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12-16-2011, 05:31 AM
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Twin Cities needs at least an ECHL team. I'd go all the time. Wild games are too expensive.


What ticks me off most of all is IF the Wild lose a few games, the Fenwick/PDO *******s are going to come out of the woodwork.


So, uh...

Heatley-Brodziak-Clutterbuck
Taffe-Cullen-Johnson
Gillies-Almond-Powe
McIntyre-Peters-Staubitz

I count 7 fringe NHL/AHL players. That's more than half the top six.

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Twin Cities needs at least an ECHL team. I'd go all the time. Wild games are too expensive.
I'd be up for this. Or people were talking about having an AHL team around here, somewhere in western Wisconsin, maybe? The other AHL Wisconsin team is in the far southeast corner, putting a team in West Wisco would allow Minnesotans to go as well.

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So, uh...

Heatley-Brodziak-Clutterbuck
Taffe-Cullen-Johnson
Gillies-Almond-Powe
McIntyre-Peters-Staubitz

I count 7 fringe NHL/AHL players. That's more than half the top six.


That lineup is horrible, but I'll still have fun watching it.

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12-16-2011, 09:19 AM
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That lineup is horrible, but I'll still get drunk watching it.
FIFY

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Duluth might be able to support an AHL team, but that's only because of the "metro area" of 250k people. The 80k in Duluth just isn't enough, even in Minnesota. Still don't know how that metro region is calculated. It has to include at least Cloquet, and I'd guess Two Harbors and more. Des Moines would be the obvious answer as they had an AHL franchise (Dallas/Edmonton/Anaheim affiliate) until their owners violated AHL by-laws and were suspended until their franchise rights were sold to the Texas Stars.



Back on topic, does anyone know when the slash even happened? If he can't grip a stick, it must be pretty bad. Does this mean he's the one going on IR to make room for mystery call-up #2?

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Why not Rochester?? I think they are the largest non metro area in the state aren't they??

And time to bring back Bulmer

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Why not Rochester?? I think they are the largest non metro area in the state aren't they??

And time to bring back Bulmer
Rochester's the third largest city in the state, but the MSA it's part of is only 186k while Duluth's is 276k. This is getting the point where it should probably have its own separate thread though.

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Twin Cities needs at least an ECHL team. I'd go all the time. Wild games are too expensive.


What ticks me off most of all is IF the Wild lose a few games, the Fenwick/PDO *******s are going to come out of the woodwork.


So, uh...

Heatley-Brodziak-Clutterbuck
Taffe-Cullen-Johnson
Gillies-Almond-Powe
McIntyre-Peters-Staubitz

I count 7 fringe NHL/AHL players. That's more than half the top six.
Oh just... god...

How about:
Heater-Cullen-Clutterbuck
Taffe-Almond-dontcare
Powe-Brods-Johnson
dontcare-Peters-Sawdust

At this point the third line is about the only one we can still have intact, and the way it is playing I think we should keep it intact, and maybe even consider it our second or top line until we get our top 6 healthy. The other three lines are more or less grab bags except for Heater and Cullen. Those two and Clutterbuck should be given a shot at being the top line till Kapitan gets over his injury in a game or two, and hopefully by then Bouchard and Wellman are good to go too.

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Rochester's the third largest city in the state, but the MSA it's part of is only 186k while Duluth's is 276k. This is getting the point where it should probably have its own separate thread though.
For what its worth, the Fargo-Moorhead "metro" area is pushing 250k I think. Even tho we dont have an arena thats even close to what an AHL team would need. We do have a nice little USHL team in town tho called the Fargo Force, and tickets right on the glass are cheap as hell. The GF and I usually go to handful of games each year. Place is really nice, but really small.

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1. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

2. Did the math yesterday, we're only the 3rd highest team in man games lost. Winnipeg and Pittsburgh top us.

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I kinda wish the Aeros were closer to their NHL team. Is there any place around Minnesota and surrounding states where they could be plopped down and be financially viable?
Doesn't really matter with how few major cities don't have a college team and that Houston is a major airport hub. That cuts down on costs.

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Just ice the Gophers. I bet they could beat the Islanders with Yeo's coaching.
Not with how the Gophers develop prospects.

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Rochester's the third largest city in the state, but the MSA it's part of is only 186k while Duluth's is 276k. This is getting the point where it should probably have its own separate thread though.
Definitely.

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