March 20 USCHO Live! previews the NCAA regionals with ESPN’s Buccigross, Cohen, Jaffe, and Ritchlin

John Buccigross and Barry Melrose
John Buccigross and Barry Melrose return to ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Frozen Four. Buccigross joins USCHO Live! on March 20 (photo: ESPN).

Our guests on the March 20 edition of USCHO Live! are members of ESPN’s NCAA regionals coverage. We’ll be joined by these scheduled guests: Sean Ritchlin, previewing the West Region at 8:15 p.m. EDT; John Buccigross, East Region at 8:30; Billy Jaffe,  Northeast Region at 9:00; and Colby Cohen, Midwest Region at 9:15.

Listen live starting at 8 p.m. EDT using the player below or the Spreaker Radio app for iOSAndroid or Windows phone, or later on demand.

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 a former color analyst for UMass-Lowell hockey’s radio network and 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 is the radio play-by-play voice for Rochester Institute of Technology hockey on the RIT Tigers Sports Network, and has been involved with the broadcasts as a producer, studio host, and color commentator since their inception. He is the owner and president of broadcasting company Dansville Media, and was general manager of the former Rochester, N.Y., sports radio station 97.5 The Team.



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