Miami’s Enrico Blasi talks RedHawks hockey on USCHO Spotlight Episode 1

31 MAR 2013: MIami Head Coach Enrico Blasi. Miami University plays St. Cloud State University in the NCAA Midwest Regional finals at the Huntington Center in Toledo, OH. The winner of this game goes to the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. (USCHO - Rachel Lewis) (©Rachel Lewis)
Enrico Blasi is in his 20th season behind the Miami bench. (USCHO – Rachel Lewis) (©Rachel Lewis)

On this premiere episode of USCHO Spotlight, Miami coach Enrico Blasi joins Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger to talk about the RedHawks’ 2-0 start, preparation for the 2018-19 season, and the NCHC. Blasi also reflects on 20 seasons behind the Miami bench.

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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 co-owner and president of broadcasting company Genesee Media, and was general manager of the former Rochester, N.Y., sports radio station 97.5 The Team.