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Parting Schotts

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Blue Jays promote Smith to New Hampshire

The Toronto Blue Jays have promoted Muprhy Smith, a 2006 Shenendehowa High School graduate, to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats of the Double-A Eastern League. Smith, who is in his first season in the Blue Jays' organization, was 5-4 for the Dunedin Blue Jays of the Class A Florida State ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015

Recalling Martin St. Louis facing Union

New York Rangers right winger Martin St. Louis announced his retirement Thursday after a great 16-year NHL career. He had 391 goals and 642 assists for 1,033 points in 1,134 regular games for the Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning and the Rangers. St. Louis won a Stanley Cup with the ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015

Gostisbehere will test knee in Flyers prospects camp

Former Union defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere will get to test his surgically repaired knee during the Philadelphia Flyers prospects development camp July 7-12. Most of the camp will take place at the Flyers training facility in Voorhees, N.J., except for July 8, when the team conducts its annual Trial on the ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015

RPI's Prapavessis will be in Stars prospects camp

RPI sophomore defenseman Mike Prapavessis will be in the Dallas Stars prospect development camp, which runs July 7-11. Prapavessis had a goal and seven assists in 41 games last season. The Stars selected Prapavessis in the fourth round of (105th overall) last year's NHL Draft. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Eichel signs with Sabres

Good news for Buffalo Sabres fans, and bad news for Boston University and Union hockey fans. Jack Eichel, the Sabres' first-round pick in last Friday's NHL Draft, has signed an entry-level contract with the team, it was announced Wednesday. Financial terms weren't disclosed. The team will have a 5 p.m. ...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Dumais promoted to Union hockey associate head coach

Joe Dumais is getting a promotion with the Union College men’s hockey team. Dumais was elevated from assistant coach to associate head coach, Union head coach Rick Bennett announced Wednesday. Dumais joined the Dutchmen in the summer of 2011, shortly after Bennett took over as head coach following the departure ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Reports: Bodie gets qualifying offer from Rangers

Various New York Rangers beat writers have tweeted that former Union defenseman Mat Bodie has been tendered a qualifying offer by the club. Bodie, who captained the Dutchmen to the 2014 NCAA title, signed with the Rangers as a free agent a few days after winning the championship. He spent ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jooris given qualifying offer by Flames

The Calgary Flames have given a qualifying offer to former Union College hockey standout Josh Jooris, the club announced Tuesday. The 24-year-old Jooris, a restricted free agent, just completed his second season in the organization and his first in Calgary. He had 12 goals and 12 assists in 60 games. ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Four UAlbany games on CAA football TV schedule

The University at Albany football team will have four games televised as part of he Colonial Athletic Association TV package, it was announced Tuesday. The Great Danes' first TV game will be their home opener Sept. 12 against Rhode Island at 3:30 p.m. The game will be on American Sports ...
Monday, June 29, 2015

RPI's Melanson in Rangers prospects camp

RPI sophomore forward Drew Melanson is in the New York Rangers prospects development camp. The camp started today. Melanson led the Engineers in scoring last season, his freshman year, with nine goals and 11 assists in 36 games. He was named to the ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team. Other ECACH players ...

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