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Siouxfaninseattle
03-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Sorry to those of you wanting to see the full recap. I had a little emergency in the family that required a trip to the ER. Everything looks like it will be okay, but a little scary for a moment there.

Here is the link to the game recap...

http://www.collegehockeyweekly.com/1960-1961-DU-Pioneers-vs-2001-2002-New-Hampshire-Wildcats.html

It doesn't look like I'm going to be able to get to the rest of the games that I was hoping to. At this point, it is highly unlikely that I'll finish this round by the Frozen Four. I'll keep trying to plug away as I have time, and I'll at least try to have at least a game or two done each week...probably on Thursdays (although not likely this Thursday).

Where are your priorities? :D:eek::D

vizoroo
03-19-2014, 10:55 PM
Sorry to those of you wanting to see the full recap. I had a little emergency in the family that required a trip to the ER. Everything looks like it will be okay, but a little scary for a moment there.

Here is the link to the game recap...

http://www.collegehockeyweekly.com/1960-1961-DU-Pioneers-vs-2001-2002-New-Hampshire-Wildcats.html

It doesn't look like I'm going to be able to get to the rest of the games that I was hoping to. At this point, it is highly unlikely that I'll finish this round by the Frozen Four. I'll keep trying to plug away as I have time, and I'll at least try to have at least a game or two done each week...probably on Thursdays (although not likely this Thursday).

Aren't ERs fun?;)
Glad to hear all is OK.

And all is definitely ok with the '60-'61 Pioneers! A Jerry Walker hat trick in the 1st period! Yikes!
Yes it was a Run, Run, Runaway

dwollstadt
03-20-2014, 07:34 AM
Was the #4 - 1986-1987 North Dakota vs. #61 - 2003-2004 Maine game ever played (on the computer). I haven't seen a score.

Thanks for this thread.

Fighting Sioux 23
03-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Was the #4 - 1986-1987 North Dakota vs. #61 - 2003-2004 Maine game ever played (on the computer). I haven't seen a score.

Thanks for this thread.

I have yet to do a recap of that game. It was supposed to be done on Tuesday, but it sort of got lost in the mix of the other two games going on. I was perhaps a bit over-ambitious in how many games I could get done at one time. There is still a chance that the game could take place sometime this weekend.

Once I get a better idea of how much time I'm going to have for this, I'll try to post some sort of schedule of at least the order of the games. Once a game is complete, I will have some sort of recap on here, along with a link to the full game recap on the CHW site. I will still try to get at least 1-2 done per week...or more when time allows. While a finish by the Frozen Four is probably unrealistic, I would still like to have the Round of 64 completed by the end of May. I count 20 games remaining. From here until the end of May there are 10 weeks (not including this week). So, if I can get 2 games done each week, I would be done by May. Then there will be 16 Round of 32 games, and I am still hoping to have that round completed by the start of the next hockey season. The plan is still to have the entire tournament completed by Thanksgiving 2014.

Overall, the tournament has seen 48 games played, and there are 51 left. Almost half way there.

Fighting Sioux 23
03-20-2014, 08:43 AM
Aren't ERs fun?;)
Glad to hear all is OK.

And all is definitely ok with the '60-'61 Pioneers! A Jerry Walker hat trick in the 1st period! Yikes!
Yes it was a Run, Run, Runaway

No...ERs are not fun. But yes, glad everything looks alright. :)

Not only did Walker get a hat trick in the first...he scored FIVE GOALS. That's nuts. Of course, teams back then didn't have quite as many players, and those who played saw more minutes. Walker is one of the greatest goal scorers in college hockey history, and he showed that yesterday.

Fighting Sioux 23
04-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Alright, now that the craziness that was the NCAA Tournament is over, I thought I would post an update for this thread. I won't be doing any updates today, as I'm going to be spending the bulk of my time over the next couple of days entering data for the Greatest Programs thread. That means that starting NEXT THURSDAY, I will get back to doing updates on a regular basis. My hope is that I can get at least 1-2 done each week, and perhaps a 3rd or 4th done if time permits. I'd still like to have the Round of 64 done by the end of May...but we'll see. The ultimate goal is still to have the tournament finish up by the end of the year...hopefully by Thanksgiving.

Fighting Sioux 23
04-24-2014, 04:41 PM
The 1986-1987 North Dakota Fighting Sioux took on the 2003-2004 Maine Black Bears in a goal fest this afternoon. The game went back and forth, and was a true nail biter up until the last handful of minutes or so.

Here's the recap...

http://www.collegehockeyweekly.com/1986-1987-North-Dakota-Fighting-Sioux-vs-2003-2004-Maine-Black-Bears.html

I'm hoping to have some time tomorrow to post the proposed schedule for the remaining games in the Round of 64. Also, while time didn't permit it today, I'm hopeful to provide more of a recap in this thread for the upcoming games. I was more concerned about making sure to get at least one game done today to try to keep up somewhat with the games. As I mentioned before, I am planning on getting at least 1 game done each week, and more when time permits. However, I think a schedule would be a good idea for those who are more interested in one game over the others.

Fighting Sioux 23
04-25-2014, 02:03 PM
As promised, here is the scheduled order of the remaining Round of 64 games...

Northeast Regional: #24 - 2011-2012 Boston College Eagles vs. #41 - 1956-1957 Colorado College Tigers
Midwest Regional: #13 - 2004-2005 Denver Pioneers vs. #77 - 2001-2002 Minnesota Golden Gophers
East Regional: #7 - 1976-1977 Wisconsin Badgers vs. #71 - 1988-1989 Minnesota Golden Gophers
West Regional: #6 - 2008-2009 Boston University Terriers vs. #59 - 1987-1988 Maine Black Bears
Midwest Regional: #5 - 1990-1991 Northern Michigan Wildcats vs. #60 - 1998-1999 Maine Black Bears
East Regional: #31 - 1996-1997 North Dakota Fighting Sioux vs. #95 - 1965-1966 Clarkson Golden Knights
West Regional: #11 - 1977-1978 Boston University Terriers vs. #75 - 1978-1979 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Midwest Regional: #29 - 1959-1960 Denver Pioneers vs. #36 - 1989-1990 Wisconsin Badgers
East Regional: #10 - 1998-1999 Michigan State Spartans vs. #74 - 2009-2010 Miami Redhawks
Northeast Regional: #17 - 2003-2004 North Dakota Fighting Sioux vs. #81 - 1985-1986 Michigan State Spartans
West Regional: #27 - 2007-2008 Michigan Wolverines vs. #38 - 2002-2003 Colorado College Tigers
Midwest Regional: #12 - 1968-1969 Cornell Big Red vs. #76 - 1964-1965 Michigan Tech Huskies
East Regional: #23 - 1979-1980 North Dakota Fighting Sioux vs. #42 - 2005-2006 Wisconsin Badgers
Northeast Regional: #9 - 1961-1962 Michigan Tech Huskies vs. #56 - 1990-1991 LSSU Lakers
West Regional: #22 - 1955-1956 Michigan Wolverines vs. #86 - 1974-1975 Michigan Tech Huskies
East Regional: #15 - 1966-1967 Cornell Big Red vs. #50 - 1982-1983 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Northeast Regional: #32 - 1948-1949 Boston College Eagles vs. #33 - 1967-1968 Cornell Big Red
West Regional: #19 - 1995-1996 Michigan Wolverines vs. #46 - 1996-1997 Michigan Wolverines
Midwest Regional: #21 - 2010-2011 North Dakota Fighting Sioux vs. #44 - 2000-2001 North Dakota Fighting Sioux

Siouxfaninseattle
04-25-2014, 09:18 PM
I'm looking forward to Midwest Regional #21. Two teams that came so close. :(

Fighting Sioux 23
04-26-2014, 10:08 AM
I'm looking forward to Midwest Regional #21. Two teams that came so close. :(

It should be a good one. The 2010-2011 North Dakota team was probably the most complete team that North Dakota has had in the past decade. They had balanced, high-end scoring, excellent defense, and great goaltending. Unfortunately, they ran into a brick wall against Michigan. Had they won the title, they probably would have been a top 15 team of all-time, and might have challenged for a top 10 spot.

As for the 2000-2001 Sioux squad, I thought they had great high-end scoring and great goaltending, but were a little sketchy on defense. This year's Boston College team actually reminded me of them a bit, especially offensively. Each team basically had one line, but man...that one line was great. Of course, BC's defense this year was a bit better than the '01 Sioux squad, but the '01 Sioux squad had much better goaltending.

Fighting Sioux 23
05-01-2014, 08:46 AM
Today's game:

#24 - 2011-2012 Boston College Eagles vs. #41 - 1956-1957 Colorado College Tigers
Northeast Regional - Round of 64
Verizon Wireless Arena - Manchester, NH
May 1, 2014

Puck set to drop around 11:00am Eastern. I'll have updates after each period, and then full game recap link will be posted. Enjoy!

Fighting Sioux 23
05-01-2014, 09:55 AM
Puck about ready to be dropped here in Manchester. Carly Rae Jepsen just gave a sterling performance of the National Anthem, and the crowd is still buzzing about it. I'll be back after the opening frame to give an update!

Fighting Sioux 23
05-01-2014, 10:43 AM
First Period is in the books. It was a pretty even opening twenty minutes, with a lot of play in the neutral zone. Neither side really wanted to give up much ground. BC had a great opportunity early, but Bob Southwood made a great glove save on Johnny Gaudreau. CC then capitalized just moments after a powerplay ended when Bob McCusker ripped a wrist shot over Parker Milner's blocker to put CC up 1-0 about midway through the period. CC then dominated play the rest of the way in the first, but were unable to gain the two goal advantage. After twenty minutes of play, it's 1-0 Colorado College.

Fighting Sioux 23
05-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Second period just ended, and it was a heartstopping period of action! The Eagles finally broke through about four minutes into the second period when Bill Arnold unleashed a bullet of a wrist shot that beat the Tiger goal high to the glove side to knot the score at one. It would only take about three more minutes for Arnold to find the net again, when he tipped in Patch Alber's slapper from the point. The goal gave BC a 2-1 lead, and they nearly took a 3-1 lead, but Barry Almeida's one-timer from the bottom of the near circle hit the crossbar. The Tigers then started to take control of the play, and with just under five minutes to play in the second, Harley Patterson slammed home a rebound to tie the game back up at 2 apiece. That would be how the second ended, and with just twenty minutes remaining, CC and BC are all square at 2-2.

Fighting Sioux 23
05-01-2014, 12:55 PM
What a finish! The third was relatively uneventful until about midway through the period when CC and BC traded goals about 4 minutes apart. The teams each had chances to go ahead late, and BC hit the crossbar with under thirty seconds left. The game went to overtime, where it just finished up.

Who won? Check out the game recap to see... :p:D:D

http://www.collegehockeyweekly.com/2011-2012-Boston-College-Eagles-vs-1956-1957-CC-Tigers.html

vizoroo
05-01-2014, 01:01 PM
What a finish! The third was relatively uneventful until about midway through the period when CC and BC traded goals about 4 minutes apart. The teams each had chances to go ahead late, and BC hit the crossbar with under thirty seconds left. The game went to overtime, where it just finished up.

Who won? Check out the game recap to see... :p:D:D

http://www.collegehockeyweekly.com/2011-2012-Boston-College-Eagles-vs-1956-1957-CC-Tigers.html

And that was cc's last championship team:eek:

Fighting Sioux 23
05-01-2014, 01:12 PM
And that was cc's last championship team:eek:

:p:D:D Just wait until they announce Gwoz as their new head coach, and he leads them to back to back titles. ;)

Fighting Sioux 23
05-05-2014, 12:13 PM
Just an update:

My father-in-law has spine surgery on Thursday, so I will not be doing the normal Thursday update. Instead, I am planning on doing the next game tomorrow. That game is...

Midwest Regional: #13 - 2004-2005 Denver Pioneers vs. #77 - 2001-2002 Minnesota Golden Gophers

FreshFish
05-05-2014, 01:40 PM
When you get a chance, can you re-post the link to the tournament bracket please?

Fighting Sioux 23
05-06-2014, 08:41 AM
Today's Game:

#13 - 2004-2005 Denver Pioneers vs. #77 - 2001-2002 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Midwest Regional - Round of 64
Scottrade Center - St. Louis, MO
May 6, 2014

Puck drop is set for 2:00pm Eastern. This should be a great matchup of former National Champions.