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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Game 7 of Blackhawks-Ducks shifted to NBC

NBC Sports announced late Wednesday that Game 7 of the Western Conference final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks at 8 p.m. Saturday will be televised on NBC and not NBCSN as had been previously scheduled. The Blackhawks beat the Ducks, 5-2, Wednesday to even the best-of-seven series at ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ex-Bruin Sanderson subject of NBC Sports Films documentary

NBC Sports Group is launching NBC Sports Films, and its first project will be "Center of Attention: The Unreal Life of Derek Sanderson," it was announced Wednesday. The hour-long film will air on NBCSN Monday, June 8, following Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final. It will trace Sanderson’s journey ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Smith falls to 2-3

Pitcher Murphy Smith, a 2006 Shenendehowa High School graduate, fell to 2-3 after the Dunedin Blue Jays dropped a 3-2 Florida State League decision to the Jupiter Hammerheads on Wednesday. Smith allowed three runs, only one of which was earned, on seven hits in six innings. He struck out two ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Millen returns to FOX Sports

Matt Millen is returning to FOX Sports. The former Penn State and NFL linebacker signed with the network on Wednesday. He will be the lead game analyst for the Big Ten Network, working alongside play-by-play announcer Kevin Kugler. Additionally, he will appears in FOX Sports 1’s Los Angeles studio as ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Cowichan Valley's Burton commits to Union for 2016-17

Ryan Burton, a forward for the British Columbia Hockey League's Cowichan Valley Capitals, has given a verbal commitment to join the Union College hockey team for the 2016-17 season. Burton wrote on his Twitter page Wednesday, "Proud to announce that I have committed to play Division 1 hockey at Union ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Union women's hockey announces recruiting class

The Union women's hockey team announced its six-player 2015-16 recruit class on Wednesday. Two goalies, two forwards and two defensemen comprise the class. Goalies The netminders are Melissa Black and Leah Patrick. Black appeared in 21 games this past season with the Aurora Jr. Panthers of the Provincial Women's Hockey ...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Hoffman suffers first loss

Shaker High School grad Jeff Hoffman suffered his first pro loss Tuesday as the Dunedin Blue Jays fell to the Jupiter Hammerheads 4-3 in the Florida State League. Much like in his pro debut last Wednesday against the Tampa Yankees, Hoffman was done in by one bad inning. He allowed ...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Bonus notes on Hoffman, Smith

I hope you get a chance to read my story on Capital Region natives Jeff Hoffman (Shaker High School) and Murphy Smith (Shenendehowa High School), who are teammates on the Dunedin Blue Jays, the Toronto Blue Jays’ Class A affiliate in the Florida State League. To read the story, click ...
Sunday, May 24, 2015

YES to televise Williams special tonight

YES Network will televise a one-hour special on New York Yankees great Bernie Williams tonight at 7. The program will feature an interview with Williams and the ceremony retiring his No. 51 and the plaque that will be displayed in Monument Park. In the interview, Williams discussed his career and ...
Friday, May 22, 2015

RPI recruit Dillon named to USHL All-Rookie Team

Incoming RPI goalie Alec Dillon was named to the U.S. Hockey League's All-Rookie Team on Friday. The 19-year-old Dillon, playing for the Tri-City Storm, led the USHL with a 2.27 goals-against average. He posted a 23-11-4 record. The 23 wins were tied for sixth in the league. His .914 save ...

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