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by Laxref
Wed Jan 06 8:23 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 245
Views: 23021

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

gopherfun83 wrote:
Wed Jan 06 8:21 pm
You would think this would be a big enough series for BIG ten network to cover. They are more focused on basketball.
I’d argue they are more focused on ratings, considering hockey draws ratings similar to softball of course they are gonna broadcast hoops.
by Laxref
Sat Dec 19 8:38 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football Talk
Replies: 315
Views: 18926

Re: College Football Talk

He’s baaaack...

by Laxref
Thu Dec 17 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9338
Views: 806103

Re: Restaurant

Has anyone addressed the closing of Dinkytown McDonalds in this thread? Cmon, let’s hear your best stories.
by Laxref
Fri Dec 04 10:28 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

The hoops team is playing North Dakota tonight, why can’t the hockey team play them as well? Or any non-conference for that matter considering they are allowing men’s and women’s basketball to play non-conf. Well for one thing... The season started a month and a half late, so there is really no way...
by Laxref
Fri Dec 04 10:03 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

The hoops team is playing North Dakota tonight, why can’t the hockey team play them as well? Or any non-conference for that matter considering they are allowing men’s and women’s basketball to play non-conf.
by Laxref
Wed Dec 02 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Does anyone have a list of twin cities radio stations and their formats?
by Laxref
Sun Nov 29 8:59 am
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13702
Views: 2215393

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

Lucius is injured?
by Laxref
Sun Nov 22 11:39 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

I’m curious to see what the TV numbers will be for the first half games. I mean during the week there is very little live sports going on, these games might just draw a decent number, and if that’s the case, weekday games will become regular occurrence. Honestly, (I know this won’t be a popular opin...
by Laxref
Fri Nov 20 8:28 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Michigan has looked damn good so far through 4 games.
by Laxref
Thu Nov 19 6:14 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

ASU/Sparty and Michigan/Wisconsin on big ten network and FSN right now, Wisconsin playing its home games this year at the women’s rink.
by Laxref
Wed Nov 18 7:44 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 490255

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Bringin back Ricky

by Laxref
Tue Nov 17 3:09 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophers vs Penn St. Nov 19 & 20 --- Let's get year 100 started
Replies: 196
Views: 8263

Re: Gophers vs Penn St. Nov 19 & 20 --- Let's get year 100 started

Two more days boys and girls!! Two more days and the longest break between gopher hockey games in our lifetimes is over. Hopefully after all this is over the average fan will get over playing Ohio State instead of Mankato and they can enjoy the team, the game and the experience. I know I will.
by Laxref
Mon Nov 16 7:36 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2020 season
Replies: 1266
Views: 51493

Re: Vikings 2020 season

That was a nice grab.
by Laxref
Wed Nov 11 3:43 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Friday nights badgers-Irish game is on nbc sports network. Sunday nights ASU/Michigan game is on big ten network, the season is here.
by Laxref
Wed Nov 11 12:45 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

I’m curious is somewhere in Tennessee gets interested with the Predators status rising in that area.
by Laxref
Wed Nov 11 9:07 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

You can see the full 30 minute video which includes Jup in the top right on the U’s YouTube page.
by Laxref
Tue Nov 10 7:45 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

If they really have big plans for the program you’d think maybe a conference affiliation would be necessary.
by Laxref
Tue Nov 10 10:23 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Not sure which story comes up more often, this or Illinois adding hockey but if this comes to fruition I honestly wouldn’t mind ASU in the big ten, might have to find a way to watch Pac 12 network twice a year but that’s okay. I know another poster on here has a big problem with the ASU coach, can’t...
by Laxref
Mon Nov 09 11:57 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Granato saying every team in conference could win it and every team has a chance to make Ncaas. Hasn’t that been the story of the big ten? I like his optimism about an ncaa tournament.
by Laxref
Mon Nov 09 11:08 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

Penn State last in the big ten coaches poll seems a little off.
by Laxref
Sun Nov 08 7:04 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 245
Views: 23021

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

According to the TV schedule on my Comcast our opener Vs Penn State is a 7:30pm game on big ten network following ASU and Sparty. The Friday game says it’s on BTN at, get ready for it, 3pm, leading into Gopher football Vs Purdue also on BTN that night.
by Laxref
Thu Oct 29 1:13 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MLB News
Replies: 6975
Views: 587394

Re: MLB News

Tony La Russa to the white Sox.
by Laxref
Wed Oct 28 12:23 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

F Da Sue wrote:
Wed Oct 28 11:33 am
Bonin21 wrote:
Tue Oct 27 10:59 pm
The post about him on r/hockey has 12k points and is just about on the front page of reddit.
It's on the front page now.
Not really sure what this means. I assume it means the story is getting a lot of attention?
by Laxref
Mon Oct 26 11:15 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

This UND story is sure making that fanbase live up to its stereotype. I don't disagree and it is UND so I am all up for whatever makes them look bad. The kid was an 8th grader. I have a 7th grader and while I know that I have done ALL that I possibly can to teach him right from wrong, keep him out ...
by Laxref
Mon Oct 26 4:48 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

This UND story is sure making that fanbase live up to its stereotype.
by Laxref
Mon Oct 26 1:33 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

For those who think playing them regularly is beneath us, Arizona State comes in at 15, one spot behind us.
by Laxref
Mon Oct 26 11:32 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

I guess I was thinking because we are less than three weeks from the start date. Don’t most networks like the BTN like to have a programming schedule about two/two and half weeks out?
by Laxref
Mon Oct 26 10:22 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

Should probably get game times and TV this week right?
by Laxref
Fri Oct 23 6:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 904
Views: 35927

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

by Laxref
Wed Oct 14 10:10 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

Maybe St Thomas is the host?
by Laxref
Thu Oct 08 10:59 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

Chicago what?
by Laxref
Thu Oct 08 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 1039
Views: 121131

Re: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?

I was never a huge Van Halen guy, but, sadly as this seems to be a common practice after people pass, I’ve delved in hard the last few days, they have some really great stuff out there. Sammy Hagar I like “Right Now”, the rest doesn’t do much for me, but man, what a legend on the axe.
by Laxref
Wed Oct 07 7:53 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

Arizona State has been a tournament team the last two years, much more than we can say. Fan base should probably get off its high horse at this point. Yeah... That most recent tournament team came in to Mariucci and got taken out 5-1 and 5-2 by that non tournament team. So we'll stay on that high h...
by Laxref
Tue Oct 06 6:41 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 667
Views: 45091

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

Rau4SkiUMah wrote:
Tue Oct 06 5:37 pm
I'm sure that would go over really well with much of the fan base
Arizona State has been a tournament team the last two years, much more than we can say. Fan base should probably get off its high horse at this point.
by Laxref
Wed Sep 30 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

It seems like the NHL and NBA won’t begin again until they can fill their arenas. If that’s the case college hockey could get lots of attention and airtime if it decided to hold a bunch of games in November/December. I wonder if FSN would be all in on college hockey looking for some sore of live pro...
by Laxref
Tue Sep 29 5:07 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19728
Views: 1448102

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Bonin, what is the count of consecutive seasons with no championships for the big 4? It’s over 100 now right?
by Laxref
Tue Aug 25 12:32 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 904
Views: 35927

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Gophers received their first 2022 commitment today in DE Trey Bixby. He's a 4 star DE and a solid pick up. For those that follow recruiting, he's the son of former GI analyst and Kyle Goblirsch https://twitter.com/RyanBurnsMN/status/1293997183893745664 I went to HS with Kyle, good guy, happy for hi...
by Laxref
Tue Jul 21 9:24 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 490255

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Zygi wants in too
by Laxref
Mon Jul 13 4:08 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Soccer
Replies: 3261
Views: 307365

Re: Soccer

It seems like all these games are being played on the same field in Orlando. Won’t the field be extremely beat up shortly?
by Laxref
Wed Jun 24 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1253925

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

When do libraries open back up again?
by Laxref
Thu Jun 18 11:00 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1806
Views: 168865

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

It’s another “Minnesota Day” on big ten network, mostly your usual staples except tonight they have two games I haven’t seen since they were live. The 2004 music city bowl in which we beat effing Alabama, Marion Barber was unstoppable. And shockingly, they are actually airing a game from the 97 bask...
by Laxref
Sat May 30 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

35W, 35E, 55, 94, 394 all shutting down at 7pm, setting up a perimeter it looks like.
by Laxref
Sat May 30 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

So they just straight up lied?
by Laxref
Thu May 28 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Watching the news today is surreal. I’ll tread lightly here cuz I like this message board but to see your city the center of the worlds attention is a little odd. Hot spot at University and Hamline in St. Paul. Buildings on fire. Not sure on the specific reason but Apple Valley Target shut down now...
by Laxref
Thu May 28 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Bigbeer wrote:
Thu May 28 5:48 pm
Watching the news today is surreal.
I’ll tread lightly here cuz I like this message board but to see your city the center of the worlds attention is a little odd.
by Laxref
Mon May 11 11:51 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 605
Views: 56935

Re: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice

I know this was posted in another thread but I’m posting it here as well, it’s “minnesota Day” on big ten network. At 8pm tonight is the one hour episode the big ten network did on the 1979 gopher hockey team. I know a few people have asked where they could find it, i recommend setting the DVR if yo...
by Laxref
Mon May 04 11:20 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 490255

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Early 2000s Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers were contenders however I don’t recall if they were built more through the draft or free agency. Memphis made a few runs in the late 2000s too.
by Laxref
Mon May 04 10:43 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 490255

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Last Dance was pretty hyped up, it’s exceeded the hype. The glimpse into the mind of MJ shows you how being that competitive can lead you to another level. I kinda wish some gopher hockey teams of the past would have seen this. Plus all the stuff with Rodman, Pippen, Phil Jackson, Isiah Thomas and t...
by Laxref
Mon May 04 9:17 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 490255

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Yeah, you’re right. OKC and Milwaukee built through the draft. My point is the NBA has seen franchises have major success in places like Portland and Salt Lake City. I think the whole “athletes need to be in a major market” thing is overblown across all pro sports. I’m sure a few guys feel that way ...
by Laxref
Sun May 03 10:06 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 490255

Re: Wolves / NBA:

From Dec 30, 1997 TWolves 1st win over Jordan’s Bulls, the year they won their 6th title. What a complete moron Marbury was (wanting to leave MN) because the team couldn’t match the contract they gave Garnett - because after Garnetts record contract, the NBA collective bargaining agreement was adju...
by Laxref
Sat May 02 12:08 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 570
Views: 48167

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

NHL moving its draft up and wants it done before the re-start, NBA moving it’s draft back, interesting to know the theories behind the difference.
by Laxref
Fri May 01 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 871742

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Looks like Skor North is done.
by Laxref
Mon Apr 27 12:04 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: FS North Gophers hockey classic
Replies: 178
Views: 16948

Re: FS North Gophers hockey classic

There is a Whioux fan who has a YouTube channel named Blackheart. There is like 40 full games on his channel, problem is they are all Whioux wins and like half of them are against the gophers. However, there is some really good stuff from the MSC days, MSC games at old Ralph, the 1997 final five tit...
by Laxref
Mon Apr 27 12:00 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 245
Views: 23021

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

The Big Ten is looking at alternate scheduling if the pandemic drags into the fall. One option is just playing the Big 10 schedule (no fans) starting in December. Canceling all the non conference games would suck, but better than starting up and canceling the season again. I’d think it would be saf...
by Laxref
Sat Apr 25 11:17 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: FS North Gophers hockey classic
Replies: 178
Views: 16948

Re: FS North Gophers hockey classic

.6 game on various gopher sports platforms tonight.

by Laxref
Thu Apr 16 12:04 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 245
Views: 23021

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

I wonder if they could do away with the conferences and just have a west and an east, teams fill out their schedules how they want, have the top 16 schools in PWR qualify for “west” and “east” post season tournaments. First round on campus, have the final 8 compete in a final five like Xcel and in B...
by Laxref
Thu Apr 16 11:28 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 245
Views: 23021

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

10 non-conference games correct?

So we got two in Duluth for the icebreaker, two in grand forks, two at home Vs CC/SCSU/Lowell in mariucci Classic. Any guesses on the four games we don’t know yet?
by Laxref
Fri Apr 10 11:53 am
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13702
Views: 2215393

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

According to Sid in today’s strib, Ratzlaff will choose between football and hockey this summer, and as a scoop only Sid could get, Ratzlaff’s parents prefer he play hockey.
by Laxref
Tue Apr 07 9:21 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 245
Views: 23021

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

I did see a tweet a few days ago saying it’s gophers/bulldogs and Mavs/Friars for the icebreaker matchups
by Laxref
Wed Apr 01 4:38 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: FS North Gophers hockey classic
Replies: 178
Views: 16948

Re: FS North Gophers hockey classic

The issue with the Wheeler game is that I think UND ended our season the next weekend where they never really let us touch the puck in OT. I always have that in the back of my mind when I see that goal. Funny, cuz we did the same thing to them a few years later when they won what they refer to as t...
by Laxref
Mon Mar 30 7:40 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: FS North Gophers hockey classic
Replies: 178
Views: 16948

Re: FS North Gophers hockey classic

Would love to see again-- 1. Gophers vs BADgers when they clinched title on Schmidt's highlight reel goal. 2. Gophers vs Denver March 2003. Gophers were down 4-1 and won 8-5 3. Gophers vs Huntsville -- Banner night, Vanek, Waibel, Riddle hat tricks 4. Any Gopher vs Whioux victory 5. Rally bat game ...
by Laxref
Mon Mar 30 6:42 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: FS North Gophers hockey classic
Replies: 178
Views: 16948

Re: FS North Gophers hockey classic

That’s amazing, hopefully they dig up some more gems
by Laxref
Thu Jan 09 10:29 am
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13702
Views: 2215393

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

What about Weber? Is he taking a medical redshirt or does he not even slate to be a regular and is more of a depth guy?
by Laxref
Mon Jan 06 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 1039
Views: 121131

Re: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?

Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana, the reason i began listening to music as a youth, played a 25min set with Dave Grohls daughter on vocals. Amazing.

by Laxref
Sat Dec 14 12:38 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1806
Views: 168865

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

7pm on espnU tonight for those interested in viewing.
by Laxref
Thu Dec 12 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 699828

Re: Movies

So, uh, Adam Sandler and Kevin Garnett, and it looks damn good..
NSFW

by Laxref
Mon Dec 09 8:49 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: World Juniors
Replies: 119
Views: 10988

Re: World Juniors 2020

Jon Gruden you say?
by Laxref
Tue Nov 26 8:37 am
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13702
Views: 2215393

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

Not sure if this is common knowledge or not but today’s strib says that Ratzlaff is considering playing football for Iowa or Wisconsin.
by Laxref
Mon Nov 18 10:41 pm
Forum: Website Support / New Features
Topic: GPL Podcast & Live Broadcasts
Replies: 299
Views: 36288

Re: GPL Podcast & Live Broadcasts

I like how the “quick shift” was like 4 minutes shorter than last weeks regular podcast. Carman must have ran a little long!
by Laxref
Sun Sep 08 9:35 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Motorsport
Replies: 72
Views: 7536

Re: Motorsport

Bonin, your boy Leclerc wins again.