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Parting Schotts

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Vecchione will be back at Union next season

Good news for Union hockey fans. Center Mike Vecchione will be back next season. The 22-year-old from Saugus, Mass., tied senior right winger Daniel Ciampini for the team lead in points with 50 (19 goals, 31 assists). In 77 career games, he has 84 points. He should become just the ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Federation basketball games on TWC SportsChannel

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel 50/323 will televise several championship games from the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions basketball tournament this weekend at UAlbany's SEFCU Arena. There will be three games on Saturday. The boys' Class A final is 5 p.m., the girls' Class AA final is at 6:45 ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Friday's NCAA hockey tournament picks

The NCAA hockey tournament starts Friday. Personally, it feels strange not being on the road covering Union in the tournament, The Dutchmen’s run of five straight NCAA appearances was snapped when they were eliminated by Quinnipiac in the ECAC Hockey tournament quarterfinals. Two regionals, the Northeast and West, get underway ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015

'Slap Schotts' podcast, with CHN's Wodon, now available

The latest podcast of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" is now available. The guest wwas College Hockey News managing editor Adam Wodon. To listen to the podcast, click here. The musical selections for the segment: David Bowie's "Changes," and Twisted Sister's "We're Not Going To Take It" and ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Flyers officially announce Gostsibehre's season is over

The Philadelphia Flyers officially announced that former Union College defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL. Gostisbehere suffered the injury while playing for the Flyers' AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, in a Nov. 7 game against Manchester. He had been rehabbing since ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

NCAA hockey regionals talk with CHN's Wodon on 'Slap Schotts'

We'll focus on the NCAA tournament regionals and a possible format change as College Hockey News managing editor Adam Wodon is the guest on the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" on Rodger Wyland's "Big Board Sportstalk" at 11:05 a.m. Thursday on FOX Sports 980 (WOFX-AM). You can post questions on ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

College Hockey Slap Schotts: NCAA tourney best-of-three round of 16 could work

Since the NCAA tournament was expanded from 12 to 16 teams in 2003, the regional format has come under some scrutiny, particularly when it comes to attendance. Sometimes, you get some good crowds for some of the four regionals. Other times, empty seats rule the day. If you take a ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

O'Brien, Burke, Rowe to call Albany Regional on ESPN

Dave O'Brien, Doris Burke and Holly Rowe will be the broadcast team for ESPN's coverage of the NCAA women's basketball tournament Albany Regional semifinals and final at the Times Union Center, it was announced Tuesday. O'Brien will call the play-by-play, Burke is the analyst and Rowe the sideline reporter. They ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015

NCAA tournament regional semifinal times set

The NCAA men's basketball tournament regional semifinal tip times for Thursday and Friday have been set. Thursday Tip Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst/Reporter 7:15 p.m. CBS Cleveland I Notre Dame vs. Wichita State Marv Albert/Chris Webber and Len Elmore/Lewis Johnson 7:47 p.m. TBS Los Angeles I North Carolina vs. Wisconsin Kevin ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015

Three ECACH teams make NCAA tournament

ECAC Hockey tournament champion Harvard will take on Omaha in the NCAA hockey tournament Midwest Regional semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in South Bend, Ind. The other semifinal is Minnesota State against RIT. Harvard is one of three ECACH teams to make the 16-team field, which was announced Sunday. Quinnipiac ...

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