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  • Re: Realignment Rumors

    Originally posted by peten16 View Post
    LOL A little sensitive are you, "Mr. 21K Posts"?

    So your browser is up on the correct spelling of "Knute Rockne"?

    ...And sure, only 6.8 posts per day OVER THE LAST NINE YEARS!!! LOL

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    • Re: Realignment Rumors

      Some posters need to be introduced to the newbie guide. You officially lose this arguement, peten16.
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        I'm on peten16's side on this one. Too many posters out here have their #1 accomplishment in life as having hit 20K posts on a college hockey message board, a feat they achieve by not having a job and living in their parents' basement until age 30! As none of us are getting paid to post out here, nobody should feel the need to play the grammer police. It just comes off as being really, really lame.
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        • Re: Realignment Rumors

          Take it for what its worth, from USHR...

          Here are a couple things to keep a watch on:

          With the Big 10 Hockey League a fait accompli, there has been a lot of talk about Miami and Notre Dame possibly joining Hockey East.

          There has also been talk about the University of Indiana possibly adding a varsity hockey program.

          With the college coaches’ convention running next week, there should be no lack of news – or at least lively discussion and speculation – coming out of Naples.

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          • Re: Realignment Rumors

            Originally posted by redhead18 View Post
            Take it for what its worth, from USHR...
            As a Hockey East fan, I'd welcome a move like that but put me firmly in the "I'll believe it when I see it" camp.
            Legally drunk???? If its "legal", what's the ------- problem?!? - George Carlin

            Ever notice how everybody who drives slower than you is an idiot, and everybody who drives faster is a maniac? - George Carlin

            "I've never seen so much reason and bullsh*t contained in ONE MAN."

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            • Re: Realignment Rumors

              Originally posted by Rover View Post
              I'm on peten16's side on this one. Too many posters out here have their #1 accomplishment in life as having hit 20K posts on a college hockey message board, a feat they achieve by not having a job and living in their parents' basement until age 30! As none of us are getting paid to post out here, nobody should feel the need to play the grammer police. It just comes off as being really, really lame.
              It would be great if no one had to play grammar police because people only made the occasional typo or rushed post where a few mistakes were made. That is not the case. I receive professional emails with typos, LOLspeak, and egregious spelling errors. If people were more careful about their spelling, punctuation and grammar in their informal, recreational communication, then it would be second nature to avoid errors in their professional communication.

              However, I also think the "you automatically lose an argument!" "rule," along with other inside jokes on the board, are rather sad and lame. In fact, I find them as sad and lame as poorly written, error-filled posts.
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              • Re: Realignment Rumors

                Originally posted by Runninwiththedogs View Post
                It would be great if no one had to play grammar police...
                I tink you means playing de half ahsed grammeur police cuz in de very nexte posting apres "Rockney" de nexte guy writted:

                "multiple = more then one."

                et no ones said nutting, mon Dieu!

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                • Re: Realignment Rumors

                  Indiana?

                  Iowa (actually, Iowa State) has a notable club team but... Indiana? Is that just some "my secret sources" nonsense or does it have any reality to it?

                  Edit: 32 GF 101 GA. Wheee...
                  Last edited by Kepler; 04-22-2011, 04:03 PM.
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                  • Re: Realignment Rumors

                    Originally posted by Jacques "Rabbit" Poriveau View Post
                    I tink you means playing de half ahsed grammeur police cuz in de very nexte posting apres "Rockney" de nexte guy writted:

                    "multiple = more then one."

                    et no ones said nutting, mon Dieu!
                    Nice, I did not catch that.
                    Arenas I have been to in (chronological order):

                    Munn Arena: Michigan State
                    Norris Center/Abel Arena: Lake Superior
                    MacInnes Arena: Mich Tech
                    Yost Arena: U-Mich
                    Lakeview Arena: Nothern Mich
                    Ewigleben Arena: Ferris State
                    Lawson Arena: Western Mich.
                    Mariucci Arena ('nuff said)
                    Verizon Wireless Center: MN State
                    Joyce Center: Notre Dame
                    Berry Events Center: Northern Mich
                    Matthews Arena: Northeastern

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                    • Re: Realignment Rumors

                      Originally posted by Kepler View Post
                      Indiana?

                      Iowa (actually, Iowa State) has a notable club team but... Indiana? Is that just some "my secret sources" nonsense or does it have any reality to it?

                      Edit: 32 GF 101 GA. Wheee...
                      I do wonder if any other B10 schools are now contemplating this. If so, which school would be the best fit in terms of having a vibrant program? IU does not seem like the most likely candidate. Illinois?
                      Arenas I have been to in (chronological order):

                      Munn Arena: Michigan State
                      Norris Center/Abel Arena: Lake Superior
                      MacInnes Arena: Mich Tech
                      Yost Arena: U-Mich
                      Lakeview Arena: Nothern Mich
                      Ewigleben Arena: Ferris State
                      Lawson Arena: Western Mich.
                      Mariucci Arena ('nuff said)
                      Verizon Wireless Center: MN State
                      Joyce Center: Notre Dame
                      Berry Events Center: Northern Mich
                      Matthews Arena: Northeastern

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                      • Re: Realignment Rumors

                        Originally posted by Kepler View Post
                        Indiana?

                        Iowa (actually, Iowa State) has a notable club team but... Indiana? Is that just some "my secret sources" nonsense or does it have any reality to it?

                        Edit: 32 GF 101 GA. Wheee...
                        I've never understood the whole club hockey -> varsity thing...it's not like the club players will become the varsity team; a few would, sure, but the 3rd line club team wouldn't last past one or two recruiting seasons on a varsity team.

                        Other than the fact it provides something of a built in fan base and the liklihood of a rink to play on, I don't see the necessity of having a good club team prior to having a varsity team.

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                        • Re: Realignment Rumors

                          Originally posted by peten16 View Post
                          So I misspelled a name, that's my bad... But a name? Names are so often esoteric, certainly you can be a little less of a d-head over that.
                          No, no I don't think UMDGHIK can be less of a d-head. He is what he is.

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                          • Re: Realignment Rumors

                            Originally posted by unofan View Post
                            I've never understood the whole club hockey -> varsity thing...it's not like the club players will become the varsity team; a few would, sure, but the 3rd line club team wouldn't last past one or two recruiting seasons on a varsity team.

                            Other than the fact it provides something of a built in fan base and the liklihood of a rink to play on, I don't see the necessity of having a good club team prior to having a varsity team.
                            Exactly.

                            And Iowa State is not in the B10, but I digress.
                            Arenas I have been to in (chronological order):

                            Munn Arena: Michigan State
                            Norris Center/Abel Arena: Lake Superior
                            MacInnes Arena: Mich Tech
                            Yost Arena: U-Mich
                            Lakeview Arena: Nothern Mich
                            Ewigleben Arena: Ferris State
                            Lawson Arena: Western Mich.
                            Mariucci Arena ('nuff said)
                            Verizon Wireless Center: MN State
                            Joyce Center: Notre Dame
                            Berry Events Center: Northern Mich
                            Matthews Arena: Northeastern

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                            • Re: Realignment Rumors

                              Originally posted by unofan View Post
                              I've never understood the whole club hockey -> varsity thing...it's not like the club players will become the varsity team; a few would, sure, but the 3rd line club team wouldn't last past one or two recruiting seasons on a varsity team. Other than the fact it provides something of a built in fan base and the liklihood of a rink to play on, I don't see the necessity of having a good club team prior to having a varsity team.
                              I would think they have nothing to do with each other except a good club team has a fan base that will more easily transfer to the varsity squad. It's possible some club players could make the team but not many if any. If they were that good they would be playing elsewhere. I would look at them more like a walk on, which on occasion makes it such as Hunwick from MI a walk on.

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                              • Re: Realignment Rumors

                                Originally posted by Rover View Post
                                As a Hockey East fan, I'd welcome a move like that but put me firmly in the "I'll believe it when I see it" camp.
                                As a Hockey East fan, I would hate it. Adding Notre Dame and Miami would squeeze the peripheral Hockey East teams like Merrimack, Northeastern, Vermont, etc. Teams that could make a run every few years at the Hockey East title and pop into the NCAA playoffs every once in a while will likely find it a lot harder to get there.

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