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by JWG
Sat Feb 13 7:44 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophs @ Irish 2/12 - 2/13
Replies: 238
Views: 9595

Re: Gophs @ Irish 2/12 - 2/13

See, team is not as bad as last weekend.
by JWG
Wed Feb 10 11:12 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5525
Views: 558863

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Wolves now officially the worst team in the NBA.
by JWG
Wed Feb 10 11:10 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

Speaking of the Lightning - it's as if Brady not only brings success to his team, but those of the teams around him. The Red Sox returned to form while he was in New England and now Tampa has two championship teams. If the Marlins are world series contenders I call foul.
by JWG
Wed Feb 10 11:06 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Interesting read on Coach Fleck and his on field assistants salaries for the 21-22 cycle. Of note, this is the first year Fleck has retained all of his coaches so we head into 2021 with strong stability in the coaching staff. Also of note, IF this article is accurate, only one coach did NOT take the...
by JWG
Mon Feb 08 9:13 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Worst 3 team in the conference but seem to shoot the most.
by JWG
Mon Feb 08 7:01 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gophs @ Irish 2/12 - 2/13
Replies: 238
Views: 9595

Re: Gophs @ Irish 2/12 - 2/13

Must win really need to sweep.
by JWG
Mon Feb 08 5:50 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

Greyeagle wrote:
Sun Feb 07 3:25 pm
Hard to argue with Bill Russell....the man has more rings than fingers.
Russell or Henri Richards of the NHL.
by JWG
Sun Feb 07 11:58 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

Say what you will about Kirk Cousins but the Bears are on the brink of trading a 1st round draft pick and and some offensive starter for Carson Wentz.
by JWG
Sun Feb 07 11:56 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)
Replies: 248
Views: 9963

Re: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)

The Gophers are not as bad as this weekend.
by JWG
Sun Feb 07 12:32 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)
Replies: 248
Views: 9963

Re: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)

I’ll reserve judgment until after the Notre Dame series. After their last four games and a 30 goal outburst they may have needed a wake up.
by JWG
Sat Feb 06 8:54 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)
Replies: 248
Views: 9963

Re: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)

Just win tonight.
Would have loved 3 of 4 from WI, but a split is ok.
by JWG
Fri Feb 05 9:11 pm
Forum: Gopher Women's Hockey
Topic: Women's hockey
Replies: 1352
Views: 160422

Re: Women's hockey

Not a good hockey night.
by JWG
Fri Feb 05 9:10 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

I’m definitely waiting to see what VMH comes out with.
by JWG
Thu Feb 04 10:14 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Inexcusable. Not a single road win and now 12-7. This team is so inconsistent.
by JWG
Thu Feb 04 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6651
Views: 650808

Re: WEATHERMANIA

I finished shoveling today. Got undressed from my coat, hat, etc. and had just enough time to walk to the window to see the plow come by. F He drove by so fast he covered the sidewalk in ice chunks that he knocked off the snow back from previous snowfalls. You got me today snowplow driver! :nutz: O...
by JWG
Wed Feb 03 2:31 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 1122
Views: 97387

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

Cole Caufield has jumped ahead of Lafontaine in the Hobey voting. I get it doesn't really matter but I hate seeing a Badger on top.

https://www.hobeybaker.com/vote
by JWG
Tue Feb 02 7:22 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Will buy one from Vintage MN for sure. Glad I didn’t buy the other one. I’ll pay the markup for the real deal.
by JWG
Tue Feb 02 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8286
Views: 782210

Re: Television

I am really enjoying Wanda Vision on Disney+. It's been very well done as long as you don't mind a slow burn on finding out what's going on.
by JWG
Tue Feb 02 9:45 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 1122
Views: 97387

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

This coach nomination process is interesting. It's kind of like the Oscars or Golden Globes when you have multiple nominees for one show/film in a category. Do you have a better chance of winning because you have more nominees or does it hurt you because you split the vote across nominees? It seems ...
by JWG
Tue Feb 02 7:56 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 1122
Views: 97387

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

Jack is now down to 17% of the vote as others gain votes.

Keep voting!
https://www.hobeybaker.com/vote
by JWG
Mon Feb 01 5:10 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 1122
Views: 97387

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

Slap Shot wrote:
Mon Feb 01 4:27 pm
Ahh, I missed it.
Me too... me too.
by JWG
Mon Feb 01 1:50 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 1122
Views: 97387

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

Vote early and vote often!
I figured this must have been posted here as Lafontaine has 45% of the vote right now.
by JWG
Sun Jan 31 10:06 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #2 Gophers vs #11 BADgers (Feb 5 & 6)
Replies: 248
Views: 9963

Re: The unspeakable evil from the east pollutes our fair state

thinkbui wrote:
Sun Jan 31 9:41 pm
Weird to think this weekend is the only one this season that's Friday-Saturday and 7PM both nights.
It hasn’t bothered me, but not having to physically go to games may have something to do with it.
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 9:10 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

That’s crazy. Stafford is too old for multiple first round picks.
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 8:12 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

This team is so terrible away from the Barn.
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 1:23 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #4 Gopher @ Ohio State Jan 29 & 30
Replies: 125
Views: 5828

Re: #4 Gopher @ Ohio State Jan 29 & 30

I heard it too.
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 12:35 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Ok, so I tried to buy the jersey and it says it is $93.74 with the SALE60 code on the product page. Then I add it to the cart and go to checkout and it is $99.99. What the hell... Is that taxes and shipping? Nope, the base price. There’s no tax on clothes in MN anyway and the code includes free shi...
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 12:12 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Ok, so I tried to buy the jersey and it says it is $93.74 with the SALE60 code on the product page. Then I add it to the cart and go to checkout and it is $99.99. What the hell... Is that taxes and shipping? Nope, the base price. There’s no tax on clothes in MN anyway and the code includes free shi...
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 12:01 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Ok, so I tried to buy the jersey and it says it is $93.74 with the SALE60 code on the product page. Then I add it to the cart and go to checkout and it is $99.99. What the hell... Is that taxes and shipping? Nope, the base price. There’s no tax on clothes in MN anyway and the code includes free shi...
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 11:23 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Ok, so I tried to buy the jersey and it says it is $93.74 with the SALE60 code on the product page. Then I add it to the cart and go to checkout and it is $99.99. What the hell...
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 10:59 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 740
Views: 29350

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

So stupid you can’t wear a full face shield in the NHL. Safety first... :roll:
by JWG
Sat Jan 30 10:57 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Golden Gopher Fan Shop
Replies: 124
Views: 6077

Re: Golden Gopher Fan Shop

Quite the K1 logo on the back. Thinking about it though.
by JWG
Tue Jan 26 7:59 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1689
Views: 98266

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Besides the benches, does anyone have a problem with ND hosting the tourney? I’ve seen some complaints on the socials. It was a big old “meh” from me. Just glad they’re actually planning a tourney. Nope, I think it makes sense. ND is the most central school that offered to host. They have good infr...
by JWG
Tue Jan 26 1:35 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Given the exodus out of Nebraska I feel really good about the transfers we've seen out of MN. I think the net in vs out is in our favor.
by JWG
Mon Jan 25 1:03 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

NFC Championships:
- Rodgers: 1
- Brees: 1
- Grossman: 1
- Brady: 1 (in 1 attempt)
by JWG
Mon Jan 25 12:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

If Fleck leaves for TN he only cares about money and was never going to stay here more than 5 years. There is nothing appealing about that role and he has no ties to TN or the SEC.
by JWG
Mon Jan 25 12:56 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1689
Views: 98266

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

With no fans, the locations really don't matter and the venue really gets nothing out of it. I'd condense to 2 super regionals for sure. Create a bubble. With games on offsetting days (Fri / Sat / Sun) it seems very doable.
by JWG
Sun Jan 24 8:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

The fawning over Brady even after throwing 3 picks in 3 consecutive possessions is hilarious.
by JWG
Sun Jan 24 7:53 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Year 100 of Pride On Ice
Replies: 1122
Views: 97387

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

I think it'd be great if the U offered season ticket holders some type of discounted merchandise opportunity for the 100 season. Since we can't be there, at least allow us to get something out of it. I'm willing to pay a reasonable price for something decent (like a jersey...)
by JWG
Sun Jan 24 7:51 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #4 Gophers vs Arizona St-- Round 2 -- Jan 21 & 22
Replies: 167
Views: 7413

Re: #4 Gophers vs Arizona St-- Round 2 -- Jan 21 & 22

I'd like us to schedule them without adding them, though I know they want a conference alignment for trophy and championship opportunities (and auto-bids). If we keep adding these types of members, someday we're going to have to kick someone out. I think 2020 may have slowed it, but at some point an...
by JWG
Sat Jan 23 11:03 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Fleck to TN would undermine everything he says he stands for.
by JWG
Sat Jan 23 1:54 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #4 Gophers vs Arizona St-- Round 2 -- Jan 21 & 22
Replies: 167
Views: 7413

Re: #4 Gophers vs Arizona St-- Round 2 -- Jan 21 & 22

Taking advantage of your opponent when they're struggling and handling them as you should if you're differentially better is what a good team needs to do. The Gophers did that. Great weekend for them. And big props to ASU - what a tremendous hurdle they face all season and especially right now.
by JWG
Fri Jan 22 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22717
Views: 1981261

Re: Simple Pleasures...

20 goal weekends
by JWG
Sun Jan 17 11:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

The Gophers are guaranteed to have at least one active roster player in the SB with Green Bay playing Tampa. Could be up to 3 if Tampa and KC make the SB.
by JWG
Sun Jan 17 9:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 740
Views: 29350

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

SWEEP! Kind of fun to be able to say that in the NHL thread.
by JWG
Sun Jan 17 9:52 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

11 players/coaches with COVID at Nebraska. That feels like a pretty big deal for a basketball team.
by JWG
Sat Jan 16 3:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

The home road difference is astounding.
by JWG
Fri Jan 15 4:47 pm
Forum: Gopher Women's Hockey
Topic: Women's hockey
Replies: 1352
Views: 160422

Re: Women's hockey

I think WI is notably better. We've struggled against them notably the past couple of seasons. I don't think they're 5-0 better, though they were today.
by JWG
Wed Jan 13 10:30 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5525
Views: 558863

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Man... the Wolves are... something.
by JWG
Wed Jan 13 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2373
Views: 256996

Re: Travel

We’re doing Disney in March. We’re relatively frequent visitors but haven’t been since 2016. Looking forward to getting back even in the current environment. Just getting out of state to warm weather will be a thrill.
by JWG
Wed Jan 13 8:34 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

Chicago takes a huge step to correct their issues by allowing their D-Coord. (Pagano) to retire. Be scared.
by JWG
Mon Jan 11 2:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Someone left Clemson for Minnesota.
Let that resonate. Now I get it’s not Trevor, but under previous coaches I’m not sure Clemson and Minnesota were in the same sentence unless it was I had a layover in Minnesota on my way to Clemson.

It just takes a few to get something started.

Go Gophers!
by JWG
Mon Jan 11 12:00 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1689
Views: 98266

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Great to see both teams #1 in the polls again. Hope it's that way the last poll of the season.
by JWG
Sun Jan 10 7:07 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

The Bears had no business being in the playoffs. Off season for them will be interesting. They’re a mess at QB, WR, OL, and Mack and the D are underperforming. Combine that with the salary cap issues and it’s a team coursed toward disaster.
by JWG
Sun Jan 10 5:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

This team has a serious mental block on the road. Their road losses have been blowouts.
by JWG
Sat Jan 09 8:42 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #1 Gophers @ #12 BADgers (Jan 9 - 10)
Replies: 160
Views: 9080

Re: #1 Gophers @ #12 BADgers (Jan 9 - 10)

Weren’t going undefeated, so no disappointment in a loss. Just wish we could of gotten past WI. On to tomorrow.
by JWG
Sat Jan 09 7:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16907
Views: 1391362

Re: NFL NEWS

Diggs looked pretty good today.
by JWG
Fri Jan 08 3:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football Talk
Replies: 315
Views: 23028

Re: College Football Talk

Also, Harbough signs 5 year deal with Michigan. Good news of the day in my view.
by JWG
Fri Jan 08 3:21 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football Talk
Replies: 315
Views: 23028

Re: College Football Talk

Kirk Ciarrocca out at PSU already per Gopherhole.
by JWG
Wed Jan 06 11:55 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Streaky
by JWG
Mon Jan 04 9:12 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State
Replies: 175
Views: 9507

Re: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State

Bring on WI...
by JWG
Mon Jan 04 9:11 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State
Replies: 175
Views: 9507

Re: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State

Only that last goal is on Moe. Glad to see him get the start. Not every night is going to be perfect but we’ve managed to go 6-0 without 3 of our defensemen. They’ve been gone more than here and we’re still 10-0.

Great win.
by JWG
Mon Jan 04 8:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 740
Views: 29350

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

J22 wrote:
Mon Jan 04 8:09 pm
I think you guys are reading that schedule wrong. Most of the Wild road games will be played at 8pm or later central time
Yes, times are local. Many 8pm starts our time.
by JWG
Mon Jan 04 8:08 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State
Replies: 175
Views: 9507

Re: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State

None of those Moe’s fault.
by JWG
Mon Jan 04 5:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 740
Views: 29350

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

I guess we don't get to complain about the Wild game times...

by JWG
Mon Jan 04 5:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 538
Views: 22824

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Still 7 ranked B1G teams with OSU and NU falling out this week. So, yea, it's going to be a tough go for most of the B1G with half of it ranked in the Top 25 at any given time.

The next 10 days is tough with 2 on the road (IA and MI) and all 3 top ranked opponents.
by JWG
Sun Jan 03 10:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Conner Olson coming back for his ultra super senior year.
by JWG
Sun Jan 03 3:13 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State
Replies: 175
Views: 9507

Re: #1 Gophers vs Arizona State

Ok then.
by JWG
Sun Jan 03 2:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2020 season
Replies: 1271
Views: 67929

Re: Vikings 2020 season

These refs really hate Detroit.
by JWG
Sun Jan 03 2:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2020 season
Replies: 1271
Views: 67929

Re: Vikings 2020 season

That is the most GB like call ever. Terrible call.
by JWG
Fri Jan 01 1:31 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2020-21 season
Replies: 140
Views: 8785

Re: NHL 2020-21 season

Why? Seems silly to play outdoors without fans. It’s a gimmick with no payoff.
by JWG
Wed Dec 30 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22717
Views: 1981261

Re: Simple Pleasures...

by JWG
Wed Dec 30 12:30 pm
Forum: Website Support / New Features
Topic: GPL Donation-A-Thon 2021!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 3289

Re: GPL Donation-A-Thon 2021!!!

Coming back on or after 1/1/21
by JWG
Wed Dec 30 12:30 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 51882

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Let’s remember interest in our coach is a good thing. The alternative is worse.