No. 7 Wisconsin at No. 8 Michigan preview with Badgers beat writer Todd D. Milewski: Game of the Week college hockey podcast Season 3 Episode 11

No. 7 Wisconsin is arguably the hottest team in college hockey since the semester break. The Badgers travel to a team coming off a three-week pause, No. 8 Michigan, in a key Big Ten series. Todd D. Milewski, Wisconsin State Journal beat writer for Badgers hockey, joins hosts Jim Connelly and Ed Trefzger for a preview.

We also look at Denver at No. 2 North Dakota in the NCHC, UMass Lowell vs. No. 1 Boston College and No. 20 UConn vs. No. 16 Providence in Hockey East, and No. 11 Quinnipiac at Colgate in the ECAC.

And a WCHA matchup is highlighted by the stellar goaltending numbers of Dryden McKay, as he and his fellow No. 3 Minnesota State Mavericks visit Alabama Huntsville.

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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.