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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Union's Stevens plays in Day 2 of Rangers prospect camp

Day 2 of the New York Rangers prospect development camp is complete. On Tuesday, Union goalie Colin Stevens got to play in a scrimmage. To see the Niskayuna native in action, click here. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow @dgazettesports on Twitter.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Ex-RPI standout D'Amigo traded by Toronto to Columbus

Former RPI forward Jerry D'Amgio was traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Matt Frattin on Tuesday. The Leafs also sent a conditional seventh-round pick in next year's draft to the Jackets. D'Amigo, who was ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year in 2009-10, his ...
Monday, June 30, 2014

Ex-Union defenseman Bodie scores goal in Rangers prospect camp scrimmage

Day 1 of the New York Rangers prospect camp is in the books, and former Union defenseman Mat Bodie scored a goal in the scrimmage Monday. Bodie signed with the Rangers as a free agent April 15, three days after the Dutchmen won the NCAA title with a 7-4 win ...
Monday, June 30, 2014

NHL Network to televise first day of free agency

NHL Network will be keeping fans abreast of the first day of free agency with coverage from Rogers Sportsnet's "Hockey Central" beginning at 11 a.m. This is the first collaboration between the NHL Network and Rogers since Rogers won the Canadian TV rights for the NHL. Daren Millard, Jeff Marek ...
Monday, June 30, 2014

Former RPI player, Union assistant coach Barr joins Western Michigan staff

Former RPI hockey standout and Union assistant coach Ben Barr has accepted the job of associate head coach at Western Michigan. The news was reported by the Kalamazoo (Mich.) Gazette and the Providence Journal. Barr, 33, played at RPI from 2000-04. He was an assistant coach under Nate Leaman, first ...
Saturday, June 28, 2014

Union players heading to NHL development camps

Now that the NHL draft is over, it's time for NHL teams to take a look at their draft picks, as well as the free agents they have signed and selected invited players at development camps next month. Union will have five players going. Defenseman Jeff Taylor, the Clifton Park ...
Saturday, June 28, 2014

UPDATE: Union defenseman Taylor selected in seventh round of NHL draft by Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have selected Union sophomore defenseman Jeff Taylor in the seventh round of the NHL draft on Saturday. Taylor, who is from Clifton Park, had three goals and 13 assists in 41 games last season in helping the Dutchmen win the NCAA title. He was named to the ...
Saturday, June 28, 2014

Kings pick RPI 2015-16 recruit Dillon in fifth round of NHL draft

A second RPI hockey recruit was selected in the NHL draft on Saturday. With the final pick of the fifth round, the Stanley Cup-champion Los Angeles Kings picked goalie Alec Dillion, who will be joining the Engineers in the 2015-16 season. Dillon plays for the Victoria Grizzlies of the British ...
Saturday, June 28, 2014

Incoming RPI defenseman Prapavessis selected by Dallas Stars in NHL draft

The Dallas Stars selected incoming RPI defenseman Michael Prapavessis in the fourth round of the NHL draft on Saturday. Prapavessis, the 105th overall pick, had 11 goals and 66 assists in 71 games for the Toronto Lakeshore Patriots of the Ontario Junior Hockey League last season. He was named the ...
Friday, June 27, 2014

NBCSN dumps first round of NHL draft at 10 p.m. for track and field

NBCSN, the cable home of the National Hockey League, was showing Canada cable sports channel TSN's coverage of the NHL draft. The broadcast started at 7 p.m., and was slated to go three hours. The first 27 picks were shown on NBCSN. Then, at 10 p.m., viewers saw the U.S. ...

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