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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
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 ...
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 ...

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