Northeastern sweeps; Cornell, Harvard stay perfect; Minnesota State, North Dakota keep rolling: Weekend Review podcast Season 2 Episode 8

Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger look at the weekend of November 21-23, including Northeastern’s sweep of Maine in our Game of the Week, Cornell and Harvard staying unbeaten, and Minnesota State and North Dakota keeping their momentum going.

We also note Michigan State’s four-point weekend against Notre Dame and splits between Ohio State and Penn State as well as Denver and Western Michigan. And we take notice of a bunch of penalties in Hockey East, as well as 56 minutes doled out at the end of Saturday’s Michigan Tech at Northern Michigan game.

In addition, we have some thoughts on Alabama Huntsville’s announced withdrawal from the WCHA and St. Thomas’ request to jump directly to D-I. Finally, we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the founding of College Hockey Inc.

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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.