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|16 weeks 2 days ago||The guy who ran the live blog||
The guy who ran the live blog was yours truly. Thanks for the comments. Jason is a nice guy to work for. I miss the live blog and covering the team. I was also a paid intern for TheWolverine.com for the next season after that.
Jason moved to Florida and had a child, and Tim is busy with work. It's a shame, because there's really a dearth of coverage related specifically to hockey now.
I grew up going to Yost, am a proud Alum, and I love covering the hockey team. Especially when I have to be objective about it. Unfortunately, the two years I covered were the two years they missed the Tournament.
I'm currently working on a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse right now, so my hope is that you'll hear and see me again in the future!
|25 weeks 1 day ago||Did I get them?||
Did I get them?
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|1 year 1 week ago||I cancelled my membership||
I cancelled my membership this year. I've repeatedly e-mailed them for years and asked for some semblance of networking, and/or a job board. Looks like they finally have a job board-type of substance, but I don't see the point. No, I don't give a damn about your e-mails or the magazine, give me something meaningful, like job postings.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||What's most impressive is the||
What's most impressive is the offensive balance in the lineup. It's not just Romero. One game, is her. The next, Doyle. The following game. Sappingfield.
|2 years 1 week ago||"Dump of a city"--actually, I||
"Dump of a city"--actually, I would apply that to East Lansing. Ann Arbor is one of the finest cities in the state, if not the nation. Everyone who visits here says as much.
"All girls are ugly."--In undergrad, I dated a few girls, and just about every one was attractive in some way. I'll take all our beautiful Asian women over their dumbass sorority chicks any day.
|2 years 8 weeks ago||For someone who was so quick||
For someone who was so quick to completely quit covering the hockey team, I find it rather ironic that Brian labeled the hockey team a "failure," as they kept playing and he stopped writing.
If you can't appreciate what this team did when everyone around them gave up--Brian included--then you don't deserve to be a fan while they're winning. Did Self-Righteous "I'm-Always-Right-Because-I-Founded-MGoBlog" Brian actually think the streak would last forever? If he did, he was lying to himself.
I'll be reading my hockey coverage at The Wolverine from now on. In fact, I don't read MGoBlog for much of anything anymore. The self-professed "king" and founding father of Michigan blogs simply gave up, and is actually quite a terrible human being in person based on how he treated people I know. Don't believe me? Ask around.
He encapsulates all characteristics of the quintessential Michigan fan/Alum: arrogance, knowledge, entitlement, and fearing the worst at all times while never appreciating the good, nor ever thinking "good" is good enough.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||What I want to know is, who's||
What I want to know is, who's the kid who sold his Maize Rage ticket? C'MON, MAN!
|2 years 15 weeks ago||Thanks, MGoBlogerati.||
|2 years 16 weeks ago||The first time we've been||
The first time we've been swept in Kalamazoo since the year I was born. Relieved that I chose to go hang out and meet new people in Rochester Hills, rather than run the Michigan Hockey Net live-blog in Kalamazoo and cover this horrendous hockey. There are a lot of issues here: Janecyk clearly not being the answer; no secondary scoring to speak of; last but not least, no mental toughness when things go awry. The most troubling trend of all: we've had leads in just about all of these road losses. Streaks are made to be broken. You can't have 2-plus decades of dominance last forever. As a blogger, I have to be honest, but fair. As an Alumnus, it breaks my heart like nothing you know.
In any event, excited about what the U.S. NTDP is bequeathing us for next season!
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Go Blue! BEAT OHIO!||
Go Blue! BEAT OHIO!
|2 years 20 weeks ago||I'll have the live-blog fired||
I'll have the live-blog fired up at 6:30 here from JLA later this evening.
Go to: michiganhockey.net.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||I got a framed picture of THE||
I got a framed picture of THE INTERCEPTION a few weeks ago.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||I was born in '86 and||
I was born in '86 and graduated a few years ago. I have very foggy memories of the '89 team as well as the two Final Four teams, so a National Championship would be one of the biggest Michigan moments I've witnessed in my lifetime, right next to the National Championship in football, hockey's two crowns, and numerous Frozen Fours (disappointments). It would put Michigan Basketball back in the realm of a national power, give us free range in recruiting, and tell Sparty to suck a big one. In my opinion, Final Fours mean nothing unless you win the hardware. I constantly remind my MSU friends that Izzo has the same number of titles as Steve Fisher: one. He's vastly overrated.
This would put us back on top!
|2 years 22 weeks ago||I see you, basketball. GO||
I see you, basketball. GO BLUE!
|2 years 22 weeks ago||FINALLY! Maybe Janecyk's the||
FINALLY! Maybe Janecyk's the answer in goal right now?
|2 years 23 weeks ago||Happy Birthday, Coach! Hope||
Happy Birthday, Coach! Hope we're able to extend the Tournament streak, and get you at least one more National Championship before you're done!
|2 years 24 weeks ago||I agree about the leadership||
I agree about the leadership assessment; Brown left, and you have guys like Lynch and Moffie who should be clear-cut leaders, but aren't. We all know AJ's a quiet guy in the room.
Whatever you're doing, Michigan Hockey Gods, do it faster, because I'm terribly worried.
|2 years 26 weeks ago||Thanks to all who followed my||
Thanks to all who followed my live-blog on MichiganHockey.Net!
2nd and 3rd lines looked fantastic tonight: Guppy with a great individual effort to muscle that backhand on goal, and Selman the beneficiary of a great pass from Sparks.
|2 years 26 weeks ago||So...I missed it, because my||
So...I missed it, because my DVR recording of 60 Minutes ended before our segment aired...thanks, NFL game. Any chance CBS will post this on their website?
|2 years 27 weeks ago||MichiganHockey.Net also has a||
MichiganHockey.Net also has a live-blog that I'm running. :)
|2 years 27 weeks ago||YES! Now let's sweep Sparty||
YES! Now let's sweep Sparty tonight.
|2 years 27 weeks ago||Defensive effort tonight was||
Defensive effort tonight was outstanding. Go Blue!
|2 years 28 weeks ago||PLEASE GOD NO. It's already||
PLEASE GOD NO. It's already in my planner to send a polite, suggestive e-mail to Jim Delaney to look elsewhere for his officiating crew.
|2 years 28 weeks ago||Heard the end of the game on||
Heard the end of the game on the radio driving home. What a comeback! Go Blue!
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Read my postgame thoughts||
Read my postgame thoughts here:
|2 years 30 weeks ago||900 great memories...Go Blue!||
900 great memories...Go Blue!
|2 years 32 weeks ago||HUGE blow, and I'm not sure||
HUGE blow, and I'm not sure how comfortable I feel with this possible Clare/Trouba pairing. At least, that's what I heard. Trouba/Moffie sounds like a lot better balance of offense/defense.
|2 years 32 weeks ago||Random question for the||
Random question for the MGoCommunity: does anyone know where I can find some of the scoreboard entrance videos we've displayed so far this season? I can't find them on YouTube.
|2 years 32 weeks ago||Ready for hoops? Yes,||
Ready for hoops? Yes, please.
What a great day this has been, in every aspect!