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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

NFL predictions Week 7

The even weeks of the NFL picking season have been unusual. In Weeks 2 and 4, I, along with Daily Gazette colleagues Sara Foss and Mark McGuire, have struggled with our selections. Week 6 last week was different. We posted very good records. However, there was one oddball game. Carolina ...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Mahoney talks Union-Maine on Thursday's 'Slap Schotts'

We will look at this weekend's Union-Maine non-conference college series with veteran Bangor Daily News Black Bears hockey writer Larry Mahoney on Thursday's "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment." The segment, part of Rodger Wyland's "Big Board Sportstalk," will start at 11:05 a.m. Mahoney will give us some insight on the ...
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Union's Vecchione named ECAC Hockey player of the week

Union sophomore center Mike Vecchione was named ECAC Hockey player of the week on Tuesday. Vecchione had two goals and two assists in Union's victories over American International and New Hampshire over the weekend. He scored a short-handed goal in the 7-3 triumph over AIC. The other award winners were ...
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Week 8 college football TV schedule (updated)

Here is the updated Week 8 college football TV schedule, with the ESPN3 games that will be on Time Warner Cable. Announcers (where available), in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses. Announcers and schedules are subject to change. Thursday ESPN3 — West Alabama at Shorter, 7 ...
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

College Hockey Slap Schotts: Seeing the lights

When I went over to Messa Rink a couple of weeks ago, I was struck by how bright it looked inside the rink. For a moment, I thought that Union had gotten a retractable roof and was letting the sun shine in. But that wasn’t the case. Instead, a new ...
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Union moves up to second in hockey poll (updated)

When Union faces Maine on Friday in Orono, Maine, it will do so as the No. 2 team in the country. The defending NCAA hockey-champion Dutchmen moved from fifth to second in the latest poll on Monday. Union, which opened the season with weekend wins over American International and ...
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Union-UNH postgame report (with 3 videos)

Key points from Union’s 3-1 victory over New Hampshire on Saturday at Messa Rink. — Without a doubt, the Dutchmen’s two short-handed goals in a 58-second stretch of the second period change the momentum of the game. UNH had a 1-0 lead and had just killed off Union’s fourth power ...
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Union-UNH pregame report

Good evening from Messa Rink, where it will be a bit calmer tonight as fifth-ranked and defending NCAA-champion Union takes on 19th-ranked New Hampshire. Here is the scouting report on both teams. Union The Dutchmen are coming off Friday’s emotional 7-3 season-opening win over American International. Union got goals from ...
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Union-AIC postgame report (with 3 videos)

Key points from Union’s 7-3 victory over AIC on Friday at Messa Rink. — The pregame ceremony was wonderful. The Dutchmen formed a circle at center ice and watched as four banners for winning the ECAC Hockey regular-season and tournament titles, reaching the NCAA tournament and Frozen Four were lowered ...
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Union-AIC pregame report

Good evening from Messa Rink, where it’s going to be a special night as Union celebrates the magical 2013-14 season before opening its 24th Division I campaign against American International. Here is the scouting report on both teams. Union The Dutchmen will raise three banners — the ECAC Hockey regular ...

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