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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Union's Foo named ECACH rookie of the month

Union freshman forward Spencer Foo was named ECAC Hockey rookie of the month for March, it was announced Wednesday. He had two goals and two assists in five games during the month. He scored twice in the Dutchmen's 7-0 ECACH tournament first-round series-clinching win over Cornell on March 7. Foo ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

USA Network to televise Stanley Cup playoff games

For the first time since 1985, USA Network will be televising Stanley Cup playoff games. NBC Sports Group announced that USA Network will be part of the Stanley Cup coverage, joining NBC, NBCSN and CNBC, along with NHL Network. NHL Network is not part of the NBC Sports Group. USA ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ValleyCats announce promotional schedule

The Tri-City ValleyCats announced their promotional schedule for the season on Tuesday. Highlighting the schedule is Bernie Williams bobblehead giveaway during Capital Region baseball heritage night on Aug. 21. Also, there will be a Jose Altuve bat giveaway July 29, honoring the former ValleyCat who won the American League batting ...
Monday, March 30, 2015

Union-Michigan hockey game at Messa will be Oct. 23

Union men's hockey won't release its 2015-16 schedule until some time this summer. However, that won't prevent me from finding out some dates for the Dutchmen's games, particularly the non-league contests. I've been able to confirm that Union will host Michigan on Oct. 23 at Messa Rink. The Wolverines will ...
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Ciampini gets goal, assist in Sharks' win

Former Union hockey player Daniel Ciampini continues to impress with the Worcester Sharks. Ciampini had a goal and an assist Sunday to help the Sharks beat the Springfield Falcons, 4-1. He had a defensive rating of plus-2. In six games with the Sharks, Ciampini had three goals, two assists a ...
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Ex-Union coach Leaman, two former Dutchmen heading to Frozen Four with Providence (updated)

Former Union coach Nate Leaman and two ex-Dutchmen players are head to the Frozen Four with Providence College. Tom Parisi's power-play goal with 5:01 left in the third period snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted the Friars to a 4-1 victory over Denver in the NCAA hockey tournament East Regional ...
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Final Four semifinal tip times set

The NCAA men's basketball tournament Final Four semifinal tip times for Saturday are set. Michigan State will face Duke at 6:09 p.m., followed by Kentucky against Wisconsin at 8:49 p.m. The games will be on TBS, with secondary coverage on TNT and truTV. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sunday's NCAA hockey tournament picks

Here are my picks for Sunday's games in the NCAA hockey tournament. East Regional Denver vs. Providence (ESPNU) — Denver, 4-1. Midwest Regional RIT vs. Omaha (ESPNU) — Omaha, 3-2. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow @dgazettesports on Twitter.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

ESPNEWS should televise some NCAA hockey tourney games

I just had an interesting thought with regards to ESPN's NCAA hockey tournament coverage. There were two games that are exclusive to ESPN3 -- Friday's St. Cloud State-Michigan Tech Midwest Regional semifinal and Saturday's Harvard-Omaha Midwest semifinal. Why can't these games be televised on ESPNEWS? After all, ESPN uses that ...
Friday, March 27, 2015

Saturday's NCAA hockey tournament picks

Here are my picks for Saturday's games in the NCAA hockey tournament. East Regional Denver vs. Boston College (ESPN2) — Denver, 4-2. Miami (Ohio) vs. Providence (ESPNU) — Miami, 3-1. Midwest Regional Minnesota State vs. RIT (ESPNU) — Minnesota State, 5-1. Harvard vs. Omaha (ESPN3) — Harvard, 4-3. Northeast Regional ...

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