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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections 2014-15: Week 15

Someone must have deflated the picks in last week’s Daily Gazette ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections. How else can you explain that all but two players managed not to finish below .500? And how do you explain Quinnipiac losing twice to Merrimack, and St. Lawrence dominating Harvard? Who saw that coming? ...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

'Slap Schotts' podcast, with Union coach Bennett, now available

The latest podcast of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" is now available. The guest was Union hockey coach Rick Bennett. To listen to the podcast, click here. The musical selections for the segment: The Eagles' "In The City," "Woodstock" by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and Bob Dylan's ...
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Mayor's Cup talk on Thursday's 'Slap Schotts'

We'll talk Mayor's Cup with Union hockey coach Rick Bennett on the next edition of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" on Rodger Wyland's "Big Board Sportstalk" at 11:05 a.m. Thursday on FOX Sports 980 (WOFX-AM). We'll talk to Bennett about Saturday's game against RPI at the Times Union Center, ...
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Union's Ciampini a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Union senior forward Daniel Ciampini has been named one of 20 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award, it was announced Wednesday. Ciampini, who leads the nation in goals with 17, has been active with Union’s "Helping Hands" neighborhood litter cleaning project, helped served Thanksgiving dinner at the local YMCA Residential ...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Ex-Union coach Delventhal honored

Former Union College hockey coach Bruce Delventhal has been named the recipient of the American Hockey Coaches Association's John "Snooks" Kelley Founders Award, it was announced Tuesday. Delventhal spent eight seasons at Union and oversaw the transition of the hockey program from Division III to Division I in 1991. He ...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Union's Coatta out 3 to 5 weeks

Union will be without senior forward Sam Coatta for a while. Dutchmen coach Rick Bennett said the alternate captain will be out three to five weeks with an undisclosed injury. Coatta was injured in Friday's 5-1 loss to Cornell at Messa Rink. "Depending on where he holds this injury, it ...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

RPI's Neal, Kasdorf win ECACH awards

Two RPI players were honored by ECAC Hockey on Tuesday. Senior forward Matt Neal was named player of the week. He had two goals and an assist in the Engineers 4-1 win over Colgate on Friday, and he picked up an assist in Saturday's 3-0 triumph over Cornell. Jason Kasdorf ...
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

Union-Colgate postgame report (with 3 videos)

Analysis from Union’s 5-4 ECAC Hockey loss to Colgate on Saturday at Messa Rink. — The Dutchmen’s effort was a lot better against the Raiders than it was against Cornell on Friday. But it wasn’t good enough to win. The Dutchmen came out with desperation in the opening period and ...
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Union-Colgate pregame report (Stevens starting in goal for Union)

Good evening from Messa Rink, where it’s a rematch of last year’s ECAC Hockey tournament championship game as Union faces 15th-ranked Colgate. The teams come into tonight’s matchup off bad losses Friday. Union (4-6-1 ECACH, 11-9-1 overall) were outclassed, 5-1, by Cornell, while Colgate (5-3-1, 13-7-1) suffered a 4-1 loss ...
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Union-Cornell postgame report (with 3 videos)

Analysis from Union’s 5-1 ECAC Hockey loss to Cornell at Messa Rink. — If Union hasn’t hit rock bottom yet, it is sure getting close. I wouldn’t call the effort lethargic, but there just doesn’t seem to be any cohesion with this team. Is there a hangover from winning last ...

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