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Re: 95 Giants

This is the program to be in next season. Just look at the support this thread has gotten. Incredible!

Re: 95 Giants

Rink estimated to be up mid October !

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
This is the program to be in next season. Just look at the support this thread has gotten. Incredible!


This will be the place to be for sure. Can't wait until rink opens in 2017!

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October 14, 2016.....put it on the board!

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Lovell told me December 1.

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I have no association with Lovell Hockey, but even if the 95 Giants get off to a slow start next season, there's no doubt they are ultimately going to hit it out of the park with their new digs at the New England Sports Village. Besides being a premier sports facility, it is perfectly located to attract players from a wide area.

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Anon
I have no association with Lovell Hockey, but even if the 95 Giants get off to a slow start next season, there's no doubt they are ultimately going to hit it out of the park with their new digs at the New England Sports Village. Besides being a premier sports facility, it is perfectly located to attract players from a wide area.


Thank you Timmy!

Re: 95 Giants

The Giants team camps were very well run, albeit light on attendance at 05/04 level, by their skill instructors from BA and AI.

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Anon
The Giants team camps were very well run, albeit light on attendance at 05/04 level, by their skill instructors from BA and AI.


They usually are very well run, they have been doing it for a while.... same organization just a new team.

I feel bad that these kids have to play in the E9 pool for parity because they are labeled as an Elite team, as a result of them only having one team. That is unfair and a bad way to start a season for a new team. Get mentally prepared for that weekend or those kids confidence will be gone on Friday !

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Same thing for LKs. Face it, the BA ship has sailed!
Had a good thing going and greed got in the way. They are now all friends and family. I know two coaches at two different levels that they could've gotten and their kids are very good but they insist on picking the teams themselves, so they lost out. They stuck with the same coaches who can't develop or retain players. Shame. They have good skills but there's more than that to the season to keep people around.

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Anon
Same thing for LKs. Face it, the BA ship has sailed!
Had a good thing going and greed got in the way. They are now all friends and family. I know two coaches at two different levels that they could've gotten and their kids are very good but they insist on picking the teams themselves, so they lost out. They stuck with the same coaches who can't develop or retain players. Shame. They have good skills but there's more than that to the season to keep people around.


I'm confused... so they took two kids, but wouldn't let their dads coach, so the kids are not playing??? or the dad's were willing to coach but the kids didn't get selected ?? Or the coaches left because they were not allowed to pick the teams and took the kids with them ???

if their kids didn't get selected it is prob because they are not good, because you have to be pretty bad not to make a team there. I'm assuming that you were willing to coach and you consider yourself a good coach but your kid wasn't selected ? maybe I'm reading between the lines ?

what level(s) are you speaking of ?

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Giants have posted the coaches for every team on their website.

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Anon
Giants have posted the coaches for every team on their website.


Same guy coaching U16 and U18 split?

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Anon
Anon
Giants have posted the coaches for every team on their website.


Same guy coaching U16 and U18 split?


not completely uncommon if they guy is a good coach and they can handle the practice schedule.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Giants have posted the coaches for every team on their website.


Heard the zamboni guy from Iceplex picked up a few teams.

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Any idea when rink is opening?

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Anon
Any idea when rink is opening?


Looks like December at minimum based on where they are as of yesterday's photos on line

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10/14/2016

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Anon
10/14/2016


Sorry typo - 10/14/2017

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Sorry typo

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I'll bet drinks at the Christmas Part it is open before November 2016

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How did these teams do in parity?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
How did these teams do in parity?


Some did well, some got smoked... but lets not forget they were forced into playing into the top E9 pool because they only have one team at each level. They would have been much better off playing in the BHL parity, with the exception of the 04 team.

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Here you go!

http://www.thesunchronicle.com/news/local_news/first-ice-rink-at-attleboro-sports-complex-to-open-soon/article_eaa906f9-9986-51b6-a0fc-f6fafc3ce0e9.html

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Will it open in October?

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Anon
Will it open in October?


Looks like it will be open in a few weeks.

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Oct 14 .... There you go all you haters ...sorry your kid didn't make the team

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That's fantastic. Will it be all the rinks or just one?

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Anon
Oct 14 .... There you go all you haters ...sorry your kid didn't make the team


They literally did not cut one kid at most levels and are still in need of players, so that line doesn't work here, especially when alot of kids cut went there as a last resort !

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"They literally did not cut one kid..."

Thank God they didn't literally cut a kid! They would be in serious trouble depending upon the severity of the wounds.

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How many teams had to forfeit games bc they were short players?

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Anon
How many teams had to forfeit games bc they were short players?


Good question. Several of the players were to be suspended for playing on 2 E9 teams.

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Anon
Anon
How many teams had to forfeit games bc they were short players?


Good question. Several of the players were to be suspended for playing on 2 E9 teams.


0 you idiots. The season starts this weekend so no forfeits.

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Anon
Anon
Anon
How many teams had to forfeit games bc they were short players?


Good question. Several of the players were to be suspended for playing on 2 E9 teams.


0 you idiots. The season starts this weekend so no forfeits.


BHL started last weekend, but zero; other than the one last weekend !

Re: 95 Giants

Anyone know anything about the girls program they are starting?

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Its in the works, Lovell will have a girls program next year I am guessing.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Its in the works, Lovell will have a girls program next year I am guessing.


Lovell will be strictly girls and the current boys program will roll over to 95.

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Anon
Anon
Its in the works, Lovell will have a girls program next year I am guessing.


Lovell will be strictly girls and the current boys program will roll over to 95.


Lovells IS strictly girls!!

In all seriousness, lovells tried and failed on the girls program.

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Anon
Anon
Its in the works, Lovell will have a girls program next year I am guessing.


Lovell will be strictly girls and the current boys program will roll over to 95.


Not even close

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Swung by today, no ice so no dice! Looks like it's gonna be a while. May be time for another puff piece article.

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Anon
Swung by today, no ice so no dice! Looks like it's gonna be a while. May be time for another puff piece article.


Teams suppose to practice there next week. Maybe it's dryland?

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The building isn't even close. Anyone interested should just look for themselves like the previous poster.

Teams won't be skating there until Jan. Basically, they've been lying the whole time on Sept/Oct.

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Looks like these posters were correct. No rink until 2017 now according to builder.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Looks like these posters were correct. No rink until 2017 now according to builder.


Could take up to 6 more months but when it does open it will be a great facility.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
The Giants team camps were very well run, albeit light on attendance at 05/04 level, by their skill instructors from BA and AI.


They usually are very well run, they have been doing it for a while.... same organization just a new team.

I feel bad that these kids have to play in the E9 pool for parity because they are labeled as an Elite team, as a result of them only having one team. That is unfair and a bad way to start a season for a new team. Get mentally prepared for that weekend or those kids confidence will be gone on Friday !


Any business just starting out needs to adapt to the marketplace. As will this business. I'm sure there will be growing pains and changes will need to be made a certain levels. However this will be the new "Flagship" program similar to BA. The location is ideal and the facility is top notch. Don't be surprised if your kid is asking you if he / she can play for the Giants in the next year or two.

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Don't be surprised if your kid is asking you if he / she can play for the Giants in the next year or two.

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You clearly have no idea what you are talking about

Re: 95 Giants

Anon

Don't be surprised if your kid is asking you if he / she can play for the Giants in the next year or two.

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You clearly have no idea what you are talking about[/quote]

Clearly you have no idea what you are talking about. The Kings and Caps are mediocre at best. brand new facility. Nice Area. Great Skills and Good coaching will equal a better alternative for kids in that area.

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Probably... possibly.... but since I don't live in that area I am pretty confident my son wont be asking to drive further to play hockey in a new facility with a bad team. I am also willing to bet people will not be passing over other programs to play there because of the new facility. Most of the players they got so far that are not from that area were cut by LK, BA, or other programs.

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Im guessing the point of the post wasnt to imply you would drive from Boston-north to play for the 95 giants. I am giving the benefit of the doubt when they said that "your kid would want to play there" was meaning the local kids. And i know most of the kids there now were probably cut from others but it is year 0 for them so lets not put the dagger through them just yet.

Re: 95 Giants

Mike
Anon

Don't be surprised if your kid is asking you if he / she can play for the Giants in the next year or two.




You clearly have no idea what you are talking about[/quote]

Clearly you have no idea what you are talking about. The Kings and Caps are mediocre at best. brand new facility. Nice Area. Great Skills and Good coaching will equal a better alternative for kids in that area.[/quote]






Might be true. When my older boy moved from an EHF team to BA when BA was just starting out everyone thought we were crazy. For a few years there it was the only place to play for a Bantams and it was the best move he could have made at the time. You never know.

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And Ryan Lochte was robbed!!!!

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The Kings and caps are probably the worst place you can have your kid play as a Bantam. At a critical juncture in their development the focus is still on just winning. Kids really need to learn how to play the game at that age. They don't need to go to practice doing the same breakout trails over and over. The best thing I did was take my kid out of that program.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
The Kings and caps are probably the worst place you can have your kid play as a Bantam. At a critical juncture in their development the focus is still on just winning. Kids really need to learn how to play the game at that age. They don't need to go to practice doing the same breakout trails over and over. The best thing I did was take my kid out of that program.


which one? Kings or Caps?

Re: 95 Giants

Both

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
The Kings and caps are probably the worst place you can have your kid play as a Bantam. At a critical juncture in their development the focus is still on just winning. Kids really need to learn how to play the game at that age. They don't need to go to practice doing the same breakout trails over and over. The best thing I did was take my kid out of that program.


Why wait until bantam? If that's your practice at squirt and peewee, then go somewhere else.

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No, he didn't.

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Who said anything about those factors being important as to where kids play?

Re: 95 Giants

This season for the new 95 Giants will be full of ups and downs. But, within a couple seasons this organization will be epic!

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Why all the hype for a team full of 21 year olds? Isn't it time for these boys to move on with their lives?

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Scrimmages start next week with parity tourney to follow. Let's see how the new teams stack up.

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Right....let's see.....

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04s appear to be a solid BHL National team.

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Anon
04s appear to be a solid BHL National team.

05 Cheaters that "chose to play in the national division" got smoked this weekend by the LK team that went winless in parity

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anon
Anon
04s appear to be a solid BHL National team.

05 Cheaters that "chose to play in the national division" got smoked this weekend by the LK team that went winless in parity


weren't they short a few of the 06 players?

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Anon
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04s appear to be a solid BHL National team.

05 Cheaters that "chose to play in the national division" got smoked this weekend by the LK team that went winless in parity


weren't they short a few of the 06 players?


What happened this weekend with this team ?? seems fishy ?? anyone got answers ?

Re: 95 Giants

When does Attleboro open?

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http://www.thesunchronicle.com/news/local_news/attleboro-poised-for-another-banner-year-of-tax-receipts/article_105a8d31-b7d5-5523-b448-4738b13cb707.html

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So does that mean nothing until the new year?

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Anon
So does that mean nothing until the new year?


It appears that way. Still when it does open it will be the best facility and it's really gonna hurt the caps.

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Anon
Anon
anon
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04s appear to be a solid BHL National team.

05 Cheaters that "chose to play in the national division" got smoked this weekend by the LK team that went winless in parity


weren't they short a few of the 06 players?


What happened this weekend with this team ?? seems fishy ?? anyone got answers ?


Ok, I'll bite. What happened?

Re: 95 Giants

Surprise is in store

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Anon
Surprise is in store


that was enlightening. Care to expand on your knowledge or are just another windbag who heard a rumor from their kids friends cousins sisters uncle?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Surprise is in store


I'es can't hardly waits.

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Most teams heading to American BHL.

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Yes, most are heading to the American division in BHL. Overall not a bad showing for the teams at all age levels for a first year program.

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you mean except for the cheating.....

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What do you mean?

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Maybe take a gander at the multiple other threads addressing it. No need to pile it on here too !

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How did these teams do overall within Parity? Do people feel they are on par with where a new program should be?

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I guess if you consider that most teams will be in the American Division of the BHL in the first year. The 04 team had a legit shot at the E9 and played very well in parity. The 07 team has some good young skaters and gave some returning E9 teams a run, but in the end fell short. The 03, 05, 06 teams need some work and could easily be in the National Division of the BHL.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
I guess if you consider that most teams will be in the American Division of the BHL in the first year. The 04 team had a legit shot at the E9 and played very well in parity. The 07 team has some good young skaters and gave some returning E9 teams a run, but in the end fell short. The 03, 05, 06 teams need some work and could easily be in the National Division of the BHL.



05's are in National and started the season off 0-1 today because they didn't have enough players.

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
I guess if you consider that most teams will be in the American Division of the BHL in the first year. The 04 team had a legit shot at the E9 and played very well in parity. The 07 team has some good young skaters and gave some returning E9 teams a run, but in the end fell short. The 03, 05, 06 teams need some work and could easily be in the National Division of the BHL.



05's are in National and started the season off 0-1 today because they didn't have enough players.


Are you serious?

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No, this is not true.

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Rink looking good on schedule for October!

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
No, this is not true.


This is 100% true. Had a game schedules Saturday against BJR, which they forfeited die to lack of players.

They asked to be moved into National, nothing to do with any parity penalty

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Why would they ask to be moved to National, if it wasn't part of a penalty?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Why would they ask to be moved to National, if it wasn't part of a penalty?


Have you seen this team ? They would have been a National team had that not gotten two wins by outside players, so it makes sense for everyone. The league the organization, the kids...

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
Why would they ask to be moved to National, if it wasn't part of a penalty?


Have you seen this team ? They would have been a National team had that not gotten two wins by outside players, so it makes sense for everyone. The league the organization, the kids...


So did player get suspended for a year?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
Anon
Why would they ask to be moved to National, if it wasn't part of a penalty?


Have you seen this team ? They would have been a National team had that not gotten two wins by outside players, so it makes sense for everyone. The league the organization, the kids...


So did player get suspended for a year?


Whatever happened with this?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Anon
Anon
Anon
Why would they ask to be moved to National, if it wasn't part of a penalty?


Have you seen this team ? They would have been a National team had that not gotten two wins by outside players, so it makes sense for everyone. The league the organization, the kids...


So did player get suspended for a year?


Whatever happened with this?


nothing

Re: 95 Giants

No way would JF agree to be moved to National Division, ain't happening.

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95GiantsFan
No way would JF agree to be moved to National Division, ain't happening.


Hate to break it to ya. Already happened ! Sat games is still posted on BJR site.

http://bostonjuniorrangershockey.com/ScheduleDetail.asp?ID=4568811&AssocID=4305&menu=Teams&item=Schedule&org=bostonjuniorrangershockey.com

Re: 95 Giants

Rescheduled

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
Rescheduled


Oh. so now you have at least submitted to the fact that they are in the National, but they didn't forfeit a game ? they just rescheduled it because they didn't have enough kids Good one.

No suspensions for anyone. The divisional move was a request by the Team

Re: 95 Giants

These teams are set!

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Anon
These teams are set!


Which ones?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
These teams are set!


I would hope so... It is April !

apparently you two are new to this and sounds like you may even be excited to have made a Giants team.

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My kids did make Giants teams. Why wouldn't I be excites to get the best arena in Mass and the best skills too?

Re: 95 Giants

Anon
My kids did make Giants teams. Why wouldn't I be excites to get the best arena in Mass and the best skills too?


here is why. those teams are going to be bottom dwellers in the BHL national. better off playing for the Devils with that competition. The rink is new. that doesn't mean its the best. Plus who know how long it will be open with the lawsuits. Lovell skills have become a joke. Run by local D3 college kids who have no idea how to teach actual skills. Instead they just run them up and down the ice and play some cross ice games.

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anon
Anon
My kids did make Giants teams. Why wouldn't I be excites to get the best arena in Mass and the best skills too?


here is why. those teams are going to be bottom dwellers in the BHL national. better off playing for the Devils with that competition. The rink is new. that doesn't mean its the best. Plus who know how long it will be open with the lawsuits. Lovell skills have become a joke. Run by local D3 college kids who have no idea how to teach actual skills. Instead they just run them up and down the ice and play some cross ice games.


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anon
Anon
My kids did make Giants teams. Why wouldn't I be excites to get the best arena in Mass and the best skills too?


here is why. those teams are going to be bottom dwellers in the BHL national. better off playing for the Devils with that competition. The rink is new. that doesn't mean its the best. Plus who know how long it will be open with the lawsuits. Lovell skills have become a joke. Run by local D3 college kids who have no idea how to teach actual skills. Instead they just run them up and down the ice and play some cross ice games.


So, none of their teams improved?

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