College Hockey Today is a weekly podcast focused on the biggest stories across NCAA Division I men's college hockey. Co-hosts Nate Ewell (College Hockey Inc.) and Brad Schlossman (Grand Forks Herald) look each week at the nation's newsmakers and the big stories that lie ahead. Ewell is a longtime communications professional in college hockey and the NHL; Schlossman covers the NCHC and the University of North Dakota and is recognized as the top beat writer in the sport.
College Hockey Today is the longest running and highest ranking current college hockey podcast and was cited as a "notable hockey podcast" by The Athletic.
2021 Frozen Four Preview
On the eve of the 2021 NCAA Men's Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) take a closer look at Minnesota State, St. Cloud State, Massachusetts and Minnesota Duluth. They look at how each team reached the Frozen Four and the keys to their success in the season's last three games.
For more information on the Frozen Four, including storylines, links, and how to watch, visit http://collegehockeyinc.com/articles/2020/11/college-hockey-notebook.php
2021 NCAA Tournament Superlatives
The NCAA Tournament's return has been long awaited, and co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) can't wait for it. They break down some of the superlatives heading into the tourney, including:
- Best upset potential
- Best regional
- Best NHL prospect
- Best breakout candidates
And much more. Mentioned in this episode:
The Rink Live - https://www.therinklive.com/
College Hockey Inc. Storylines - http://collegehockeyinc.com/articles/2021/03/2021-ncaa-tournament-storylines.php
The Pulse of the Postseason
With two conference tournament titles decided and four championship games left to be played, co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) check in on the college hockey postseason. They focus on the games coming up and what can be expected when looking ahead to Sunday's NCAA Tournament selection show.
Previewing Conference Tournaments
One year after conference tournaments were taken away from us, they are already underway for 2021 - with much different looks than past years, but terrific storylines and NCAA Tournament implications as always. Co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) break down each tournament conference-by-conference, looking at the format, the favorite, and other teams that might produce a surprise.
2021 Undrafted Free Agent Draft
As teams' seasons start to end, NHL clubs will begin scooping up undrafted free agents. With that in mind, co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) decided to draft those guys - identifying 16 players who are likely to have an opportunity to sign an NHL contract. Always one of the most popular episodes of the year, this will be the first of two this week, as College Hockey Today will return later in the week to preview the conference tournaments.
Individual Awards Favorites
With the season heading into the final weeks, co-hosts Nate Ewell (@collegehockey, @nateewell) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) check in on the major individual awards, handicapping the favorites for the Hobey Baker, Mike Richter and Tim Taylor Awards. They also offer an NCAA Tournament update and look ahead to this weekend's action.