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Former Vermont forward Milo suing university

Former Vermont forward Justin Milo is suing the university, claiming that after he was cut from the team in 2010, the decision deprived him of his scholarship, his reputation and a promising career.

According to the Rutland Herald, UVM coach Kevin Sneddon told Milo he was cut because of his attitude and a perceived lack of commitment to the team.

Milo, now 25, is seeking unspecified damages, saying he lost thousands of dollars in financial aid.

Milo has played for three ECHL teams over the past two seasons and also played for three USHL teams prior to going to Cornell and then later transferring to UVM.

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  • Blueline892910

    What happen to his chances in Baseball(NYY Draftee)..? Sounds like alot of of turmoil the last 3 years at UVM. Is it the Players or Snedden..?

    • bronxbomberz41

      I guess he had a promising baseball career, i remember reading that the Yanks made arrangements for him right after that to get him to spring training. He appeared in some games for the Charleston River Dogs in 2010, but was kinda terrible and hasn’t played since. He was a more legit NHL prospect than MLB. Not sure what his angle is here other than trying to recoup some money or something. He did start at Cornell before going to UVM so he may be kinda smart.

  • keithjevt

    Snedden is such a bad coach. I have been a season ticket holder for over 30 years and I can tell you most of the fans can stand him. He never takes responsiblity for anything, badmouths the players in the press and has no idea how to run a powerplay or be offensive minded. He use to do a good job with his defense but over the last couple of years that has fallen apart. I hear his contract expires in 2014 so maybe this year or next will be his last. I can’t understand why he was ever hired as his record at union was not good.

  • Spidermonkey86

    Coach Kevin doesn’t put up with the kind of crap Jackie Parker does. Thats why you don’t have rapists playing hockey in Burlington. Sneddon isn’t a great coach but he’s ok. PP needs to improve. His big problem is his ECAC mindset has never translated over to HE

  • keithjevt

    It’s not the ECAC/Hockey East adjustment Sneddon has not made it is the move from the postage stamp Union Rink to the much larger UVM Gutterson Ice and he defensive mind set. Whichever it still means he sucks as a coach.

  • Aparky

    Just Curious…did he suck when he coached them to Frozen Four?

    • Erik the Green

      I’m not a big Coach K (evin) fan. Let me start out by saying that. That season was an example of a talented team overcoming their poor coaching. If anything UVM probably could have won the National Championship; but it was the futile PP (Sneddon) and their woeful offensive schemes that let BU win.

      The team was good that year the coaching wasn’t bottom line.


    Milo has played for three ECHL teams over the past two seasons and also played for three USHL teams prior to going to Cornell and then later transferring to UVM. 6 teams? It sounds like he doesn’t fit in anywhere, maybe he should look within instead of suing others.

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