Official Men's Hockey Recruiting Thread

Discussion in 'UConn Hockey' started by HuskyfanDan, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. mac2351

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    From what I have read he is a hard working, give it his all, grinder type. Plenty of those on the roster already.
     
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    “I see myself as a two-way forward. I like to be gritty, but I feel like I have a skill side, too,” Robbins said. “The expectations I have for myself, I always like to set my standards high. I would love to be the leading scorer. As long as I think that way, I’m always motivated that I can do it.”

    “I believe it was my work ethic,” Robbins said. “I always try and put out 110 percent on every shift.

    Leading returning scorer Zac Robbins hopes to increase production for C.R. RoughRiders
     
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    River Rats Hockey@NVRiverRats 1 hour ago
    UConn commit Drew Elser has lead the U18's in goals this season so far with 13. St Lawrence commit Nick Wildgoose also a nice fall (10-9-19)
     
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    Can anyone who follows this stuff closely summarize where we are? How is Cav doing? I'm not expecting a BU/BC class, but are we at a competitive HE level?
     
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    These days it is standard practice in the world of college hockey recruiting. Reform is needed.
     
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    Define competitive hockey east level.

    They are a program situated in the bottom half of the league. Personally, I do not see it improving in the next few years.
     
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    Yup... that was more of the "damn I'm old" category comment when you see the actual birthdate.
     
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    A 5'6" defenseman???
    Oh yeah he's 15 - still, what will he get to 5'9"? Hopefully he has great puck handling skills - he is a russian
     
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    Keep an eye on defenseman Philip Nyberg playing with the Madison Capitols of the USHL.

    He is a 5th round pick of the Buffalo Sabres and has been committed to Wisconsin.

    Planned on being at Wisconsin this fall but an admission issue delayed his enrollment.

    UConn is showing interest.
     
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    @mac2351 just the kind of kid Cav has been using to build his program with.
    Badgers men's hockey: Freshman Philip Nyberg won't be with team to start season
     
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    Will be interesting to see if he shows up for the second semester.
     
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    @mac2351 he may..that was his plan all along at Wisconsin. Big kid size wise
     
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    Neutral Zone@_Neutral_Zone 3 mins ago
    #5 ranked 1997 born NCAA eligible prospect in North America, Phillip Nyberg, commits to UConn. The 4.5 star D-man was a former Wisco commit.
     
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    ‪With only 4 seniors (1 being a goalie) on the roster, UConn is bringing in a big class next season.‬
    ‪Jordan Timmons F‬
    ‪Zac Robbins F‬
    ‪Will Garin F‬
    ‪Brian Rigali F‬
    ‪Evan Wisocky F‬
    ‪Mike Young D‬
    ‪Adam Karashik D‬
    ‪Philip Nyberg D‬
    ‪Connor Mayer D (2017 or 2018)‬
     
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    UConn committed 2 Russian '01s today from Colorado Evolution U15 program: Big C Arseni Smekhnov and undersized offensive D Malik Alishlalov. @jeffcoxsports
     
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    LOL - Poor Jeff is about 30 days late w/ that one ;) (Mac has it in post #426).

    Neutral Zone ‏@_Neutral_Zone Nov 17
    UConn gets commitments from a pair of Russian '01s from the Colorado Evolution program in Arseni Smekhnov & Malik Alishlalov. #undertheradar
     
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    Shawn McGrath ‏@ShawnMMcGrath 23m 23 minutes ago
    UConn hockey is working hard to get recent commit Philip Nyberg in for the second semester. It’s a very real possibility
     
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    Nyberg is still playing for the Madison Capitols against the NTDP this weekend.
     
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    Jeff Cox@JeffCoxSports 2 hours ago
    Buffalo Sabres prospect Philip Nyberg has played his last game in USHL. He will join UConn for the second semester. Big add for the Huskies.
     
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