North Dakota’s Brad Berry talks USHHOF game vs. Minnesota on USCHO Game of the Week episode 3

Head Coach: Brad Berry 24 March 17 University of North Dakota and Boston University meet in the NCAA West Region at Scheels Arena Fargo, ND (Bradley K. Olson)
Brad Berry’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks face Minnesota in the USHHOF game Saturday in Las Vegas (photo: Bradley K. Olson).

This week’s Game of the Week is Minnesota vs. North Dakota in the USHHOF game this Saturday in Las Vegas.

North Dakota coach Brad Berry talks with hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger about the match up as well as the Fighting Hawks’ early season.

Jim and Ed also tackle some of the key games of the weekend, including (3) Minnesota Duluth’s weekend series at (1) Notre Dame, (2) St. Cloud’s trip to the east coast to take on Boston College and (18) Northeastern, (13) Princeton’s season opener at (10) Penn State, and the home-and-home in-state match up between (15) Bowling Green and (4) Ohio State.

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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.