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by jjmc85
Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

Big, big win. Huge. Major props to Coach Carvel and the team bouncing back from such a gut wrenching loss to a team you were 2-20-1 against in the last 8 years. Speaks volumes of the mental toughness. As to Lindberg, I'm not sure. He let in a goal on the first shot. Then I believe he was late coming...
by jjmc85
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

That was the second worst goal I’ve ever seen in my life. Only thing worse was the goal that tied the 2015 national championship. Add in the Kiefuk broken jaw on top of Langunov being out for the season and Chaffee also out this weekend at least. I was fully planning on driving out to Amherst tonigh...
by jjmc85
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

UML was swept this weekend, bringing them down to 15 in the pairwise. Friday and Saturday are now basically must win for them if they want a shot at an at large bid. I hope the Minutemen are ready.
by jjmc85
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

I’m sitting in 106 10th row. Lowell Beerworks is a five minute walk from the rink. That’s probably where I’ll be in advance with cousin who went to UML.

Also, it’s possible that BC will be alone in first by faceoff. They’re two points back with a game tonight and a game Thursday.
by jjmc85
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

Good to hear. I’m going to both games next weekend as well. Hope to see a lot of you there.
by jjmc85
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

Sweep was a PWR saver. Very satisfying. PC season now on life support whereas I’m back to being cautiously optimistic about the UMass season. Now a much needed break before a home and home with UML. UML has owned UMass, especially since Bazin came in. There is a true hatred in Lowell for the Minutem...
by jjmc85
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: The demise of Hockey East as we know it??
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Re: The demise of Hockey East as we know it??

One thing I just thought of: CAA take over was almost a disaster for all northern schools. Once Hofstra and Northeastern cut football, they started expanding southwards with more Virginia and Georgia teams. And IIRC there was some weird membership rule where full CAA members had a say in who joined ...
by jjmc85
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: The demise of Hockey East as we know it??
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Re: The demise of Hockey East as we know it??

On the one hand, agreed with Sheck though I’d say it’s more in line with when the A-10 absorbed the football only Yankee Conference to get voting rights. Didn’t the B1G pull something behind the rest of the College Hockey world’s back and no one could stop them because they were the only conference ...
by jjmc85
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

Playing with the pairwise calculator on College hockey news, simulating this upcoming BC game only, this game very important. Almost must win for an at large spot. Right now UMass is in 7th in the pairwise. A win or tie keeps UMass at 7. A loss knocks UMass back to 12. BC stays at 5 regardless of ou...
by jjmc85
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: State of the Progam
Replies: 1055
Views: 98402

Re: State of the Progam

Unfortunately of the 4 goals, the most important for the future of the program is the one missing.

I guess it’s a good reminder to not expect much next season and hope 2021 is better.
by jjmc85
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

My assumption is that if Denver had scored, they would have counted it. So we’re in a situation where only one team is allowed to score. That’s crap. Either blow it dead right away or count the goal.
by jjmc85
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: 2020 Season
Replies: 62
Views: 5054

Re: 2020 Season

Quann wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:21 am
^^^^^^^
We’re just jumping over 2020 already? Another shit year for a program that can not afford to keep being non competitive.
Out of curiosity, what difference does one more season make? It’s only the diehards left anyway.
by jjmc85
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: 2020 Season
Replies: 62
Views: 5054

Re: 2020 Season

It’s going to be another very long season. Listening to the Plant the Flag podcast about recruiting day and Bell is stressing he needs another class or two. Bamford has said similar things. So I’m going to believe them that this season isn’t going to be UMass’ year either. Maybe 2022? :?
by jjmc85
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Hockey Forum
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 159
Views: 14370

Re: 2019-20 Season

I like the streaming. It’s $5.99 or $6.99 a month. Have used it to watch road games as well as a couple of home games I missed. Gotten my moneys worth. Works for the NESN games too. Also has other tv shows too. It works well with my Roku tv as there’s an app for it. Will cancel at the end of the sea...
by jjmc85
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: State of the Progam
Replies: 1055
Views: 98402

Re: State of the Progam

I’ll renew my season tickets to continue to support the program but I might not go to many games next season. I’ll sit at home and watch on NESN instead. To put this into perspective, when my sister got engaged 5 years ago, the first words out of my mother’s mouth were “You aren’t allowed to pick a ...