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Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Does BA have a few kids who could play on most Elite teams??? Yes
Would BA be in the bottom middle of the Elite division??? Yes

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Does any of that matter? No.
When you kid graduates will you then able able to realize what a moron you’ve been the past 12 years? No.

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Didn’t really want to enter the frey because I know and like a number of the kids/families on BA. Interestingly enough though, 4 of their top players have Some Fed lineage, 3 played in the Fed, not exactly fully home grown in Hingham, and I believe the D man has played Fed alt a few of years, most recently for BB. They all have grown in stature in most recent years at Pilgrim, I give em that.

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

All USHL and College coach's don't care where your kid plays, know one cares how good your Pee Wee team is. There is always 100's of Fed parents, every year, when their kid turns 15, the parent begins to have this huge empty feeling in their gut, finding out that their kid is nothing special, and it didn't matter where they played, and it all was much ado about nothing. Most of you will all be experiencing it in a few years, enjoy!

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Finally...someone gets it...

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

and no one cares about the daddy ran ct teams-especially the new ones. or the kids already in middle school prep. the academies are where its at

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

You mean to tell me the kids that go to middle school at the Saint Sebastian’s of the world won’t automatically make the prep school hockey team you must be kidding?

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Only one reason to send a kid to the Sibby's or Thayer's etc is for private school education. Hockey is secondary.

If the kid has the goods he will play, but if not, he grads with a preppy diploma.

The smartest parents in the universe of mindless youth hockey parents are the ones that know their kid is skilled but not skilled enough. So when presented with the right opportunity to play privates they jump at it.

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Anonified
Only one reason to send a kid to the Sibby's or Thayer's etc is for private school education. Hockey is secondary.

If the kid has the goods he will play, but if not, he grads with a preppy diploma.

The smartest parents in the universe of mindless youth hockey parents are the ones that know their kid is skilled but not skilled enough. So when presented with the right opportunity to play privates they jump at it.
This.

Re: 08 JUNIOR EAGLES TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Bingo, go for the Education, cause 100 percent of them will need it in some shape or form and under 1 percent of the hundred might need it a little less.