landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|1 day 27 min ago||2006 was the best season, but||
2006 was the best season, but also the most memorable for me personally. Growing up I had gone to a handful of home games each year, but 2006 took it to the next level. I think I went to 10 or 11 games, including @ND, @PSU, @OSU, which was pretty sweet for a 16 year old young buck. Also pretty much started me on the journey to hit all (original) Big Ten stadiums, and now have 2 to go.
|1 day 31 min ago||BC is a tough one. They have||
BC is a tough one. They have come close to dynasty status, and have easily been the most dominant program in the East. But they just don't have a big fanbase. Total student body size is probably a third of Michigan, and like you said there are so many colleges nearby that they don't get the general public to become fans like Michigan does.
|1 day 34 min ago||Have you ever noticed that M||
Have you ever noticed that M players all wear cages, but tons of players on say BC wear shields? Or maybe I'm making that up.
I would never wear a shield...then again I'm a goalie.
|3 days 20 hours ago||OT is 3 on 3, then shootout.||
OT is 3 on 3, then shootout. And I think it works.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Well if the kid is the one||
Well if the kid is the one racing to beat out the icing then yes, there is a chance of concussion. But I see your point. Still, safety of the crowd does not factor into that rule decision one bit from the NHL's perspective. If that's really a concern, they'll put up netting around the entire rink. They purely wanted to manufacture more scoring by creating more PP chances.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Sounds like you have multiple||
Sounds like you have multiple offers, which gives you great leverage right off the bat. Coming out of college I said something along these lines:
"I enjoyed meeting everyone at the firm during the interviews, and the entire process has reinforced my interest in working for <company>. I do have a competing offer on the table that is commensurate with the market average in <location>. The only thing holding me back from accepting your offer today is the compensation, so I'm hoping you have some flexibility in this regard."
Pick the company you could see yourself working at (culture, etc.) and if they are the right fit, they will follow through with the money. Good luck!
|3 days 21 hours ago||I haven't seen stats, but has||
I haven't seen stats, but has the 3 on 3 OT this year decreased shootouts dramatically? I would think it has. We all know that unlimited sudden death in the playoffs is the most exciting stuff in all of sports, but even a 20 min regular season OT just isn't practical. I think the 3 on 3 format with a shootout is a pretty good option (but the stats could prove me wrong).
|3 days 21 hours ago||Re: #4 - the thigh rises on||
Re: #4 - the thigh rises on pads have gotten so bad because goalies have gotten so big. I'm relatively short in net, so yeah shorter/skinnier pads sounds great to me, but it really doesn't make sense when you've got a Pekka Rinne type guy. Kind of like the limit on stick length in the NHL, but it just has to be extended for a guy the size of Zdeno Chara. So ultimately what I'm saying is, don't mess with a goalie's gear, but go ahead and increase the size of the cage he tends.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Wow, bold moves. I can agree||
Wow, bold moves. I can agree with some, but...
#6 Passive offsides - no, it's a team game for a reason
#3 I know you hate the blueline, but I can't get behind this one
#2 As a goalie, this just makes me sad
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|1 week 16 hours ago||Oberon tonight visiting back||
Oberon tonight visiting back in MI. But I had some Heady Topper last week (from the can of course) and it lived up to the hype. Delicious.
|1 week 22 hours ago||Motte scores assisted by||
Motte scores assisted by Compher and Larkin. Doesn't get any better than that!!
|1 week 23 hours ago||And USA ties the world||
And USA ties the world championship semis at 2-2 with Canada...on the nbc sports app if anyone is inclined
|1 week 1 day ago||Nice. I don't care too much||
Nice. I don't care too much about going to Rutgers and Maryland, but will do it some day. I'd definitely do Nebraska first. Feeling pretty good about 10 of 11 though, with most being college road trips (2009-11).
|1 week 1 day ago||"Who is John Galt?"||
"Who is John Galt?"
|1 week 1 day ago||Indiana is highly||
Indiana is highly recommended, but don't waste time with Purdue. @OSU is always a great atmosphere. @MSU is really not that enjoyable.
|1 week 1 day ago||29 points here as well,||
29 points here as well, cheers fellow peasant!
|1 week 1 day ago||Heading to Iowa, which will||
Heading to Iowa, which will knock off #10 of original 11 Big Ten stadiums (from the bucket list thread). Last one will be @Wisconsin next year.
|1 week 2 days ago||Olympic Hockey final has||
Olympic Hockey final has gotta be on my list too. I would've killed to go to Vancouver in 2010.
|1 week 2 days ago||I actually did both Wrigley||
I actually did both Wrigley and Fenway last week! But I live about 5 min walk from Wrigley so that's lost a bit of excitement on me.
|1 week 2 days ago||Football: See M play at all||
Football: See M play at all Big Ten stadiums. I have 9 of the original 11 done, and will be adding Iowa this year.
Tennis: Attend all 4 grand slams. Unfortunately only have made US Open so far.
Hockey: See Red Wings play @ all Original Six. Long way to go at 2/6.
Others I've been lucky to accomplish are watching M in the Final Four and Frozen Four.
|1 week 2 days ago||Final Four in Atlanta was||
Final Four in Atlanta was incredibly fun
|1 week 2 days ago||Football is entertainment.||
Football is entertainment. To be honest, football probably doesn't even hit my top 3 favorite sports. But Michigan football is far and away my favorite event. I never wanted to play football, and I doubt my potential kid will either. But if they do, it will be their decision.
|1 week 4 days ago||Traveling, beer, hockey,||
Traveling, beer, hockey, beer, tennis, beer, beach volleyball, and beer.
|2 weeks 20 hours ago||Yet again, I vote all upsets||
Yet again, I vote all upsets
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Get a bottle of Jeppson's||
Get a bottle of Jeppson's Malort:
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Not going to post a synopsis?||
Not going to post a synopsis? Put some thought into the post outside of copying a link :)
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Agreed. I've attended a live||
Agreed. I've attended a live showing with Tommy Wiseau. It was just as great as you would imagine (obviously smoking a few beforehand required).
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Because it's a classic||
Because it's a classic
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Because it's a classic||
Because it's a classic