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Re: Biosteel game

Can't make the USHL teams or were not drafted / didn't make rosters because they were not connected to the right people? Lots of players in Wellesley that could slide right into a USHL roster spot today. In fact, some of the kids that left their new england prep school's for USHL rosters were not the best players on their teams in prep.

If you sincerely believe that the kids at the PHL are lesser players then you clearly do not have an 03/04 son and you have not been around this group to be able to compare the players without getting star struck by the USA NTDP logo.

Re: Biosteel game

At a real tryout without names on jerseys and helmet decals influencing the outcome, more than a handful of the PHL kids could replace the anointed ones in Michigan. These same kids will be better players at the same colleges playing right besides these kids in 2 years.

Re: Biosteel game

Anon
At a real tryout without names on jerseys and helmet decals influencing the outcome, more than a handful of the PHL kids could replace the anointed ones in Michigan. These same kids will be better players at the same colleges playing right besides these kids in 2 years.
Keep telling yourself that and watch the entire NTDP get drafted while maybe one or two prep kids do year after year. But that must be the NHL connections not the fact they are better players. The PHL kids couldn't replace the one Michigan according to local scouts, regional scouts, pro scouts, USA scouts, NCAA scouts...but you are right.

Re: Biosteel game

Anon
Can't make the USHL teams or were not drafted / didn't make rosters because they were not connected to the right people? Lots of players in Wellesley that could slide right into a USHL roster spot today. In fact, some of the kids that left their new england prep school's for USHL rosters were not the best players on their teams in prep.

If you sincerely believe that the kids at the PHL are lesser players then you clearly do not have an 03/04 son and you have not been around this group to be able to compare the players without getting star struck by the USA NTDP logo.
Better off staying where they are and going to USHL or NAHL or BCHL when they are ready, then on to D3. :joy:

Re: Biosteel game

You say D 3 with the laughing emoji? What is wrong with a kid playing at Williams / Bowdoin / Amherst and in 8 years hiring the guys that played D1 to work for them at the companies they are running? Let me guess, you actually think these D1 players get the same education as the NARPS? " insert laughing emoji here"

Re: Biosteel game

is it possible to play d1, say BC, and get a good education ?

Re: Biosteel game

I think you have just bitter, quite a few of the kids last night will be plying in college next season.

Re: Biosteel game

anon
I think you have just bitter, quite a few of the kids last night will be plying in college next season.
You're probably right...but the flip side to that coin is the D1 and D3 kids will sit next to each other and play together in beer league...but the memories will last a lifetime...

Re: Biosteel game

Anon
anon
I think you have just bitter, quite a few of the kids last night will be plying in college next season.
You're probably right...but the flip side to that coin is the D1 and D3 kids will sit next to each other and play together in beer league...but the memories will last a lifetime...
Beer league is the end game for literally everybody who has ever played hockey at any level including former pros. It is not a bad thing or reason to not be proud of your hockey career no matter how long it runs. It is a glorious retirement that anybody who has ever laced up skates gets to enjoy. Stop knocking it and start knocking them back and squeezing into your old gear.

Re: Biosteel game

anon
I think you have just bitter, quite a few of the kids last night will be plying in college next season.
Who? Someone on the ice last night will make a roster and play? Who?

Re: Biosteel game

There are, at a minimum, 3 players on each team that are only there because their Dads are massive donors to USA Hockey.