NHL Star Nick Palmieri, a Clinton, N.Y. native, was originally scheduled to drop the puck at Saturday night’s Utica College men’s hockey game.  Palmieri informed Utica College late last night that he will be unable to attend because of his obligations with the NHL.  According to the New Jersey Devils Website, Palmieri and three over Devils where assigned to the teams AHL affiliate in Albany.  The team is scheduled to play in Rochester on Saturday night.