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 Post subject: Re: ROOTbeer Hockey
PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:53 am 
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Marko Markac, really young though figure twenty give or take a couple years.


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 Post subject: Re: ROOTbeer Hockey
PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:42 pm 
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Hounsy wrote:
Marko Markac, really young though figure twenty give or take a couple years.


Yeah, don't know the name.

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 Post subject: Re: ROOTbeer Hockey
PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:56 pm 
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Miss18.1's varsity team has a new coach, and he's trying to give me a heart attack, because she's playing a regular shift. Started their second game on the first line and had a nice assist (first varsity point!). This is all after getting very limited time in their first game, which included her getting "trucked" in her words, thanks to a suicide pass in her skates. Everyone freaked out that she got hit so hard and the ref made her go to the bench, even though there hadn't been a whistle. She laughed at everyone asking if she was okay. I think that helped her gain the coaches' trust, as odd as that sounds. I think they saw her as fragile before, but seeing her bounce up and demand to be put back in cleared that up. It's great seeing your kid's name in the local paper, saying she gave a nice feed. :D

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 Post subject: Re: ROOTbeer Hockey
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Saturday was filled with wanting to kill, as Miss18.1's team played one of the dirtiest teams I've ever seen. Miss18.1's nose was broken by a vicious crosscheck to the back of her helmet, so hard it caused the helmet to rotate on her head and the forehead area of the helmet to come down on the bridge of her nose and break it. We've got photos of other girls getting the exact same crosscheck. Another girl on our team was run into the stanchion, ala Chara on Pacioretty. She's got a bruise on her shoulder, as she managed to lean away, but it went unpenalized. I've got a letter going to the league. Their coach was kicked out but didn't leave the building (photos of that too).

Sunday was a total contrast. Miss18.2 played her one scheduled game in net. She'd been totally dreading this game (calling it December turd instead of third). I told her to go out and have fun, and not worry at all about the score. She didn't. :lol: We lost 9-1 to a very good team, but she had 22 saves and more fun than any player ever. She was belting out Christmas songs at the top of her lungs, dancing (even with the puck in her zone). No goals scored as a result, and as a matter of fact, her one glove save was more a result of her dancing than actually having her glove in the right spot. :lol: Her teammates sang on the bench, the other team started singing part way through the third period. Even opposing parents started cheering her saves, and the opposing coaches said they had more fun watching her dance and sing than watching the game. We give out a hard hat award for the hardest working player. She won it unanimously, with me abstaining from the vote. Another kid on the team tried like hell to win it, saying he'd give it to her if he won it. It was by far the best team bonding event we could have had. Can't wait for practice tonight. And neither can Miss18.2, since she's back on D. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: ROOTbeer Hockey
PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:27 am 
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Saturday was filled with wanting to kill, as Miss18.1's team played one of the dirtiest teams I've ever seen. Miss18.1's nose was broken by a vicious crosscheck to the back of her helmet, so hard it caused the helmet to rotate on her head and the forehead area of the helmet to come down on the bridge of her nose and break it. We've got photos of other girls getting the exact same crosscheck. Another girl on our team was run into the stanchion, ala Chara on Pacioretty. She's got a bruise on her shoulder, as she managed to lean away, but it went unpenalized. I've got a letter going to the league. Their coach was kicked out but didn't leave the building (photos of that too).

Sunday was a total contrast. Miss18.2 played her one scheduled game in net. She'd been totally dreading this game (calling it December turd instead of third). I told her to go out and have fun, and not worry at all about the score. She didn't. :lol: We lost 9-1 to a very good team, but she had 22 saves and more fun than any player ever. She was belting out Christmas songs at the top of her lungs, dancing (even with the puck in her zone). No goals scored as a result, and as a matter of fact, her one glove save was more a result of her dancing than actually having her glove in the right spot. :lol: Her teammates sang on the bench, the other team started singing part way through the third period. Even opposing parents started cheering her saves, and the opposing coaches said they had more fun watching her dance and sing than watching the game. We give out a hard hat award for the hardest working player. She won it unanimously, with me abstaining from the vote. Another kid on the team tried like hell to win it, saying he'd give it to her if he won it. It was by far the best team bonding event we could have had. Can't wait for practice tonight. And neither can Miss18.2, since she's back on D. :lol:


Damn, brutal Saturday. Sorry to hear about Miss18.1's nose :( Show her some Tim Hunter pictures, that'll cheer her right up!

That's hilarious about Miss18.2. She's got the goalie crazy, Chris...

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 Post subject: Re: ROOTbeer Hockey
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Damn, brutal Saturday. Sorry to hear about Miss18.1's nose :( Show her some Tim Hunter pictures, that'll cheer her right up!

That's hilarious about Miss18.2. She's got the goalie crazy, Chris...


The coach from Saturday's game has been suspended 3 games, but will soon find out he's probably suspended even longer since we have photos of him not only not leaving the rink, but laughing along with some of their parents within 2 minutes of being kicked out (gotta love photo documentation!). Their web site also promotes them being in a totally different league than ours, so our league is supposedly going to tell them they should finish out their season playing in that league, including their end of year tournament. Good fucking riddance. There is no place in hockey for that shit. The one amusing part- is Miss18.2 calling Miss18.1 Bluedolph, the blue nosed sister (sung to the tune of Rudolph). :lol:

Miss18.2 now wants to play goalie again. I tried telling her it was really fun: Once. :lol: But she shouldn't get her hopes up that her team will back her so well again. We have 2 other goalies, so she likely won't get another chance, other than maybe in practice now & then.

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