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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Travers Stakes earns 1.33 rating for NBC Sports

Keen Ice's stunning victory over American Pharoah in Saturday's Travers Stakes posted a 1.33 overnight rating, NBC Sports announced Sunday. It's the best Travers rating on record (since 2004) and up 102 percent from last year. NBC’s Travers 5-6 p.m. hour posted a 1.66 overnight, up 15 percent from NBC's ...
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

Defenseman Fineman commits to Union hockey for 2018-19

Fletcher Fineman, a defenseman for the North Broward Prep Eagles 18U of the National Junior Prospects Hockey League, will be coming to the Union College hockey team for the 2018-19 season. Fineman tweeted, "Honored to announce my commitment to play D1 hockey at Union College. Thanks to all who have ...
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Ex-Union defenseman Campbell joins Red Wings staff

Bryan Campbell, a defenseman for the Union hockey team from 2002-06, was named Director of Statistical Analysis and Hockey Administration for the Detroit Red Wings, the team announced Friday. Campbell played in 100 games for the Dutchmen, collecting a goal and 20 assists. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering. ...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Ahlfeld steps down as Clarkson hockey announcer

Bob Ahlfeld, the long-time play-by-play voice of Clarkson hockey, is stepping aside, the school announced Thursday. Ahlfeld, a Gift Planning Officer in Clarkson's Development Office, is setting aside the duties of play-by-play announcer for Clarkson Hockey to concentrate more of his time on his enhanced responsibilities within the department. "I ...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Ex-Union forward Bennett signs with Elmira (ECHL)

The ECHL's Elmira Jackals have signed former Union hockey forward Mark Bennett, it was announced Wednesday. Bennett played in 71 career games for the Dutchmen and had five goals and 11 assists. Last season, he had a goal and four assists in 21 games. Before coming to Union, Bennett played ...
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Unger steps down as Union hockey radio analyst

Brian Unger has stepped down as Union hockey analyst, he announced on his Facebook page Monday. His statement read, "All good things must come to an end. 11 years of calling Union hockey games and countless memories to last a lifetime. A great ride and I thank everyone involved with ...
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Union hockey Garnet-White scrimmage Oct. 3

Union hockey fans can get their first look at the Dutchmen on the first Saturday in October. The team announced that it will have its Garnet-White scrimmage Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Messa Rink. The scrimmage is free to the public. Oct. 3 is also the first official day ...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Rain wipes out first day of Little League World Series

Torrential rains in Williamsport, Pa., Thursday postponed the first day of play in the Little League World Series. The four games that were supposed to be played Thursday will be played as part of an eight-game schedule Friday. Here is the schedule and where you can watch the games. 10 ...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

UPDATE: Niskayuna H.S. grad Santillo named Union College football play-by-play announcer

There will be a new play-by-play voice for Union College football. Andrew Santillo will call the Dutchmen's games this season on WPTR-AM (1240), the school announced Thursday. Santillo, a 2001 Niskayuna High School graduate, takes over for Frank Rossi, who has decided to retire. "We thank Frank for his tremendous ...
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Ex-Union defenseman Vasaturo joins Kalamazoo (ECHL)

Former Union College hockey defenseman Charlie Vasaturo has signed a contract with the ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings. Vasaturo served as the Dutchmen's captain last season. He played in all of the team's 39 games and had a goal and three assists. A member of Union's 2014 NCAA title team, Vasaturo played ...

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