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Not really how it works.
Sorry your NCDC got cut.
You think USA Hockey shares money with teams? So what they write a check to the Generals? Hahahahaha.
Also the NAHL has no reason or need to do anything with the NCDC. Why would they? Different leagues, different models. Not saying NCDC is bad or NAHL is awesome but they are competing with each other. And it looks like the NAHL is winning so why would they join forces? On the other hand the NCDC has a model that works for some of the teams and they are still filling their youth and pay to play teams so why would they go away from that?
This post makes less than no sense.
As for teams adding other teams like the Generals adding full season teams. Of course profits will help offset NAHL losses. But if you think that will get them to a break even point alone you are crazy. From the signings I have seen online they are doing fine but they are only charging $8,500. That isn't going to make them rich.
Haha put the bottle down buddy tell your kid to work harder so he can finally get out of a tier 3 league and into real junior hockey. Have you seen the kids these teams are tendering and drafting ? One of the kids in the league has been drafted by 3 different teams and tendered with 2 others in less then 3 years of the league being around. Islanders and Rangers being good next year ? One of the kids they tendered couldn’t even make All state in HS hockey forget about making a good U18 team. League must really want the Jr Bruins with the season high 7 Deco this year in league also ?
Sick burn to the Generals!
I am sure they are real bummed about their high end D3 guys playing for a top 10 school. 3 kids at UMASS Boston is the entire team? Trinity, Colby, Conn, Skidmore, Babson etc, yeah terrible option for kids that don't make D1.
Remember, there are plenty of USPHL alumni playing Club Hockey out there :laughing:
My nephew plays D1 lacrosse and club hockey.. loves it
And NCDC announces another Framingham state commit!
Tons of tail? You mean fat commuter smoking goth chicks with daddy issues?
NCDC doing a great job pumping kids into the lower end D3 ranks like the States and Suffolk’s of the world.
Please stop comparing Gens wand NAHL with this crap league. Go talk to D1 college coaches. Not even on their radar for talent and most (not all) couldn’t survive main camp on most NAHL teams. Most couldn’t play u18 T1EHL or NAPHL.
D1 lacrosse players do not play club hockey. If he does he's the 58th kid on a 57 man roster and they didn't notice when he didn't show up and they forgot to remove his name from the web site.
Mad? Calling out your bs makes me happy.
The Gens are Tier II. They are above every Tier III team out there. If they weren't, USA Hockey would have classified them as Tier III. Furthermore, the NCDC funds itself by overcharging players at the youth level. The Generals, Titans, and Knights have demonstrated an ability to fund themselves through advertising and ticket sales, and not one penny of their youth or Tier III teams goes toward their NAHL team. And that is a fact.