No. 4 Quinnipiac hosts a resurgent Brown on Saturday, a preview with writer Nate Owen: USCHO Game of the Week podcast episode 17

A Brown team with a couple of big wins under its belt since midseason travels to No. 4 Quinnipiac for a Saturday game with playoff implications in ECAC Hockey. USCHO ECAC correspondent Nate Owen joins hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger for a preview.

Jim and Ed also preview other big games around the country this weekend, including No. 9 Clarkson at No. 10 Cornell, No. 2 UMass at No. 15 UMass Lowell, a full slate in the Big Ten, Colorado College at No. 1 St. Cloud, American International at Army, the Governor’s Cup at stake between Alaska Anchorage and Alaska, and, of course, the Beanpot.

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About the hosts

Jim Connelly (@JimmyConnelly) 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 (@EdTrefzger) 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.