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Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Advantage had highest turnout at tryouts of players from EHF at a lot of age groups....seems like the tides are changing

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Advantage had highest turnout at tryouts of players from EHF at a lot of age groups....seems like the tides are changing
Advantage now has a q bid. It is not rocket science to figure this out.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

I had 2 of my boys at the advantage try outs.there were at least 60 kidz plus goalies at almost every year.they were packed

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Just wait until the NB tryouts in a couple weeks. EHF rats jumping ship for e9

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Advantage had highest turnout at tryouts of players from EHF at a lot of age groups....seems like the tides are changing
Advantage always have a high turnout at tryouts, they have an incredible development model. They don't let daddy coaches run things, they have a system that all the teams have to follow, it might be a little communist and the kids don't look like they have much fun but they are good. My son doesn't play for them, just saying what my eyes have seen, and I know a few parents.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

My kid left the Fed for them. Was a great decision to do so. MUCH better practices and skills. Like the Fed, the e9 needs to get some of the programs ramped up, usually by booting the political daddy coaches.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Advantage had highest turnout at tryouts of players from EHF at a lot of age groups....seems like the tides are changing
Advantage always have a high turnout at tryouts, they have an incredible development model. They don't let daddy coaches run things, they have a system that all the teams have to follow, it might be a little communist and the kids don't look like they have much fun but they are good. My son doesn't play for them, just saying what my eyes have seen, and I know a few parents.
Cutting a bunch of kids going into pee wee major year doesn't seem like a great development model.......

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Not sure what an MO is, but they aren't switching leagues, they are switching teams to try to find an opportunity that fits them better. Think anyone is sitting around twisting their moustache saying "Boy, that E9 league is the bomb, I gotta get my kid out of the EHF?"

Pretty sure "several" kids change teams, both ways, every year.

Oh, and Hockey East playoffs were last weekend. Maybe you forgot to change your clocks?

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Not sure what an MO is, but they aren't switching leagues, they are switching teams to try to find an opportunity that fits them better. Think anyone is sitting around twisting their moustache saying "Boy, that E9 league is the bomb, I gotta get my kid out of the EHF?"

Pretty sure "several" kids change teams, both ways, every year.

Oh, and Hockey East playoffs were last weekend. Maybe you forgot to change your clocks?

No, but you know what parents area realizing.

That the old..kid has to play with/against the best competition and forgo skills and development to get better, and the EHF is the best league... which has been completely wrong forever, but parents are starting to realize how wrong it is.

Parents and kids are starting to realize that games mean nothing, record, league and division mean nothing, and getting the kids better takes precedent over saying you play in the EHF. EHF has lost its luster as more and more people realize this.

It is only going to keep trending this way, until the EHF is a former shell of its self, which has already been happening the past few years.

Feel bad for the people who fail to recognize it and feel slighted as a result. If it wasn't for the 06-10's who still believe this old model the FED would cease to exits in its former capacity, older players families now realize the years they wasted and the only thing to show for it is them to be able to say my kid plays in the FED for a few years.

The Fed black has been sold as a top level league for so long and so many people believes it...until you pay attention and see what is going on. Black is not good hockey, and people are starting to realize that too.


FED's dead baby...FED's dead !

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Not sure what an MO is, but they aren\'t switching leagues, they are switching teams to try to find an opportunity that fits them better. Think anyone is sitting around twisting their moustache saying \"Boy, that E9 league is the bomb, I gotta get my kid out of the EHF?\"

Pretty sure \"several\" kids change teams, both ways, every year.

Oh, and Hockey East playoffs were last weekend. Maybe you forgot to change your clocks?

No, but you know what parents area realizing.

That the old..kid has to play with/against the best competition and forgo skills and development to get better, and the EHF is the best league... which has been completely wrong forever, but parents are starting to realize how wrong it is.

Parents and kids are starting to realize that games mean nothing, record, league and division mean nothing, and getting the kids better takes precedent over saying you play in the EHF. EHF has lost its luster as more and more people realize this.

It is only going to keep trending this way, until the EHF is a former shell of its self, which has already been happening the past few years.

Feel bad for the people who fail to recognize it and feel slighted as a result. If it wasn't for the 06-10's who still believe this old model the FED would cease to exits in its former capacity, older players families now realize the years they wasted and the only thing to show for it is them to be able to say my kid plays in the FED for a few years.

The Fed black has been sold as a top level league for so long and so many people believes it...until you pay attention and see what is going on. Black is not good hockey, and people are starting to realize that too.


FED's dead baby...FED's dead !
Let's be honest...the pattern will continue. All of the parents of younger players will continue to be brainwashed into Fed loyalty and will only realize they were chasing a ghost after it is all over and the checks are cashed. Then they will come back to the board, right after their player gets beat out in HS by some kid that played on some independent team, offering advice from an experienced parent that has been through the grind...and they will be ignored. It's the cycle of youth hockey.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Sad but true.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Could we agree that tier 1, 2,3 players and those cut from fed elite teams don't count? Does anybody have proof fed elite players, who made fed elite teams, are leaving in force to the e-9?

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe

Re: Fed players flooding E9

anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Agree. E9 is terrible at this point. Gone are the glory days of the VJW competing with the EHF.
Most T1 teams compete with E9 and beat them in tournaments.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

BA is an outlier in the E9. Should be renamed the E1 + 8BHL American League

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Agree. E9 is terrible at this point. Gone are the glory days of the VJW competing with the EHF.
Most T1 teams compete with E9 and beat them in tournaments.
Don’t count out VJW! Still a respectable org.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

anon
Anon
anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Agree. E9 is terrible at this point. Gone are the glory days of the VJW competing with the EHF.
Most T1 teams compete with E9 and beat them in tournaments.
Don’t count out VJW! Still a respectable org.
Replacing defections with town kids, after a .500 season? Good luck with being respectable. E9 needs VJW to be outstanding in order to make the league viable.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Absolutely not true. Know a handful of these kids and all had offers from other EHF Elite teams but chose E9 (or more specifically, a coach in E9) . Fact.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

People who debate E9 vs. FED were benders themselves who live vicariously through their kids. They are the parents you stay away from at the rink.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
People who debate E9 vs. FED were benders themselves who live vicariously through their kids. They are the parents you stay away from at the rink.
Bingo!!!

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
People who debate E9 vs. FED were benders themselves who live vicariously through their kids. They are the parents you stay away from at the rink.
Fake News...where were these offers? Top Gun? What a joke. Good luck at the Americans chasing your kid’s dream. Sell it as coaching but look at your rosters daddy’s and say with a straight face it is solid top to bottom like IHC or other programs. Fact. So stop spreading fiction because you were asked to leave. No one has time for you pot stirring. Fact.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

You really think that IHC has solid rosters top to bottom? Have you seen the 08, 06,05 teams? You sir may have the least hockey sense of anyone on this board. I'll give you the 07 team - RG has stacked that team and they are solid.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anum
You really think that IHC has solid rosters top to bottom? Have you seen the 08, 06,05 teams? You sir may have the least hockey sense of anyone on this board. I'll give you the 07 team - RG has stacked that team and they are solid.
Right, 2006 loses in final and they are not solid top to bottom..2005’s were at top of the league until halfway through his year and 2008s...well they are nine but we do know the 2008’s are stacked..sure they got rid of some deadweight and will improve and continuing developing...which is all anyone can and should ask for

Re: Fed players flooding E9

GogglesOn
Anum
You really think that IHC has solid rosters top to bottom? Have you seen the 08, 06,05 teams? You sir may have the least hockey sense of anyone on this board. I\'ll give you the 07 team - RG has stacked that team and they are solid.
Right, 2006 loses in final and they are not solid top to bottom..2005’s were at top of the league until halfway through his year and 2008s...well they are nine but we do know the 2008’s are stacked..sure they got rid of some deadweight and will improve and continuing developing...which is all anyone can and should ask for
IHC 05E was never at the top of the league this year. Middle to bottom of the pack all year. They were even worse at the beginning of the season and didn't beat anyone to qualify for the "Q". Where do you people get your facts from? Maybe another IHC parent trying to justify their orange jersey...

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Absolutely not true. Know a handful of these kids and all had offers from other EHF Elite teams but chose E9 (or more specifically, a coach in E9) . Fact.
EHF losing its luster at all levels and the smart ones realize this and are jumping ship.

E9 4EVA!!

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Absolutely not true. Know a handful of these kids and all had offers from other EHF Elite teams but chose E9 (or more specifically, a coach in E9) . Fact.
EHF losing its luster at all levels and the smart ones realize this and are jumping ship.

E9 4EVA!!
Only Top Gun players would leave for E9. Fact.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Yup. Fed is awesome. Bandits, Breakers, TG, Caps, Terriers, Huskies...all awesome programs!!!

When 6 out of 10 (that’s 60% for you Fed dads who can’t do math) of your league completely sucks it’s tough to say your good.

Kings and Flames spotty at best at some levels....so congrats to the Islanders and Eagles for being the 2 strong programs in your league!

My kid plays for an E9 elite team. Gets asked by two fed elite teams come over every year. Guess what. He loves his team and coach and enjoys playing. Has an opportunity to play for a Prep school. I think the league is doing just fine

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Yup. Fed is awesome. Bandits, Breakers, TG, Caps, Terriers, Huskies...all awesome programs!!!

When 6 out of 10 (that’s 60% for you Fed dads who can’t do math) of your league completely sucks it’s tough to say your good.

Kings and Flames spotty at best at some levels....so congrats to the Islanders and Eagles for being the 2 strong programs in your league!

My kid plays for an E9 elite team. Gets asked by two fed elite teams come over every year. Guess what. He loves his team and coach and enjoys playing. Has an opportunity to play for a Prep school. I think the league is doing just fine
Don't forget EHF is adding the two Boch programs next year too! That should make the EHF stronger (sarcasm)!

I'll continue on with your team list by adding cyclones, bulldogs, and Islanders (West). EHF hasn't added a strong program since it's inception.

E9 has got it's bad programs too. Let's just say that both leagues have a couple/few strong teams at each age group and the rest is marginal at best...

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Back 8-9 years ago when BA had only a house league and played in 6-7 tournaments per season the kids were bailing from the Fed to play BA. And they were some of the better kids who many have moved to D-1 and pro hockey. Are we back to this?

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
Yup. Fed is awesome. Bandits, Breakers, TG, Caps, Terriers, Huskies...all awesome programs!!!

When 6 out of 10 (that’s 60% for you Fed dads who can’t do math) of your league completely sucks it’s tough to say your good.

Kings and Flames spotty at best at some levels....so congrats to the Islanders and Eagles for being the 2 strong programs in your league!

My kid plays for an E9 elite team. Gets asked by two fed elite teams come over every year. Guess what. He loves his team and coach and enjoys playing. Has an opportunity to play for a Prep school. I think the league is doing just fine
Don't forget EHF is adding the two Boch programs next year too! That should make the EHF stronger (sarcasm)!

I'll continue on with your team list by adding cyclones, bulldogs, and Islanders (West). EHF hasn't added a strong program since it's inception.

E9 has got it's bad programs too. Let's just say that both leagues have a couple/few strong teams at each age group and the rest is marginal at best...
So to your point, too bad we couldn’t take the top three Fed elite for each birth year and put it against the top three E9 teams for part of the season... now that could be some good hockey to watch!

Re: Fed players flooding E9

What team?

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Absolutely not true. Know a handful of these kids and all had offers from other EHF Elite teams but chose E9 (or more specifically, a coach in E9) . Fact.
This is an absolute fact and heard it more than once. Coach was factor in choosing E9/BHL over EHF.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
anon
Any FED elite kids heading to E9 are getting cut, its that simple. Or they are Tier 1 Black kids looking to grab a first line spot in the E9.

Kinda thought we have have already discussed this no?

#fedelite4lyfe
Absolutely not true. Know a handful of these kids and all had offers from other EHF Elite teams but chose E9 (or more specifically, a coach in E9) . Fact.
This is an absolute fact and heard it more than once. Coach was factor in choosing E9/BHL over EHF.
what age group?

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Yes. Mine.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

This is funny. My kid made the move to the E9 at the '05 level. He was offered 2 Elite spots in the EHF and a Tier 1 spot which was laughable. He practiced with 4 teams and we went to at least 1 game for every team. Based off of the practices and the games the E9 was the obvious choice.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

anon
This is funny. My kid made the move to the E9 at the '05 level. He was offered 2 Elite spots in the EHF and a Tier 1 spot which was laughable. He practiced with 4 teams and we went to at least 1 game for every team. Based off of the practices and the games the E9 was the obvious choice.
suuuure....which elite teams wanted him? The Bandits? LOL

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Spoke to several MO’s at a function tonight. Several Fed players migrating to E9.
Yes, those would be the one's cut from EHF elite and since they have been told they are elite since they were 8, they would NEVER take that tier 1 spot offered from said org....however, what they are going to find out is that skating in the E9 ( if the team actually makes the E9) is the same as skating Fed tier 1..(unless the team doesn't make E9)...in which case it's lower.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

The BA situation is not hard to figure out. They got a Q bid. Get a Q bid and kids will come. But there are no other miracles happening anywhere else.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
The BA situation is not hard to figure out. They got a Q bid. Get a Q bid and kids will come. But there are no other miracles happening anywhere else.
Q bid only applies to 06’s ... how do you explain all the movement from EHF to E9 for all the other ages? Nice try but people re realizing it’s coaching that makes the difference. Unless you’re in top 3-4 teams on EHF , it’s the same .

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Parents start positioning for the q at squirts. The big movement to the EHF is at PW minor. BA automatic bid is a huge deal. There is no widespread movement like you explain happening across all programs at various age levels.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
Anon
The BA situation is not hard to figure out. They got a Q bid. Get a Q bid and kids will come. But there are no other miracles happening anywhere else.
Q bid only applies to 06’s ... how do you explain all the movement from EHF to E9 for all the other ages? Nice try but people re realizing it’s coaching that makes the difference. Unless you’re in top 3-4 teams on EHF , it’s the same .
Movement from EHF to E9 are primarily bubble kids and those players that were cut from EHF teams..."Coaching" isn't the main reason anyone goes to E9...E9 and EHF coaching is very similar from what Ive experienced...If you're happy in EHF...stay there....If you're happy in E9...stay there...forget the debate on which league is best...if you feel your kid is developing and he's happy with his coach and teammates, just let it be...focus on skills and power skating...pretty simple strategy...coaching at U14 and up is where it starts to matter most...:ice_hockey_stick_and_puck: :ice_hockey_stick_and_puck: :ice_hockey_stick_and_puck:

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Head Coach
Anon
Anon
The BA situation is not hard to figure out. They got a Q bid. Get a Q bid and kids will come. But there are no other miracles happening anywhere else.
Q bid only applies to 06’s ... how do you explain all the movement from EHF to E9 for all the other ages? Nice try but people re realizing it’s coaching that makes the difference. Unless you’re in top 3-4 teams on EHF , it’s the same .
Movement from EHF to E9 are primarily bubble kids and those players that were cut from EHF teams..."Coaching" isn't the main reason anyone goes to E9...E9 and EHF coaching is very similar from what Ive experienced...If you're happy in EHF...stay there....If you're happy in E9...stay there...forget the debate on which league is best...if you feel your kid is developing and he's happy with his coach and teammates, just let it be...focus on skills and power skating...pretty simple strategy...coaching at U14 and up is where it starts to matter most...:ice_hockey_stick_and_puck: :ice_hockey_stick_and_puck: :ice_hockey_stick_and_puck:
And Coaches that played in NHL took his son out of E9 to go play in FED. All the while he coaches the ECW junior team. I guess he must just like to drive to another rink.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

I do not blame them for fleeing to the E9.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

E9 is a great league, its a fun league. E9 is a participation trophy type league with lower and talent a lot of smiles.

I like that my son is there and the man he is becoming, he can't skate a lick or lift the puck at the 07 level but we have a blast feeding the ducks in Concord after the match.

Viva La E9 as they say!

Re: Fed players flooding E9

anon
E9 is a great league, its a fun league. E9 is a participation trophy type league with lower and talent a lot of smiles.

I like that my son is there and the man he is becoming, he can't skate a lick or lift the puck at the 07 level but we have a blast feeding the ducks in Concord after the match.

Viva La E9 as they say!
Yeah.....that sounds about right....:laughing: :laughing: :laughing: :baby_chick: :hatched_chick: :baby_chick:

Re: Fed players flooding E9

The coach that played NHL and pulled his kid from E9 to FED must not be a very good coach....heh?

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Running from EHF to E9 is like running out of the ocean into a burning building.

Re: Fed players flooding E9

anon
Running from EHF to E9 is like running out of the ocean into a burning building.
+1

Re: Fed players flooding E9

Anon
anon
Running from EHF to E9 is like running out of the ocean into a burning building.
+1
Silver parents showing their true colors. Truth is this USPL or what ever is going to hurt the FED and players and maybe some teams will move and cause an even more watered down product.