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  • gophfan
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    Look i love college hockey but there something wrong with it if adding one school causes the death of many schools program. If this was any other sport people would be jumping for joy for a big time program adding there sport.

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  • yooper(UP) hockey
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    Originally posted by technohusky View Post
    Darcy Martini?
    I can name many from diffrent schools. Kids go to college hockey for one, two,and three years. Do these kids graduate? No

    Phil Kessel went Minnesota one year and he bailed. Danny Heatly went for two seasons and he bailed. You cant tell me most of these kids play college hockey for an education.

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  • technohusky
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    Originally posted by yooper(UP) hockey View Post
    You didnt know any college hockey players who skipped alot of classes? I knew many.
    Darcy Martini?

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  • yooper(UP) hockey
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    Originally posted by ExileOnDaytonStreet View Post
    Good Lord, you're not that bright, are you?
    You didnt know any college hockey players who skipped alot of classes? I knew many.

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  • bigblue_dl
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    Originally posted by ExileOnDaytonStreet View Post
    Good Lord, you're not that bright, are you?
    I think you only have to see the USCHO handle to figure that out.

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  • ExileOnDaytonStreet
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    Originally posted by yooper(UP) hockey View Post
    The farther you travel the more school you miss.

    If I am right I think most student athletes dont mind missing class for hockey.

    Most players go to school for hockey not school.
    Good Lord, you're not that bright, are you?

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  • yooper(UP) hockey
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    Originally posted by davyd83 View Post
    Really? Why would they give up an automatic NCAA bid? That would be incredibly foolish. And the travel would be ridiculous. For most CCHA schools, Northern Michigan is their longest trip. Tech would be their shortest roadie among WCHA schools. They would also have to add an annual flight to Colorado and go to Alaska every year.

    If I am right I think most student athletes dont mind missing class for hockey.

    Most players go to school for hockey not school.
    Last edited by yooper(UP) hockey; 05-13-2011, 11:33 AM.

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  • CHFAN222
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    ND would be more likely to join HE than for BC and Providence to leave it.

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  • Almington
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    Originally posted by manurespreader View Post
    That blogger makes a supposition there which is without basis and is wishful thinking on his part. He presumes to know what ND is thinking. IMHO he has damaged his credibility with that remark.
    You are assuming that he had credibility to begin with.

    His point and logic are valid, that if ND starts a network, they are going to want to maximize revenue from it, one way that they will do that is by increasing the overall national profile of the teams that the hockey program plays.

    Where his logic fails is why would teams like Providence or BC want to join the conference? I'm sure that any of the HE schools would have no problem playing ND in no conference play, I have to believe that they would laugh in anyones face if they were asked to leave the easy travel of HE to join a predominantly western conference. Basically I see this playing out two ways either a Western 6 (or 8) forms and the excluded teams form a conference of 6 (or 8) teams or nothing happens in the short term and the status quo exists until after everyone has had a chance to adjust to the Big Ten conference.

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  • bigblue_dl
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    Originally posted by davyd83 View Post
    Really? Why would they give up an automatic NCAA bid? That would be incredibly foolish. And the travel would be ridiculous. For most CCHA schools, Northern Michigan is their longest trip. Tech would be their shortest roadie among WCHA schools. They would also have to add an annual flight to Colorado and go to Alaska every year.
    Don't fight the idiocy with common sense, fight it with the "ignore" feature.

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  • davyd83
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    Originally posted by yooper(UP) hockey View Post
    Combine the WCHA and CCHA and get it over with.
    Really? Why would they give up an automatic NCAA bid? That would be incredibly foolish. And the travel would be ridiculous. For most CCHA schools, Northern Michigan is their longest trip. Tech would be their shortest roadie among WCHA schools. They would also have to add an annual flight to Colorado and go to Alaska every year.

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  • yooper(UP) hockey
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    Originally posted by Biddco View Post
    Yooper (UP) thinks that is a stupid idea.
    Combine the WCHA and CCHA and get it over with.

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  • manurespreader
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    That blogger makes a supposition there which is without basis and is wishful thinking on his part. He presumes to know what ND is thinking. IMHO he has damaged his credibility with that remark.

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  • MaizeRage
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    Originally posted by Shirtless Guy View Post
    What about Western Michigan and Bowling Green?
    My understanding is that it's extremely unlikely that those three MAC schools would split up regardless of how things shake out.

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  • 4four4
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    Originally posted by dggoddard View Post
    Latest rumor from Western College Hockey:

    http://www.westerncollegehockeyblog....ng-realignment

    So if what he is saying about all D-I schools, some of the the likely suspects would be

    BC
    Providence
    Notre Dame
    Denver
    North Dakota
    Nebraska-Omaha
    Miami
    IMO, we will not see any realignment anytime soon. The Big Ten Hockey Conference has something no other conference has in America a national tv network showing only member vs. member games. That my friends is worth gold! Which might be the deciding factor of playing in the Big Ten over anywhere else in America.

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