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Re: Foxboro Prep League

Anon
Watched both games Monday night. I must have been at a different event than what NEHJ covered.... GHEEEEEEZZZZ
If a player is committed to a D1 college or if he is on the NHL central scouting list, shouldn't he jump right out at you when playing in these types of games?

Re: Foxboro Prep League

anon
Anon
Watched both games Monday night. I must have been at a different event than what NEHJ covered.... GHEEEEEEZZZZ
If a player is committed to a D1 college or if he is on the NHL central scouting list, shouldn't he jump right out at you when playing in these types of games?
Not if he's from New England! Follow the $$$$$$. Can't wait to see these All-stars get their azz handed to them this year. Lots of tears and calls home to mommy in their future. Honestly, not their fault though, their parents and coaches hyped them up so much on Social Media and all these weak tournaments, and now they cant produce, plain and simple.

Re: Foxboro Prep League

Sad for them

Re: Foxboro Prep League

Makes no sense for them to be there. Its a no win situation. They shine, and you get the "well, there is no contact allowed, so they should be the best" They play average with everyone else, and you get the "How can this be a college commit" The NHL Central scouting thing shouldn't even be taken seriously, I mean come on..NHL? No shot. Hope the kids have fun for a few hours on a Monday night, but this is not a "league". NEHJ is there so their paying customers can get some print..did you see the preface to the article? laughable.

Re: Foxboro Prep League

"These are just my raw observations taken from my scout’s notebook- this is not intended to rank or project players, but should be taken in the context of instant analysis of summer hockey" what does this even mean?

Re: Foxboro Prep League

It means that he was sent to watch a pickup hockey game and he made sure he had a list of the names that were playing that he has heard of and he was scratching down a few blurbs about those names. Nothing more. Safe bet if there are names at an event that he has read about already and commenting on these names will make him look like he has a keen eye for talent. Simple. Safe bet. I have a hard time understanding how some of these kids have traveled the world for youth hockey yet they are still considered to be new to the seen or a surprise talent These trips started in Mites. Caught bits of both games, man he must have been distracted to write what he wrote.

Re: Foxboro Prep League

If kids skate and no one posts about it, did it even happen?