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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Union defenseman Bodie signs with Rangers (updates with quotes)

Mat Bodie is headed to the New York Rangers. Bodie signed a contract with the the Rangers on Tuesday. Brian Bartlett, Bodie's agent, said six teams were interested in Bodie. "I'm really excited for him," Bartlett said. "He's such a hard worker and good leader. I couldn't be anymore excited ...
Monday, April 14, 2014

Report: Rangers closing in on Union's Bodie

ESPN New York's Katie Strang is reporting that the New York Rangers are closing in on signing Union defenseman Mat Bodie. Bodie, the Dutchmen's team captain, had eight goals and 31 assists this season. He scored a goal in each of the four NCAA tournament games Union played in, culminating ...
Monday, April 14, 2014

Union gets all the first-place votes in final hockey polls

NCAA hockey-champion Union took all of the first-place votes in the final college hockey polls of the season on Monday. The Dutchmen (32-6-4) earned all 50 first-place votes in the top-20 poll, and got all 34 first-place votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine top-15 poll. Union won its ...
Sunday, April 13, 2014

NHL Stanley Cup conference quarterfinals schedules set

The NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference quarterfinals schedules are set. Here they are. I will have my picks later this week. EASTERN CONFERENCE Date TIME (ET) #1 Boston vs. #4 Detroit Networks Friday, April 18 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Boston NBC Sports Network, TSN Sunday, April 20 3 p.m. Detroit ...
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Gostisbehere hasn't made decision on hockey future

Shayne Gostisbehere had the game of his life in his future home hockey arena Saturday night. But when will the Union College junior defenseman make his decision to sign with the Philadelphia Flyers, the team that selected him in the third round of the 2012 NHL draft? Gostisbehere came home ...
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Union hockey: An NCAA title 23 years in the making

Well, I never thought I would see the day. Union wins the NCAA hockey title. Digest that for a minute. Union hockey: NCAA champions. Twenty-three years ago, it was a pipe dream. When the program went from Division III to Division I, and the school wasn't going to give athletic ...
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Union-Minnesota NCAA hockey final pregame report

Good evening from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, where the NCAA hockey champion will be decided as the top-ranked Union Dutchmen take on second-ranked Minnesota. The Dutchmen (31-6-4) are third overall seed in the tournament. They are in the national championship game for the first time in their Division ...
Friday, April 11, 2014

Union's Bodie, Carr, Gostisbehere, Stevens are All-Americans

RPI's Haggerty makes it, too.
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Union-Boston College Frozen Four semifinal postgame report (with six videos)

Some thoughts on Union’s 5-4 win over Boston College in the NCAA hockey Frozen Four semifinal at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. — Daniel Ciampini was a beast. He scored three goals, and had a hand in Mat Bodie’s second-period goal by screening BC goalie Thatcher Demko. Ciampini’s hat ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Frozen Four final: Union beats BC, advances to NCAA title game

Union is going to play for the NCAA hockey championship. Daniel Ciampini had a hat trick, powering Union to a 5-4 victory over Boston College in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center. The Dutchmen (31-6-4) will face the winner of the Minnesota-North Dakota semifinal in ...

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