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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more

NBC Sports Group to televise 106 NHL games this season

It may be hot outside, but it's a good time to prepare your schedule to watch the NHL on the networks of NBC. NBC Sports Group announced Thursday that it is scheduled to present 106 NHL regular-season games during the 2016-17 season – the most ever across NBC Sports Group ...

ECAC Hockey All-Academic Teams announced

ECAC Hockey announced its All-Academic Teams on Thursday. On the men’s side, Union had a record 21 players make the list, breaking the previous record of 20 set in 2012-13. RPI had 19 players chosen. The Union women had 12 players make it, and RPI had 19. MEN Union J.C. ...

Fagro Force's Adams commits to Union hockey for 2017-18

Jack Adams, a 6-foot-5 forward for the U.S. Hockey League's Fargo Force, committed to the Union College hockey team for the 2017-18 season, it was announced earlier this week. Adams, who is from Boxford, Mass., went to Malden Catholic, the same Massachusetts school that produced current Dutchmen forward Mike Vecchione. ...

4-on-4 OT won't be happening in NCAA hockey

You won't see 4-on-4 overtime in NCAA hockey this season. The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee announced Wednesday that it's tabling a five-minute, 4-on-4 OT format rules change proposal that would have been required for all NCAA regular-season games. The rule was discussed during a conference call ...

Pelley re-signs with Albany Devils

The Albany Devils' captain is coming back. The Devils announced that they have signed veteran left winger Rod Pelley to a one-year AHL contract. Pelley completed his third season as team captain. Under his leadership, Albany has produced a 123-71-18-16 record, earning Calder Cup Playoff berths during the 2013-14 and ...

Union women's hockey schedule announced

Josh Sciba will make his Union College women’s hockey coaching debut Sept. 24 when the Dutchwomen host Concordia at Messa Rink in an exhibition game. Sciba’s first game that will count will take place Sept. 30, when the Dutchwomen host UConn. Including the exhibition game, Union will play its first ...

Albany Devils sign three players

The Albany Devils have signed forwards Jan Mandat, Max Novak and Kevin Rooney to American Hockey League contracts, Albany general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced Tuesday. Mandat played for Val d’Or in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League last season, collecting 20 goals and 44 assists. He played three years in ...

Rangers re-sign ex-Union defenseman Bodie

Former Union College hockey star defenseman Mat Bodie will remain in the New York Rangers organization. Bodie, who was a restricted free agent, signed a one-year contract with the team Tuesday. The 26-year-old has spent two seasons with the Hartford Wolf Pack, the Rangers' AHL affiliate. He first signed with ...

Ex-Union's Carr re-signs with Canadiens

Daniel Carr, Union College's all-time leading scorer at the Division I level, re-signed with the Montreal Canadiens on Friday. The deal is for two years and is worth a reported $1.45 million. It's a one-way deal, meaning Carr gets paid an NHL salary even if he is playing in the ...

Women's hockey: Ex-Union player Kilstein joins Princeton staff

Former Union College women's hockey player Ashley Kilstein has been named an assistant coach at Princeton, Tigers head coach Jeff Kampersal said on Friday. Kilstein played for the Dutchwomen from 2004-08. She played in 113 games and had 10 goals and 15 assists. "Ashley is a caring and fun person," ...

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