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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:53 pm

alright boys as the unofficial on ice reporter I believe its my duty to start this thread. Lets get to work, send me names for me to vet
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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 pm

Imma e fight with matty in this thread so hard

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 pm

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:57 pm

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Scotty Bowman
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Scottys too old and Toe's dead IIRC

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:57 pm

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Imma e fight with matty in this thread so hard
bring it on you good looking guy you

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:58 pm

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Imma e fight with matty in this thread so hard

your skin is so soft i bet you bathe in milk you good looking son of another good looking guy

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Post by LooseGoose on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:00 pm

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:02 pm

LooseGoose wrote:Frank Finn

I don't know this guy but I am sure he's a worthy candidate if Goose suggests him

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:06 pm

MattyFresh wrote:
Travis of the Cosmos wrote:Imma e fight with matty in this thread so hard

your skin is so soft i bet you bathe in milk you good looking son of another good looking guy

I'm sorry I'm bad at e fighting have a good evening matty I love you

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:09 pm

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:
MattyFresh wrote:

your skin is so soft i bet you bathe in milk you good looking son of another good looking guy

I'm sorry I'm bad at e fighting have a good evening matty I love you

Yeah you better enjoy your evening!

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Post by Watch Out Pylon! on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:10 pm

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:10 pm

Watch Out Pylon! wrote:Zombie Mason.

I heard we cooled on him this past year

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:16 pm

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:16 pm

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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:17 pm

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Anson Carter

I think this will help with the recruiting of black hockey players

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:17 pm

Too bad Shawn Walsh died in 2001.  Mason could have brought him back home from Maine and we would have been set until about 2025 or 2030. I was looking something up and came across some news that his ex-wife (Mason's daughter) passed away last December at the age of 53. Wow.
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Post by MattyFresh on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:18 pm

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Stu Grimson

I don't know what his brain cell status is so I will say its a pass
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:19 pm

MattyFresh wrote:
WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Anson Carter

I think this will help with the recruiting of black hockey players

CSB one of my good buddies named his son Anson. He didn't even go to State (in fact went to UM u/g). He just really liked the name. He is not black. Nor is his son.

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Post by Blanch32 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:33 pm

I'm going out on a limb, but I would like to see a guy who is currently a hockey coach, like a paid one, and not a volunteer, like community service or something, not him. but one that is being paid to coach a team by an officially sanction organization that had employ Ed hockey coaches in the past too. like a history of it.


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Post by LooseGoose on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:35 pm


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Post by tGreenWay on Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:15 pm

MattyFresh wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:Frank Finn

I don't know this guy but I am sure he's a worthy candidate if Goose suggests him

Goose lives close to the UP so his opinion counts more because Yoopers love them some hockey.

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Post by tGreenWay on Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:17 pm

Also, I'd like to see them hire Gordie Howe.

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Post by NigelUno on Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:23 am

MattyFresh wrote:alright boys as the unofficial on ice reporter I believe its my duty to start this thread. Lets get to work, send me names for me to vet

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Post by DWags on Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:31 am

tGreenWay wrote:Also, I'd like to see them hire Gordie Howe.

He couldn't do much worse.

Too soon?

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Post by MattyFresh on Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:15 pm

Alright I am giving a call to Nate Leaman on behalf of the university

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Post by MattyFresh on Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:26 pm

we paid Anastod 70k more than Providence pays Leaman

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Post by tGreenWay on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:05 pm

MattyFresh wrote:we paid Anastod 70k more than Providence pays Leaman

I think MH wanted to keep hockey costs down as long as possible in order to keep the highest percentage of money available flowing to the two biggest revenue providers. I haven't looked at the numbers, but would guess schools with larger fan bases/athletic dept donations channel more funds to the lesser revenue sports like hockey or women's bball. Like I said, strictly my opinion and guesses.

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Post by MattyFresh on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:23 pm

Anastos was getting 235k base but near 100k in Apparel, TV, etc. money

by comparison...
Berenson 240k base
Pearson (Michigan Tech) 270k base

Anastos was a top 10 paid coach the last 6 years. I am currently penning a stern letter and I am using my really good pen.

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Post by NigelUno on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:25 pm

We must be targeting someone still coaching.
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Post by MattyFresh on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:36 pm

NigelUno wrote:We must be targeting someone still coaching.  
I walked through Munn yesterday, love the smell of that place

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Post by GRR Spartan on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:45 pm

There is a "Glut" of college hockey talent according to many college coaches. More players than teams.

Sadly Anastos and staff couldn't put together recruiting classes that could win at least half their games.

If I was doing the hiring BGSU's Chris Bergeron would be signed before Frozen Four weekend.

He's 46, 10 years as an assistant at Miami and had won 20 games per season in the last 3 seasons. Pay him $350K for 5 yeas since he's got to fix what Anastos fucked up and have another $400-$450K for 2 assistants, a goalie coach and a recruiting coordinator.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/sports/hockey/ncaa-college-teams.html

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Post by MattyFresh on Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:01 pm

GRR Spartan wrote:There is a "Glut" of college hockey talent according to many college coaches.  More players than teams.  

Sadly Anastos and staff couldn't put together recruiting classes that could win at least half their games.

If I was doing the hiring BGSU's Chris Bergeron would be signed before Frozen Four weekend.

He's 46, 10 years as an assistant at Miami and had won 20 games per season in the last 3 seasons.  Pay him $350K for 5 yeas since he's got to fix what Anastos fucked up and have another $400-$450K for 2 assistants, a goalie coach and a recruiting coordinator.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/sports/hockey/ncaa-college-teams.html


I'll need a dossier

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Post by MattyFresh on Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:05 pm

and the glut term is spot on, so many talented players for few teams, we need to increase the teams

a wise man once said
"if you build it, they will come"

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Post by LooseGoose on Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:43 pm

The Only Colors‏ @TheOnlyColors 12m12 minutes ago
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Making the Case for Danton Cole as MSU’s next head hockey coach. http://www.theonlycolors.com/2017/3/30/15030864/making-the-case-for-danton-cole?utm_campaign=theonlycolors&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

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Post by MattyFresh on Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:15 pm

Really a no shit article, but I am not sure about the whole eyeing talent at USNDT. There are regional tryouts and then you go from a regional roster to making the national roster, so you are watching the best of the best of the best which are all scouted by tons of different coaches and scouts. I am more interested in his x's and o's which shows up in wins and losses nad he's been successful in national tourneys. The fact he got more wins his last year at Bama-Hunts than TA got last year is a kick in the nuts to TA.

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Post by LooseGoose on Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:13 pm

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My son plays for George Gwozdecky so I'm not a reporter here, but from folks here at #FrozenFour, Gwoz indeed a finalist at Michigan State

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Post by Floyd Robertson on Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:26 pm

LooseGoose wrote:Mike Chambers‏Verified account @MikeChambers  34m34 minutes ago
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My son plays for George Gwozdecky so I'm not a reporter here, but from folks here at #FrozenFour, Gwoz indeed a finalist at Michigan State

I'd be happier with somebody about 20 years younger, or at least not older than me.
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Post by tGreenWay on Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:43 pm

Floyd Robertson wrote:
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My son plays for George Gwozdecky so I'm not a reporter here, but from folks here at #FrozenFour, Gwoz indeed a finalist at Michigan State

I'd be happier with somebody about 20 years younger, or at least not older than me.

This, unless Gwoz takes the gig and publicly recognizes he's just a bridge to the next HC. Given the size of his ego, that's doubtful. I like Gwoz, but he's not the future of Spartan hockey.

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Post by GRR Spartan on Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:23 pm

tGreenWay wrote:
Floyd Robertson wrote:

I'd be happier with somebody about 20 years younger, or at least not older than me.

This, unless Gwoz takes the gig and publicly recognizes he's just a bridge to the next HC. Given the size of his ego, that's doubtful. I like Gwoz, but he's not the future of Spartan hockey.

Hollis decision to give Anastos 6 seasons of OTJ was a disaster. I wonder about Gwoz but if MSU is talking and he's listening its a move in the right direction. Much better than the flyer MSU took with Anastos.

My reservation with Gwozdecky is his age (64 when the season would start) but the guy is a winner. 1 NCAA ring with Wisky as a player, another as MSU assistant and 2 as Denver's HC. Give him $400K/yr for 5 years with another $400K for staff. Gwozdecky brings back instant credibility.

Danton Cole has less than breath taking numbers as an HC but either would a major upgrade. I was at MSU for Mason's first season. I had several players in a class and they said there was a massive culture shock going from Amo to Mason. I suspect Gwozdecky would be a lot more like Mason.
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Post by MattyFresh on Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:31 pm

good shit GRR, i agree

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