Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by 69MG » Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:47 am

DoctorJ wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:24 pm
Damn. how does he compare?
The kid from Finland was small, quick and more offense than defense. Zac Jones will more than fill that role.
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As for Kessel, this says it better than I could.
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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by Floyd » Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:06 pm

Can't wait for hockey to start this year. Last season, I got the fevah, and there's only one cure. So many good young players on this team
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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by Old Cage » Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:55 pm

Josh Lopina for your viewing pleasure:

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"Jack didn’t have any envy in him," Calipari said. "He was the greatest coach to ever coach here."

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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by UMassfan_19 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:45 pm

Floyd wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:06 pm
Can't wait for hockey to start this year. Last season, I got the fevah, and there's only one cure. So many good young players on this team
Cow bell?

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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by 69MG » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:25 pm

D commit. I think he'll be here next year but you can't always tell with hockey recruits. He's on the small side.
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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by TruBluMaroon » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:44 pm

69MG wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:25 pm
D commit. I think he'll be here next year but you can't always tell with hockey recruits. He's on the small side.
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Re: Recruiting -- 2018 and beyond

Post by 69MG » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:28 pm

FightMass posted this. Ellis is a UMass commit.
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Noah Ellis (RHD) of the Des Moines Bucs looks like a carbon copy of Ryan Johnson (BUF 1st round pick).
Fantastic defender, advanced skating ability and escapability, cerebral passer.
I think he might even have more offensive potential.
One to watch.

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