Dec. 6 USCHO Live! guests are Mark Osiecki, Dave Starman

The Tuesday, Dec. 6, episode of USCHO Live! features Ohio State coach Mark Osiecki and CBS Sports Network hockey analyst and columnist Dave Starman.

Osiecki is in his second year behind the bench at Ohio State after six years as an assistant to Mike Eaves at Wisconsin, his alma mater. He followed his college career with six years as a pro, including in the NHL, and seven years as head coach and GM of the USHL Green Bay Gamblers. Osiecki has coached U.S. national teams and assisted Dean Blais for one season at North Dakota.

Dave Starman is in his ninth season providing color commentary and analysis for the CBS Sports Network. The former coach is also a scout for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 8 to 9 p.m. ET at 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.

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.



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