Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Tue Jul 27 4:48 pm

August 1st approaching. Think we see a handful of commits? Who are top targets? I would like to see Oliver Moore, Sam Rinzel, Jimmy Clark.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Tue Jul 27 6:17 pm

Clark is the big one imo. In the unlikely chance that the bulldogs don’t get Plante, that would be huge.

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Post by BlueBandit24 » Tue Jul 27 8:40 pm

My wild, uninformed guess would be Clark is the next commit. Seems defenseman for next year also on the radar.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Sat Jul 31 5:12 pm

Let’s get Clark and steal Shaugabay from hawk country.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Sat Jul 31 8:50 pm

Whitelaw seems like he’ll pick Wisconsin.

Rinzel and Moore would be top of my wish list. Well Zam Plante would be #1 if it was at all realistic.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Sat Jul 31 11:48 pm

Let the games begin…

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Sun Aug 01 8:52 am

Zam to UMD as expected.

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Post by maroon_and_gold » Mon Aug 02 10:12 am

This leaves Clark and Rinzel. Possibly whitelaw and moore as well. I’m confident we’ll get 2-3 out of those 4.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Mon Aug 02 10:15 am

Inside knowledge or just confidence in Bob’s recruiting?

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Mon Aug 02 10:24 am

These are two forwards I’m keeping an eye on too.

Landen Gunderson - MG
Sam Ranallo - Rogers

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Mon Aug 02 10:28 am

Confidence no inside knowledge. I can tell you with 100% certainty that Bobby Brink is going to transfer here though :ahhh: :wink:

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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younggopherdiehard wrote:
Sat Jul 31 5:12 pm
Let’s get Clark and steal Shaugabay from hawk country.
Looks like someone else stole him

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bertogliat » Mon Aug 02 1:24 pm

thebigbaron wrote:
Mon Aug 02 10:50 am
younggopherdiehard wrote:
Sat Jul 31 5:12 pm
Let’s get Clark and steal Shaugabay from hawk country.
Looks like someone else stole him
It would be nice for you to provide the information rather than just throw the statement out for everyone to guess and research independently.

Jayson Shaugabay to UMD
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by bearpaw28 » Mon Aug 02 2:13 pm

It was posted (Shaugabay commitment) on the opponent recruiting thread around 9am this morning. Figured that was sufficient…since it was somewhat surprising…left it at that. I’m sure some folks on SS are a bit surprised…

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Fri Aug 06 11:29 am

I’m surprised the likes of Clark and Whitelaw are taking this long to commit. I’m all about taking your time and talking it through with parents and whatnot, I think it’s the most prudent way to go about it, I’m just genuinely surprised. I figured Clark, Rinzel, Moore and Whitelaw would be off the table after August 1st or 2nd.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by BlueBandit24 » Fri Aug 06 12:04 pm

I wonder if some are holding off out of respect for Motzko as he grieves a tragedy. No need to rush things at this time.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Fri Aug 06 3:01 pm

That was my assumption as well. If they were considering the gophers at all, I can see them being respectful and waiting a bit longer for their conversation with tBob as he handles an unbelievably tough situation.

I’d take it as a good sign that we are in the running for a least a few of the players mentioned.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Norm » Sat Aug 07 10:11 am

younggopherdiehard wrote:
Fri Aug 06 3:01 pm
That was my assumption as well. If they were considering the gophers at all, I can see them being respectful and waiting a bit longer for their conversation with tBob as he handles an unbelievably tough situation.

I’d take it as a good sign that we are in the running for a least a few of the players mentioned.
That's probably true, but it would be tough to decide how long to wait to resume.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Sun Aug 08 10:42 am

Im sure the coaches have a very good idea of who is committing, maybe they just are holding off on announcement.

Last year was very different because some kids had committed prior to change. Who was our first commit last year? Brody Lamb in October?

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by bearpaw28 » Sun Aug 08 11:40 am

glenhogan21 wrote:
Sun Aug 08 10:42 am
Im sure the coaches have a very good idea of who is committing, maybe they just are holding off on announcement.

Last year was very different because some kids had committed prior to change. Who was our first commit last year? Brody Lamb in October?
The tragic circumstances relating to the car accident…has obviously pushed back any commitment announcements for the time being (which is very understandable). Offers have likely been made…but we probably won’t hear much on this front until early September. Just a horrible situation for the families of the two deceased young men…

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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Sam Rinzel to the U, per his Twitter

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Rau4SkiUMah » Fri Aug 13 2:42 pm

thebigbaron wrote:
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Sam Rinzel to the U, per his Twitter
What do we know about him?

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Rau4SkiUMah wrote:
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thebigbaron wrote:
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Sam Rinzel to the U, per his Twitter
What do we know about him?
Big defenseman out of Chaska, looked solid recently at the Hlinka, good development trajectory

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Whitelaw apparently down to Bucky and BU

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bertogliat » Tue Aug 17 2:48 pm

I am not a follower of high school players. But it seems like the Gophers have missed out on most of the big names listed as potential early commits.

That's not a good sign.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Tue Aug 17 2:56 pm

I’m not worried about that. Whitelaw always seemed like a Wisconsin player, he’s good but there are plenty of other top kids. Motzko and staff also very good at finding less heralded players. Lacombe was not a big name before he commuted.

Oliver Moore, Jimmy Clark, and Gracyn Sawchyn all still in play. I don’t know much about Beckett Hendrickson, but he did make NTDP.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by BlueBandit24 » Tue Aug 17 3:01 pm

Still early in the process. Plante and Shaugabay were also long shots. Imagine the staff is also not going too heavy on young commits given their desire to mix and match with more seasoned late bloomers.

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Post by younggopherdiehard » Tue Aug 17 3:53 pm

I think we have a very good shot at Moore, Clark and Hendricks which would be a very good trio if we were to get all three. Bob has not lost many recruiting battles for players he’s really wanted. Our staff is very good at selling our program to these kids.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Tue Aug 17 4:39 pm

Bertogliat wrote:
Tue Aug 17 2:48 pm
I am not a follower of high school players. But it seems like the Gophers have missed out on most of the big names listed as potential early commits.

That's not a good sign.
Shaugabay and Whitelaw are the only two “misses”. I’m not worried at all. The guys I believe we’re likely after (Clark, Moore) are still available plus we got Rinzel. Very confident in Bob.

Also not counting Plante and Hanson as misses because, well, obvious reasons.

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Post by glenhogan21 » Tue Aug 17 5:25 pm

I’m not sure Shaugabay is a miss. He hasn’t produced as well against top competition. Sounds like effort and details in game were big factor in not making NTDP. We have seen too many guys like that in past. I think Motzko is disciplined recruiting to the identify he wants.

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Post by younggopherdiehard » Tue Aug 17 5:40 pm

I agree. shaugabay may turn into a stud, but I wasn’t upset that we didn’t land him. Whitelaw is more of a “miss” at this point but like others have said, it seems like we likely never had a shot.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Tue Aug 17 7:41 pm

glenhogan21 wrote:
Tue Aug 17 5:25 pm
I’m not sure Shaugabay is a miss. He hasn’t produced as well against top competition. Sounds like effort and details in game were big factor in not making NTDP. We have seen too many guys like that in past. I think Motzko is disciplined recruiting to the identify he wants.
I agree. I just didn’t wanna play the “we didn’t want him anyway” card.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Cardinal » Tue Aug 17 8:21 pm

For the last decade under Lucia the Gophers got almost every early commit possible, and where did it get them?

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bertogliat » Wed Aug 18 8:52 am

Cardinal wrote:
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For the last decade under Lucia the Gophers got almost every early commit possible, and where did it get them?
To be fair, for much of that time Lucia was only recruiting kids who's homes he could walk to in 15 minutes or less. Scott Bell started to change things at the end, but it was too late.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Vegoe » Wed Aug 18 10:57 am

Cardinal wrote:
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For the last decade under Lucia the Gophers got almost every early commit possible, and where did it get them?
Right with you Cardinal Country Clomp... I think the key for Motzko is clearly finding the balance between landing the fancy Cadillacs and slightly used F-150s. This year's incoming class has the fancy young 18-year-old players like Lucius, Knies and Broz. It's also got a player who has patiently developed in Pitlick and someone who has had to battle a lot of adversity to get back to playing at a high level in Huglen. Boyton is the perfect type of goalie recruit as the top uncommitted 20-year-old USHL goalie to sign midyear.

As impressive as Michigan's freshman and sophomore class is for this season, they are still going to be a roster dominated by younger players and that has rarely worked out to NCAA Titles. Now it's a lot of fun to watch, but if someone can find the last team to have a roster like that and win it all... please let me know.

I was kind of doing a brief look at the Gophers roster this year to see how their average age compares to past rosters and their defensemen are still so young compared to the rest of college hockey, but at least they're experienced. Their top D Johnson, LaCombe, Koster. Faber. Staudacher and Brinkman are still just going to be an average age of 20.5 years-old when puck drops in October. Keep in mind the oldest college hockey rosters are usually like 22-yr-olds and the youngest average are 20-yr-olds at the start of the season.

The forwards look like they going to be an average of around 21-year-olds in October -- so things are getting a little more mature there.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Wed Aug 18 11:21 am

Exactly. Michigan is built to win hockey games but not playoff games. With that much skill though they’re obviously more than capable of making a run. It will be interstate to see…

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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maroon_and_gold wrote:
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Exactly. Michigan is built to win hockey games but not playoff games. With that much skill though they’re obviously more than capable of making a run. It will be interstate to see…
Can't wait to see if they take too many TOs in the NCAA final game which will cost them a championship.

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Post by Vegoe » Thu Aug 19 12:36 pm

maroon_and_gold wrote:
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Exactly. Michigan is built to win hockey games but not playoff games. With that much skill though they’re obviously more than capable of making a run. It will be interstate to see…
I think there is a little bit of a difference between being built to win playoff games vs being built to win four in a row. I think if the NCAA playoffs were all five or seven game series, teams like Michigan would actually stand a better chance than the one and done.

I wonder if Power coming back will be the ringleader so more decide to stay and give it a go.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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Bertogliat wrote:
Wed Aug 18 11:25 am
maroon_and_gold wrote:
Wed Aug 18 11:21 am
Exactly. Michigan is built to win hockey games but not playoff games. With that much skill though they’re obviously more than capable of making a run. It will be interstate to see…
Can't wait to see if they take too many TOs in the NCAA final game which will cost them a championship.
I see what you did there. :dup:
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Post by thebigbaron » Wed Aug 25 10:32 am

Whitelaw commits to Wisconsin, their fourth commit from the 2005 birth year. Starman tweeted as a reply: “Four years from now I’m looking forward to seeing the influx of all of the late bloomer 05’s that wind up on D1 rosters joining the early matriculates. 😁#longtermathletedevelopment.”

A small but fair jab at Wisconsin’s recruiting philosophy, in my opinion. Send out a bunch of offers, commit as many 16 y.o. “blue chippers” as possible, and figure it out later, with last year being an outlier of “success” for them from a team performance standpoint.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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Iceburg wrote:
Thu Aug 19 12:58 pm
Bertogliat wrote:
Wed Aug 18 11:25 am
maroon_and_gold wrote:
Wed Aug 18 11:21 am
Exactly. Michigan is built to win hockey games but not playoff games. With that much skill though they’re obviously more than capable of making a run. It will be interstate to see…
Can't wait to see if they take too many TOs in the NCAA final game which will cost them a championship.
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Maize » Wed Aug 25 12:29 pm

thebigbaron wrote:
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A small but fair jab at Wisconsin’s recruiting philosophy, in my opinion.
His comment has to do more with having a kid in that age group(who probably hasn't gotten much attention yet) than a specific critique of Wisconsin. But regardless of the reason, his point is correct.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Wed Aug 25 3:55 pm

WI just got Whitelaw, MI got Fantilli and UMD has locked in a couple 04s as well. Maybe that puts us as front runner for both Clark and Moore…


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Post by younggopherdiehard » Fri Sep 17 9:23 am

YHH believes Jimmy Clark will make his decision within the next week or so.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by thebigbaron » Fri Sep 17 5:27 pm

younggopherdiehard wrote:
Fri Sep 17 9:23 am
YHH believes Jimmy Clark will make his decision within the next week or so.
Any additional intel or hypotheses on where he’s leaning?

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Fri Sep 17 6:09 pm

thebigbaron wrote:
Fri Sep 17 5:27 pm
younggopherdiehard wrote:
Fri Sep 17 9:23 am
YHH believes Jimmy Clark will make his decision within the next week or so.
Any additional intel or hypotheses on where he’s leaning?
Minnesota, UMD, Wisconsin according to the post above.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Sat Oct 02 2:05 am

Losing Miller and Braccini must mean opening spots for Moore and Henrickson👀 :ahhh: :ahhh:

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

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maroon_and_gold wrote:
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Losing Miller and Braccini must mean opening spots for Moore and Henrickson👀 :ahhh: :ahhh:
There were too many forwards lined up regardless of those two.
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Post by maroon_and_gold » Sat Oct 02 10:13 am

Bonin21 wrote:
Sat Oct 02 7:13 am
maroon_and_gold wrote:
Sat Oct 02 2:05 am
Losing Miller and Braccini must mean opening spots for Moore and Henrickson👀 :ahhh: :ahhh:
There were too many forwards lined up regardless of those two.
True. I believe if we want to keep Strobel, Warner and Mittelstadt they would all have to come in next year and we likely only lose 3 maybe 4 forwards and got Snuggerud, Cruz Lucius and Pinoniemi for sure coming in.

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Post by younggopherdiehard » Sat Oct 02 11:02 am

Taking a couple out of the pipeline will help for future years too. If you jam extra forwards into one year, you create a logjam in future years too. Still lots of forwards lined up either way.

If you get a player like Moore, they will find space.

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Post by Rau4SkiUMah » Sat Oct 02 12:04 pm

Don’t potentially we have Chesley coming in next year as well? I thought I heard he accelerated. Or am I mistaken?

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Rau4SkiUMah wrote:
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Don’t potentially we have Chesley coming in next year as well? I thought I heard he accelerated. Or am I mistaken?
He's coming. He's a senior he didn't need to accelerate. He's a D though so not relevant to logjam posts.
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Sat Oct 02 3:54 pm

Rinzel would the guy that could accelerate, although given he’s pretty raw I don’t see that as being very likely.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bonin21 » Sat Oct 02 4:15 pm

They will need bodies on D.

Ethan Elias (USHL via Maple Grove)
Tucker Ness (USHL via Wayzata)
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Tue Oct 12 3:59 pm

Bonin21 wrote:
Sat Oct 02 4:15 pm
They will need bodies on D.

Ethan Elias (USHL via Maple Grove)
Tucker Ness (USHL via Wayzata)
In YHH podcast they said Cal Thomas has visited Gophers, UND, UMD.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 12 4:04 pm

glenhogan21 wrote:
Tue Oct 12 3:59 pm
Bonin21 wrote:
Sat Oct 02 4:15 pm
They will need bodies on D.

Ethan Elias (USHL via Maple Grove)
Tucker Ness (USHL via Wayzata)
In YHH podcast they said Cal Thomas has visited Gophers, UND, UMD.
Get him and Elias then. HS teammates. Especially if Williams or Mittelstadt don't end up here
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by glenhogan21 » Tue Oct 12 4:27 pm

Or flip Henry Nelson and commit his little bro…

In all seriousness, I think it’s still likely Luke M comes in.

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Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 12 4:44 pm

Even so I think they still need at least two D for next year.
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Tue Oct 12 8:25 pm

Brinkman, Denman, Johnson, Faber, Lacombe likely gone after this year. Only Chesley and Mittelstadt slotted to come in we’ll need some bodies for sure

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Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 12 8:29 pm

maroon_and_gold wrote:
Tue Oct 12 8:25 pm
Brinkman, Denman, Johnson, Faber, Lacombe likely gone after this year. Only Chesley and Mittelstadt slotted to come in we’ll need some bodies for sure
Rud and Williams could come in.

That's why I think they need at least two more cuz I think one of Mitt/Williams will go elsewhere.
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by younggopherdiehard » Tue Oct 12 8:31 pm

maroon_and_gold wrote:
Tue Oct 12 8:25 pm
Brinkman, Denman, Johnson, Faber, Lacombe likely gone after this year. Only Chesley and Mittelstadt slotted to come in we’ll need some bodies for sure
I think we get a least one, maybe two, of them back. Bob is building a culture that gets an unexpected extra year from guys. Unless they win the title then all bets are off.

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 12 8:35 pm

younggopherdiehard wrote:
Tue Oct 12 8:31 pm
maroon_and_gold wrote:
Tue Oct 12 8:25 pm
Brinkman, Denman, Johnson, Faber, Lacombe likely gone after this year. Only Chesley and Mittelstadt slotted to come in we’ll need some bodies for sure
I think we get a least one, maybe two, of them back. Bob is building a culture that gets an unexpected extra year from guys. Unless they win the title then all bets are off.
Lacombe the most likely. I don't think we'll see guys use the 5th year and cause recruit logjams, so Brinkman and Denman out. Faber is remarkable and if he keeps progressing at this rate he'll go.

Johnson is a first rounder. That's the only reason I see him going but it's pretty likely.
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by trixR4kids » Tue Oct 12 10:07 pm

Yeah I assume Johnson and Lacombe will be gone for sure. Faber wouldn’t surprise me though maybe he’ll play a third year here, I only see him potentially staying because he’s younger but he’s just as good as the other two if not better.
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Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 12 10:09 pm

Faber is way better than both of them overall
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by trixR4kids » Tue Oct 12 10:42 pm

He’s not way better lol.
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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by maroon_and_gold » Tue Oct 12 11:53 pm

Faber is the best player on the team if you ask me

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Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 12 11:55 pm

Correct
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