Our guests on the Oct. 20 edition of USCHO Live! will be Bentley coach Ryan Soderquist (8:20 p.m.), whose Falcons swept Northeastern in a home-and-home series over the weekend, and former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy (8:40 p.m.), whose injury 11 seconds into a game 20 years ago today left him a quadriplegic and thrust him into the spotlight as one of the foremost figures in the battle against paralysis.

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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 is the color analyst for UMass-Lowell hockey’s radio network, and is a 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 has been a part of the radio broadcasts of Rochester Institute of Technology hockey since their inception — serving as a producer, studio host, color commentator and as RIT’s play-by-play voice for nine seasons. Ed is general manager of CBS Sports Radio affiliate 105.5 The Team in Rochester, N.Y., and COO of its parent company, Genesee Media Corporation.

  • There is a scenario that has both BU and Maine tied for 14th:

    Semifinal #2: Miami defeats Notre Dame
    Semifinal #1: Michigan defeats Western Michigan
    Championship game: Miami defeats Michigan
    Consolation game: Notre Dame defeats Western Michigan
    Semifinal #2: Cornell defeats Dartmouth
    Semifinal #1: Yale defeats Colgate
    Championship game: Yale defeats Cornell
    Consolation game: Colgate defeats Dartmouth
    Hockey East
    Semifinal #2: Merrimack defeats New Hampshire
    Semifinal #1: Northeastern defeats Boston College
    Championship game: Merrimack defeats Northeastern
    Play-in #2: Bemidji State defeats Minnesota-Duluth
    Play-in #1: Alaska-Anchorage defeats Colorado College
    Semifinal #2: Bemidji State defeats Denver
    Semifinal #1: North Dakota defeats Alaska-Anchorage
    Championship game: North Dakota defeats Bemidji State

    That puts BU and Maine tied for 14th with Colorado College, but CC loses the last spot to the AHA winner due to the lowest RPI.

  • Cyberump

    OMG!!! I have been reading all the scenarios!! MY HAIR HURTS!!! Glad I am BC fan so I don’t have to worry about trying to figure it all out.