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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
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 ...
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Gordon to join FOX Sports' NASCAR coverage

Jeff Gordon will head from the driver's seat to the broadcast booth next year. Gordon, a four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, will join FOX Sports as an analyst in 2016, it was announced Thursday. He will join analyst Darrell Waltrip in the booth, along with play-by-play man Mike Joy. "NASCAR ...
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Big Apple Showcase horse race on MSG Plus Monday

MSG Plus will televise the New York Racing Series: Big Apple Showcase at 5 p.m. Monday. The one-hour Memorial Day telecast will feature many of the best New York-bred horses in the country competing for nearly $1 million in purses spread over six stakes races. MSG Plus will also have ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Union's Lundberg invited to USA goalie development camp

Union women's hockey senior goalie Shenae Lundberg is one of 18 invitees to the inaugural U.S. Women's National Team goaltender development camp. It takes place Thursday-Saturday in Blaine, Minn. The camp will be run by Robb Stauber, the goaltender coach for the U.S. Women's National Team, as well assistant goaltender ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

YES to televise Tanaka rehab start Thursday

The YES Network will televise New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka's rehab start for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders against the Durham Bulls on Thursday. Coverage starts at 6:30 p.m. Tanaka was placed on the disabled list on April 29 with right wrist tendinitis and a right forearm strain. Prior to landing ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Thank you, Dave

It’s going to be a sad night tonight. After 33 years, David Letterman will be signing off his talkshow for the final time. It’s the end of an era in late-night television. I’ve been a fan of Letterman’s for 32 years. He changed the face of late-night TV with his ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

RPI hockey welcomes eight recruits

Five forwards, two defenseman and a goalie comprise the 2015-16 RPI men's hockey recruiting class, it was announced Tuesday. Here is the breakdown: Forwards Lonnie Clary (left wing): Had eight goals and 16 assists in 60 games for the NAHL's Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Jesper Ohrvall (right wing): A teammate of ...
Monday, May 18, 2015

Sinclair Networks acquire Minor League Baseball TV package

ValleyCats get game on national TV.
Monday, May 18, 2015

Flyers make interesting coaching hiring with Hakstol

The Philadelphia Flyers stunned the hockey world this morning, both in the NHL and the NCAA. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall hired North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol to be the team's new head coach. Hakstol is leaving a North Dakota program that gets to the NCAAs every year to ...
Friday, May 15, 2015

RPI women's hockey hosts North Dakota in season opener

The RPI women's hockey team will open the 2015-16 regular season Oct. 2 when it hosts North Dakota at 7 p.m. at Houston Field House. The Engineers begin ECAC Hockey play Oct. 30 at Cornell. Their league home opener is Nov. 6 against St. Lawrence. RPI will host Capital Region-rival ...

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