About CHN

College Hockey News is published with the goal of providing the most comprehensive news, insights, statistics, information and historical data 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 / NCHC 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.

Mike McMahon -- Hockey East/Recruiting Editor -- McMahon has covered college hockey since 2006, starting with the Merrimack beat for The Eagle Tribune. McMahon contributes to CHN's coverage of Hockey East, the NCAA Tournament and Hockey East Tournament, while also maintaining the site's coverage on recruiting.

Senior Writers

Joe Meloni -- Columnist -- 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.

Jashvina Shah -- Big Ten -- Shah has been covering college hockey since 2011-12, as writer and broadcaster with WTBU Sports at Boston University. Afterwards, Shah covered Princeton hockey for three years and joined College Hockey News as the Big Ten reporter in the conference's inaugural season.

Photography Staff

Neil Ament

Robert Dungan

Josh Gibney

Walter Rossini

Scott Pierson

Regular Contributors

Chris Boulay

Josh Seguin

Tony Jovenitti

Lead Developers

Adriano Manocchia - iPhone App

Jon Schoenberg - Android App

John Whelan - Pairwise, You Are the Committee

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