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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

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

Ex-Union's Will turns down St. Lawrence offer

Former Union defenseman Andrew Will was flattered to be given a chance to return to college hockey. But he has decided to remain head coach of Salisbury (Conn.) School. Will turned down new St. Lawrence coach Mark Morris' offer to join his staff as an assistant coach on Tuesday. “Mark ...

Stanley Cup final schedule set

The NHL's Stanley Cup final will start Monday, the league announced Tuesday. Here is the schedule. All games will start at 8 p.m. NBC Sports Group will televise the games. It will be determined later what games are on NBC and NBCSN. Game 1 Monday, May 30 Game 2 Wednesday, ...

RPI hockey opens 2016-17 season on road

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute men’s hockey team will open its 2016-17 regular season with three road games, including one against the NCAA champions. After playing a two-game series at Maine Oct. 7-8, the Engineers will travel to North Dakota on Oct. 15. North Dakota won the NCAA title last month, ...

Tessitore moves to ESPN's Saturday night college football prime-time games

Schenenctady native and CBA graduate Joe Tessitore will have a new role on ESPN's college football coverage. ESPN announced Wednesday that Tessitore will call Saturday prime-time games. He will work alongside returning analyst Todd Blackledge and returning reporter Holly Rowe. Last season, Tessitore called the Thursday night games. He has ...

ESPN announces college football opening-week schedule

ESPN kicks off the 2016 college football season Thursday, Sept. 1, when South Carolina visits Vanderbilt. The cable network announced 10 games it would televise Labor Day weekend. Here is the schedule: Thursday, Sept. 1 — South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 8 p.m., ESPN. Saturday, Sept. 3 — Georgia Tech vs. ...

Ex-Union hockey's Todd named head coach at Trine University

Two months after he was fired by Omaha, former Union College hockey player Alex Todd has a new job. Todd was hired as head coach of the Trine University hockey team on Monday. The school will start a Division III program in 2017. The school is located in Angola, Ind. ...

Union to face Ramapo in NCAA Division III baseball tournament

Fresh off winning the Liberty League baseball title Sunday, Union College will take on Ramapo College in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament New York Regional on Wednesday Leo Pinckney Field at Falcon Park in Auburn, it was announced Monday morning. Game time is 2:30 p.m. The Dutchmen are the ...

Gostisbehere to undergo surgery

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman and former Union College hockey standout Shayne Gostisbehere will undergo surgery Tuesday, the Flyers announced Saturday. Gostisbehere's teammate, Claude Giroux, will also be having surgery the same day. "Claude Giroux and Shayne Gostisbehere are both scheduled to have surgery on Tuesday, May 17th to have their right ...

Union hockey opening 2016-17 season at Michigan

The Union College men's hockey team will open its 2016-17 season on the road. Michigan announced Friday that it will host the Dutchmen for two games Oct. 7-8. This marks the first time since 2011-12 that Union has started the season away from Messa Rink. It will be Union's second ...

Cady leaving Empire Broadcasting

WPTR-AM (1240) sportstalk show host Brian Cady announced Friday that he is leaving the Empire Broadcasting station. His last day is May 27. Cady has been with WPTR since January 2014 with his "Cady's Corner" program. It was a Sunday morning show until Jan. 12, 2015, when it became a ...

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