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Parting Schotts

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Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Union remains second in NCAA hockey poll (updates with USA Today poll)

For the third straight week, Union is ranked second in the NCAA poll. The defending NCAA-champion Dutchmen, who split a two-game series with St. Cloud State over the weekend, earned 901 points, one more than third place North Dakota. After receiving 11 first-place votes in last week’s poll, the ...
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Union-St. Cloud State postgame report (Saturday edition with videos, photo gallery)

Analysis from second-ranked Union’s 3-2 loss to No. 9 St. Cloud State on Saturday at Messa Rink. Remember what Union coach Rick Bennett said after the Dutchmen’s 5-1 win over the Huskies on Friday? I’ll refresh your memory. “...I just don’t think that we are bearing down in the areas ...
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Union-St. Cloud State pregame report (Game 2 edition)

Good evening from Messa Rink, where it’s rematch time between second-ranked and undefeated Union against No. 9 St. Cloud State. In Friday’s game, Union (5-0) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first nine minutes of the game and cruised to a 5-1 victory. The Dutchmen, who are off ...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Union-St. Cloud State postgame report (with 2 videos)

Key points from second-ranked Union’s 5-1 victory over No. 9 St. Cloud State on Friday at Messa Rink. — Dutchmen goalie Colin Stevens should have had his 11th career shutout, and his second in three games. He stopped two breakaways in the game. He stood tall when the Dutchmen got ...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Union-St. Cloud State pregame report

Good evening from Messa Rink, where the defending NCAA-champion Union gets a big early-season test. The second-ranked Dutchmen host No. 9 St. Cloud State in the first game of a two-game series. Here is the scouting report on both teams. Union The undefeated Dutchmen (4-0) are coming off last weekend’s ...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Flyers recall ex-Union defenseman Gostisbehere from Phantoms

Former Union standout defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere is head to the NHL. The Philadelphia Flyers recalled Gostisbehere from the AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Friday. The recall was necessary when the team announced earlier in the day that defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald were out for four weeks with lower-body ...
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Readers' ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections: Week 3

The Daily Gazette readers’ Week 3 ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections: Luke Devoe (14-9-1 29 points) Friday Bowling Green 3, Clarkson 2 Miami 4, SLU 1 RPI 5, Bentley 2 Colgate 9, Sacred Heart 2 Union 3, SCSU 2 Saturday Clarkson 4, Bowling Green 2 Miami 2, SLU 1 RPI 4, ...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections 2014-15: Week 3

Week 2 of The Daily Gazette ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections saw nearly everyone post a winning record. We also saw one player correctly pick a tie game, and another played called UConn’s upset of Quinnipiac on Tuesday. Union Bob and Kevin Sokolski each went 10-2-1 to lead the pack. Casey ...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

'Slap Schotts' podcast, with St. Cloud Times' Hatten, now available

The latest podcast of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" is now available. St. Cloud Times college hockey writer Mick Hatten was the guest. To listen to the podcast, click here. The musical selections for the segment: Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone," Prince's "1999" and The Beatles' "Birthday." ...
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

NFL predictions Week 8

I should be happy that I went 10-5 in Week 7 of my NFL picks. But I should have won at least four more. How did Chicago lose to Miami at home? Oh, yeah, because they are the Bears and they can’t win at home. More like Wimps of the ...

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