A good reporter will never give up their source!
Not defending the poster who confirmed but I also heard something similar. Not as concrete as the prior poster just some "on the glass" banter but this does make sense. The only thing that doesn't is the so called bus clause. I don't get that.
Anytime a new league (or program) is formed you need USA Hockey approval. You submit your application, it goes under review, then you are asked to present your case/rules/blah blah blah. This process takes many months. No such application has been submitted, so ain't happening for next year. Sorry Rumorville, you need some other BS to talk about.
Youth hockey was good about 25 years ago when kids played town and then the real elite players were selected to play for there District represented team in the Mass Select League or in the Original Metro Boston League. There was never more than 15-20 "Elite" "Select" or "AAA" programs. Now there are 40+!!! Chew on that for a second.
Not looking to add to the drama but I have a buddy who's brother-in-law works with a guy familiar with National Bus Sales. He said a certain high-profile person with ties to the EHF as well as the USPHL was inquiring about at 2010 Thomas HDX, seats 44 and has 150K on the clock. He specifically asked if they could color match paint if he brought in a jersey.
So I'm not sayin this a go but this is not just a coincidence either. You tell me this ain't happenin.
Vanilla nut taps...
Good evening Freaks! It's RG in the house. Only thing going Kaboom is my l××d on your face. Pipe down D board losers
Just got home from practice and heard this league is happening. Wow. Would hate to be on the outside looking in on this.
Will this new league have an All-Star game like the EHF?
Take "all star" roster when released. Compare with coaches names from league there will be lots of similarities.
I am glad that the All-Star game will continue.
I am simply happy that my son is rostered on an EHF team. The reality is that if he couldn't play EHF hockey, he would have played soccer instead.
So as you can imagine, it was the honor of our lifetimes when he was selected for the EHF All-Stars.
Happy New Year and onward and upward!
My son has never been an EHF All-Star and yet he is in the starting lineup of all his prep school games. How can this be?
Tournament on the Cape this weekend. Waiting for my "Town" kid's practice.
The tournament ran longer than expected.
Finals, an EHF team against a "Town" team from New York.
02' Level the EHF team was terrible. No puck movement, standing still and lack of any defense. Goalie was very good, "Gabe" they were yelling. No he is not my kid! Yes they did make it to the finals, but I am glad I did not have to watch that all weekend.
I know not all the EHF teams are like this but it just goes to show if you have some money you can get your kid on a team.
It seems to be very watered down.
Just to have some fathers say their kid plays in the EHF with their buddies at work.
Letters do not mean too much!