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I think tryouts can be summed up like this in recent years.
If your kid tries out for a club and does not make elite or Tier 1 they should probably find another sport or go play town.
Same thing if you think your kid should make elite and makes Tier 1, go play town.
Club programs are so watered down that any average town player can make these teams. If your kid cant make a Tier 1 team by age 10, save your money.
So true - I saw Express elite embarrassed by Hyde Park town team Valley League in tournement, Yet they were able to win the Championship in their division in MP. Also this explains why the VHL is rated higher than the MPDHL
Big hero who thinks your kids goin pro
Love people like you.
Answer me this - If my kid plays on the Bandits in the EHF is that better than playing on AI in the E9? Again it all comes down to 10 hours on the ice during a whole season!
You keep going around saying your kid plays in the EHF if that makes you feel better. Your the guy that shows up at Freshmen tryouts trying to hunt down the coach to tell him your son played in the EHF. I assure you his response is going to be that's great and could care less.
back on track, and EHF related, Bandits tryouts looked strong last night !
The 09, 08, & 07's elite all looked good for the Bandits...organization really putting effort to make them competitive with extra ice time and legit coach's.
How about 05 06 Bandits? These were the 2 groups that were in trouble last year.
I agree...05 & 06 Bandits are a disaster...just saying it looks like they are putting time and money to make their younger elite groups competitive. 70 min half sheets and full ice sheets for them. Plus doubling down on skills with Pothier
and in trouble this year it appeared too !!
Apparently the plan to bring the '06 Elite to Tier 1 hit a bump in the road and only 4 showed up at tryouts.
1 Tier 1 team now it seems.
Definitely saw one who commited verbally to a coach at another org at a different pegs tryout last night. Otherwise seemed pretty standard. Since most orgs seem to be picking up that second goalie it was interesting to see the goalies there
It's early come thrusday,Friday the why was Johnny cut post are coming
Insider deals exposed parking lot kick backs!
it's all coming!!!
Bulldogs had a few studs show up at multiple levels, probably E9/BHL cuts.....
I love the question posed by the OP. So EHF Elite, probably not many openings so it's a fund raiser as it is every year or as I say, why don't they just charge me an extra $100 each year. Tier 1 & EMHL almost always openings come tryouts, although with the number of open skates already conducted by teams, maybe that will be different this year. I don't think you'll read the vitriol for a few more days though, too soon. It's still really early so I say by Thursday you'll start reading the rants as night two wraps up and parents start to freak lil Johnny didn't make Elite and the org only offered him an EMHL contract. I'm betting based upon some of the older threads, you might see some parent v parent threads this year.
Is there any questions that my kid is going to be your kid's boss someday?
Tryouts are over for many of the programs and not nearly the vitriol of past years. Have we parents suddenly become more sane, did the coaches actually give families a heads up and did the parents stop going behind coaches backs? I'm not complaining but it seems strange that it's so quiet this year.
Maybe mom and dad accepted that their 8 year old who is now 10/11 was not as good as they thought as kids progressed... or most likely, not god at all.
What happened to teams posting the tryout results on their websites?
Leaves it open to add those who didn't attend....