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02 Kings vs 02 BA

For all the old school DBoarders, is there any debate about better team, players, coaching, development, and outcomes for the players?

Looking at the “where are they now” facts only.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
For all the old school DBoarders, is there any debate about better team, players, coaching, development, and outcomes for the players?

Looking at the “where are they now” facts only.

Not at all. They still play against each other at 10pm on Friday nights at the old rockland rink. Then crush a ton of beers before they have to have moms car home.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
For all the old school DBoarders, is there any debate about better team, players, coaching, development, and outcomes for the players?

Looking at the “where are they now” facts only.

You would first have to designate what year is the comp. Squirts, Pee Wee?

Depending on when you made the comp, it might not be as lopsided as you may think..

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

First...any year Kings...

Second, to the OPs question, not baby blue! Scam.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

02 Breakers were better TEAM than either the SSK or BA.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

It was funny a few years back about 02 SSK vs 02 BA thinking they were the best teams around. Fact is the 02 Breakers team went to the final 4 of the Q, won the last 3 consecutive EHF titles...yet they didn't promote themselves.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
It was funny a few years back about 02 SSK vs 02 BA thinking they were the best teams around. Fact is the 02 Breakers team went to the final 4 of the Q, won the last 3 consecutive EHF titles...yet they didn't promote themselves.
They also had the goalie who just got drafted in the 1st round of the NHL draft. That may have helped.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Breakers 02 was all about the goalie. One man, not a team.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Aside from goalie, where are those kids now compared to Kings kids???

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
Aside from goalie, where are those kids now compared to Kings kids???
Coaches daughter playing at BU that may be it for BSB

SSK will net out with 2 NHL draft picks when Coaches kid goes in round one next year

BA Zero

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let's look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Try multiple Kings drafted...and greater than 50% D1 college. How is BA developing kids again?

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let's look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the "Coaches kid" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let's look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the "Coaches kid" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let's look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the "Coaches kid" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU
SSK will add the twins at Thayer to PC and the former St Marks D to Yale next year as well

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
anon
Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let\'s look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the \"Coaches kid\" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU
SSK will add the twins at Thayer to PC and the former St Marks D to Yale next year as well

None of those mentioned started at SSK did they?

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
anon
anon
Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let\'s look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the \"Coaches kid\" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU
SSK will add the twins at Thayer to PC and the former St Marks D to Yale next year as well

None of those mentioned started at SSK did they?
The BA dad who did not like talking about draft picks because they had none wanted Squirt major roster, all 5 of those kids were Kings then

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
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anon
anon
Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let\'s look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the \"Coaches kid\" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU
SSK will add the twins at Thayer to PC and the former St Marks D to Yale next year as well

None of those mentioned started at SSK did they?
The BA dad who did not like talking about draft picks because they had none wanted Squirt major roster, all 5 of those kids were Kings then

St Marks D not on SSK that early and the thayer twins still have yet to play a shift of even juniors yet.

I count 2 D1 kids for certain at this point.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
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anon
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Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let\'s look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the \"Coaches kid\" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU
SSK will add the twins at Thayer to PC and the former St Marks D to Yale next year as well

None of those mentioned started at SSK did they?
The BA dad who did not like talking about draft picks because they had none wanted Squirt major roster, all 5 of those kids were Kings then

St Marks D not on SSK that early and the thayer twins still have yet to play a shift of even juniors yet.

I count 2 D1 kids for certain at this point.
BB wasn't on the team at that point either.

1 Legit D1 player on Squirt Major. Same as the Bandits..

3 (CG and twins) are could be's that are far away from seeing the ice yet.

Still pretty good, but really not that much better than BA.

Rest of the better kids came on later. Didn't exactly develop there

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Sorry baby blue and Irish riviera folks. Not even a comparison for either team. Kings head and shoulders above all. None of the BA kids will end up on the ice for a D1 school, including the coach’s son.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
Sorry baby blue and Irish riviera folks. Not even a comparison for either team. Kings head and shoulders above all. None of the BA kids will end up on the ice for a D1 school, including the coach’s son.
Looks like former BA kid coming to Bruins...

https://causewaycrowd.com/2020/11/22/boston-bruins-looking-acquire-defenseman-noah-hanifin/

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Yeah, the kid who played 9 games for free for BA...he’s a Kings player, then Sebs and CC Whalers. Don’t let facts get in the way...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bostonherald.com/2015/06/23/nhl-draft-noah-hanifins-greatest-gift-is-passion-for-hockey/amp/

https://www.hockeyjournal.com/noah-hanifin-south-shore-kings-st-sebs-stints-set-career-in-motion/

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
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anon
anon
anon
Anon
anon
So NHL draft picks are the metric?

Let someone pick a year (Squirt major?) get the rosters, line them up and let\'s look at the level of each player now at 18. Then you make a real comparison and put the issue to bed.

Using two kids (both coaches kids, by the way) as a measure is stupid and typical of this board..
Feel free to pick any metric you like, how about D 1 players? BA has the \"Coaches kid\" at the end of the BC bench and the D man is no longer rostered there for some reason?

By next year SSK will have 6-7 D 1 players

BSB Goalie and coaches daughter?
Right now:
BA - 1 coaches kid. SD left BC because he wasn't playing.
SSK - 2 one at UM and one at PC
BSB - 2 both at BU
SSK will add the twins at Thayer to PC and the former St Marks D to Yale next year as well

None of those mentioned started at SSK did they?
The BA dad who did not like talking about draft picks because they had none wanted Squirt major roster, all 5 of those kids were Kings then

St Marks D not on SSK that early and the thayer twins still have yet to play a shift of even juniors yet.

I count 2 D1 kids for certain at this point.
The Thayer twins haven't even played a shift in the USHL, will probably be over-agers or 21-year old Freshman at PC, destined for 3rd or 4th line if they are lucky

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

DC technically both a king and Breaker...

What other BSB is at BU???

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
DC technically both a king and Breaker...

What other BSB is at BU???
DC is not really a SSK. He played Breakers the entire team up until U14 when the Breakers team ended. He played U14 SSK for one season for nationals. Coaches daughter is at BU also.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

02 Breakers were a TEAM in every aspect of the sport. Yes, absolutely started from the goalie, but you have to defend and put points on the score board. And oh by the way - keep your head up! Team was not afraid to kill penalties. Coach was one of the best around for taking the team to top 4 finish at Q and EHF Championships!!!!

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Pretty sure the 2 that are representing their country in a few weeks are still upset that football on skates won 2 useless games because an outstanding goalie. The 5 other D1 recruits feel the same way.

Remind me again where the Breaker kids ended up? (Reminder that the goalie defected and got attention when he went to the Kings)

Looking forward to hearing all about the Breakers ladder of development!!!

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
Pretty sure the 2 that are representing their country in a few weeks are still upset that football on skates won 2 useless games because an outstanding goalie. The 5 other D1 recruits feel the same way.

Remind me again where the Breaker kids ended up? (Reminder that the goalie defected and got attention when he went to the Kings)

Looking forward to hearing all about the Breakers ladder of development!!!
Wow someone is still bitter from losing.

Breakers were a better TEAM and how the game should be played. SSK had better individual talent and look what that got them - nothing.

Breakers goalie was already in prep school while playing for SSK. He was known prior to his one season at SSK. Breakers team dissolved and everyone went different ways at high school - that's how U14 season works. No one defected and that's probably why the Breakers were successful - they played for each other rather than themselves and rather than adding any free agent kid they developed within.

Bottom line is the Breakers won 3 consecutive titles and a final 4 at Q - something that the SSK could never do. That will never change.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
Anon
Pretty sure the 2 that are representing their country in a few weeks are still upset that football on skates won 2 useless games because an outstanding goalie. The 5 other D1 recruits feel the same way.

Remind me again where the Breaker kids ended up? (Reminder that the goalie defected and got attention when he went to the Kings)

Looking forward to hearing all about the Breakers ladder of development!!!
Wow someone is still bitter from losing.

Breakers were a better TEAM and how the game should be played. SSK had better individual talent and look what that got them - nothing.

Breakers goalie was already in prep school while playing for SSK. He was known prior to his one season at SSK. Breakers team dissolved and everyone went different ways at high school - that's how U14 season works. No one defected and that's probably why the Breakers were successful - they played for each other rather than themselves and rather than adding any free agent kid they developed within.

Bottom line is the Breakers won 3 consecutive titles and a final 4 at Q - something that the SSK could never do. That will never change.
No one cares about the 3 meaningless youth hockey titles your kid won, or the 4th place finish in a youth hockey tournament. You sound worse than Al Bundy reliving his glory HS days. It's a nice memory for you and your kid but that's about it.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
anon
Anon
Pretty sure the 2 that are representing their country in a few weeks are still upset that football on skates won 2 useless games because an outstanding goalie. The 5 other D1 recruits feel the same way.

Remind me again where the Breaker kids ended up? (Reminder that the goalie defected and got attention when he went to the Kings)

Looking forward to hearing all about the Breakers ladder of development!!!
Wow someone is still bitter from losing.

Breakers were a better TEAM and how the game should be played. SSK had better individual talent and look what that got them - nothing.

Breakers goalie was already in prep school while playing for SSK. He was known prior to his one season at SSK. Breakers team dissolved and everyone went different ways at high school - that\'s how U14 season works. No one defected and that\'s probably why the Breakers were successful - they played for each other rather than themselves and rather than adding any free agent kid they developed within.

Bottom line is the Breakers won 3 consecutive titles and a final 4 at Q - something that the SSK could never do. That will never change.
No one cares about the 3 meaningless youth hockey titles your kid won, or the 4th place finish in a youth hockey tournament. You sound worse than Al Bundy reliving his glory HS days. It's a nice memory for you and your kid but that's about it.
Isnt that why kids play hockey? The memories and friendships you make? Pretty sure those kids are proud of their achievements and learned some valuable lessons about sacrifice, teamwork...sorry your kid didnt.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
anon
anon
Anon
Pretty sure the 2 that are representing their country in a few weeks are still upset that football on skates won 2 useless games because an outstanding goalie. The 5 other D1 recruits feel the same way.

Remind me again where the Breaker kids ended up? (Reminder that the goalie defected and got attention when he went to the Kings)

Looking forward to hearing all about the Breakers ladder of development!!!
Wow someone is still bitter from losing.

Breakers were a better TEAM and how the game should be played. SSK had better individual talent and look what that got them - nothing.

Breakers goalie was already in prep school while playing for SSK. He was known prior to his one season at SSK. Breakers team dissolved and everyone went different ways at high school - that\\\'s how U14 season works. No one defected and that\\\'s probably why the Breakers were successful - they played for each other rather than themselves and rather than adding any free agent kid they developed within.

Bottom line is the Breakers won 3 consecutive titles and a final 4 at Q - something that the SSK could never do. That will never change.
No one cares about the 3 meaningless youth hockey titles your kid won, or the 4th place finish in a youth hockey tournament. You sound worse than Al Bundy reliving his glory HS days. It\'s a nice memory for you and your kid but that\'s about it.
Isnt that why kids play hockey? The memories and friendships you make? Pretty sure those kids are proud of their achievements and learned some valuable lessons about sacrifice, teamwork...sorry your kid didnt.
Again, more from Al Bundy. Yeah, kids play hockey for memories and fun, but it is all meaningless to anyone not involved. Guess what, your kid's youth hockey trophies aren't anymore special than my kid's town baseball championships. Both were special memories for the kids, but the difference is, I'm not on here bragging about it as if it's some kind of special achievement. Nobody knows, remembers, or cares about it. At one point we were all caught up in those 7-8 years of elite youth hockey and all that comes with it, but time to move on bud. Thread is about who actually made it somewhere special, not who won the plastic trophy when they were 12.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
anon
anon
anon
Anon
Pretty sure the 2 that are representing their country in a few weeks are still upset that football on skates won 2 useless games because an outstanding goalie. The 5 other D1 recruits feel the same way.

Remind me again where the Breaker kids ended up? (Reminder that the goalie defected and got attention when he went to the Kings)

Looking forward to hearing all about the Breakers ladder of development!!!
Wow someone is still bitter from losing.

Breakers were a better TEAM and how the game should be played. SSK had better individual talent and look what that got them - nothing.

Breakers goalie was already in prep school while playing for SSK. He was known prior to his one season at SSK. Breakers team dissolved and everyone went different ways at high school - that\\\\\\\'s how U14 season works. No one defected and that\\\\\\\'s probably why the Breakers were successful - they played for each other rather than themselves and rather than adding any free agent kid they developed within.

Bottom line is the Breakers won 3 consecutive titles and a final 4 at Q - something that the SSK could never do. That will never change.
No one cares about the 3 meaningless youth hockey titles your kid won, or the 4th place finish in a youth hockey tournament. You sound worse than Al Bundy reliving his glory HS days. It\\\'s a nice memory for you and your kid but that\\\'s about it.
Isnt that why kids play hockey? The memories and friendships you make? Pretty sure those kids are proud of their achievements and learned some valuable lessons about sacrifice, teamwork...sorry your kid didnt.
Again, more from Al Bundy. Yeah, kids play hockey for memories and fun, but it is all meaningless to anyone not involved. Guess what, your kid's youth hockey trophies aren't anymore special than my kid's town baseball championships. Both were special memories for the kids, but the difference is, I'm not on here bragging about it as if it's some kind of special achievement. Nobody knows, remembers, or cares about it. At one point we were all caught up in those 7-8 years of elite youth hockey and all that comes with it, but time to move on bud. Thread is about who actually made it somewhere special, not who won the plastic trophy when they were 12.
But you dont have the EHF championship trophies to look at...

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Holy cow are you warped. Not a single Breaker skater will play D1, hardly any will play D3..2 at most....and you are trying to downplay 2 kids from the Kings for being 3rd liners at a prominent D1 hockey school, playing for the guy who is coaching the US World Juniors this year?

6 total will play D1, 2 will play and perform in the NHL...another 5 or 6 will play at good high end D3 schools....

Spout off all you want while wearing your kid’s old jersey, you can’t compare players or teams. Puck movement, skill, and future.

You were destined to be a Breaker dad. Sorry your kid could make TL’s team!

Tool.

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Anon
Holy cow are you warped. Not a single Breaker skater will play D1, hardly any will play D3..2 at most....and you are trying to downplay 2 kids from the Kings for being 3rd liners at a prominent D1 hockey school, playing for the guy who is coaching the US World Juniors this year?

6 total will play D1, 2 will play and perform in the NHL...another 5 or 6 will play at good high end D3 schools....

Spout off all you want while wearing your kid’s old jersey, you can’t compare players or teams. Puck movement, skill, and future.

You were destined to be a Breaker dad. Sorry your kid could make TL’s team!

Tool.
Reality still hasn’t sunk in that despite all that individual talent the SSK weren’t the best 02 team around. Puck movement, fancy skating, recruiting, etc yet still got ass handed to them when it mattered year after year after year. It’s great to think that a team with soooo much talent as you say got beat all the time by a scrappy bunch of crappy players.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Pretty sure you are the one that doesn’t get it. The real winners are the ones you end up watching on TV captain scrappy!

Tell your kid not to forget the 30 pack when he skates on Tuesday nights with the guys in beer league.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

So now the "winning" is now watching kids on NESN? Oh look there's Joey on the end of the bench. I saw him!

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anon
So now the "winning" is now watching kids on NESN? Oh look there's Joey on the end of the bench. I saw him!
Thought his name was Johnny?

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Old guys arguing about 02's is great!

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anon
Old guys arguing about 02's is great!
Not much to argue about. When talking about who was the best 02 team around it wasn't the SSK or BA...it was the BSB. Truth hurts.

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Ha! Football on skates! Forgot about that...
So true.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Dump, chase and crash wins games too, but earns you a 1st class ticket to nowhere.
2 different camps...
1- develop skills, iq, compete, etc with the hopes of moving to the next level
2- play to win 10 yr. old hockey games
To each their own.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anus
Dump, chase and crash wins games too, but earns you a 1st class ticket to nowhere.
2 different camps...
1- develop skills, iq, compete, etc with the hopes of moving to the next level
2- play to win 10 yr. old hockey games
To each their own.
Oh so the SSK weren’t trying to win? Got it. They just recruited new kids every year to try to build an all star team so they could add Hockey IQ? Got it. They entered tournaments all over North America not to win. One team developed their own players and one team grabbed the hottest free agent ever year. One team won back to back to back titles and one team didn’t but now try to say they weren’t trying to win.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

One team produced D1 and college talent, and a few pros, one produced landscapers with dads that brag about pee wee championships at the VFW. Congrats. The King boys need someone to carry their bags. Please get your ex-bender on that.

Sincerely,

Chip, Chase, Dump and Grind

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
One team produced D1 and college talent, and a few pros, one produced landscapers with dads that brag about pee wee championships at the VFW. Congrats. The King boys need someone to carry their bags. Please get your ex-bender on that.

Sincerely,

Chip, Chase, Dump and Grind
One team produced their own college talent while one team recruited players from other teams to make their college talent. Let’s face it at the conclusion the SSK might have had 2 kids from original team but were full of flames players, terriers, eagles, caps, a breaker and a few bandits. Development or recruiting?

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

I know this may be hard for you to get your pea brain wrapped around but they actually recruited and developed top talent. They go hand in hand. At the end of the day it’s who goes the farthest in the hockey journey. That is the definition of development. The reasons any kid wanted to play for the Kings during that time was because they weren’t getting developed on their current team. That is just a fact. The coach was by far the best around.

Now a really tough one for you to actually get your youth hockey brain wrapped around. The ultimate measurement of development is kids who can play in college and beyond. When you compare the numbers it’s pretty clear. My kid skates with the team but couldn’t cut it. Not good or smart enough. The Kings played a better style of youth hockey than any team around. Their puck movement and skill was far above any other team.

Congrats on your EHF trophy. Check back in two or three years and take a look at the “where are they now“. Almost all of one team playing college and pro. One from the other team playing college. Solid development there for sure.

Now please go back to snowplowing.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
I know this may be hard for you to get your pea brain wrapped around but they actually recruited and developed top talent. They go hand in hand. At the end of the day it’s who goes the farthest in the hockey journey. That is the definition of development. The reasons any kid wanted to play for the Kings during that time was because they weren’t getting developed on their current team. That is just a fact. The coach was by far the best around.

Now a really tough one for you to actually get your youth hockey brain wrapped around. The ultimate measurement of development is kids who can play in college and beyond. When you compare the numbers it’s pretty clear. My kid skates with the team but couldn’t cut it. Not good or smart enough. The Kings played a better style of youth hockey than any team around. Their puck movement and skill was far above any other team.

Congrats on your EHF trophy. Check back in two or three years and take a look at the “where are they now“. Almost all of one team playing college and pro. One from the other team playing college. Solid development there for sure.

Now please go back to snowplowing.
Delusional SSK dads never get old. The best coach on the league was the bsb coach and it wasn’t close....same team that dominated your little band of free agent superstars.

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Please tell us again where your little football player on skates is playing these days?

Exactly....

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

Anon
Please tell us again where your little football player on skates is playing these days?

Exactly....
You do realize that all these kids will still have to get a real job and wont get paid to play hockey right? Has that reality hit you yet? Playing NCAA hockey doesn't mean a thing. THey will all end up at the bar talking about the glory days but my kids glory days were better than yours. Your kid will say "yeah we moved the puck and recruited new kids every year and we had so much skill"....my kid will say "we played with heart and effort and with the same kids every year...oh yeah and we whipped your ass year after year after year."


Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

At least two will get paid to play. One of them millions as a likely a top first rounder. And again, where is your bender playing now? Just answer the question. It’s a simple one.

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Anon
At least two will get paid to play. One of them millions as a likely a top first rounder. And again, where is your bender playing now? Just answer the question. It’s a simple one.
So let me get this straight - one kid from the SSK will probably will be a pro and that validates your opinion how?

Re: 02 Kings vs 02 BA

anon
Anon
Please tell us again where your little football player on skates is playing these days?

Exactly....
You do realize that all these kids will still have to get a real job and wont get paid to play hockey right? Has that reality hit you yet? Playing NCAA hockey doesn't mean a thing. THey will all end up at the bar talking about the glory days but my kids glory days were better than yours. Your kid will say "yeah we moved the puck and recruited new kids every year and we had so much skill"....my kid will say "we played with heart and effort and with the same kids every year...oh yeah and we whipped your ass year after year after year."


You do know that both of your kids would be embarrassed to hear their dads arguing about who had the better youth hockey team.

Because. They don’t care.

Been around enough locker rooms and players to tell you that after youth hockey no player is talking about youth hockey tourneys or championships. They make make an occasional comment about a specific play or incident. But even they know it’s embarrassing to talk about it.

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Anon
anon
Anon
Please tell us again where your little football player on skates is playing these days?

Exactly....
You do realize that all these kids will still have to get a real job and wont get paid to play hockey right? Has that reality hit you yet? Playing NCAA hockey doesn't mean a thing. THey will all end up at the bar talking about the glory days but my kids glory days were better than yours. Your kid will say "yeah we moved the puck and recruited new kids every year and we had so much skill"....my kid will say "we played with heart and effort and with the same kids every year...oh yeah and we whipped your ass year after year after year."


You do know that both of your kids would be embarrassed to hear their dads arguing about who had the better youth hockey team.

Because. They don’t care.

Been around enough locker rooms and players to tell you that after youth hockey no player is talking about youth hockey tourneys or championships. They make make an occasional comment about a specific play or incident. But even they know it’s embarrassing to talk about it.
Your kids dont care because they never won championships to talk about.

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anon
Anon
anon
Anon
Please tell us again where your little football player on skates is playing these days?

Exactly....
You do realize that all these kids will still have to get a real job and wont get paid to play hockey right? Has that reality hit you yet? Playing NCAA hockey doesn't mean a thing. THey will all end up at the bar talking about the glory days but my kids glory days were better than yours. Your kid will say "yeah we moved the puck and recruited new kids every year and we had so much skill"....my kid will say "we played with heart and effort and with the same kids every year...oh yeah and we whipped your ass year after year after year."


You do know that both of your kids would be embarrassed to hear their dads arguing about who had the better youth hockey team.

Because. They don’t care.

Been around enough locker rooms and players to tell you that after youth hockey no player is talking about youth hockey tourneys or championships. They make make an occasional comment about a specific play or incident. But even they know it’s embarrassing to talk about it.
Your kids dont care because they never won championships to talk about.
My kid has won a few championships over several sports the past few years, and if he knew that I that typed that he would tell me I was a loser !

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Those Breakers kids look good in the world Juniors as they beat Finland...oh wait...they were Kings kids..both who will be in the NHL.

I bet they were talking about those EHF games earlier in the day...

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Players on the WJC came from BSB, SSK, PC, MFF and MF. Proves it doesn't matter what team you play for if you are good you are good.

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Have you guys never listened to Ryan Whitney on Spittin Chicklets or their guests. Whitney discusses his time at the Q almost every His guests talk and chuckle about their days in youth hockey almost every episode as well.

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Chicklets
Have you guys never listened to Ryan Whitney on Spittin Chicklets or their guests. Whitney discusses his time at the Q almost every His guests talk and chuckle about their days in youth hockey almost every episode as well.
You are missing the point.

Whitney talking about the Q is a running joke.

He now mentions it non stop and it has become one of his thing.

The joke is that the Q was the last championshiop he ever won.

kid played at

Thayer
USNDP
BU
U17 National Team
U18 National Team
U20 National Team
2003 Worl Juniors
fifth overall NHL pick
2010 Olympics

Besides second place in the 2010 Olympics the Q was the last tourney he ever won. So in his case that particular tourney may actually hold a special place in his heart, but he got chirped about talking about the q, which is why it always comes up now.

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There is no players from BSB at the world juniors.

How did the Irish white trash from Marshvegas hijack this thread anyway? It’s about the Kings and BA?

Sorry, but both those teams were considered the best around at the time. My kid played some games for BSB and it was nothing special. He also has a skated with the 02 Advantage kids for years. No comparison in skill, TL did a nice job with that group. As far as Kings go, a step ahead in all areas, which is why they have the numbers of kids progressing more than any other team at that age group. The coach taught those kids how to play a year or two ahead of their time, which paid dividends to most players. That is why it was easy for him to recruit.

BA is next in the progression of players for that year, then the Islanders, then the Breakers. So congrats....

Whitney jokes about the Q to mock people like the Breakers dad, which makes it even funnier when they don’t understand it.

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The question everyone really wants answered is who had the hotter moms?

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BSB goalie was on team but BU team had covid cases and he had to be replaced.

Your kid did not play games for BSB as they didn’t have alternates. Nice lie though.

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Anon
There is no players from BSB at the world juniors.

How did the Irish white trash from Marshvegas hijack this thread anyway? It’s about the Kings and BA?

Sorry, but both those teams were considered the best around at the time. My kid played some games for BSB and it was nothing special. He also has a skated with the 02 Advantage kids for years. No comparison in skill, TL did a nice job with that group. As far as Kings go, a step ahead in all areas, which is why they have the numbers of kids progressing more than any other team at that age group. The coach taught those kids how to play a year or two ahead of their time, which paid dividends to most players. That is why it was easy for him to recruit.

BA is next in the progression of players for that year, then the Islanders, then the Breakers. So congrats....

Whitney jokes about the Q to mock people like the Breakers dad, which makes it even funnier when they don’t understand it.
Breakers were better than both BA and SSK I know it hurts all the Hingham and ssk all stars but on the ice the breakers were the best 02 team around.

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Breakers had a few alternates and guests over the years like any team does, fool.

BA had hottest moms.

Make sure to watch the real players today against Russia. Maybe your bender can learn something. Kidding, too late for that!


Irish Riviera.....funny.

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Anon
Breakers had a few alternates and guests over the years like any team does, fool.

BA had hottest moms.

Make sure to watch the real players today against Russia. Maybe your bender can learn something. Kidding, too late for that!


Irish Riviera.....funny.
How can any BA Mom compare to Beach Volleyball when all your husbands were lining up to buy cupcakes from her during the bake sale in Foxborough?

Things I'm certain of

MB will be a long time NHL player
DC will get every shot possible from the Blackhawks
BB will get a free education and be able to tell his grandkids the Rangers drafted him
BSB players will give you a free estimate when you want a new patio
TL is charging $200 to skate at Pilgrim Xmas night

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Money post.

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Breakers kids killed it the last few days. Congrats!

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Both Kings kids who won Gold the other night for their country said they still felt empty because of their Pee Wee EHF losses. 😂😂😂

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Anon
Both Kings kids who won Gold the other night for their country said they still felt empty because of their Pee Wee EHF losses. ������
You're an idiot!!!

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One was a SSK and one was a PC. Dont play yourself.

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Both 02s were Kings morons.

Sorry your kid ended up at SSVT

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Where did BB start playing...in RI with the Caps then was recruited to play for the SSK. Facts.

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RI Saints -> Caps -> SSK