Quinnipiac, UMass split, Boston College is atop Hockey East, Penn State rebounds with 9: USCHO Weekend Review episode 10

 (Melissa Wade)
Boston College’s sweep of UConn has the Eagles atop the Hockey East standings (photo: Melissa Wade).

In this episode: USCHO.com’s Game of the Week was the home-and-home series between Quinnipiac and Massachusetts, with each team taking the home contest. Is the split enough to keep UMass at No. 1 in the USCHO poll?

Ed Trefzger and guest host Dan Rubin also look at Boston College’s sweep of UConn, which puts the Eagles in first place in Hockey East, the Big Ten series between Notre Dame and Penn State, Arizona State’s sweep, some sleeper teams, some poll predictions, and more.

This episode is sponsored by the NCAA men’s ice hockey Frozen Four in Buffalo, N.Y., April 11 and 13: ncaa.com/frozenfour

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About the hosts

Jim Connelly is a senior writer at USCHO.com and has been with the site since 1999. He is based in Boston and regularly covers Hockey East. He began with USCHO.com 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.