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by ex_goldy
Wed Feb 26 10:34 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint
Replies: 5437
Views: 225350

Re: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint

Do they feel like a cat toy? Just toying with them then they just blow them out like a candle. Wow, missing those free throws and all those three pointers, humiliating. Wonder if coach Pitino will get the blame.
by ex_goldy
Wed Feb 26 10:23 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint
Replies: 5437
Views: 225350

Re: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint

If they had hit any of the threes they threw up with 2 minutes left it wouldn’t be close. No Choke!
by ex_goldy
Mon Feb 24 9:44 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #18 Gophers @ #11 Penn St. Feb 21 & 22
Replies: 288
Views: 6661

Re: #18 Gophers @ #11 Penn St. Feb 21 & 22

This series, both games they didnt get beat, they were ahead and they lost. Penn St was beatable, that’s the frustrating part. The games they have won they were battling back after getting scored on or behind early. It’s too bad after they put themselves in a great position Winning games, sweeps, th...
by ex_goldy
Tue Feb 18 9:26 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA hockey 2019-20 season
Replies: 730
Views: 55824

Re: NCAA hockey 2019-20 season

Lucia’s not busy. He could handle commish duties.
by ex_goldy
Sun Feb 16 3:43 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers @ Notre Dame 2/14-15
Replies: 279
Views: 7035

Re: Gophers @ Notre Dame 2/14-15

Motzko on a pace for COTY.
by ex_goldy
Sun Feb 16 12:35 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2019-2020 Gopher Hockey Season Thread
Replies: 1674
Views: 234323

Re: 2019-2020 Gopher Hockey Season Thread

Agree with cutting prices to sell out a big series. Show they want fans and will do what it takes. If they don’t there would be a little more interest but don’t think it would be more than 10% increase. Prices are that high because of corporate sales, they need to direct market, attract the dads and...
by ex_goldy
Sat Feb 15 5:47 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers @ Notre Dame 2/14-15
Replies: 279
Views: 7035

Re: Gophers @ Notre Dame 2/14-15

Impressed that even Xbox has nbc sports app. It looks like you can watch it delayed.
by ex_goldy
Sat Feb 15 5:42 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers @ Notre Dame 2/14-15
Replies: 279
Views: 7035

Re: Gophers @ Notre Dame 2/14-15

Impressed that even Xbox has nbc sports app. It looks like you can watch it delayed, anyone ever done it?
by ex_goldy
Sat Feb 15 5:34 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

San Jose not collapsing for them. Maybe by the third period.
by ex_goldy
Sat Feb 15 5:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Almost put anyone but Halstol.
by ex_goldy
Sat Feb 15 4:36 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Wonder if any college coaches would be considered. Sandelin is signed through 2024-25, Hastings is on a ten year contract, don’t know what the buyout is or if it applies.
Others ?
by ex_goldy
Mon Feb 10 11:58 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

What did Pittsburgh need? I’m wondering why they would want him. My Immediate thought was why would they agree to this. Some other hockey mind will know. I’m not saying Zucker is bad, just why does Pittsburgh need him in their roster that looks pretty full for guys at this stage in their careers.
by ex_goldy
Wed Jan 22 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7145
Views: 582814

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

I just don’t like it. My opinion.
by ex_goldy
Wed Jan 22 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7145
Views: 582814

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Gerbschmidt Bit isn’t funny. It’s not nice to Green Bay fans ha ha ha, but imitating someone with a speech problem, cleft palate, and possible intellect disabled/mental retardation is not funny. It’s bullying, I don’t see the fun of making fun of disabilities. Who ever the guy is, son of some previo...
by ex_goldy
Sun Jan 19 7:13 pm
Forum: Website Support / New Features
Topic: GPL Donation-A-Thon 2020!!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2124

Re: GPL Donation-A-Thon 2020!!!

In before the lock....
by ex_goldy
Sun Jan 19 7:02 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 15947
Views: 662007

Re: NFL NEWS

The refs not calling holding on them isn’t even enough for them to win.
by ex_goldy
Sun Jan 12 12:00 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 15947
Views: 662007

Re: NFL NEWS

Big upset, Vegas had huge parlays on the Ravens. One bettor put down $420,000, if Ravens won would have made $100,000. I guess all sports books had massive Ravens bets.
by ex_goldy
Sat Jan 11 11:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Good thing we have Rhodes for three more years. $9.9m in 2020, $11.150m in 2021, and $13.250m in 2022. UFA in 2023.
by ex_goldy
Sat Jan 11 3:55 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Why is he on Diggs if he blows?
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 7:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 7:37 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: @ Michigan State 1/10-11
Replies: 158
Views: 4649

Re: @ Michigan State 1/10-11

Skipperhockey wrote:
Fri Jan 10 7:11 pm
Not calling for Motzko to be fired. But when do the coaches start to be held accountable for the way this team plays?
He has three years, and will probably get an extension after next year. See what happens tomorrow. At least it’s not a 5 pm start.
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 6:29 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: @ Michigan State 1/10-11
Replies: 158
Views: 4649

Re: @ Michigan State 1/10-11

Frank and Wally commented gophers can’t hold the zone, can’t pas, and are getting tossed around on the rink. Stats probably reflect that.
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 6:24 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: @ Michigan State 1/10-11
Replies: 158
Views: 4649

Re: @ Michigan State 1/10-11

Not the same defense that was diving in front of shots for the classic. Wally mentioned Mich St has some big boys.
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 4:54 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: @ Michigan State 1/10-11
Replies: 158
Views: 4649

Re: @ Michigan State 1/10-11

Wrestling Wisc vs Minn on at 8.
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 4:43 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: @ Michigan State 1/10-11
Replies: 158
Views: 4649

Re: @ Michigan State 1/10-11

I’m really not liking the 5pm game time. It’s like hockey got demoted to badminton status. Gophers are definitely losing fan interest by not being on at 7pm Fridays and Saturdays. I’m meeting with some friends tonight and I know I’m going to hear someone ask to watch gopher hockey. Nope, game was at...
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Ownership
Replies: 827
Views: 58617

Re: Home Ownership

If you have hard water it’s a necessity. I have tons of these little mineral granules in the bottom that take up space, cover the bottom and lower heating efficiency. Also it ruins the tank.
by ex_goldy
Fri Jan 10 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Ownership
Replies: 827
Views: 58617

Re: Home Ownership

Wow Goextreme, you are a considerate guy. I just announce no hot water in 30 minutes for a couple hours. For faster water heater draining I unscrew the faucet connector, (*release pressure first*). The fauce is restrictive and sediment gets caught in it. Remove any water heater jacket and make a cha...
by ex_goldy
Sun Dec 29 1:42 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Second string Vikings D line not very good. Just walked their runner into the end zone with a Bears vs Vikings line push
by ex_goldy
Mon Dec 23 9:41 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Thought without all the Green Bay calls by the officials the Vikings would dominate but not tonight.
They just showed mall of America skating rink and it’s postage stamp size. Can’t they put a hockey sized rink out there? It would attract some outdoor games, some local teams could play there.
by ex_goldy
Tue Dec 17 10:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking to cut the cord, need streaming options
Replies: 19
Views: 847

Re: Looking to cut the cord, need streaming options

I just noticed pbs is now in YouTube TV. It must have just been added. I switched back to Xfinity and had 30 days to go back. I cancelled it within a week. Worst part is 20 hours recording time. YouTube TV is unlimited. Xfinity does have their streaming service which has a lot of popular shows saved...
by ex_goldy
Sun Dec 15 5:55 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Sounds like we have home field advantage. Lots of Vikings fans there.
by ex_goldy
Sun Dec 15 5:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Sounds like we have home field advantage. Lots of Vikings fans there.
by ex_goldy
Tue Dec 10 12:33 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Players talking about their great game like they always do when they win. Just triggered me when they can’t beat a team with a winning record.
by ex_goldy
Tue Dec 10 12:29 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Buckeyes Dec 6-7
Replies: 155
Views: 5441

Re: Buckeyes Dec 6-7

Catching on maybe, but off the charts? Charts are like 0 - 100%, so off the charts would be like 110%. Goals in bunches, that’s off the charts. Clearing bodies out from the front of the net, take away scoring chances, that’s off the charts.
by ex_goldy
Sun Dec 08 11:10 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Watching the Vikings interviews after the game, it’s a win but when you play a team above .500 you can talk about how good you are. Detroit was bad.
by ex_goldy
Sat Dec 07 7:10 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Buckeyes Dec 6-7
Replies: 155
Views: 5441

Re: Buckeyes Dec 6-7

Any streams besides BTN+ for the game?
by ex_goldy
Tue Dec 03 11:28 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

USA Today bowl predictions Penn St vs Oregon in Rose bowl Gophers vs Texas A & M in outback Wisc vs Auburn in Citrus bowl CFP is Ohio St vs Oklahoma and LSU vs Clemson Here’s a list from Star Tribune of sports writers picks- http://m.startribune.com/minnesota-gophers-bowl-projections-new-year-s-day-...
by ex_goldy
Mon Dec 02 11:06 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

I remember when Barr was a beast. Barr is not anything close to where he was.
by ex_goldy
Mon Dec 02 10:29 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Hamm had one job, hang on to the ball and get down on the ground.
Well, 2 jobs.
by ex_goldy
Mon Dec 02 9:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Mushroom cloud....
by ex_goldy
Sun Dec 01 1:22 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers vs. hawks. Thanksgiving showdown
Replies: 409
Views: 14956

Re: Gophers vs. hawks. Thanksgiving showdown

Funny reading these comments. Focus isn’t on the game but on Motzko’s clothes, athletic dept, fans, ice size. Might just be reflecting the sad state of hockey when we don’t get near 50% in the stands. Understandable though. I’d say it’s fair to give Motzko 3 years, but it won’t matter cuz in 2 years...
by ex_goldy
Sun Dec 01 11:09 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

No way out of this one with the running game completely stymied. It seemed they had our playbook for all the runs. If we went to a side they had it bottled up, middle was completely filled if we went there. They had us dead every time. Fleck made a comment in his game day interview on the mall that ...
by ex_goldy
Fri Nov 29 12:11 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers vs. hawks. Thanksgiving showdown
Replies: 409
Views: 14956

Re: Gophers vs. hawks. Thanksgiving showdown

If we had defense we would be better. And then more effort, pride, grit, tenacity, and teamwork. Lines aren’t jelled or playing like they know where the play is going or where their line mates will be. Individuals trying to do it by themselves, which happens when desperation sets in. Tomorrow should...
by ex_goldy
Tue Nov 19 8:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Lots of boos in Buffalo. Dumba had to leave, sounds like he is injured but don’t know what happened.
by ex_goldy
Mon Nov 18 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3382
Views: 167204

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Hockey tryouts for my son. Probably applies to all youth sports. The annual realization that they don’t reward the hard working kids, just use last years rosters to decide teams.
by ex_goldy
Mon Nov 18 2:11 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Penn State -- Nov 15-16
Replies: 278
Views: 7707

Re: Penn State -- Nov 15-16

High school football as US bank, wasn’t there a volleyball game across the street? I think there’s tremendous upside to this program. If they start to win the fan interest will go up quickly. I don’t see a return to sold out for a while but not 50% in the seats, 75% would be big, sold out would be l...
by ex_goldy
Sun Nov 17 3:18 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Clean? How is that not PI?
by ex_goldy
Sun Nov 17 1:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Offensive line looks bad or Denver’s is really good. TD!! Now get three more!
by ex_goldy
Sat Nov 16 9:36 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Penn State -- Nov 15-16
Replies: 278
Views: 7707

Re: Penn State -- Nov 15-16

Talk about firing Motzko is completely off. This isn’t Florida state football. This is a new beginning and for a young team it takes time. The majority of this team is rookies, look at how Olimb was freshman year, Michelleti (Pat), and three years later? The Execution stuff you talk about is confide...
by ex_goldy
Sat Nov 16 1:20 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2019-2020 Gopher Hockey Season Thread
Replies: 1674
Views: 234323

Re: 2019-2020 Gopher Hockey Season Thread

I don’t think fans return until they get above #10 or higher in national rankings. Fickle I know, how strange to want to have a winning hockey program in Minnesota. I don’t believe the talk about how football is now king and thats why hockey sucks. The team hasn’t found its identity yet. You see ind...
by ex_goldy
Sat Nov 16 1:11 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Penn State -- Nov 15-16
Replies: 278
Views: 7707

Re: Penn State -- Nov 15-16

Defense in front would have been good. Protect the house. Or is there ‘new’ hockey, just send both of the D chasing the puck. I might be old school.
And turnovers, in our own end, just killed us.
by ex_goldy
Fri Nov 08 4:40 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers at ugly helmets Nov 8-9
Replies: 189
Views: 6720

Re: Gophers at ugly helmets Nov 8-9

Not expecting a road win. Young team, on the road in a new arena, last game I thought the defense was soft. If they can hold the offensive zone and stay with them into the third period, get out of our zone that would be great. A win would be awesome and is beyond expectations.
by ex_goldy
Tue Nov 05 11:21 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

I don’t have anything to compare but for a team to buy him out in 2021 $3 M doesn’t seem out of the park but 2 more years of potential great teams is excellent.
I’m impressed with the access to this info, how did you ?
by ex_goldy
Tue Nov 05 10:38 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

Once it’s inked it will be most telling to see what his buyout is. That’s all part of the negotiation.
by ex_goldy
Sat Nov 02 11:06 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Notre Dame (Nov 1 & 2)
Replies: 186
Views: 6688

Re: Notre Dame (Nov 1 & 2)

Good to see godly is ok. I have to credit him for instigating the crowd, got everyone cheering, motivating the team. Brilliant move on his part. Glad he’s ok.
by ex_goldy
Thu Oct 31 2:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

I watched the game until it looked like we were down a man stuck in our zone but we weren’t.
by ex_goldy
Sat Oct 26 8:11 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers vs Dogs
Replies: 241
Views: 11505

Re: Gophers vs Dogs

Ok, now we’re in the 2nd period.
by ex_goldy
Sat Oct 26 8:09 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers vs Dogs
Replies: 241
Views: 11505

Re: Gophers vs Dogs

Still in 1st period, 2nd 1st period.
by ex_goldy
Thu Oct 24 9:46 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

That strategy to get rid of the scorers so Parise scores all the goals isn’t working. Two turnovers that turn into goals. You can’t blame Stallock if the D isn’t even there.
by ex_goldy
Thu Oct 24 9:23 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Ok, back on the attack.
Did Troy Aikman just call Cousins a rookie QB?
by ex_goldy
Thu Oct 24 8:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

The Rube wrote:
Thu Oct 24 8:19 pm
Keenum 12-15 for 130. Agree on the fumbles, but he is tossing the rock well.
Just keep flopping inside the red zone.

Cook having a career night. He must like being the only nfl game on right now.
by ex_goldy
Thu Oct 24 8:02 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

His fumble and throwing it down on the 5 when he could have jumped into the end zone gives me hope.
by ex_goldy
Thu Oct 24 7:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2019 season
Replies: 2496
Views: 63334

Re: Vikings 2019 season

Keemun looks bad enough to lose. We might pull this out.
by ex_goldy
Tue Oct 22 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 7808
Views: 411714

Re: Television

I’m watching dancing with the stars tonight, good wife and husband entertainment, I’m not turning in my man card. And people get to vote via texting. Sean Spicer is an abomination, he is dancing with an amazing talented dancer but he looks awful. So at the end of the show they tally audience votes a...
by ex_goldy
Mon Oct 21 10:24 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

I don’t think other schools will dismiss him that easily. $ucce$$ is measurable and all that matter$.
by ex_goldy
Mon Oct 21 9:14 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

One week or two early, but Gopher hole is ripe with the PJ Fleck contract negotiation talk. There is big money out there for coaches that have the success Fleck is having. We haven’t had the big coach contract here before but it’s looking like it found us. He has many options if you look around, any...
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 6:24 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

That was a pretty one. Zach needs to do that more. Zuckers pass was a beauty.
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 6:11 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Montreal makes two passes and gets a shot on net. We can’t get across the middle with possession. Montreal honestly look like they are going about half speed.
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 6:09 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

We look like we are on a penalty kill but we’re not. Oh they scored. We couldn’t get out of our end.
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 5:12 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2345
Views: 90020

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Dubnyck goes after the guy in front instead of protecting the side of the net.
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 11:05 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers vs Dogs
Replies: 241
Views: 11505

Re: Gophers vs Dogs

And UMD fans don’t take their seats. With their fan interest as high as ever this could be a mostly UMD filled stadium.
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 9:12 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College football 2019
Replies: 645
Views: 26861

Re: College football 2019

From the Daily Illini web site, are you going to homecoming? Vote here-

https://linkto.run/p/0IPGN8DD
by ex_goldy
Sun Oct 20 9:06 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4408
Views: 112529

Re: Gopher Football 2019

Everyone keeps saying remember ‘03. What if this team really is for real? Wisconsin’s now fragile after their loss to Illinois, Iowa is up and down, somehow Fleck is making this team stay focused and not let up. Solid blocking on the line, 2 solid backs for a real running game, passing for a dual th...
by ex_goldy
Sat Oct 19 2:32 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College football 2019
Replies: 645
Views: 26861

Re: College football 2019

Reminds of a cheer I heard at Stub and Herbs last year during hockey season.
IIII YI YI YIIII
Jesus Hates Wisconsin!