Oct. 25 edition of USCHO Live! features MTU coach Mel Pearson, writer Kevin Pates

On the next edition of USCHO Live! — our weekly college hockey talk show — hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger will be joined by Michigan Tech first-year head coach Mel Pearson and by veteran hockey writer Kevin Pates of the Duluth News Tribune.

Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 8 to 9 p.m. ET. If you cant 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 and play college hockey and journalists who cover the sport. Your calls are welcome at (646) 200-4305, as well as questions via Twitter at @USCHO or via email to [email protected].

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.