Each Sunday evening during college hockey season, USCHO Weekend Review gives you a quick summary of the games of the weekend and the news of the previous week. We’ll look at the big games, the playoff races, and top performers of the weekend.
Taking a look back at the 2021 NCAA men's D-I regionals – Season 3 Episode 20
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) look back at the 2021 NCAA men's D-I hockey regionals. They look game-by-game at the tournament and discuss what advanced UMass, Minnesota State, Minnesota Duluth, and St. Cloud State to the Frozen Four.
NCAA selection analysis, conversation with committee chair Mike Kemp – Season 3 Episode 19
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) break down the field of 16 for the NCAA men's D-I ice hockey tournament and will be joined by NCAA committee chair Mike Kemp.
Big Ten, NCHC tournament wrap up and more NCAA prognostication – Season 3 Episode 18
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) wrap up the exciting semifinal and championship rounds of the Big Ten and NCHC in this special midweek edition of Weekend Review.
They also look at a projected NCAA field with 12 or 13 teams pretty close to in the tournament and consider which teams on the bubble might get in depending on this weekend's four playoffs. Plus, who will be the top four seeds and where might they go?
Looking at conference playoffs and NCAA implications as 'Selection Sunday' approaches – Season 3 Episode 17
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) review the weekend's men's D-I hockey conference playoffs in the Big Ten, Hockey East, NCHC, Atlantic Hockey and WCHA, and ask some questions about the results.
How did the weekend affect the fortunes of teams that lost – in particular Notre Dame, Bowling Green, and Boston University? What about Omaha and Denver? Did Penn State and Providence get boosts? Can Atlantic Hockey get two bids?
Jim and Ed also discuss what might go into the decisions to pick the last three or four teams in the NCAA field.
Wisconsin goes worst to first; who are locks for the NCAAs (and who could spoil) – Season 3 Episode 16
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) look back at the weekend's games and the week's news, including:
Wisconsin swept Michigan State to clinch the Big Ten title and goes from worst to first;
Boston College downs Northeastern to take Hockey East's top seed, while Boston University clinched second;
St. Cloud will face Colorado College in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff after defeating Minnesota Duluth (who gets Western Michigan);
Holy Cross and Merrimack see their seasons end due to COVID-19 protocols;
Atlantic Hockey starts its playoffs;
For some, women's seedings cause concern for men's tournament;
Plus, who are the locks and near locks for the NCAA tournament – and who could spoil?
North Dakota retakes No. 1; UMass, Minnesota Duluth pick up big wins; NCAA prognostication – Season 3 Episode 15
Hosts Jim Connelly (@jimmyconnelly) and Ed Trefzger (@EdTrefzger) look back at the weekend's results and the week's news, plus round two of NCAA bracketology.
In this episode:
• Then No. 1 Boston College goes down to an impressive UMass
• North Dakota keeps rolling
• Minnesota Duluth gets back to winning ways against St. Cloud State
• Minnesota State loses its first WCHA game this season during weekend split with Bemidji State
• Bowling Green sweeps Alabama-Huntsville, finishes with a 19-8-1 mark overall
• Big Ten will come down to the final weekend
• Atlantic Hockey field is set
• And our scenarios for the NCAA tournament.
Time well spent
Great idea for a show, made it easy to get right up-to-date on the games that were just played. With a 2-person format it moved right along, covered most of the top 20, provided lots of facts and not a moment of my listening time was wasted. Great all-around show.