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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tappen joins NBC Sports Group

Kathryn Tappen, best known as the host of "NHL Tonight" on NHL Network and the wife of former Albany Devils defenseman Jay Leach, is joining NBC Sports Group full time, it was announced Wednesday. Tappen will work on "NHL Live," "Football Night in America," Notre Dame football, and as a ...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Ex-RPI defenseman Pothier elected to school's Athletic Hall of Fame

Former RPI hockey defenseman Brian Pothier will be inducted into the RPI Athletics Hall of Fame, the school announced Wednesday. Pothier played for the Engineers from 1996-2000. He played 142 games, collecting 17 goals and 57 assists with 150 penalty minutes. The Engineers were 83-50-12 during Pothier's four years, and ...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Crunch sign ex-RPI goalie York

Former RPI goalie Allen York signed a two-way contract with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, the team announced Tuesday. Last season, York played for four AHL clubs (Charlotte, Texas, Rockford and Syracuse) and two ECHL teams (Evansville and South Carolina). The 6-foot-3, 194-pound York started in four games for the Crunch ...
Monday, July 7, 2014

Colonie's O'Keefe gets first pro homer in Spikes' win

Colonie High School graduate and State College Spikes catcher Brian O'Keefe hit his first professional home run Sunday in the Spikes' 5-2 New York-Penn League victory over the Jamestown Jammers. O'Keefe, who was the St. Louis Cardinals' seventh-round selection in last month's Major League Baseball first-year player draft out of ...
Sunday, July 6, 2014

Astros promote Sims from ValleyCats to Quad City

The Houston Astros have promoted knuckleballer Blaine Sims from the Tri-City ValleyCats to the Quad City River Bandits of the Midwest League on Sunday. Sims picked up the win in Tri-City's 9-4 victory over the Lowell Spinners on Saturday. The left-hander allowed one run on five hits in five innings. ...
Sunday, July 6, 2014

Astros assign Fisher to ValleyCats

Outfielder Derek Fisher, who was selected by the Houston Astros as a supplemental first-round pick (37th overall) in June's Major League Baseball first-year player draft, has reported to the Tri-City ValleyCats. He is not in the lineup for tonight's game against the Lowell Spinners at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. Fisher ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Haggerty, Stevens in action at Day 3 of Rangers prospect camp

Day 3 of the New York Rangers prospect development camp is complete. On Wednesday, former RPI forward Ryan Haggerty picked up an assist. Also, Union goalie Colin Stevens participated in the shootout at the end of the scrimmage To see Haggerty's assist, click here. To see Stevens in the ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

ESPN gets 9.8 rating for U.S-Belgium World Cup match

Quarterfinal announcing assignments set.
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 ...

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