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College Hockey News is published with the goal of providing the most comprehensive news, statistics, information and analysis of college hockey available anywhere.

CHN's staff includes professionals who have worked in journalism for decades, and who have covered college hockey for over 20 years.

The CHN staff includes:

Executive Staff

Adam Wodon -- Managing Editor -- Wodon has been covering college since 1988, and has since spent time as the play-by-play broadcaster for Princeton and Cornell, as well as professional hockey. He has worked on Dial Global's Frozen Four broadcasts since 2011. He worked at USCHO.com for nine years, and on College Sports Television's regular college hockey coverage for three years. He has also worked for ESPN, including the 2004 Frozen Four game broadcasts, and 2003-05 NCAA Tournament Selection Shows. Other work includes television for CN-8 and the ECAC, as well as various radio, newspaper and television assignments since 1992.

Mike Machnik -- Senior Technical Editor -- Machnik has been covering college hockey since 1986. In 1989 he started the first ever Internet resource devoted to the sport, HOCKEY-L, and followed that in 1996 by helping to start the first web site for college hockey, USCHO.com. He has also been broadcasting Division I hockey on radio and television since the early 1990s, receiving a regional award from the Associated Press for mid-market radio coverage and another award from the Associated Press for television coverage in 2008. In 2011, he was honored with the prestigious Joe Concannon Hockey East Media Award. He has broadcast NCAA regional and Frozen Four games in the late 1990s and hosted Frozen Four pregame shows in 2001 and 2002.

Avash Kalra -- News Editor / CCHA Writer -- Kalra is a 2005 graduate of Cornell University. He has been covering college hockey since 2006 as a features and game writer, and coordinates a staff of news writers.

Luke Rajnoha -- Agate Editor

Senior Writers

Joe Meloni -- Hockey East / Associate Editor -- Meloni has covered college hockey since 2007, when he had the UMass beat for The Daily Collegian. Joe has also covered UMass for USCHO and has covered Hockey East for College Hockey News since 2008. He is an annual contributor to CHN's NCAA Tournament, Hockey East Championships and Beanpot coverage. Originally from Stoughton, Mass., he currently lives in Brookline, Mass., and is also a business and technology writer in Boston.

Scott McLaughlin -- WCHA --

Mike McMahon -- Recruiting Editor -- McMahon has covered college hockey since 2007, including five years covering Merrimack hockey for the Eagle-Tribune.

Photography Staff

Josh Gibney

Karen Winger

Neil Ament

Walter Rossini

Ryan Coleman

Scott Pierson

Brad Olson

Bradley Pettingill

Regular Contributors

Michael King

Timothy O'Donnell

Josh Seguin

Zach Frieldli

Nate Wells

Lead Developers

Adriano Manocchia - iPhone App

Jon Schoenberg - Android App

John Whelan - Pairwise, You Are the Committee

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