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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Ex-Union's Carr out 3 months with knee injury

Bad news for Daniel Carr. The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that the former Union College hockey star will be out three months after suffering a right knee injury in Monday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Carr was in his second stint with the Canadiens this season. He was recalled ...
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Boxing writer, Shenendehowa grad Rafael re-signs with ESPN

Clifton Park native and 1988 Shenendehowa High School graduate Dan Rafael signed a multiyear agreement to remain at ESPN as the company’s lead boxing multimedia reporter and columnist, it was announced Tuesday. “Dan is an award-winning boxing authority and one of the most respected and dedicated boxing writers in the ...
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

RPI remains No. 16 in hockey poll

RPI remains 16th in the latest NCAA hockey poll. The Engineers (13-7-6) received 266 points. They tied top-ranked Quinnipiac 2-2 on Thursday and beat Union 5-2 in the Mayor's Cup game Saturday. The Dutchmen got four points. Team (First Place Votes) Record Points Last Poll 1 Quinnipiac (30) 19- ...
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Union's Gingras nominated again for Hockey Humanitarian Award

Union College senior defenseman Sebastien Gingras has been nominated for the Hockey Humanitarian Award for the second straight year, it was announced Monday. Gingras, who is one of 18 candidates nominated for the award, joins Jamie Murray of Babson College and Jake Heisinger of Curry College as this year's only ...
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Union-RPI Mayor's Cup postgame report (with 3 videos)

Observations from RPI’s 5-2 victory over Union in the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup Saturday at the Times Union Center. How sweep it is For the first time since the 2003-04 season, RPI didn’t lose a game to Union in the regular season. The 16th-ranked Engineers’ win Saturday gave them a ...
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

End of 2nd: RPI 3, Union 2

Jimmy DeVito's goal with 6:56 left in the second period has given 16th-ranked RPI a 3-2 lead over Union after 40 minutes of play in the Mayor's Cup game Saturday at the Times Union Center. DeVito caught goalie Alex Sakellaropoulos sliding too far right when he redirected a Jesper Ohrvall ...
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Young to start in goal for Union against RPI

After making stopping all 13 shots he faced against Cornell in relief of Jake Kupsky last Saturday, freshman Joe Young will make his first start in goal as Union takes on RPI in the Mayor’s Cup game at the Times Union Center. It will be interesting to see how Young ...
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Limited number of free Mayor's Cup tickets available to those affected by Troy water main break

The Times Union Center, RPI and Union have partnered and will offer a limited number of free tickets for community members in Troy and the surrounding municipalities who have been impacted by Tuesday's water main break in Troy to Saturday's Capital District Mayor's Cup game. Those interested should call the ...
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Ex-Union goalie Koenig returns to pro hockey

Former Union College hockey goalie Trevor Koenig is returning to pro hockey in Europe. The 41-year-old Koenig signed with the Dundee Stars of the UK Elite Ice Hockey League on Wednesday. He is replacing Vlastimil Lakosil, who left the team to return to the Czech Republic on personal business. In ...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Canadiens recall ex-Union hockey's Carr

Union hockey fans who were hoping to see former Dutchmen great Daniel Carr play for the St. John's IceCaps against the Albany Devils in a two-game series this weekend at the Times Union Center will be disappointed, but happy for Carr. The Montreal Canadiens recalled Carr on Thursday. In his ...

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