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    Holy Cross 2018-2019

    The schedule is up and Iím looking forward to the schools inaugural season in Hockey East!

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    Re: Holy Cross 2018-2019

    Well after two weekends of hockey, things arenít looking too bad for this first year program. A 2-0 loss and a 1-1 tie last weekend vs RIT and then another 1-1 tie this weekend vs RPI are not a bad start. RPI has beat RIT 7 times in their last eight meeting, several games were high scoring wins, so a tie vs the Engineers is great for the Crusaders. The first year players are playing very well and the returning skaters are accepting the challenge and experience of playing at the highest level.

    Next weekend the team faces its first significant test, playing Providence and UCONN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gotanytape View Post
    Well after two weekends of hockey, things arenít looking too bad for this first year program. A 2-0 loss and a 1-1 tie last weekend vs RIT and then another 1-1 tie this weekend vs RPI are not a bad start. RPI has beat RIT 7 times in their last eight meeting, several games were high scoring wins, so a tie vs the Engineers is great for the Crusaders. The first year players are playing very well and the returning skaters are accepting the challenge and experience of playing at the highest level.

    Next weekend the team faces its first significant test, playing Providence and UCONN.

    You have a great coach there. first class all the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quiet Riot View Post
    You have a great coach there. first class all the way.
    Heís the best. A great hockey mind

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    Re: Holy Cross 2018-2019

    Great school, stand up coach and hopefully a great program in the near future. Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hockeynut69 View Post
    Great school, stand up coach and hopefully a great program in the near future. Good luck!
    After watching this team the past few weeks, I can say that the key to keeping the games respectable is staying out of the penalty box.

    The few D1 recruits are playing well and the majority of the existing players are able to keep up, but they just donít operate at that next level. Penalty kill situations are wearing the team down.

    The BC game was fun to watch because nobody gave up the entire game. Merrimack could have been closer.... too many mistakes

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    Re: Holy Cross 2018-2019

    Quote Originally Posted by gotanytape View Post
    After watching this team the past few weeks, I can say that the key to keeping the games respectable is staying out of the penalty box.

    The few D1 recruits are playing well and the majority of the existing players are able to keep up, but they just donít operate at that next level. Penalty kill situations are wearing the team down.

    The BC game was fun to watch because nobody gave up the entire game. Merrimack could have been closer.... too many mistakes
    It is hard to stay out of the box when you are chasing the puck the whole game and playing defense.

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