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FadeToBlack&Gold
09-26-2011, 10:38 AM
Some questions to be answered over the next six months:

Who skates with whom?

Will they win 10 games? 15 games?

Do the new staff and Brett Olson lead this team to a first round upset and a Final Five berth?

Will the 2011-2012 Huskies be the biggest surprise of the year?


Lock and load, let's roll.

oldish husky
09-26-2011, 11:55 AM
Some questions to be answered over the next six months:

Who skates with whom?

Will they win 10 games? 15 games?

Do the new staff and Brett Olson lead this team to a first round upset and a Final Five berth?

Will the 2011-2012 Huskies be the biggest surprise of the year?


Lock and load, let's roll.

One thing is for sure. The first 5 games of a season can be a terrible indication of the rest of the year. :)

I'm going to be interested in the dynamic of the coach and players Saturday and how the new uptempo strategy works given our recent performances defensively.

manurespreader
09-26-2011, 12:16 PM
One thing is for sure. The first 5 games of a season can be a terrible indication of the rest of the year. :)

I'm going to be interested in the dynamic of the coach and players Saturday and how the new uptempo strategy works given our recent performances defensively.
I don't think you will see just an up tempo game. I think you will see the lock at times and maybe the torpedo as well.

FadeToBlack&Gold
09-26-2011, 12:20 PM
Pearson has said that it will take a couple years and a couple more recruiting classes to get his style completely in place, so I would expect to see a mixture as well. One step at a time, you know.

huskyfan
09-26-2011, 12:38 PM
I'm not in the UP and it's killing me not to attend Meet the Coaches. someone please give a full report!!!

FadeToBlack&Gold
09-26-2011, 12:50 PM
I'm not in the UP and it's killing me not to attend Meet the Coaches. someone please give a full report!!!

I'll second that.

stuckinwi
09-26-2011, 01:10 PM
I'll second that.

/raises hand.

I would love to see this too!

A FF would be sweet. I'd love to go to one more dance before the end... :)

CornwallAce
09-26-2011, 08:48 PM
Well, I screwed up pretty bad.

Waited til today to try to make a reservation for a room for the Oct 7th and 8th AIC games. And nothing is available under 2 hours away.

nmupiccdiva
09-26-2011, 08:52 PM
Well, I screwed up pretty bad.

Waited til today to try to make a reservation for a room for the Oct 7th and 8th AIC games. And nothing is available under 2 hours away.

Yeah, that would be Homecoming for Tech, and it's also Family Weekend IIRC.

The Rube
09-26-2011, 09:34 PM
Note to Techies: I'm probably headed to the Springs for the Tech series in March. I would love it if some others happened to be there. ;)

mtu_huskies
09-26-2011, 09:40 PM
Anyone make it to meet the coaches? The DMG beat writer Stephen Anderson posted the following tweets. So far he seems like a good beat writer and very enthusiastic about the job.


steander #mtuhky "Meet the Coaches" event went really well. Lots of people and quite a few questions for coaches and freshmen players.

steander Only coach I talked to individually was goalie coach Steve Shields. Goalie depth chart up to Mel. Tromp situation still in the air. #mtuhky

steander Pearson talked about his respect for MacInnes, hopes to earn same respect from his players. Emphasized positive coaching approach. #mtuhky

steander Pearson very optimistic about future unnamed recruits already; adamant that realignment will not negatively impact recruiting. #mtuhky

steander Obvious all coaches love the area, despite remoteness. Muckalt: "I called Mel from Duluth and asked how much farther?!" #mtuhky

steander Lots of jokes throughout. Muckalt about scoring on Shields in #NHL, Shields on having no luck fishing, Mel on Shields unshaved face. #mtuhky

steander Several freshmen took opportunity to publicly express desire to play a certain position, to the laughter of the coaching staff. #mtuhky

steander Pearson speculated that he thinks Notre Dame will end up in #NCHC, though just a personal opinion. #mtuhky

steander Pearson emphasized desire for strong non-conf. sched. after realignment. Renewing rivalry with UofM, MSU; maintaining w/ Wisc./UMD. #mtuhky

steander Coaching staff will actively pursue students to attend games, including meet-and-greets in res. halls. Expect increased attendance. #mtuhky

steander Any ?s about "Meet the Coaches" event? A really nice way to start the season. We're all dying to get to Saturday's exhibition. #mtuhky

geezer
09-27-2011, 10:01 AM
Prospectus (http://www.michigantechhuskies.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=18800&ATCLID=205302803)

FadeToBlack&Gold
09-27-2011, 11:24 AM
Paid for the Huskies Live feed today. The picture quality had better be improved.

huskyfan
09-27-2011, 11:28 AM
thanks for the MTC updates!!

stuckinwi
09-27-2011, 11:41 AM
Paid for the Huskies Live feed today. The picture quality had better be improved.

I'm tempted to let you guinea pig it for me this weekend and just listen to Dirk...

mtu_huskies
09-27-2011, 11:56 AM
No Mel on drive time today. I don't think he'll be on there if he has his own Mel Pearson show on Mondays. I missed the announcment of this show and Dirk didn't say what time it is, only that it's replayed on an AM station at 5:30 on Monday.

Dirk did play a short clip from yesterday where Mel said Brett will be the captain and they will wait to determine who the other leaders are before they handout any assistant captain titles. Dirk said the Mel Pearson show will be posted on the Tech website on Tuesdays but I haven't seen anything posted yet.

FadeToBlack&Gold
09-27-2011, 12:06 PM
No Mel on drive time today. I don't think he'll be on there if he has his own Mel Pearson show on Mondays. I missed the announcment of this show and Dirk didn't say what time it is, only that it's replayed on an AM station at 5:30 on Monday.

Dirk did play a short clip from yesterday where Mel said Brett will be the captain and they will wait to determine who the other leaders are before they handout any assistant captain titles. Dirk said the Mel Pearson show will be posted on the Tech website on Tuesdays but I haven't seen anything posted yet.

I had forgotten that he was going to get his own time slot, as I was browsing the Drive Times from September. I haven't seen anything posted yet either.

The Darkness
09-27-2011, 01:05 PM
Hi,

My name is Rob Green and I miss Tech Hockey. Is there anyone who can help me with this.

manurespreader
09-27-2011, 01:14 PM
I wrote to the blue line club and asked that all the club luncheon speeches, and all the post game interviews, be posted as videos, as well as mel's weekly. If everyone wrote maybe something would get done.

FadeToBlack&Gold
09-27-2011, 01:56 PM
I wrote to the blue line club and asked that all the club luncheon speeches, and all the post game interviews, be posted as videos, as well as mel's weekly. If everyone wrote maybe something would get done.

They should create the "Michigan Tech Sports Network". If Tex-*** can do it, we can do it. :D :p