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Offline spwood

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Re: 2016 Bracketology
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2016, 06:43:22 am »
Pretty easy Bracketology again this week with the awful Elmira @ Adrian first round matchup.  The only discussion on the "other board" is the Norwich SID trying to convince us that Norwich will be in line for a Pool C bid if Amherst beats Middlebury.  I don't see it, as for them to be in competition, both Middlebury and Norwich would both lose again.  What do you think?

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Re: 2016 Bracketology
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2016, 06:27:28 pm »
Pretty easy Bracketology again this week with the awful Elmira @ Adrian first round matchup.  The only discussion on the "other board" is the Norwich SID trying to convince us that Norwich will be in line for a Pool C bid if Amherst beats Middlebury.  I don't see it, as for them to be in competition, both Middlebury and Norwich would both lose again.  What do you think?

My gut tells me it's Middlebury since its higher in the regional rankings and, as you stated, both would have to suffer one loss to make this comparison come up. But...let's look at the numbers

MiddleburyNorwich
WIN.7800.7270
SOS.6070.5950
H2H 0-1 1-0
RNK.3750 (2-4-2).2500 (2-6-0)
COP.5000 (3-3-2).3333 (3-6-0)


Seems pretty straightforward. As Middlebury is ahead now obviously the committee isn't allowing H2H to override everything else. Another loss for each would be an even sum game, so I fail to see why that would (logically) change anything.
« Last Edit: March 04, 2016, 06:44:03 pm by Matthew Webb »
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Re: 2016 Bracketology
« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2016, 01:21:25 pm »
Just to make the bubble teams a little nervous.... Utica leads Elmira 4-0 at the end of two.  2 breakaway goals (one shorthanded) and a power play.  Utica goalie played an amazing first period (Emira outshot the Pioneers 16-7 in the first), but the second was all Utica as they outshot Elmira 12-6 and chased the starting goaltender 5 minutes into the second period...

Final is 5-1 Utica.  I think Elmira needs either Plattsburgh or Adrian to win their AQ or they are in a dogfight with Adrian for a Pool C.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2016, 02:13:11 pm by spwood »

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Re: Roster size
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2016, 06:55:34 pm »
The team photo for Lebanon Valley College's inaugural season shows a grand total of 13 players, four of whom are goalies.
While I'm no ice hockey expert, isn't a roster that size just a bit thin? 

Or am I missing something? ???
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Re: Roster size
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2016, 01:20:42 pm »
The team photo for Lebanon Valley College's inaugural season shows a grand total of 13 players, four of whom are goalies.
While I'm no ice hockey expert, isn't a roster that size just a bit thin? 

Or am I missing something? ???

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