No. 7 Penn State travels to No. 15 Notre Dame for this week’s USCHO Game of the Week. Hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger are joined by Nittany Lions head coach Guy Gadowsky for a preview of the Big Ten series.
Also in this episode: In the NCHC, Colorado College and No. 8 Denver are home-and-home as part of this year’s Battle for the Gold Pan and Omaha is at St. Cloud State; In the WCHA, No. 1 Minnesota State is at Northern Michigan and No. 10 Bowling Green travels to Lake Superior; in Atlantic Hockey, Army and Robert Morris each can move back into first place; and in non-conference action, No. 4 Clarkson is at Michigan Tech and No. 16 Arizona State is at No. 18 Michigan State for two-game series, and Dartmouth, fresh off an upset of Cornell, visits No. 12 Northeastern for a single game.
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About the hosts
Jim Connelly (@JimmyConnelly) 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 (@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.