Seven top-10 teams fall in weekend play, standings get tighter: USCHO Weekend Review episode 14

The Boston College Eagles defeated the visiting Providence College Friars 4-2 (EN) on Friday, January 11, 2019, at Kelley Rink in Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (Melissa Wade)
Boston College defeated visiting No. 7 Providence on Friday, adding the Friars to a list of six top-10 teams to suffer losses over the weekend (photo: Melissa Wade).

Seven of the top 10 teams in the USCHO men’s NCAA division I poll saw losses over the weekend. Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger look at some key results from the past week and survey standings among the six conferences.

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

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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.