College Hockey Today

College Hockey Today is a weekly podcast covering the biggest stories in NCAA Division I men’s college hockey. Co-hosts Brad Schlossman (Grand Forks Herald) and Jayson Hajdu (College Hockey Inc.) look across the nation at the sport’s most compelling news and newsmakers.

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Brad Elliott Schlossman
Latest episodes
Conference Championship Weekend
Thu Mar 16 16:52:00 EDT 2023
Conference championship weekend is here. College Hockey Today co-hosts Brad Schlossman and Jayson Hajdu take an in-depth look at all of this weekend’s games, as well as the implications those matchups could have for the NCAA Tournament picture. Then they discuss the Hobey Baker Award finalists, the first wave of NHL signings and early departures, and who might be next to put pen to paper.


2021 Frozen Four Preview
Wed Apr 07 14:52:45 EDT 2021
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
2021 NCAA Tournament Superlatives
Wed Mar 24 17:32:17 EDT 2021
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 - College Hockey Inc. Storylines -
The Pulse of the Postseason
Thu Mar 18 17:04:41 EDT 2021
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
Thu Mar 11 17:30:40 EST 2021
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
Tue Mar 09 12:51:55 EST 2021
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
Thu Feb 18 13:06:25 EST 2021
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.
The Year's Best Weekend Ahead
Thu Feb 04 13:22:24 EST 2021
In an uncertain season, we know this much: there's a great weekend of college hockey ahead (assuming the games go on as scheduled). Co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) set aside (most) concerns about the NCAA Tournament and Covid to focus on four big series. Each has conference championship and/or national tournament implications.
How to Pick a Tourney Field
Thu Jan 28 13:49:57 EST 2021
College Hockey Today opened up the mailbag of listener questions, and they were virtually all the same: how on earth do you pick an NCAA Tournament field in this bizarre season? Co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) try to tackle the question on everyone's mind as we approach February.
Covid Q & (Some) A
Thu Jan 21 15:54:50 EST 2021
This college hockey season that's unlike any other has generated more questions than ever: who is playing when, will teams get enough games, and how will the NCAA Tournament field be selected? College Hockey Today co-hosts Nate Ewell (@nateewell, @collegehockey) and Brad Schlossman (@SchlossmanGF) ponder all those questions and even offer a few answers in this latest episode. For next week, they're wondering what questions you have - send them along on Twitter and look out for the answers in the next College Hockey Today.