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Parting Schotts

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Ex-Union hockey's Hatch signs with Elmira (ECHL)

Former Union College hockey forward Matt Hatch has signed a contract with the ECHL's Elmira Jackals, the team announced Friday. Hatch played the last two seasons with another ECHL team, the Reading Royals. In 84 career games, he had 15 goals and 12 assists. Hatch, who helped Union win the ...

Ex-RPI's Schroeder signs with Cincinnati (ECHL)

Former RPI forward Zach Schroeder has signed a contract with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones, the team announced Wednesday. Schroeder was the Engineers’ fourth-leading scorer last season with four goals and 15 assists. He had 16 goals and 39 assists in 151 career games. “Zach is a player that brings a ...

Sportscaster Watson leaving TWC News for NYSPHSAA

Time Warner Cable News sportscaster Chris Watson is leaving the station to become director of communications for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, it was announced Tuesday. Watson has been with Time Warner Cable News since 2003. Prior to that, he worked at WIXT in Syracuse, WUTR ...

Dumais leaving Union hockey for Quinnipiac

After five years with the Union College men's hockey team, associate head coach Joe Dumais is returning to his alma mater. Dumais is expected to be named assistant coach at Quinnipiac University. He will replace Reid Cashman, who is expected to be named an assistant coach with the AHL's Hershey ...

Ex-Union's Wilkins signs with Reading (ECHL)

Former Union College left winger Matt Wilkins has signed with the ECHL's Reading Royals, it was announced Tuesday. Wilkins had 26 goals and 56 assists in 146 career games for the Dutchmen, including seven goals and 14 assists last season. After Union's season ended in March, Wilkins played two games ...

NBC Sports Group to televise 106 NHL games this season

It may be hot outside, but it's a good time to prepare your schedule to watch the NHL on the networks of NBC. NBC Sports Group announced Thursday that it is scheduled to present 106 NHL regular-season games during the 2016-17 season – the most ever across NBC Sports Group ...

ECAC Hockey All-Academic Teams announced

ECAC Hockey announced its All-Academic Teams on Thursday. On the men’s side, Union had a record 21 players make the list, breaking the previous record of 20 set in 2012-13. RPI had 19 players chosen. The Union women had 12 players make it, and RPI had 19. MEN Union J.C. ...

Fagro Force's Adams commits to Union hockey for 2017-18

Jack Adams, a 6-foot-5 forward for the U.S. Hockey League's Fargo Force, committed to the Union College hockey team for the 2017-18 season, it was announced earlier this week. Adams, who is from Boxford, Mass., went to Malden Catholic, the same Massachusetts school that produced current Dutchmen forward Mike Vecchione. ...

4-on-4 OT won't be happening in NCAA hockey

You won't see 4-on-4 overtime in NCAA hockey this season. The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee announced Wednesday that it's tabling a five-minute, 4-on-4 OT format rules change proposal that would have been required for all NCAA regular-season games. The rule was discussed during a conference call ...

Pelley re-signs with Albany Devils

The Albany Devils' captain is coming back. The Devils announced that they have signed veteran left winger Rod Pelley to a one-year AHL contract. Pelley completed his third season as team captain. Under his leadership, Albany has produced a 123-71-18-16 record, earning Calder Cup Playoff berths during the 2013-14 and ...

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