2018-2019 Season

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2018-2019 Season

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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by 69MG » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:59 pm

Let's hope his NHL sources are legit. As he says, this would be huge for the Minutemen.
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NHL sources telling me Colorado Avalanche 4th overall pick Cale Makar is leaning on returning to UMass for sophomore season. Would be huge for Minutemen.

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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by Old Cage » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:36 am

Mr. Fear The Triangle seems to agree with Mr. Cox.
"Jack didn’t have any envy in him," Calipari said. "He was the greatest coach to ever coach here."

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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by cox'n » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:22 am

I spoke briefly to a relative of Makar's at one of the UVM playoff games who indicated that Cale was weighing his options, but loves playing on this team and is looking at his long-term development. That's not a guarantee he'll stay, but he won't "bolt" solely for the money. Seems he has set his sights on a long career in the NHL and is level-headed enough to take what he thinks is the best route.

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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by 78 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:13 pm

Nice article urging Cale to stay one more year:

https://milehighsticking.com/2018/03/12 ... route-yet/
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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:54 pm

He'll be back. All indications from day 1 were that this was a 2 year plan for development purposes, and there's no known reasons that would indicate that changes.
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Post by Floyd » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:18 pm

This is an exciting young team that can really make some noise next year. Coaches have done a great job. UMASS hockey should be huge next year
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Post by 78 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:26 pm

Well, Carvy seems much less sure in Matty V's article regarding Cale's return: http://www.gazettenet.com/Waiting-game- ... o-16162216
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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by Old Cage » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:25 am

^ I came to a different conclusion reading Ryan Ames' Collegian column.
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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by baseline47 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:33 pm

I really hope Cale returns. Love watching him skate/play. Another year would give him a chance to get bigger/stronger.
Recently, I watched a Bruins v Flyers game on the tube and was impressed with the heavy hitting. Many it'd be a good idea if Cale came back and added another twenty lbs of muscle.
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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by Bubba » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:18 am

Just speculation on my part, but I would suspect if Makar was going to leave, he would have already. In the past the players are flying to their AHL/NHL team within 24 hours of the end of their season so they can get in as many games as possible for the pro club before the season is over.

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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by baseline47 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:29 am

^ I haven't read that Cale is back at UMass either. Nothing in the paper one way or the other.
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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:33 am

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He's an enrolled student and member of the team. It's assumed that he is back til he graduates or until stated otherwise.
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Re: 2018-2019 Season

Post by baseline47 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:13 pm

^ Wonder if he's back on campus. What do our intrepid undercover detectives say?
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Re: 2018-2019 Season

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