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Re: 95 Giants

Anon
With a crappy hockey program attached to it. Knights are awful, Giants will be worse


TL signed 2 year agreement with NESV so that should give you an indication of his faith in 95 Giants succeeding.

FACT!!!!!

Re: 95 Giants

Okay. I know this is way out there, but, hey, he could renew the contract when the two years are up....just sayin.

Re: 95 Giants

anon
Okay. I know this is way out there, but, hey, he could renew the contract when the two years are up....just sayin.


Great point captain obvious but the renewell option will have to be exercised after 12 months. Just saying!

Re: 95 Giants

If you idiots knew anything about ice contracts you would know they don't mean much. Buyer and seller can opt out each year. Just Sayin....

Re: 95 Giants

anon
If you idiots knew anything about ice contracts you would know they don't mean much. Buyer and seller can opt out each year. Just Sayin....


Settle down there little jojo. Any businessman in his right mind knows that if you'll had confidence in the program you would have locked up 5 years with 5 year option which would in turn drop your costs down significantly while reducing long term overhead.

Now one of two things happened here:
1) NESV chose not to offer you this option bc they had concerns with 95s long term success.
2) TL chose not to pursue this option bc he had concerns with 95 / JLs long term success.

I know plenty about ice contracts as I have owned rinks since you two were in diapers.

Re: 95 Giants

Are there still openings at U14 full season?

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Ask the coach

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Yes. Signing town kids (not kidding) left and right.

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Are not (fact)

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95 not taking flight this year and that is straight from TLs mouth.

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True. Not enough kids.

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Some teams not enough some teams enough.

Re: 95 Giants

Conversation with Zuzu Petals was like masturbating with a cheese grater: slightly amusing, but mostly painful. This 95 nonsense is the same!

Re: 95 Giants

OK...I'll bite, so humor me. Please just speak the truth and facts of the questions below that you seem to know so much about.

1) What levels will field teams?

2) Of these levels, where are the kids coming from, meaning, what legitimate organizations are these world beaters currently playing for?

3) Who are coaching these teams? Seems like JL is coaching every team there? Busy guy next fall?

4) Why no real website up?

5) If program is going to happen, and such interest, why are all older kids levels tryouts being pushed to a later date? ie, not happening....

Re: 95 Giants

They signed a contract for 10 years of ice. So that tells you they are committed to establishing another program.

True, they will not be able to field teams at certain levels... no 06 team. while other ages will field one team that will be struggling as they offer contracts to kids cut from LK and BA AAA programs.

Not ideal bit this is how you build a program. Have to start somewhere, take whoever and weed them out over the next few years and upgrade.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
They signed a contract for 10 years of ice. So that tells you they are committed to establishing another program.

True, they will not be able to field teams at certain levels... no 06 team. while other ages will field one team that will be struggling as they offer contracts to kids cut from LK and BA AAA programs.

Not ideal bit this is how you build a program. Have to start somewhere, take whoever and weed them out over the next few years and upgrade.



Absolutely did not sign a 10 year deal please do not post that rubbish. They signed a 2 year deal, TL got nervous. Raynham program is losing money. The goal was to shut it down and move everything over to 95 after next season. However they are way behind schedule, turn out has been very poor to 95 tryouts across the board. New plan is to move all teams to Raynham for next season and run skills and practices out of 95 when it opens then shift everything over to 95 from Raynham in April 2017 and shut down Raynham program. There is no money in the greater Raynham area, your just not going to pull a lot of club hockey from area not enough club parents / players to make any real loot.

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Lovell has run his course. He's now become a tired act.

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Yeah, the college teams are starting to look elsewhere for talent... I don't think they're worried.

Re: 95 Giants

anon
Lovell has run his course. He's now become a tired act.


Exactly this is why the Lil bro s having challenges getting the kids to tryouts. He has been bringing the kids in by bus from Boston just to bump up the head count. HaHa these guys know all the tricks.

Re: 95 Giants

Vito
Anon
They signed a contract for 10 years of ice. So that tells you they are committed to establishing another program.

True, they will not be able to field teams at certain levels... no 06 team. while other ages will field one team that will be struggling as they offer contracts to kids cut from LK and BA AAA programs.

Not ideal bit this is how you build a program. Have to start somewhere, take whoever and weed them out over the next few years and upgrade.



Absolutely did not sign a 10 year deal please do not post that rubbish. They signed a 2 year deal, TL got nervous. Raynham program is losing money. The goal was to shut it down and move everything over to 95 after next season. However they are way behind schedule, turn out has been very poor to 95 tryouts across the board. New plan is to move all teams to Raynham for next season and run skills and practices out of 95 when it opens then shift everything over to 95 from Raynham in April 2017 and shut down Raynham program. There is no money in the greater Raynham area, your just not going to pull a lot of club hockey from area not enough club parents / players to make any real loot.


Is that what you really think is going on ??? laughable

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^^^^^above poster is correct overheard a few of instructors talking in Hingham 3 weeks ago.

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how is the program "losing money" they had more teams this year in Raynham than any other year, with more kids on each team.. They are making money hand over fist. They made more cash in eval fees the past few weeks than some programs make in a year...as long as ****ty town kids want to play "AAA" and actual "AAA" kids want to pay to play "Elite" they will continue to rake it in. A club program in a rink that they do not own or manage is a cash cow. They need to pay for ice and coaches. Thats it !! the rest is profit, and taking in 40k in eval fees for 2000 bucks in ice time sounds like a successful business model.

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Most of their team's only have 2 full lines. Can't make bank on those numbers.

Re: 95 Giants

All they care about is who is going to pay and who is going to stay,Knights program is like a revolving door ,Signing town kids and moving the kids who were cut to giants ,and the kids and coaches who have been in the program are fed up and leaving for other teams, Pretty soon you will have the New NEH of southeastern ma. All there teams playing each other, Plus there ego is bigger than their tuition Good Luck

Re: 95 Giants

Vito
Anon
They signed a contract for 10 years of ice. So that tells you they are committed to establishing another program.

True, they will not be able to field teams at certain levels... no 06 team. while other ages will field one team that will be struggling as they offer contracts to kids cut from LK and BA AAA programs.

Not ideal bit this is how you build a program. Have to start somewhere, take whoever and weed them out over the next few years and upgrade.



Absolutely did not sign a 10 year deal please do not post that rubbish. They signed a 2 year deal, TL got nervous. Raynham program is losing money. The goal was to shut it down and move everything over to 95 after next season. However they are way behind schedule, turn out has been very poor to 95 tryouts across the board. New plan is to move all teams to Raynham for next season and run skills and practices out of 95 when it opens then shift everything over to 95 from Raynham in April 2017 and shut down Raynham program. There is no money in the greater Raynham area, your just not going to pull a lot of club hockey from area not enough club parents / players to make any real loot.

Ya right, Raynham, Easton, Bridgewater. Lakeville have no money. Where do you live....Dover? Plenty of money and kids to play, but you have Kings, Bandits, Providence and Canton all within a 1/2 hour for most players in that area. They issue there is plenty of EHF teams to go to

Re: 95 Giants

Toto, we aren't in Hingham any more!

Re: 95 Giants

No, we're at New England Sports Village!

Re: 95 Giants

Not opening this year at 95. Essentially 2 seasons out. Will close down Raynham and shift the whole shabang over to Attleboro.

Re: 95 Giants

NeverNeverLand
Not opening this year at 95. Essentially 2 seasons out. Will close down Raynham and shift the whole shabang over to Attleboro.


My son is on 95 giants. We were told that practices would be in Raynham this upcoming season.

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No, you were told that practices would be in Raynham IF the ice wasnt ready in Attleboro.

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No You were told to go to 95 because the knights signed town kids and there is not a spot for you , But pay 4,000 grand and we got one , and don"t tell little bro different cause He is the boss and he knows it all.

Re: 95 Giants

Correct!

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Any idea who the 04 coach will be? Any chance that it's OV?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Any idea who the 04 coach will be? Any chance that it's OV?


JL coaching every 95 team.

Re: 95 Giants

Then they should be really good.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Then they should be really good.


Seriously??? This program has nothing. They are waiting for the RI Saints to fold so the can collect their remnants. Stay away or good luck.

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What if this program resembles AI or BA more than LK? And, really there is nothing wrong with LK. There are some good coaches slated for next season at 95. We'll see where it goes.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
What if this program resembles AI or BA more than LK? And, really there is nothing wrong with LK. There are some good coaches slated for next season at 95. We'll see where it goes.


Can you share the coaches names? Not trying to be an a$$ just curious who the coaches are

Re: 95 Giants

RB,AB,SW and BJ

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
RB,AB,SW and BJ


That clears it up!!! Thanks!!!!

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
RB,AB,SW and BJ


That clears it up!!! Thanks!!!!


They forgot TJ, EE, and FU

Re: 95 Giants

TL and JL have been developing quality players for years into the college and junior ranks. What makes you think things will change now? They won't.

Re: 95 Giants

I guess the old man coming out of retirement to coach the 08s. The guy is a coaching legend and they will be a force to be reckoned with possibly the new world beaters to surpass the flames.

"The original Tweet Tweet"

Re: 95 Giants

Just curious, any idea what the jersey will look like? Islanders colors?

Re: 95 Giants

They will be crap yellow and green. They will say LK across the front as this program not launching next year and all players will be forced as second-team Knights

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Just curious, any idea what the jersey will look like? Islanders colors?


Have you seen the logo? That should answer your question.

Re: 95 Giants

Edmonton Oilers, baby!

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How does 07s and 08s look

Re: 95 Giants

Scout
How does 07s and 08s look


Their stacked the old man not going to skate sharpen anymore he's coaching the 08s.

Re: 95 Giants

The 07's look like they will compete very well. Come to tryouts on Saturday at 11:20 and see for yourself.

Re: 95 Giants

They are working really hard to put some competitive teams together. There will be growing pains like any successful program at the beginning. But, when this organization is established, why won't they be as good as any other E9 or BHL American team? and, they'll have a skating facility that will be new and very accommodating. Go Giants!

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
They are working really hard to put some competitive teams together. There will be growing pains like any successful program at the beginning. But, when this organization is established, why won't they be as good as any other E9 or BHL American team? and, they'll have a skating facility that will be new and very accommodating. Go Giants!


eventually yes.... but when they are taking kids cut from Knights AAA teams that cant be a good thing. They are trying to make some competitive teams and will have some in the first year... some will be bad, just like the knights

Re: 95 Giants

Drove by new rink today and spoke to one of the construction foremen. He said first sheet will be ready mid-Feb 2017.

Re: 95 Giants

Even if what you say is true, aren't some things worth waiting for?

Re: 95 Giants

DaddyO
Drove by new rink today and spoke to one of the construction foremen. He said first sheet will be ready mid-Feb 2017.


You must really dislike these guys to post such a blatant lie. Do you need to see a therapist?

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The 95 Giants will be fine....relax. All organizations have some teams that do some post tryout recruiting, if you will.

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My kid signed up!!

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Several very competitive defectors from other notable conferences has signed up. Go Giants!

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I signed with these guys they better have a team for my kid!

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Registrations will be opening soon I heard.

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Full season filled with town b players, LK rejects and kids cut from other programs. Check please!

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You sound pretty bitter sorry your kid didn't make the team.

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I sound like the guy who never responded to Joe asking my son to come play.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
I sound like the guy who never responded to Joe asking my son to come play.

So he must think your kid fits in well with town B players and Lovell rejects 😜

Re: 95 Giants

Sounds like you did him a solid by not wasting his time with you or your kid.

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It will be interesting to see how these teams do. At the 03 level new teams didn't have a lot of success, in the EHF anyway.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Several very competitive defectors from other notable conferences has signed up. Go Giants!

Give it up already. Go watch your kid's Lacrosse game and enjoy the summer

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Frankie, have you seen the new 95 Giants logo? Freaking awesome and original! Check out the web site www.95giants.com

Re: 95 Giants

Looks good!!

Re: 95 Giants

It's awesome that this organization is getting noticed. The owners seem to have organized things very well from the beginning and are putting in the right coaches and skill instructors. We'll see how the teams fare, but, don't be surprised if this program becomes a choice place to play in the near future. Kudos to the parents and players that took the leap!

Re: 95 Giants

Looks like someone pulled it from Stan Lee's garbage can.

Re: 95 Giants

Bruce Banner
Looks like someone pulled it from Stan Lee's garbage can.


Get a life man....

Re: 95 Giants

What are Giants doing about ice now that high school is starting up at Raynham?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
What are Giants doing about ice now that high school is starting up at Raynham?


That's the million dollar question. As well as when will this issue be solved?

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Not going be solved anytime soon. Games cancelled. And no ice in Attleboro anytime soon. Even now ice in Raynham/Hingham is scarce for Giants teams to squeeze into possible odd slots. Too many teams, not enough ice for weekend games.

Expect this thru at least November..

Re: 95 Giants

Lenghthy discussion about this on the Town Board under the SSC thread.

Again, this is a disaster if the rinks are not open by thanksgiving once High School Starts and rinks start losing Ice to College and High School programs

Plus the issue with the multiple high school teams that contracted ice for this season in Attleboro will have to take additional ice elsewhere.



Re: 95 Giants

So how do we fix the problem. No kid should be without ice?

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Took a ride by today and saw the zambonis on site. Looks like they have ice.

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Have had Zamboni's for a while..

No ice..

Re: 95 Giants

anon
Have had Zamboni's for a while..

No ice..


Well when will they have ice?

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Any news on when the ice will be ready?

Re: 95 Giants

1 week for ice on main rink

Re: 95 Giants

ANON
1 week for ice on main rink


Really? When will games be played on it? Thanks Heath!

Re: 95 Giants

week after Thanksgiving

Re: 95 Giants

ANON
week after Thanksgiving


Will multiple ice rinks be open or just one?

Re: 95 Giants

Ice is almost frozen, kids will be skating next week. come on by and check us out!

Re: 95 Giants

Thanks Joe

Re: 95 Giants

ANON
Thanks Joe


Come one come all!

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Are the locker rooms ready?

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I'm painting them tonight

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With the new facility opening Friday, this program is going to take off.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
With the new facility opening Friday, this program is going to take off.


Can only get better than where it is now.. Lots of kids will jump on board next year.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
With the new facility opening Friday, this program is going to take off.


Can only get better than where it is now.. Lots of kids will jump on board next year.


That's for sure. I wouldn't be surprised if the program causes problems for the capitals.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
Anon
With the new facility opening Friday, this program is going to take off.


Can only get better than where it is now.. Lots of kids will jump on board next year.


That's for sure. I wouldn't be surprised if the program causes problems for the capitals.


Absolutely, there were a lot of Caps parents ready to jump ship this year, but were smart enough to see that the rink would not be done for the start of the season and were nervous about that. You bet there will lots of Caps kids going there next year !

Re: 95 Giants

Is it true the foxboro pro league will be run out of NESV in 2017?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Is it true the foxboro pro league will be run out of NESV in 2017?


Yes.

Re: 95 Giants

Took a swing by. This place is amazing. They did it right.

Re: 95 Giants

I saw a General's' post on Twitter with photos of the rink and the bleacher section doesn't look all that huge. How many sheets with seating do they have? Was I looking at the little rink?

Re: 95 Giants

anon
I saw a General's' post on Twitter with photos of the rink and the bleacher section doesn't look all that huge. How many sheets with seating do they have? Was I looking at the little rink?


The place is sweet! There is a Krispy Kreme onsite too!

Re: 95 Giants

the main rink has 750 and rink 2 has only 250.

Not too bright..

Re: 95 Giants

Once things settle my kid wants to leave foxboro and sign up for this program. Best skills, best coaches, best facility, the list goes on and on. All I can say is wow! This program has it all.

I gotta say, I don't blame him. All his buddies are talking about it and everything the program is doing is top notch, they are not cutting corners anywhere.

Very Exciting!!!!

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