Providence’s Leaman, USCHO’s Sullivan on Feb. 14 USCHO Live!

The Feb. 14 episode of USCHO Live! features first-year Providence coach Nate Leaman and ECAC Hockey columnist Brian Sullivan.

Leaman was named the 12th head coach of Providence after eight years at the helm at Union. He has also been an assistant coach for USA Hockey and at Harvard for four years under Mark Mazzoleni. Leaman also was a volunteer assistant at Maine under Shawn Walsh and played his college hockey at Cortland.

Sullivan has been USCHO’s ECAC Hockey columnist since 2006 and has also served as an editor as well as covering NCAA regionals and the Frozen Four.

Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 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.)

This episode of USCHO Live! will be pre-recorded, so we will not be able to take your phone calls, emails or tweets.

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 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.