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mnstate0fhockey
10-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Gophers vs Mercyhurst (http://www.mnhockeycentral.com/gophers-10-11-2013) Highlights and Shot Charts

Gophers vs UNH (http://www.mnhockeycentral.com/gophers-10-12-2013) Highlights and Shot Charts

Will try and do this following each game for those who are interested. Highlights embedded from FoxSportsNorth site.

Slap Shot
10-16-2013, 06:26 PM
[Highlights embedded from FoxSportsNorth site.


"Tsk, Tsk!!"
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mnstate0fhockey
10-16-2013, 06:29 PM
"Tsk, Tsk!!"
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Slap Shot
10-16-2013, 08:18 PM
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It was a joke based upon the recent ban of embedding videos.

mnstate0fhockey
10-16-2013, 08:23 PM
It was a joke based upon the recent ban of embedding videos.

Got it. Sorry, I'm slow :)

SanTropez
10-19-2013, 10:38 AM
When Guertler comes back where in the lineup would he most likely be?

Speculate away

carltonbarrett
10-19-2013, 10:52 AM
What's the matter with him, injury I'm guessing?

mnstate0fhockey
10-19-2013, 10:59 AM
What's the matter with him, injury I'm guessing?

Suspended.

mnstate0fhockey
10-19-2013, 11:01 AM
When Guertler comes back where in the lineup would he most likely be?

Speculate away

Good question. Guessing he'll get rotated in to start, then Don will go with the hot hand. Perhaps third line with Boyd and Lettieri?

D2D
10-19-2013, 11:44 AM
When Guertler comes back where in the lineup would he most likely be?

Speculate away

I'm guessing that several 3rd and 4th liners are wondering the same thing. If nothing else it should keep them motivated.

D2D
10-19-2013, 11:21 PM
No. 1 Miami split with No. 6 North Dakota
No. 2 Wisconsin lost two out East - badly - to No. 7 BC and No. 15 BU
No. 3 Minnesota swept unranked Bemidji State, by a combined 11-4 score

Will Minnesota now be the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the nation?

mnstate0fhockey
10-20-2013, 12:41 AM
No. 1 Miami split with No. 6 North Dakota
No. 2 Wisconsin lost two out East - badly - to No. 7 BC and No. 15 BU
No. 3 Minnesota swept unranked Bemidji State, by a combined 11-4 score

Will Minnesota now be the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the nation?

No, even if they are #1, Yale will still get votes.

Koho
10-20-2013, 09:21 AM
No, even if they are #1, Yale will still get votes.

Don't you mean Ylae?

mnstate0fhockey
10-20-2013, 09:31 AM
Don't you mean Ylae?

Yes, sorry Ylae :)

Driftryder
10-20-2013, 11:19 AM
No. 1 Miami split with No. 6 North Dakota
No. 2 Wisconsin lost two out East - badly - to No. 7 BC and No. 15 BU
No. 3 Minnesota swept unranked Bemidji State, by a combined 11-4 score

Will Minnesota now be the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the nation?


I hope not, I would rather some other team be the "#1" team and let us just hang around in the background. Sometimes the poles,pohls,polls can be a distraction, my opinion anyway.

mnstate0fhockey
10-20-2013, 11:36 AM
I hope not, I would rather some other team be the "#1" team and let us just hang around in the background. Sometimes the poles,pohls,polls can be a distraction, my opinion anyway.

I feel that way too.

5mn_Major
10-20-2013, 12:16 PM
I hope not, I would rather some other team be the "#1" team and let us just hang around in the background. Sometimes the poles,pohls,polls can be a distraction, my opinion anyway.

How about being the #1 team going into one of the most important series of the year with BC?

I made that point the other day when goph fans were ecstatic about WI going down in flames Friday night.

D2D
10-20-2013, 12:23 PM
I hope not, I would rather some other team be the "#1" team and let us just hang around in the background. Sometimes the poles,pohls,polls can be a distraction, my opinion anyway.

I agree too, but they are there and you can't hide. No matter where they have you ranked it should not affect your game.

carltonbarrett
10-20-2013, 12:59 PM
So what are the strengths and weaknesses of this years Gopher team? Seems like you lost a great deal of top end talent from last year, but am assuming there was plenty of talent in the lower classes and in the pipeline. With BC being at full strength, I don't see another total blowout like we suffered last year. BC returns 4 or so very good to elite level players, but the rest of the returning players are more what you would call role players. They do however have an excellent freshmen class that has been contributing significantly so far and that they'll need to have keep contributing for them to be successful. Not really a #1 goalie yet, though both Demko and Billett have looked pretty good. I was pretty high on BC after they throttled UW, but those feelings have been tempered a bit after seeing what BU did to UW last night. Should be a great weekend of fast, clean and exciting hockey!

Greyeagle
10-20-2013, 01:09 PM
So what are the strengths and weaknesses of this years Gopher team? Seems like you lost a great deal of top end talent from last year, but am assuming there was plenty of talent in the lower classes and in the pipeline. With BC being at full strength, I don't see another total blowout like we suffered last year. BC returns 4 or so very good to elite level players, but the rest of the returning players are more what you would call role players. They do however have an excellent freshmen class that has been contributing significantly so far and that they'll need to have keep contributing for them to be successful. Not really a #1 goalie yet, though both Demko and Billett have looked pretty good. I was pretty high on BC after they throttled UW, but those feelings have been tempered a bit after seeing what BU did to UW last night. Should be a great weekend of fast, clean and exciting hockey!

As I see it:

Strengths:
1) Goaltending - Wilcox can steal a game
2) Transition game & speed - they turn from defense and offense in a hurry & effectively
3) Depth - cracking this lineup is not easy
4) Relentless forechecking and as a team they move as well without the puck as any Gopher team I can remember.

Weaknesses:
1) PK has not been bad but I see room for improvement
2) Young - Several freshman in significant roles. Maybe not a weakness but certainly could catch up with them as the quality of opposition improves
3) Can be a little too casual with the puck on the blue lines trying to make plays & subsequently do and will give up odd man rushes