Cornell, North Dakota, Penn State with big weekends, and a defense of Jerry York against ‘idiotic’ comments: Weekend Review podcast Season 2 Episode 7

Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger look back at the games of November 14-16, 2019, including Cornell’s North Country sweep over Clarkson and St. Lawrence, Notre Dame and Wisconsin’s split and how good the Badgers are, Harvard’s 6-0-0 start, North Dakota’s five-point weekend at Denver, Penn State’s two romps at Minnesota, a good comeback by Mercyhurst after a blowout at the hands of American International, and more.

Jim and Ed also weigh in on “idiotic” comments from Toronto sports writers about Jerry York’s decision to stay behind the bench for Boston College before heading to the Hockey Hall of Fame induction, and how Canadian media still fails to understand college hockey in the U.S.

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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.