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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more

Morris hired as St. Lawrence hockey coach

The North Country college hockey rivalry just got a little more interesting. St. Lawrence announced the hiring of Mark Morris as its new men's hockey coach on Tuesday. The 58-year-old Morris replaces Greg Carvel, who left to become head coach at UMass. Morris returns to college hockey for the first ...

Ex-Union's Gostisbehere could be named Calder Trophy finalist tonight

This could be a big night for former Union College hockey defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere. The first-year Philadelphia Flyers defenseman is expected to be named a finalist for the Calder Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL rookie of the year. The three finalists will be announced at 8 tonight on ...

2016 Stanley Cup playoffs: Second-round picks

Much like the New York Rangers’ defense, my Stanley Cup first-round picks were porous. I went 3-4 so far. Yes, so far, because as of this posting, Game 7 of the Western Conference series between Anaheim and Nashville has to be played tonight. But I need to get my second-round ...

Stanley Cup playoffs second-round schedules

The schedule for the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is set, even though the Nashville-Anaheim Western Conference first-round series isn't over yet. The Eastern Conference semifinals will start Wednesday when the New York Islanders visit the Tampa Bay Lighting. The other Eastern series between the Washington Capitals and ...

Aston (NAHL) goalie Hanson commits to Union for 2017-18

Union will have another goalie from the North American Hockey League coming into the fold. Darion Hanson, who plays for the Aston (Pa.) Rebels, announced on his Twitter account Sunday that he has committed to the Dutchmen. He will join the team in 2017-18. "Excited to announce my commitment to ...

Ex-Union's Kinkaid on Team USA for World Hockey Championship

Former Union College hockey goalie Keith Kinkaid's NHL season is over, but his hockey season is continuing. The New Jersey Devils netminder was named to Team USA for the nternational Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Men's World Championship in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. The tournament runs from May 6-22. Kinkaid ...

Rangers call up ex-Union's Bodie

Former Union College hockey standout defenseman Mat Bodie was one of seven players called up from the Hartford Wold Pack by the New York Rangers on Wednesday. But don't get get your hopes up that Bodie will see some Stanley Cup playoff action. Unless something catastrophic happens, Bodie will be ...

Barr joins UMass hockey staff

Former RPI hockey player and Union assistant coach Ben Barr has been named an assistant coach at UMass, it was announced Tuesday by new Minutemen coach Greg Carvel. Barr spent the past two seasons as associate head coach at Western Michigan. He was an assistant coach at Union under Nate ...

Union's Vecchione, Wilkins each win two team awards

Junior center Mike Vecchione and senior left winger Matt Wilkins were double winners at the Union College hockey awards banquet on Thursday at College Park Hall. Vecchione was named the team’s most valuable player. He led the Dutchmen in scoring with nine goals and 20 assists. Wilkins won the Scott ...

NBA playoffs conference quarterfinals schedules

The NBA playoffs tip off Saturday with four games in the conference quarterfinals. Here are the schedules. EASTERN CONFERENCE (1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (8) Detroit Pistons Game 1 -- Sun. April 17, Detroit at Cleveland, 3 p.m., ABC/R Game 2 -- Wed. April 20, Detroit at Cleveland, 8 p.m., TNT ...

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