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Parting Schotts

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Devils acquire Straka from Flyers; will report to Albany

The New Jersey Devils acquired forward Petr Straka from the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2017 or 2018 NHL Draft. Straka will report to the Albany Devils. A second-round pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2010 NHL Draft, Straka never signed with ...

Springfield recalls ex-Union goalie Stevens

The AHL's Springfield Thunderbirds recalled Niskayuna native and former Union College standout goalie Colin Stevens from the ECHL's Manchester Monarchs on Thursday. Stevens is in his second season with the Monarchs. He has a 2-2-0-1 record with a 3.32 goals-against average and an .888 save percentage. The Thunderbirds host the ...

NBCSN to televise Matthews-McDavid matchup Nov. 29

Two of the exciting young NHL players will be featured on NBCSN Tuesday, Nov. 29. NBCSN announced Thursday that it will televise the game between Auston Matthews and his Toronto Maple Leafs against McDavid and his Edmonton Oilers. The game will be joined in progress around 10 p.m. following the ...

NFL Picks 2016: Week 10

I had a nice bounce-back week with my Week 9 NFL picks. I went 10-3, and gained a game on Daily Gazette news columnist Sara Foss, who went 9-4. It was a good week after I stumbled to a 6-6-1 record in Week 8, and that helped Sara gain ground. ...

NFL 2016: Week 10 TV schedule

Week 10 of the NFL season kicks off tonight with an AFC North matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens. Here are the Week 10 games. Announcers, in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses. Tonight NFL Network and Twitter – Cleveland at Baltimore, 8:25 p.m. ...

Albany Devils offering free admission to service members for Friday's game

The Albany Devils announced Wednesday that all active and retired military service members will receive free admission to Friday’s 7 p.m. game against the Hershey Bears at Times Union Center. Individuals must show proper identification at the Times Union Center box office to receive one complimentary ticket. United States Army ...

Kanell new Siena men's basketball announcer

A.J. Kanell is the new play-by-play voice of Siena men's basketball, the college announced Wednesday. Kanell replaces Robert Lee, who recently stepped down last month after 14 years. Kanell makes his debut Sunday when the Saints host Cornell at Times Union Center. The game will be on WGDJ-AM (1300). “I’m ...

College Football 2016: Week 11 TV schedule

Week 11 of the college football season kicks off tonight with two games. Here are the games that will be televised. Announcers, in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses. Tonight CBSSN — Eastern Michigan at Ball State, 7 p.m. (Ben Holden, Jay Feely, John Schriffen).. ESPN2 ...

Union moves up in USCHO/NCAA hockey poll

A 2-1 week helped Union climb four spots in the latest USCHO.com/NCAA hockey poll on Monday. The Dutchmen (4-0 ECAC Hockey, 8-2-1 overall) moved up from 20th to 16th. After losing to Holy Cross last Tuesday, Union bounced back with a pair of come-from-behind victories over then-16th-ranked Yale (5-3) Friday ...

Union to raffle off Ghostisbehere jersey to support Beards for Brown and Brinker

The Union men's hockey team will have raffle off a signed Shayne Gostisbehere Union jersey this weekend when the Dutchmen host St. Lawrence and Clarkson at Messa Rink. All proceeds will go to support Beards for Brown and Brinker, which is an initiative to raise money for Gina Brown and ...

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