Nov. 15 USCHO Live! guests are Lowell’s Bazin, NCAA’s Fasbender

Massachusetts-Lowell coach Norm Bazin instructs his team at practice (photo: Bob Ellis.)

The Tuesday, Nov. 15, episode of USCHO Live! features Massachusetts-Lowell first-year head coach Norm Bazin and NCAA associate director of championships Kristin Fasbender.

Bazin’s rejuvenated River Hawks are fresh off a road sweep of Maine, are 3-2-0 in Hockey East and stand at 5-3-0 overall, already matching last year’s win total.

Fasbender will update us on planning for the 2012 Frozen Four in Tampa, Fla., as well as giving us an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes to prepare and execute a major NCAA championship.

Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 8 to 9 p.m. ET. 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 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 and has been with the site since 1999. He is based in Boston and regularly covers Hockey East. He began with 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.