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joecct
04-03-2010, 08:47 PM
I wasn't born then, but Dan Lodboa (a defenseman!) had a natural hat trick within 7:14 during the third period of the championship game in 1970 to complete a comeback over Clarkson and cap off the undefeated season. He scored an even strength, SHG, and PPG, including a go-ahead goal and the eventual game winner.DON'T REMIND ME!!!!!

A Shot and a Goal
04-03-2010, 08:47 PM
You forgot goaltender Kevin McCabe!!! :) IIRC (or as Kevin tells it), the last game of all of this 3 varsity seasons ended with an OT loss (forget the hangover consolation game). However, the proud Papa in 2007 saw his son backstop his HS to the Maryland state championship.

joecct, I'd forgotten KM until you mentioned his name. Did he play at Mount St. Charles?

A Shot and a Goal
04-03-2010, 08:49 PM
I wasn't born then, but Dan Lodboa (a defenseman!) had a natural hat trick within 7:14 during the third period of the championship game in 1970 to complete a comeback over Clarkson and cap off the undefeated season. He scored an even strength, SHG, and PPG, including a go-ahead goal and the eventual game winner.

I saw Lodboa play many times. An absolutely terrific defenseman, period.

joecct
04-03-2010, 08:51 PM
2004 Fleet Center Boston
DU 1 Maine 0
DU playedthe last minute or so with 2 players in the penalty box and Maine played 6 on 3 for 1:18.
Goalie Adam Berkhoel, a couple of shots that hit the pipe and the DU defense including Freshman and future Hobey Baker winner, Matt Carle, held off the Black Bears for Denver's first NCAA Championship in 35 years.

In January DU was ranked 7th in the WCHA, March 5 Senior forward, 2nd leading scorer and Alternate Captain Connor James broke his leg, Denver lost in the 1st Round of the WCHA playoffs to Colorado College and faced the unenviable task of beating #1 seed North Dakota(1st in WCHA) in the NCAA regionals. And they did 1-0. That game was described by INCH or CHN as one of the 10 Best College hockey games ever.

Connor James came back for the Frozen Four and DU, with a come from behind 5-3 victory, beat a Minnesota Duluth team(2nd in WCHA) that included that year's Hobey Baker winner, Junior Lessard (??). Coach George Gwozdecky suspended Senior forward, 3rd leading scorer, Lukas Dora for the Championship Game, "violating team rules."(believe Dora had the game winning goal or a multi pouint effort against UMD, but couldn't find a box score) Despite that and facing Maine's All American goalie, Jimmy Howard, DU prevailed on a 1st period goal by Gabe Gauthier assisted by Connor James.

All American, Team Captain,Defenseman Ryan Caldwell, James and Berkhoel were named to the All Tournament Team. Berkhoel got the MVP

Had to be the longest minute in Frozen Four history!

And, yes, I am a DU alum and fan.That game was 59 minutes of abolute boredom followed by the (up until last year) most exciting minute of college hockey I've ever seen. It's a shame that both teams played the game not to lose rather than to win.

Siouxfaninseattle
04-03-2010, 08:52 PM
I'm trying to recall. The other semi-final was Minnesota-BU and I don't remember a fight in that one. I think it was Brown-Tech.

Hey, nice job as usual showing up nineteen minutes after the opening faceoff. Catching a last pitcher or five at Chez Wiste, were we?

I'm thinking I remember Brown being involved. And, yes, it's quite likely there were last minute beers. :o Here's another tidbit - one of the guys I went to the game with caught a flying stick with his forehead. Went home with a headache and a nice souvenir.

Greyeagle
04-03-2010, 09:04 PM
joecct, I'd forgotten KM until you mentioned his name. Did he play at Mount St. Charles?

OMG, you're Bob Norton??!!!!??!! :eek:

A Shot and a Goal
04-03-2010, 09:07 PM
OMG, you're Bob Norton??!!!!??!! :eek:

Only on Halloween. ;)

Old Pio
04-03-2010, 09:19 PM
That game was 59 minutes of abolute boredom followed by the (up until last year) most exciting minute of college hockey I've ever seen. It's a shame that both teams played the game not to lose rather than to win.

A little more about that FF: UMD went home after losing in the semis so Gwoz sent his players to the Hobey presentation, figuring it'd be nice if Lessard had somebody rooting for him, and exposure to the event would be a good thing. Dora's suspension is still a deep, dark secret, to my knowledge, the reason for it hasn't leaked out. Later, when the Pioneers went to the White House, President Bush mentioned Dora by name. Obviously somebody fed him the info, a nice touch.

mookie1995
04-03-2010, 09:21 PM
I'm trying to recall. The other semi-final was Minnesota-BU and I don't remember a fight in that one. I think it was Brown-Tech.

Hey, nice job as usual showing up nineteen minutes after the opening faceoff. Catching a last pitcher or five at Chez Wiste, were we?


I was at that FF. I remember walking in and there was 1:08 on the clock in the first period and there were sticks, gloves and helmets all over the ice. Probably the biggest fight in FF history. Not sure if it was Brown/Tech - could have been Minnesota. :confused:


I'm thinking I remember Brown being involved. And, yes, it's quite likely there were last minute beers. :o Here's another tidbit - one of the guys I went to the game with caught a flying stick with his forehead. Went home with a headache and a nice souvenir.

y'all seriously don't remember this!?!?!

was between BU and the gophs... even made it into the plot lines for that movie ya might have seen... "Miracle" ;)

Lady wore Black
04-03-2010, 09:29 PM
My personal favorite so far is 2006 with Wisconsin defending its home state in Milwaukee. Tom Gilbert's Powerplay goal, BC ringing one off the post with about 1.5 seconds left...that was a great moment.

I second that one. I was at that game and it was insane. I still have the photo of the pending fight between the BC eagle and Bucky. :)

Handyman
04-04-2010, 02:59 AM
That game was 59 minutes of abolute boredom followed by the (up until last year) most exciting minute of college hockey I've ever seen. It's a shame that both teams played the game not to lose rather than to win.

Thank you...I fell asleep twice during that game! Up until the end that game set hockey back at least 20 years ;)

The first title game I ever watched was the BC vs. UND game and I made it to my cousins house just in time to watch Kolanos score...I smiled because I friggin hate UND :p

edit: mookie I wasn't even born yet and I knew about the fight in 1976 partially because of Miracle and partially because I know a lot of old people :p

Onion Man
04-04-2010, 06:52 AM
I was at that FF. I remember walking in and there was 1:08 on the clock in the first period and there were sticks, gloves and helmets all over the ice. Probably the biggest fight in FF history. Not sure if it was Brown/Tech - could have been Minnesota. :confused:

Semis at Meehan in the sixties.

superfan11
04-04-2010, 07:10 AM
Thank you...I fell asleep twice during that game! Up until the end that game set hockey back at least 20 years ;)

The first title game I ever watched was the BC vs. UND game and I made it to my cousins house just in time to watch Kolanos score...I smiled because I friggin hate UND :p

edit: mookie I wasn't even born yet and I knew about the fight in 1976 partially because of Miracle and partially because I know a lot of old people :p

completely agree with u about that denver-maine game in '04 that was PAINFUL to watch till the end (and def was glad that ref who called the garbage 2nd penalty on denver didn't decide the game even tho he tried).

that kolanos goal for bc in '01 would have to rank as my favorite frozen four moment. i'm a diehard bc fan but also a diehard boston sports fan and that was the first time in my life i had seen my team win and i'll never forget that feeling.... obv the patriots, red sox, and celtics have all followed since as well as another bc title in '08 and i'd have to confess to being spoiled since then (we always want more tho don't we?!?!).

.....one thing i didn't like in miracle (probably the only thing) was when they referred to that '76 fight and o'callahan says he wanted to win a national championship in college..... HE DID IN '78 and was the m.o.p. of the frozen four!!!!

Onion Man
04-04-2010, 07:16 AM
completely agree with u about that denver-maine game in '04 that was PAINFUL to watch till the end (and def was glad that ref who called the garbage 2nd penalty on denver didn't decide the game even tho he tried).

that kolanos goal for bc in '01 would have to rank as my favorite frozen four moment. i'm a diehard bc fan but also a diehard boston sports fan and that was the first time in my life i had seen my team win and i'll never forget that feeling.... obv the patriots, red sox, and celtics have all followed since as well as another bc title in '08 and i'd have to confess to being spoiled since then (we always want more tho don't we?!?!).

.....one thing i didn't like in miracle (probably the only thing) was when they referred to that '76 fight and o'callahan says he wanted to win a national championship in college..... HE DID IN '78 and was the m.o.p. of the frozen four!!!!

In the movie, he said it cost him a ring. Sure, he won a ring in 78, but it still cost him the ring.

mookie1995
04-04-2010, 07:53 AM
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mookie1995
04-04-2010, 07:54 AM
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Priceless
04-04-2010, 09:34 AM
http://www.nesn.com/2010/04/top-10-foments-in-frozen-four-history.html

That area clown totally stole FL's idea!

thecomicbookguy
04-04-2010, 10:51 AM
.....one thing i didn't like in miracle (probably the only thing) was when they referred to that '76 fight and o'callahan says he wanted to win a national championship in college..... HE DID IN '78 and was the m.o.p. of the frozen four!!!!


In the movie, he said it cost him a ring. Sure, he won a ring in 78, but it still cost him the ring.

Also, he refers to McClanahan being involved - Mac wasn't playing for Minnesota yet (played the following 3 seasons). I suppose that could explain the character in the movie being a little confused by O'Callahan's hostility, but I think it's more that they altered the story a bit to use it as a quick explanation of the hostilities.

mookie1995
04-04-2010, 10:57 AM
Also, he refers to McClanahan being involved - Mac wasn't playing for Minnesota yet (played the following 3 seasons). I suppose that could explain the character in the movie being a little confused by O'Callahan's hostility, but I think it's more that they altered the story a bit to use it as a quick explanation of the hostilities.

yes, it was all for the movie. i believe you will even see special thanks in the credits for OC because they had him alter the truth so such a degree. ;) (they implied that Mac was known to the BU guys early when they were in the bar talking about the test Herbie had given them and Mac and Rizzo waved to each other - which prompted OC's rant).

there was also no run-in, fight between OC and Mac during practice (my wife asked OC that when we saw him right after the movie came out. :p )

thecomicbookguy
04-04-2010, 11:07 AM
(they implied that Mac was known to the BU guys early when they were in the bar talking about the test Herbie had given them and Mac and Rizzo waved to each other - which prompted OC's rant)
One of my favorite scenes, though mostly for Ralph Cox's answers/attitude. :)