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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

It's official: ESPN gets World Cup of Hockey rights

What was first reported by various media outlets last month became official Wednesday when the NHL and NHL Players Association announced that ESPN would televise the World Cup of Hockey in 2016. It's a stunning win for ESPN, which has been vilified by hockey fans for years over what they ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Hill, Raftery named lead analysts for NCAA tournament

Grant Hill and Bill Raftery join play-by-play man Jim Nantz and sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson on the lead broadcast team for the NCAA men's basketball tournament on CBS and Turner Sports, it was announced Wednesday. Hill and Raftery will be on the call for the national semifinals April 4 and ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Ex-Union standout Carr named AHL rookie of the month

A hot February for former Union College hockey standout Daniel Carr has earned him an accolade from the American Hockey League on Tuesday. Carr, a left winger for the Hamilton Bulldogs, was named rookie of the month for February. He scored a league-leading 10 goals while totaling 12 points in ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Sabres recall ex-RPI standout D'Amigo

Former RPI standout Jerry D'Amigo will make his his Buffalo Sabres debut tonight when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7:30. The game will be televised by NBCSN. D'Amigo was recalled from the AHL's Rochester Americans on Tuesday morning. He started the season in the Columbus Blue Jackets ...
Monday, March 2, 2015

Union recruit Supinski named BCHL Rookie of the Year

Union hockey 2015-16 recruit Brett Supinski has been named the Rookie of the Year in the British Columbia Hockey League, it was announced Monday night. Supinski, a forward for the Coquitlam Express, was the top rookie scorer with 48 goals and 50 assists in 58 games. His 98 points were ...
Monday, March 2, 2015

College Hockey Slap Schotts: ECACH tourney first-round preview

It’s time for another edition of March Madness in ECAC Hockey. The puck drops on the postseason tournament Friday with four first-round series. Here is my quick take on them. I won’t be making my picks until Thursday No. 10 Union (16-16-2) at No. 7 Cornell (11-12-6) An intriguing ...
Monday, March 2, 2015

Union-Cornell tickets on sale

Tickets for the first two games between Union and Cornell in the ECAC Hockey tournament best-of-three first-round series at Lynah Rink are on sale at the Union athletics ticket office. Tickets are $20 each. Orders can be taken by phone by calling 388-6020. Sunday's tickets will be on sale at ...
Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Union-Clarkson pregame report

Good evening from Messa Rink, where Union plays its final home game of the season as it hosts Clarkson. For the first time since 2007, the Dutchmen won’t have a home series in the ECAC Hockey tournament. Thanks to a rough regular season, the Dutchmen will be on the road ...
Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Union-St. Lawrence postgame report (with 2 videos)

Quick analysis from Union’s 3-2 come-from-behind ECAC Hockey victory over 19th-ranked St. Lawrence on Friday at Messa Rink. — It looked like it was going to be another long night for the Dutchmen when the Saints scored twice in a 21-second span midway through the first period. St. Lawrence seemed ...
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Union-St. Lawrence pregame report (Gingras in, Wilkins out)

Good evening from Messa Rink, where Union prepares for the final two home games of the regular season. Tonight, the Dutchmen take on 19th-ranked St. Lawrence. Here’s a look at the teams. Union Thanks to a five-game losing streak and a suddenly struggling offense, the Dutchmen (6-13-1 ECAC Hockey, 14-16-2 ...

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