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UMLFan
01-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Well, it looks like the mods finally closed down the threads over 1,000 posts.

So here's thread II.

boblav1
01-25-2015, 05:26 PM
UMass Amherst defeated Merrimack 4-1 today. The Minutemen took 3 out of 4 points from the Warriors this weekend.

kevin donnelly
01-25-2015, 06:23 PM
Merrimack seems that be on a slide of its own, may make for an interesting weekend.

On a side note, it's pretty cool that UML gets the chatter it does on this board. I read it myself for a couple years before deciding join the action this year. It can be a tough crowd, but is fun, and I recommend any other wallflowers to come join the banter.

Patman
01-25-2015, 09:42 PM
Merrimack seems that be on a slide of its own, may make for an interesting weekend.

back to the usual Lowell-'Mack "who sucks worse" slapfight... :p

boblav1
01-25-2015, 10:23 PM
Merrimack seems that be on a slide of its own, may make for an interesting weekend.

Merrimack is scheduled to play at UConn Tuesday night. That's looking doubtful now.

UMLFan
01-26-2015, 11:26 AM
Merrimack is scheduled to play at UConn Tuesday night. That's looking doubtful now.
HE has officially postponed that game.

bottomdweller
01-26-2015, 12:47 PM
With the way Lowell is playing, and with the schedule they have coming up, they'll be lucky to get a top 4 spot in HE this year and will be struggling mightly to make the NCAAs. You had to assume that the team would fall back to earth with the inexperience in age and playing experience in net. If Lowell is still able to hit 20 wins, which I think they can, is anyone really going to say this season is a disappointment? They played above expectations for a good part of the season.

Middle Street
01-26-2015, 06:10 PM
Just noticed the AHL all star game is on NESN right now. Hellebuyck is starting in net.

Fishhawk
01-28-2015, 07:17 PM
With the way Lowell is playing, and with the schedule they have coming up, they'll be lucky to get a top 4 spot in HE this year and will be struggling mightly to make the NCAAs. You had to assume that the team would fall back to earth with the inexperience in age and playing experience in net. If Lowell is still able to hit 20 wins, which I think they can, is anyone really going to say this season is a disappointment? They played above expectations for a good part of the season.

It's was a rough weekend, but lets keep our chins up. Finishing the season with 10-12 points isn't a stretch and that should be enough to get us a first round bye and a trip to the NCAAs. Boyle's gonna be ok and the team has great leadership on and off the ice. Consider the last few as a wakeup call and trust in Norm to get things fixed. They'll lose a few but there won't be any sub-par efforts like we saw against UConn or PC. It's gut check time and we have the character. 3 points this weekend!

bottomdweller
01-28-2015, 08:58 PM
It's was a rough weekend, but lets keep our chins up. Finishing the season with 10-12 points isn't a stretch and that should be enough to get us a first round bye and a trip to the NCAAs. Boyle's gonna be ok and the team has great leadership on and off the ice. Consider the last few as a wakeup call and trust in Norm to get things fixed. They'll lose a few but there won't be any sub-par efforts like we saw against UConn or PC. It's gut check time and we have the character. 3 points this weekend!

Looking at the wins the team has this season, there aren't many that stand out. They're beating the teams that they should be beating, and the wins against BC, QU, and MC can probably be considered good wins, but name another win that could be a quality win? I think Lowell can still get a first round bye and if things fall their way, make the NCAAs, but they're going to need to really step up their game. It first starts with Kapla, Kamrass, and Suter. These three have been mostly invisible for long stretches of the season. If they can start playing like they are capable of doing, Lowell will have a chance.

boblav1
01-29-2015, 08:27 PM
For the folks heading to Merrimack tomorrow night. Parking Notification For Merrimack-Lowell Friday. (http://www.themackreport.com/news/parking-notification-for-merrimack-lowell-friday/)


Because of the volume of snow that has fallen on Merrimack’s campus during this week’s blizzard, parking will be limited for Friday night’s Merrimack hockey game against UMass Lowell at 7 p.m.

The game is also being broadcasted on WBIN TV and Fox College Sports (Pacific).

Patronick
01-30-2015, 12:22 AM
It's was a rough weekend, but lets keep our chins up. Finishing the season with 10-12 points isn't a stretch and that should be enough to get us a first round bye and a trip to the NCAAs. Boyle's gonna be ok and the team has great leadership on and off the ice. Consider the last few as a wakeup call and trust in Norm to get things fixed. They'll lose a few but there won't be any sub-par efforts like we saw against UConn or PC. It's gut check time and we have the character. 3 points this weekend!

Either they figure out how to fix the PK or the season is already over. In the last five games (1-4) Lowell has allowed 9 PPG on 21 attempts. Take away the shut out at Maine and they're 9 for 18 in their last four losses. They're not going to beat anyone if this continues. It's been bad most of the season, but right now it's embarrassing. The coaches haven't figured it out yet, I don't see where we would find the confidence to suggest they're going to figure it out with nine games to play.

UMLFan
01-30-2015, 08:25 AM
According to some, the reason UMass has been so bad is the failure of their AD. Well, he's leaving the school ... will be interesting to see if this changes things for them.

bottomdweller
01-30-2015, 09:17 AM
According to some, the reason UMass has been so bad is the failure of their AD. Well, he's leaving the school ... will be interesting to see if this changes things for them.

I wish he'd take Skinner with him.

boblav1
01-30-2015, 09:21 AM
Did anyone attend the Chalk Talk with Coach Bazin yesterday?

Patman
01-30-2015, 09:54 AM
I wish he'd take Skinner with him.

Dana's done a steady job and we could do a lot worse.

UMLFan
01-30-2015, 10:10 AM
Did anyone attend the Chalk Talk with Coach Bazin yesterday?
I wanted to but 7:30am is kinda tough for people with jobs.

boblav1
01-30-2015, 10:13 AM
I wanted to but 7:30am is kinda tough for people with jobs.

I hear you Monty. I was just wonder what Norm had to say. Any recruiting information?

Yuppie Scum
01-30-2015, 10:29 AM
For the folks heading to Merrimack tomorrow night. Parking Notification For Merrimack-Lowell Friday. (http://www.themackreport.com/news/parking-notification-for-merrimack-lowell-friday/)



The game is also being broadcasted on WBIN TV and Fox College Sports (Pacific).

Not making it tonight, but for anyone heading down you should definitely take them up on using the TD Bank lot - Driving thru the campus is going to be a nightmare. "Easy in, easy out" as they say.

Shame the weather and the mood around these two teams will dampen the 978 rivalry series a bit.

kevin donnelly
01-30-2015, 11:02 AM
Did anyone attend the Chalk Talk with Coach Bazin yesterday?

It's been rescheduled until 2/26. Still @ 7:30am. Which I hope to slither out of work to attend. But, yes an odd and inconvenient time.