NCAA Hockey 2012-2013: Its the end of the WCHA as we know it!

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  1. shrineclown

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    Definitely. BC has another strong squad this year. Should be a good match-up.
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  2. Crocodile Tears

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    Tech will be playing at the GLI for the championship at 7pm eastern on fox sports Detroit. After shutting out Michigan last night 4-0, they will be getting a shot at #7 western michigan .

    The announcers in the pregame for the consolation were having a tough time acknowledging the score last night - f`ing homers :lol3
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    :D first since 1980 :huh
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  4. Grainbelt

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    Minnesota vs. Notre Dame tonight, battle of 1 and 2 in the current polls and pitting MN coach Don Lucia against his alma mater and his son, Mario. MN is without Erik Haula for a few weeks, will be interesting to see how the top two forward lines are rearranged.

    Should be a good game. Headed to the bar with a couple of friends to watch it. :clap

    USCHO put up a good column regarding the rest of the WCHA schedule, not an easy road for a few of the better teams.
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  5. RLK

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    Air Force is 8th in the AHA.
    CC is 10th in WCHA.

    Conditioning... CC is in good shape for a team coming off a 40 week lockout. Goaltenders can't buy a backcheck. Prowler hangs his head low.

    I might go see AF vs Army just because I can. :clap
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    I think I'm going to miss AF Hockey this year. Sucks. Go AF beat those ground pounders.
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  7. RLK

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    I hadn't noticed this until tonight. Somewhat comprehensive NCAA puck news.

    http://www.collegehockeynews.com/schedules/scoreboard.php

    I like the box scores.
    AF 4
    Army 1

    Go ZOOOMIES!

    CC 4
    Boys named Sue 3

    I heard most of CC on the radio. Penalty kill had to stand tall tonight. After a winless December/6 weeks I hope they can find some legs. Its just 6 points for now.

    If I ever mention ol' Brillohead, the pic of him on that site explains it. Good Grief!

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    Its time! CC vs DU this weekend. Denver is having a much better season than the Tigers. It will be fun to be at the game Sat.

    Last weekend I went up the hill to Cadet Ice Arena Sat. night. Air Force lost in OT to AIC. I'm 2 for 2 in overtime losses attended this season. Is it too bold to predict CC will lose in OT tomorrow?

    GO TIGERS!!

    Air FOrce goes to Mercyhurst in a battle for 2nd in the AHA. Its 3 points separating 4 teams again in that league.

    GO FALCONS!!
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    They canceled the UMass Lowell game that was going to be on NESN tonight, WTF I WANT HOCKEY!
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  10. RLK

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    Ol' Brillohead is pleased as can be with the tie last night. Can we mail in the rest of the season? Our goal is to tie every game!

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    What a 2nd period! CC scored 4 and now its 4-2.

    My first post on a phone!
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  12. Crocodile Tears

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    The Michigan Tech hockey team will be hiding in a cheap hotel on the run after tonight's murder of hated rival Northern Michigan, 8-2

    Went up 4-0 in the first 8 minutes, was 8-1 after 35 minutes.

    Tech was all over UAA Friday 4-1 until a late collapse and won Saturday 6-1. Granted, marginal competition but hopefully this is the momentum boost needed to finish strong going into the WCHA tourney. At this point a home ice game is all but eliminated from possibility so the hot sticks will be needed.

    Mankato this weekend.
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  13. RLK

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    E-Gads! Its almost March. Last week was good for the CSprings teams. Both The United States Air Force Academy and Colorado College earned a tie and a win. CC needed 4:49.5 seconds of overtime Sat to get their win over Denver. The game was a circus. Denver was up 2 after the 1st; CC led 4-2 after 2; Final score, 6-5 CC. Prowler has started taking children's Asprin for heart attack risk. That's how it goes for the Tigers. They are off this week :dunno

    Air Force has their sights on 2nd in the AHA. Niagra has 10 points on everybody but any one of 4 teams could be #2 by Monday. Two of those are AF and Canisius who comes to town this week. $9 tix. at the door. A great bargain for anyone that likes pux or people watching. Free parking too. KLRs can park up close*

    GO FALCONS!!

    *this part made up
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    Nice going Air Force. Two wins. Friday 3-1, Sat. 3-2. They are 2nd in the standings by 3 points. Finishing 2nd in AHA means a 1st round playoff bye.

    GO ZOOMIES!!
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    Both CS teams won and lost this week. CCs only chance at the NCAA final 16 is by winning the WCHA tournament and the Broadmoor Trophy.

    Yeah, that Broadmoor...

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    ... Prowler prepares the fat lady's gargle.

    Meanwhile The United States Air Force Academy is #2 inthe AHA 3 points ahead of #3 but #3 is now UConn. Up next, AHA #1 Niagra comes to The Cadet Ice Arena to finish the regular season. At least one tie gets the Falcons a week off and Home ice in round two. I think AF also must win out to get an NCAA invite. But the have a better chance than CC at this point.

    GO FALCONS!!
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  16. Grainbelt

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    Suck it.

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    That said, time for the annual Gopher disinterest in the Broadmoor, sloppy play leading into the NCAAs, and the possibility of an early exit. :bluduh
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    You suck it!

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    4 of the last 5 NCAA champions were out of Hockey East :deal
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  19. Crocodile Tears

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    :bluduh

    Tech had a chance to avoid UND and managed to screw it up Saturday night. I'd much rather see them go to marriucci vs grand forks.

    Copley has been hit or miss of late, and our other freshman Jamie Phillips has been getting more starts. Nearly shutout SCSU last week and did manage on friday,. Maybe he will end up being the man for the playoffs?

    Even though the year has not been great, I have to feel good about the team going forward. Just about every team leader or anyone doing anything productive is a freshman or sophomore. Too bad everyone is leaving the division - next year I would almost guarantee a home playoff game in this version of the WCHA, and feel like they can compete for a top 3 seed in the new look WCHA. Mankato is also fairly young and talented, and I hear Bowling Green is also on a similar upswing. I'd lean towards those three up top next year.

    Beat the Whioux.

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