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Union's Pieri wants to be more than a practice goalie

Friday, October 25, 2013
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Goalie Dillon Pieri knew what his role would be when he committed to Union College several years ago.
With Troy Grosenick and Colin Stevens the top two goalies, Pieri was going to be the third-string goalie. That didn’t change when Grosenick left last April to sign with the San Jose Sharks and the Dutchmen landed Alex Sakel­laropoulos from the U.S. Hockey League’s Chicago Steel. For Pieri, it meant practicing a lot with little to no chance of seeing playing time. Plus, he wouldn’t be going on the Dutchmen’s regular-season road trips.

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