Michigan State coach Anastos, Wisconsin reporter Baggot are Feb. 7 guests

The Feb. 7 episode of USCHO Live! features Michigan State coach and former CCHA commissioner Tom Anastos and Wisconsin State Journal hockey writer Andy Baggot.

Anastos was named the sixth head coach of Michigan State in March 2011 after serving as CCHA commissioner for 13 seasons. He played for former Spartans coach Ron Mason from 1981-85, and served as an assistant at Michigan State under Mason and previously to that at Michigan-Dearborn.

Baggot is the beat writer following Wisconsin hockey and a sports columnist. He has been on the Wisconsin State Journal sports staff since 1978.

Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 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.