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Ken Schott

Employee Since: August 27, 1990


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Sports Writer

Phone Number: 518-395-3159


Biography:

Ken has been a sportswriter for nearly 30 years, the last 23 at The Daily Gazette. He is in his 22nd year covering college hockey for The Gazette and is recognized as one of the top college hockey writers in the country. Ken was named the inaugural winner of the ECAC Hockey Media Award in 1998. He has also served on the Hobey Baker Award selection committee (1999-2001). He talks college hockey every Thursday from 11:05-11:30 a.m. during the season on "Big Board Radio Sports with Rodger Wyland" on radio station WOFX (980 AM). Ken also writes the popular "Behind the Broadcast" column that appears every Saturday. He has also covered minor league baseball for The Gazette. Ken began his career during his junior year at York College in Pennsylvania, working for the York Daily Record. Ken started the paper's regular coverage of the AHL's Hershey Bears in 1985. He also covered the Eastern League's Harrisburg Senators and wrote a TV/radio column.
Read his blog "Parting Schotts" on dailygazette.com.


Ken's Recent Articles:


Union planning major renovations for Messa Rink

Union planning major renovations for Messa Rink

February 7, 2016

The hockey barn that Union calls home is getting more than a new coat of paint. A video scoreboard, seating — with backs — that ...

Union gets shots, but takes a pair of blows

Union gets shots, but takes a pair of blows

February 6, 2016

It wasn’t the greatest of nights for the Union College hockey team Friday. First, despite firing 45 shots on Clarkson goalie Greg Lewis, the Dutchmen ...

Final: Clarskon 4, Union 1

February 5, 2016

Clarkson ended a 12-game winless streak at Messa Rin on Friday with a 4-1 win over Union. The Golden Knights' last win at Messa was ...

For Union, staying off road begins with winning at home

For Union, staying off road begins with winning at home

February 5, 2016

Last year, a 10th-place finish in ECAC Hockey forced Union to go on the road for the conference tournament and play two series. It was ...

Valery-Trabucco played key role in Union's rise

Valery-Trabucco played key role in Union's rise

February 4, 2016

The Union hockey program celebrates its 25th anniversary season this year. To commemorate it, I’m taking a look back at some of the players who ...

Hockey: Union's Brassard working hard to earn back ice time

Hockey: Union's Brassard working hard to earn back ice time

January 29, 2016

Union defenseman J.C. Brassard can pinpoint the play where his problems began. With Union leading Maine 1-0 in an Oct. 23 game at Messa Rink, ...

Union hockey #TBT: Self-confidence helped Cook achieve goals

Union hockey #TBT: Self-confidence helped Cook achieve goals

January 28, 2016

The Union hockey program celebrates its 25th anniversary season this year. To commemorate it, I’m taking a look back at some of the players who ...

Female Zamboni drivers becoming more common in Capital Region

Female Zamboni drivers becoming more common in Capital Region

January 25, 2016

Rachel Reile was persistent. When Reile joined as an intern on the Messa Rink ice crew at Union College last year, she pestered Adam Brinker, ...

RPI defeats Union in Mayor's Cup game

RPI defeats Union in Mayor's Cup game

January 24, 2016

For the first time in the Seth Appert era, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hockey team didn’t lose a game to Union in the regular season. ...

Hockey: RPI beats Union in Mayor's Cup game

January 23, 2016

Jimmy DeVito's goal with 6:56 left in the second period snapped a 2-2 tie and lifted 16th-ranked RPI to a 5-2 win over Union in ...

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