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Parting Schotts

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Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Union returns to hockey poll

After a one-week absence, Union is back in the hockey poll. The defending NCAA-champion Dutchmen are ranked 20th in the poll released Monday. They received 66 points and edged out Penn State by 10 points for the spot. Union (3-4-1 ECAC Hockey, 9-6-1 overall) swept road games at Brown ...
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

College bowls set

The college bowl schedule was announced Sunday. Here is the lineup: Saturday, Dec. 20 New Orleans Bowl Nevada (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN) New Mexico Bowl At Albuquerque UTEP (7-5) vs. Utah State (9-4), 2:20 (ESPN) Las Vegas Bowl Colorado State (10-2) vs. Utah (8-4), 3:30 (ABC) Famous ...
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Union takes care of Yale

Alex Sakellaropoulos provided a strong effort in goal, Daniel Ciampini scored two goals late in the second period, and Matt Wilkins got one early in the third. It added up to a Union win. Sakellaropoulos made 28 saves, while the tallies by Ciampini and Wilkins lifted the Dutchmen to a ...
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Stevens, Pontarelli out of Union lineup

Union will be without goalie Colin Stevens and forward Michael Pontarelli for tonight's ECAC Hockey game at Yale. Both players were injured in Friday's 7-1 win over Brown. Stevens made 22 saves in the first two periods, but was replaced by Alex Sakellaropoulos at the start of the third period. ...
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Sour taste gone after Union routs Brown

Last Saturday's 8-2 drubbing at the hands of Western Michigan left a sour taste for Union. The Dutchmen were flat from the get-go, and they allowed five power-play goals. They needed to take their frustrations out on some one. They did just that Friday night against Brown at Meehan Auditorium. ...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Readers' ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections: Week 9

The Daily Gazette readers’ Week 9 ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections: Luke Devoe (56-39-10 122 points) Friday Union 3, Brown 2 Harvard 4, Princeton 1 Quinnipiac 3, Dartmouth 2 Yale 4, RPI 3 Denver 3, Cornell 1 Saturday RPI 2, Brown 1 Dartmouth 5, Princeton 2 Quinnipiac 4, Harvard 3 SLU ...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections 2014-15: Week 9

It’s bragging time for me! I had a big Week 8 of the Daily Gazette ECAC Hockey Faceoff Selections. I posted the best record of the week, going 13-5. It’s rare for me to have the best weekly record, so excuse me bragging about it. What surprised me is that ...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

'Slap Schotts' podcast, with Ben Barr, now available

The latest podcast of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" is now available. The guest was Western Michigan associate head coach Ben Barr, who played at RPI and was an assistant coach at Union and Providence. To listen to the podcast, click here. The musical selections for the segment: ...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Week 14 NFL TV schedule

Week 14 of the NFL season kicks off tonight with two teams that played last Thursday, Dallas and Chicago. Here is the Week 14 schedule. Announcers, in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses: Tonight NFL Network — Dallas at Chicago, 8:25 p.m. (Jim Nantz/Phil Simms/Tracy Wolfson). ...
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

NFL predictions Week 14

Now that’s more like it! I have reclaimed sole possession of first place The Daily Gazette NFL picks bragging rights. I went 10-6 in Week 13, while Sara Foss, who rallied to tie me, went 9-7. Also-ran Mark McGuire also went 9-7. I believe the key to my win was ...

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