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  • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

    Congrats Union! Good Luck tonight

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    • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

      Originally posted by Wholin1 View Post
      Props to the Dude. Good call. Kinkaid was the difference.
      Definitely. I still think Milan would have done well, but Kinkaid looked solid and confident. There's no decision-making for tonight.
      Union Hockey

      2014 National Champions!!!!

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      • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

        Congratulations. That game was everything I expected it to be. Your guys played a good game. Better than either team in the afternon contest for sure. It hurts for us to see the year end for our senior class - who did some pretty special this year and throughout their careers - especially on a night where we thought they did all they needed to win . . . except get a bounce. But that's the way it goes, and you guys have a very good team.

        Good luck tonight.

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        • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

          A couple of observations from last night.

          It looked like the ice was in tough shape. A lot of very strange bounces on the ice and off the boards. The start of the the 2nd and 3rd periods were delayed I assume because there was excess water on the surface. Why can't they just resurface the ice right away without those inane contests between periods?

          It looked like Zajac reinjured his shoulder but returned after being worked on. Pretty tough kid. Also, I feel for Mike Wakita who had to sit out the game. As a senior and captain this had to be tough to swallow. I don't imagine he'll be playing tonight either.

          Yano took a horrible penalty and had to be sweating bullets while riding out the PK. BTW, I thought the refs did a credible job last night, I hardly noticed them.

          Minor quibble, why is there a picture of a Yale player (Backman?) on the cover of the program? They must have sent this to the printer in October.

          Let's roll tonight, Go U!

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          • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

            Do it up, guys. 20 years is a long time to wait - I know, because 8 seems like long enough! Get it done!

            I'll be hitting Darcy Zajac with a "Kelly's better" chant tonight at the X!
            Keep an open mind. Just don't be so open-minded that your brain falls out.

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            • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

              Anybody have any insight on where the Union fans were/are located vs. the Cornell fans? Probably gonna make my way down to the TUC this evening but want to try and avoid getting myself stuck in the middle of the People's Army. I'll be sporting my RPI jersey but definitely rooting for U tonight.
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              • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

                Originally posted by GRussinko View Post
                Anybody have any insight on where the Union fans were/are located vs. the Cornell fans? Probably gonna make my way down to the TUC this evening but want to try and avoid getting myself stuck in the middle of the People's Army.
                They'll be easy to spot. They'll be the ones singing this (and looking like that) before the game.
                Last edited by Red Cloud; 03-20-2010, 12:46 PM.
                Keep an open mind. Just don't be so open-minded that your brain falls out.

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                • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

                  Originally posted by Red Cloud View Post
                  I'll be hitting Darcy Zajac with a "Kelly's better" chant tonight at the X!
                  I like it!
                  National Champions 2014!
                  Cleary Cup Champions 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017!
                  Whitelaw Cup Champions 2012, 2013, 2014!!!
                  Let's Go U!!!

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                  • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the ye

                    Originally posted by GRussinko View Post
                    Anybody have any insight on where the Union fans were/are located vs. the Cornell fans? Probably gonna make my way down to the TUC this evening but want to try and avoid getting myself stuck in the middle of the People's Army. I'll be sporting my RPI jersey but definitely rooting for U tonight.
                    We're in Section 119, Row N, and surrounded. Hopefully we can scout out a couple of seats in friendlier territory.
                    Hockey is life, the rest is just details!

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                    • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

                      Originally posted by GRussinko View Post
                      Anybody have any insight on where the Union fans were/are located vs. the Cornell fans? Probably gonna make my way down to the TUC this evening but want to try and avoid getting myself stuck in the middle of the People's Army. I'll be sporting my RPI jersey but definitely rooting for U tonight.
                      They were in opposite corners. Union was seated in realation to Broadway Joes, on that side, 103 -104 Id say, Cornell was in the opposite corner 118-117 If im guessing right.
                      Last edited by DavidSec17; 03-20-2010, 01:05 PM.

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                      • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the ye

                        Originally posted by DavidSec17 View Post
                        They were in opposite corners. Union was seated in realation to Broadway Joes, on that side, 103 -104 Id say, Cornell was in the opposite corner 118-117 If im guessing right.
                        Exactly right.

                        The Union fans kept it rockin' over there last night and I was pretty proud. Hopefully tonight will be 10x as intense. I want every Union fan there to give it all they have. We haven't always had lots of opportunities to get excited and cheer like we do tonight, so make it count.

                        I'm looking forward to a great, and certainly a very tough game. Lets get it U! Seize the opportunity!

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                        • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

                          Originally posted by DavidSec17 View Post
                          They were in opposite corners. Union was seated in realation to Broadway Joes, on that side, 103 -104 Id say, Cornell was in the opposite corner 118-117 If im guessing right.
                          Correct.

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                          • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the year.

                            Originally posted by Wholin1 View Post
                            A couple of observations from last night.

                            It looked like the ice was in tough shape. A lot of very strange bounces on the ice and off the boards. The start of the the 2nd and 3rd periods were delayed I assume because there was excess water on the surface. Why can't they just resurface the ice right away without those inane contests between periods?
                            There was one spot - the faceoff circle closest to the Union corner - where players seemed to keep tripping and falling. I also thought the ice wasn't in great shape and there were some classic TUC bounces off the boards.

                            Originally posted by Wholin1 View Post
                            It looked like Zajac reinjured his shoulder but returned after being worked on. Pretty tough kid. Also, I feel for Mike Wakita who had to sit out the game. As a senior and captain this had to be tough to swallow. I don't imagine he'll be playing tonight either.
                            We thought Zajac was injured with a slash to the wrist on a 2-on-1 scoring chance a few minutes after Cain's goal, but the TV replay looked like the SLU defender got his stick twisted with Kelly's arm. Hard to tell, but there's no doubt Zajac's a tough kid.

                            Originally posted by Wholin1 View Post
                            Minor quibble, why is there a picture of a Yale player (Backman?) on the cover of the program? They must have sent this to the printer in October.
                            I thought the same thing at first, but some might recall that the Lake Placid programs had the previous year's winning team on the front cover. That said, is it hard to print out 9,000 programs in 4 days?

                            My main quibble was that they didn't have the programs available until halfway through the first period of the early game.
                            Union Hockey

                            2014 National Champions!!!!

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                            • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the ye

                              The featured team on the cover of the programs is always the previous year's winner.
                              Keep an open mind. Just don't be so open-minded that your brain falls out.

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                              • Re: Union College Hockey 2009-2010: Playoff series win? Check. Albany? This is the ye

                                Originally posted by Red Cloud View Post
                                The featured team on the cover of the programs is always the previous year's winner.
                                Oops, Union fans understandably wouldn't know that.

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