USCHO Live! Friday at the 2016 NCAA Frozen Four with Buccigross and Melrose

USCHO_FinalFile.fwJoin us on Friday, April 8, from 6-8:30 p.m. EDT at Champions Sports Bar inside the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, 700 S. Florida Ave., a short walk from Amalie Arena, for USCHO Live!

We’ll have a special broadcast featuring John Buccigross and Barry Melrose as they interact with fans and announce the winner of the 2016 Mike Richter Award for college hockey’s best goalie of 2015-16.

If you can’t be there in person, listen using the player below or by using the Spreaker Radio app for iOSAndroid or Windows phone.

How to find Champions Sports Bar

Be part of the conversation! Send your tweets to @USCHO or your emails to [email protected]. 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.” Jim is the winner of the 2012 Joe Concannon award. He is the color analyst for UMass-Lowell hockey’s radio network, and is a studio analyst for NESN.

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 as RIT’s play-by-play voice for nine seasons. Ed is general manager of CBS Sports Radio affiliate 105.5 The Team in Rochester, N.Y., and COO of its parent company, Genesee Media Corporation.