will only tell.

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Post by mulefarm » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:05 pm

MNpuckfanatic77 wrote:
observer wrote:Ouch. Holy Angels has lost 3 of their top players. Their schedule just got a little more difficult. Any insight into what went on over there? Bianchi might have wished he stayed at Jefferson now that the other players have left.

CJ Smith Austin Bruins NAHL
Connor Hurley Edina
Zach Hartley Colorado Rampage U18 AAA
All three were very random. Not completely sure what set them off but very questionable decisions to say the least. As far as Holy Angels goes they will be a very unpredictable team this season but I think Billy Hengen going on board as associate head coach can make up for the loss of those 3. Time will only tell.
Unless Billy is going to play, I doubt a coach can make up for the loss of three talented player?

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Post by MNpuckfanatic77 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:18 pm

mulefarm wrote:
MNpuckfanatic77 wrote:
observer wrote:Ouch. Holy Angels has lost 3 of their top players. Their schedule just got a little more difficult. Any insight into what went on over there? Bianchi might have wished he stayed at Jefferson now that the other players have left.

CJ Smith Austin Bruins NAHL
Connor Hurley Edina
Zach Hartley Colorado Rampage U18 AAA
All three were very random. Not completely sure what set them off but very questionable decisions to say the least. As far as Holy Angels goes they will be a very unpredictable team this season but I think Billy Hengen going on board as associate head coach can make up for the loss of those 3. Time will only tell.
Unless Billy is going to play, I doubt a coach can make up for the loss of three talented player?
We'll wait and see. It will be a completely different program over there with him.

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Stillwater

Post by stpaul » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:41 pm

cyclones02 wrote:rumor has it that cody corbett- Stillwater, is now playing in edmonton
It's true. Story is on the Edmonton Oil Kings website. Stillwater has lost 2 dominant defensemen with Neal Goff and Cody Corbett going to junior hockey.
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Re: Stillwater

Post by starmvp » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:42 pm

stpaul wrote:
cyclones02 wrote:rumor has it that cody corbett- Stillwater, is now playing in edmonton
It's true. Story is on the Edmonton Oil Kings website. Sillwater has lost 2 dominant defensemen with Neal Goff and Cody Corbett going to junior hockey.
Wow, very interesting. Play in elite league all fall.

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Post by observer » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:50 pm

We've also learned that playing in the WHL will make him ineligible for college hockey. Interesting decision to say the least.

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Post by starmvp » Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:25 pm

observer wrote:We've also learned that playing in the WHL will make him ineligible for college hockey. Interesting decision to say the least.
I've never really understood why some players decide to go to the WHL...

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Re: Stillwater

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:50 am

stpaul wrote:
cyclones02 wrote:rumor has it that cody corbett- Stillwater, is now playing in edmonton
It's true. Story is on the Edmonton Oil Kings website. Stillwater has lost 2 dominant defensemen with Neal Goff and Cody Corbett going to junior hockey.
Those boys are more then ready to move on to bigger and better things then Minnesota high school hockey.

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Re: Stillwater

Post by stpaul » Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:33 am

northwoods oldtimer wrote:Those boys are more then ready to move on to bigger and better things then Minnesota high school hockey.
The majority of those boys' hockey careers are also over at age 20. I think part of the attraction is that nobody cares if you don't bother to go to school.

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Post by coach95 » Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:55 am

Well, maybe he is good enough to play and wants to take his game to the next level. Mn has this bubble and people don't realize that there is better hockey outside of mn. college hockey is not the route for everyone. if hockey doesn't work, he has college paid for him......so there you go........good luck to him!!!

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Post by mulefarm » Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:32 pm

Most Mn players careers are over after hs. Playing major is the quickest way to the nhl or in the minor leagues. Major junior players can play college hockey in Canada and can get an education if they choose. Another option for players, I believe the Sauer boys from St Cloud took this option.

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Re: Stillwater

Post by BodyShots » Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:05 pm

stpaul wrote:
cyclones02 wrote:rumor has it that cody corbett- Stillwater, is now playing in edmonton
It's true. Story is on the Edmonton Oil Kings website. Stillwater has lost 2 dominant defensemen with Neal Goff and Cody Corbett going to junior hockey.
What's worse? Losing them to juniors, or losing them to HM? :wink:

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Post by The Exiled One » Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:08 pm

Most players who go Major Junior NEVER make it to the NHL. Most will try to prove themselves in the minor leagues after they age out of juniors. Most minor leagues barely pay a living wage and don't prepare them at all for life outside hockey. Playing in the minor leagues voids the education package offered in Major Juniors.

This is why most Minnesotans opt to play college hockey... they know better. Some Minnesotans believe they probably wouldn't have been able to cut it in college, hockey or no hockey, so Major Juniors is probably a better option for them. Some kids (usually not Minnesotans) are smart enough to graduate college but decide to try and get into the NHL one or two years earlier by playing Major Juniors.

It is what it is. Thankfully, I've got smart kids and we're not big into gambling. If my kids ever get good enough at hockey to get the opportunity, I know what I'd advise them to do.

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Re: Stillwater

Post by stpaul » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:48 pm

BodyShots wrote:What's worse? Losing them to juniors, or losing them to HM? :wink:
Cody might wake up on a few -35 Degree Edmonton mornings this winter and have to go get on a long bus ride to Saskatchewan. He'll wonder why mom's not fixing him breakfast before a warm, short car ride to class at Stillwater High. Phil Housley can't be that bad, can he? He might even wish he was sitting in Religion class staring at some girl's legs over at the evil green empire in Maplewood.

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Post by gophs1616 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:48 am

starmvp wrote:
observer wrote:We've also learned that playing in the WHL will make him ineligible for college hockey. Interesting decision to say the least.
I've never really understood why some players decide to go to the WHL...
Cody wasn't doing so hot in school is the rumor. WHL is a very good league, he is a big boy and can hold his own

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Post by 20custom » Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:14 am

a very large hole on the MN White roster this week-end..looks like DE is losing another one...any body see a pattern here? Nobody loses there best player as consistently as he does..

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Post by dump and chase » Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:20 am

Hill and Apple Valley had the most early departures bu,t what team will be most hurt by who left?

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