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D2D
03-06-2017, 02:42 PM
Brett Strot has been named Associate Coach, with Assistants and Goaltending Coach also named.
http://www.usahockey.com/news_article/show/765964?referrer_id=837594

2017 IIHF WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
http://teamusa.usahockey.com/page/show/2647605-2017-iihf-women-s-world-championship

Rightnut
03-06-2017, 03:02 PM
Brett Strot has been named Associate Coach, with Assistants and Goaltending Coach also named.
http://www.usahockey.com/news_article/show/765964?referrer_id=837594

2017 IIHF WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
http://teamusa.usahockey.com/page/show/2647605-2017-iihf-women-s-world-championship


Tee up the "why are all the coaches men?" debate.

Blackbeard
03-06-2017, 04:11 PM
Brett Strot has been named Associate Coach, with Assistants and Goaltending Coach also named.
http://www.usahockey.com/news_article/show/765964?referrer_id=837594

2017 IIHF WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
http://teamusa.usahockey.com/page/show/2647605-2017-iihf-women-s-world-championship

Stauber was UMD's goaltending coach in '07-'09. Then after the '09-'10 season started he pulled a Houdini on the team and the goaltenders...hung 'em out to dry...out of the blue he stopped showing up for sessions with, apparently, no word or notice to anyone...failed to return multiple phone calls and emails...no one knew what was going on and they never got the consideration of an explanation from him.

The team was without a goaltending coach for quite a while until Miller could enlist one (Brandt Nicklin). It ended well because UMD won the Frozen Four Championship that year in that epic triple overtime game vs Cornell...but no thanks to Stauber.

2Bladedskates
03-06-2017, 04:57 PM
Tee up the "why are all the coaches men?" debate.

I was wondering the same thing. In the era of equality, you'd have a hard time convincing me that there is not ONE qualified female to coach an all female team. I believe any criticism handed out is warranted.

FiveHoleFrenzy
03-06-2017, 05:11 PM
Stauber was UMD's goaltending coach in '07-'09. Then after the '09-'10 season started he pulled a Houdini on the team and the goaltenders...hung 'em out to dry...out of the blue he stopped showing up for sessions with, apparently, no word or notice to anyone...failed to return multiple phone calls and emails...no one knew what was going on and they never got the consideration of an explanation from him.

The team was without a goaltending coach for quite a while until Miller could enlist one (Brandt Nicklin). It ended well because UMD won the Frozen Four Championship that year in that epic triple overtime game vs Cornell...but no thanks to Stauber.

So is the moral of your story that Team USA better hope that Stauber leaves them "hung out to dry" so they can win gold in an epic triple overtime game against Canada?

Blackbeard
03-06-2017, 06:23 PM
So is the moral of your story that Team USA better hope that Stauber leaves them "hung out to dry" so they can win gold in an epic triple overtime game against Canada?

Ha. I thought someone might come up with something like that.

To answer your question, though, there was no intended "moral" to my story. I was just relaying an occurrence involving Stauber that some here might find of interest.

You can draw your own conclusions.

bluffrinkrat
03-06-2017, 06:29 PM
I was wondering the same thing. In the era of equality, you'd have a hard time convincing me that there is not ONE qualified female to coach an all female team. I believe any criticism handed out is warranted.

Well, in the last four Oylmpics with Ben Smith, Mark Johnson and Katie Stone the US was 0 for 4. Stauber was a very good goaltender, but I have no idea how he would be as a head coach. Man or woman I just hope they figure out how to win in South Korea next year.

Timothy A
03-06-2017, 09:04 PM
Well, in the last four Oylmpics with Ben Smith, Mark Johnson and Katie Stone the US was 0 for 4. Stauber was a very good goaltender, but I have no idea how he would be as a head coach. Man or woman I just hope they figure out how to win in South Korea next year.

A very curious pick indeed.

ne7minder
03-06-2017, 09:14 PM
Sort of off thread but Olympic related. There was a guy with a team Canada jacket a couple rows down from us at the game Saturday. He was taking notes in this notebook:
<a href="http://imgur.com/4rd2Yf5"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/4rd2Yf5.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>

Yes, I peeked at what he was writing. He had sections for all the Canadians you might suspect they were interested in but his handwriting was so tiny I could not make out anything useful.

Blackbeard
03-06-2017, 09:38 PM
Stauber was a very good goaltender

Didn't he play for L.A. when Gretzky was there?

Inventor of the "Staubar"...device to supposedly assist goaltenders with their squaring technique/discipline from what I recall although I haven't heard of it for several years.

shelfit
03-06-2017, 10:04 PM
He was an aggressive goalie who would sprint way out of his net to take time and space away from an oncoming attacker but he often would basically dive and wipe out that players legs with his leg pads as he slid under him. He was dangerous to opponents as well as his own players as they were back checking the puck carrier. He strikes me as a guy that is very full of himself.

What is his background in women's hockey or girls' hockey? This is a very surprising decision and I would think not one that will be respected by the women's hockey community. Doesn't seem like a smart move at all.

D2D
03-06-2017, 10:23 PM
He was an aggressive goalie who would sprint way out of his net to take time and space away from an oncoming attacker but he often would basically dive and wipe out that players legs with his leg pads as he slid under him. He was dangerous to opponents as well as his own players as they were back checking the puck carrier.
Good example of that here just past the one minute mark: https://youtu.be/yzc482nSRVM

Chaffron
03-06-2017, 10:54 PM
Oh my. What happened to the old coach? he was very good
maybe team canada women have a chance now.

bluffrinkrat
03-07-2017, 06:56 AM
Good example of that here just past the one minute mark: https://youtu.be/yzc482nSRVM

Interesting video. Bischoff, Pitlick, Stauber and others. The names keep coming back, don't they? We talked with Stauber's dad at Amsoil a couple of year's ago for a bit when he was there to watch his granddaughter play. Nice gentleman. Maybe Stauber was hired mainly to help the US counter Desbiens next year. "Hobey" vs "Patty?" ;)

FiveHoleFrenzy
03-07-2017, 09:02 AM
Good example of that here just past the one minute mark: https://youtu.be/yzc482nSRVM

KITN-29...Boy that brings back some memories...Interesting on the one play where the Gophers score a goal, Grant Bischoff puts himself offside coming into the zone.

Goalie equipment sure has evolved from those days and oh yeah...Robb Stauber is the devil. ;)

shelfit
03-07-2017, 11:38 AM
KITN-29...Boy that brings back some memories...Interesting on the one play where the Gophers score a goal, Grant Bischoff puts himself offside coming into the zone.

Goalie equipment sure has evolved from those days and oh yeah...Robb Stauber is the devil. ;)

Maybe he'll teach the goalies how to attack any puck carriers that have their heads down. The goalies will be doing a LOT of sprinting in that case. Seriously though, if a regular player attacked opponents like that they would get a penalty for tripping, especially because they would be intentionally leaving their feet to do so. He figured out that refs won't penalize a goalie for using that tactic even though they should. Watch some of those clips of him on YouTube and you'll see how many guys were very slow to get up after they were attacked by him, including his own teammates. I would have hated having him as a teammate because he was so dangerous. It really could be considered an intent to injure type of move.

FiveHoleFrenzy
03-07-2017, 04:03 PM
Maybe he'll teach the goalies how to attack any puck carriers that have their heads down. The goalies will be doing a LOT of sprinting in that case. Seriously though, if a regular player attacked opponents like that they would get a penalty for tripping, especially because they would be intentionally leaving their feet to do so. He figured out that refs won't penalize a goalie for using that tactic even though they should. Watch some of those clips of him on YouTube and you'll see how many guys were very slow to get up after they were attacked by him, including his own teammates. I would have hated having him as a teammate because he was so dangerous. It really could be considered an intent to injure type of move.

Maybe he'll just coach and be critiqued on how well he does with that and not on what he did as part of Shannon Miller's staff a few years ago or how he played in games 25 to 30 years ago?

KTDC
03-07-2017, 04:22 PM
What is his background in women's hockey or girls' hockey? .

Stauber was goalie coach for UMD Women's team from 2004-08. He was the goalie coach for Team USAs women's team from 2011-14 including at the Olympics, as well as a scout for that team 2012-13.
He was an assistant coach for Team USA women from 2014-16, and was the head coach for Team USA at the women's winter champions series in Dec 2016 and at the 2 winter training camps in Dec 2016 and Feb 28-March 2 this year.

pokechecker
03-07-2017, 08:39 PM
Ha. I thought someone might come up with something like that.

To answer your question, though, there was no intended "moral" to my story. I was just relaying an occurrence involving Stauber that some here might find of interest.

You can draw your own conclusions.

considering the head coach, most would have avoided her too

they haven't named the coach of the Olympic team yet, so a little early to get your undies in a bunch

Blackbeard
03-07-2017, 09:47 PM
they haven't named the coach of the Olympic team yet, so a little early to get your undies in a bunch

Huh?