Minutemen in the NHL

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by 69MG » Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:52 am

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🗣 "With the 40th overall selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes have selected Scott Morrow"
He's the 8th pick in Round 2. Not too bad. Expecting at least 2 more today.

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by KahunaK » Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:03 pm

I wish the Bruins would pick up a UMASS player. Today's news about Makar puts an end to my hope to see him in a spoked B uniform.

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by DoctorJ » Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:34 pm

KahunaK wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:03 pm I wish the Bruins would pick up a UMASS player. Today's news about Makar puts an end to my hope to see him in a spoked B uniform.
You mean Cale's contract or are you talking about Taylor?
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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by KahunaK » Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:00 pm

DoctorJ wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:34 pm
KahunaK wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:03 pm I wish the Bruins would pick up a UMASS player. Today's news about Makar puts an end to my hope to see him in a spoked B uniform.
You mean Cale's contract or are you talking about Taylor?
I had this dream that Cale Makar would become an unrestricted free agent and sign with the Bruins. We would have a new "Bobby Orr". But it appears that the Avalanche has wrapped him up with a six-year contract with lots of cash. I wish nothing but the best for Cale as long as he doesn't beat the Broons.

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by TruBluMaroon » Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:34 pm

4 th Round
Lopina to the Ducks
Ufko to the Predators

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by TruBluMaroon » Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:47 pm

69MG wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:52 am
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🗣 "With the 40th overall selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes have selected Scott Morrow"
He's the 8th pick in Round 2. Not too bad. Expecting at least 2 more today.
Got 2 more.....who are your reaches?

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by alan » Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:07 pm

Taylor Makar drafted by COL. Decent weekend for the Makars.
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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by 69MG » Sat Jul 24, 2021 6:27 pm

Does anyone know how many roster players (including freshmen) have been drafted? A list would be appreciated.

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by TruBluMaroon » Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:19 pm

69MG wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 6:27 pm Does anyone know how many roster players (including freshmen) have been drafted? A list would be appreciated.
From the UMassAthletics site

Morrow, Lopina, Ufko and Makar along with Matthew Kessel (St. Louis) and Lucas Mercuri (Carolina) and Slava Demin (Chicago) give the Minutemen a total of seven drafted players on their roster for the 2021-22 season.


FYI - Denim is already on his second organization, drafted by LV an as his rights were traded to Chicago.

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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by DiLo '94 » Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:31 pm

Nice article on The Athletic today with lots of mentions of Zac Jones and his summer skating and prep.

https://theathletic.com/2769488/2021/08 ... n-naurato/
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Re: Minutemen in the NHL

Post by Floyd » Tue Aug 17, 2021 4:14 pm

Thank God for UMass hockey. What a program turnaround. Huge kudos to all involved in reviving and building it into what it is today. Such a pleasure to watch this program
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