The Jan. 24 episode of USCHO Live! features Maine coach Tim Whitehead and Elliot Olshansky, USCHO.com Hobey Watch writer.
Whitehead is in his 11th season behind the Maine bench, was head coach at Massachusetts-Lowell for five seasons, and was an assistant at Maine, Lowell and Middlebury. He played college hockey for and is an alumnus of Hamilton College. Whitehead’s Black Bears swept Boston College over the weekend and made it back into this week’s USCHO.com men’s hockey poll at No. 20.
Olshansky is in his fifth season covering the Hobey Baker beat for USCHO.com and also covers men’s hockey at NCAA.com for CBS Interactive. His experience includes four years covering college hockey for CSTV, stints at other media outlets including the New York Daily News and Spike TV, and freelance writing. Olshansky, a Dartmouth graduate, is pursuing an MBA at Fordham University.
Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 8 to 9 p.m. ET at blogtalkradio.com/uscholive. If you can’t listen live, check out the podcast of USCHO Live! available on the player at the right (click through if you’re reading this via RSS.)
Each episode of USCHO Live! features a look at news around NCAA hockey, a look ahead at upcoming games and events, and conversation with people who coach, administer and play college hockey and journalists who cover the sport.
About the hosts
Jim Connelly is a senior writer at USCHO.com and has been with the site since 1999. He is based in Boston and regularly covers Hockey East. He began with USCHO.com as the correspondent covering the MAAC, which nowadays is known as Atlantic Hockey. Each week during the season, he co-writes “Tuesday Morning Quarterback.”
Ed Trefzger has been part of USCHO since 1999 and now serves as a senior writer and director of technology. He has been a part of the radio broadcasts of Rochester Institute of Technology hockey since their inception — serving as a producer, studio host, color commentator and now as RIT’s play-by-play voice for the last several seasons. Ed is based in Rochester, N.Y.