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|8 hours 46 min ago||Sucks for Yale but at Duluth won||
Sucks for Yale but at Duluth won
|1 day 11 hours ago||I have some experience with||
I have some experience with this, but it's not perfectly aligned with your situation. Wife from MI, I'm from NY. We lived in MI for about 12 years after college. About 3 years ago she gets a job offer about an hour from where I grew up in NY. We take it and have lived in NY for 3 years now.
She never lived anywhere but MI within an hour of her fam before. It was a big transition- every one is basically a timezone away and although there is phone, skype, vacations, her fam visits, we meet 1/2 way, etc etc etc, she struggles with the transition. We have 2 kids, in elementary school - and that's the toughest part b/c we can't just have Grammy pick up the kids after school or drop them off. So, it's a constant battle to hand the kids off, get to/from work, etc all school year. You have no kids, which will make it an easier transtion at first, but know that if/when kids come along, she's going to feel a bit isolated. If your fam can be around for support, the occasional date night, etc, that will help a lot (especially if she gets along with your fam). Being away from friends is a big deal too, even tho we never really saw any of them all much in MI- life, kids, etc makes it tough unless they are literally across the street.
I think the botom line will be an better work environment for you both. The winters will be a huge transition (even for you - Lake effect snow is non-existant in SE MI, but a huge thing in the west). But if you plan a vaca to Tex/Zona every Jan/Feb, that might go a long way.
|1 day 13 hours ago||Sonofa||
|2 days 22 hours ago||it's not attendance that is||
it's not attendance that is the concern. College baseball will never get a big number to most games. It would be nice to see 50% more attend, say.... but that's 1500 up from 1000 on a good day
I think the bigger issue is summer league ball (Cape Cod league). The B10 doesn't want to compete against that- they likely lose the top 10% of their recruits if Cape Cod and B10 ball are mutually exclusive.
Fall ball that starts around Aug 20th or so might be perfect. Ends mid Nov.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Well, Jim. That makes two of us.||
Well, Jim. That makes two of us.
|3 days 9 hours ago||Actually I recall Brian||
Actually I recall Brian arguing for summer wood bat ball, say june -August. But a fall ball league would be better- start the last week of August like football, play thru oct like mlb. Student and staff are around for the fall and football might draw a crowd on a Saturday
|3 days 10 hours ago||You think +/- is a viable stat?||
not really, but make an arguement for why it's not.
I agree with the premis. But in aggregate, are you saying that over the course of 40 games a players' poor +/- is more indicitive of the poor play of his teammates?
unless he is consistently paired with the worst Dman on the team, or always on the ice with the 4th line, or plays more on the PK than on the PP, I'd say that +/- is a fair initial judgement of the results of his play, over the course of a season.
5v5 +/- for the pairing (again, over the course of the season) would be better.
|3 days 22 hours ago||well, leaving off MSU||
well, leaving off MSU schedule which is not relevant, I'd say that our schedule was garbage b/c we were forced to play 8 B10 teams.
|4 days 5 hours ago||Magnus, I'm not disagreeing||
Magnus, I'm not disagreeing with you per se, but we played a pretty bad schedule last year. I'm not sure you're accounting for SoS.
|4 days 5 hours ago||Thanks, but until you're||
Thanks, but until you're willing to actually provide some reasoning behind your opinion, no one is going to give a shit about your credentials in pro hockey. So please, fill up this here space on the internet with your Devine knowledge.
|4 days 13 hours ago||I think what's changed is how||
I think what's changed is how disciplied our Dmen (or how good their decision-making is) are and how consistent our goaltending is.
It would be great for M to recruit a goalie who turns out to be a stone-cold killer, like MSU has 2-3 times in the last 15-20 years.
It would be great for the coaching staff to actually teach the Dmen when to pinch and when not to pinch.
|4 days 21 hours ago||I am unconvinced about the||
I am unconvinced about the likelyhood of such a hiring.
If this is the 1st Hockey: CC thread, that sucks. What we need is: Pearson (obvs), guy from Union (not a fit IMO, but people mention him), guy from Prov who built up Union (eh), etc etc
|4 days 22 hours ago||I hope my laundry beats your||
I hope my laundry beats your laundry!
|5 days 16 hours ago||I feel like there's a||
I feel like there's a sampling bias inherent in this data set.
|5 days 21 hours ago||if only there were ways of||
if only there were ways of knowing if it were the truth. Like, some method people could use to measure the evidence against and for the hypothesis.
i hate humanity
|6 days 9 hours ago||Science and the truth.||
Science and the truth.
|1 week 6 hours ago||Who's *||
|1 week 6 hours ago||Whose in goal tomorrow?||
Whose in goal tomorrow?
|1 week 6 hours ago||Hildebrand As sr?||
Hildebrand As sr?
|1 week 14 hours ago||totally agree||
|1 week 1 day ago||Beat<br><br>State||
|1 week 1 day ago||the bottom 4 teams should||
the bottom 4 teams should play best 2/3 and high seed home site. the winners advance to best 2/3 at bye teams home site. title at JLA: best 2/3
|1 week 1 day ago||Why is it necessary to rotate?||
to get better attendance. so people don't have to travel 500-1000+ miles to see the FF.
I'm sure tampa was a great time, but why not timbuktu? I'm sure they have a fine arena and would be a good host.
|1 week 2 days ago||Time travel not necessary -||
Time travel not necessary - if you can go to the horseshoe in the fall, you'll get the identical effect
|1 week 2 days ago||Average is a stretch- they||
Average is a stretch- they were mild upsets. M had top 10 teams with talented players and good depth then.
|1 week 2 days ago||I'm surprised you're against||
I'm surprised you're against rotating the FF between those 5- they have the most geographically convenient locations to college hockey towns and thus the best chance of getting a good crowd. MSP, Detroit, Albany and Boston. Maybe another in the east like providence or Hartford. Denver only has a few teams close but the broadmore hosted at the historic start of the tourney, so that's fine I guess. I mean, if u want good attendance for college hockey, Pittsburgh and Tampa are last on the list I would think.
|1 week 2 days ago||I've sprained my ankles so||
I've sprained my ankles so many times, they are essentially free hinges. Like 30+ times each ankle. Good news is, at this point it doesn't really hurt much when I sprain them anymore.
|1 week 3 days ago||goDAMMIT, i've had it||
goDAMMIT, i've had it backwards all these years?!
|1 week 5 days ago||Lol wtf||
|1 week 5 days ago||why not go with the||
why not go with the baseball/softball regional-super regional format?