USCHO Announces 2009-10 Women’s Game of the Week Schedule

Beginning September 25, USCHO will present the sixth season of the Women’s Game of the Week, the only weekly national Internet broadcast for women’s hockey. Fans will be able to access the live and archived video and audio feeds available through the USCHO women’s page.

The 2009-10 broadcast schedule will feature premier Division I and III regular-season matchups from the NCAA ranks and postseason coverage culminating in the 2009 Frozen Four at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. The new season will also include exclusive coverage of the 2009 4 Nations Cup from Vierumaki, Finland as well as coverage of select contests from the Qwest pre-Olympic Tour, all in partnership with USA Hockey.

The Game of the Week is once again proud to offer a star-studded lineup of guest color analysts drawn from the ranks of the sport’s alumni. Former college greats who have appeared on the program include Patty Kazmaier Award winners A.J. Mleczko (Harvard ’99), Angela Ruggiero (Harvard ’04), and Ali Brewer (Brown ’00), as well as former Olympians Colleen Coyne (New Hampshire ’93), Natalie Darwitz (Minnesota ’07), Molly Engstrom (Wisconsin ’05), Sara DeCosta-Hayes (Providence ’00), Tricia Dunn-Luoma (New Hampshire ’96), Jamie Hagerman (Harvard ’03) and Carla MacLeod (Wisconsin ’05).

Game of the Week founder Brian Schulz will return for his sixth season of play-by-play. Schulz called men’s and women’s hockey games for Harvard University from 1999-2001, and also broadcast the 2001, 2004 and 2008 World Women’s Hockey Championships.

2009-10 USCHO Women’s Game of the Week Broadcast Schedule

(all times Eastern)

Friday, September 25 Team USA vs. WCHA All-Stars 8:00PM
Friday, October 16 Minnesota-Duluth at Minnesota 8:00PM

4 Nations Cup (Vierumaki, Finland)

Tuesday, November 3 Finland vs. United States 11:30AM
Wednesday, November 4 Sweden vs. United States 11:30AM
Friday, November 6 Canada vs. United States 11:30AM
Saturday, November 7 Third Place Game 5:00AM
Saturday, November 7 Championship Game 1:00PM

Sunday, November 15 Boston University at Providence 2:00PM
Saturday, November 21 St. Lawrence at Ohio State 2:00PM
Sunday, November 22 Team USA vs. Hockey East All-Stars 1:00PM
Friday, November 27 Wisconsin at Providence 7:00PM
Saturday, November 28 Clarkson at Minnesota 4:00PM
Friday, December 4 St. Thomas at Gustavus Adolphus 8:00PM
Friday, December 11 RIT at Amherst 7:00PM
Saturday, December 12 New Hampshire at Dartmouth 7:00PM

Sunday, January 3 Elmira at Middlebury 10:00AM
Sunday, January 3 Plattsburgh vs. Amherst 1:00PM
Monday, January 4 Panther-Cardinal Classic Consolation
Monday, January 4 Panther-Cardinal Classic Championship
Saturday, January 23 Mercyhurst at Syracuse 2:00PM
Wednesday, January 27 Boston College at Dartmouth 7:00PM
Friday, January 29 Harvard at Dartmouth 3:30PM
Saturday, February 13 Connecticut at Providence 1:00PM
Saturday, February 20 Wisconsin at Minnesota 5:00PM

March 12-14 NCAA Quarterfinals
Friday, March 19 2010 NCAA Semifinals (@Minnesota)
Saturday, March 20 Patty Kazmaier Award Ceremony
Sunday, March 21 2010 NCAA Championship (@Minnesota)

*Schedule subject to change

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