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Gophers at No. 5, Bulldogs No. 14 in College Hockey Poll

10/31/2011, 1:37pm CDT
By MHJ Staff

USA Hockey Magazine College Hockey Poll

 

Boston College Retains No. 1 Ranking
in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Men's College Hockey Poll - #5
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Rank
School
Last Week's Ranking
2011-12 Record
Weeks in Top 15
1
Boston College, 507 (30)
1
7-1-0
5
2
Colorado College, 464 (3)
3
4-0-0
5
3
University of Michigan, 427
4
6-1-1
5
4
University of Notre Dame, 366
5
5-2-0
5
5
University of Minnesota, 353
8
7-1-0
5
6
Western Michigan University, 311
10
5-0-3
5
7
Merrimack College, 309
9
6-0-0
4
8
University of Denver, 281
2
3-2-1
5
9
Yale University, 244 (1)
6
1-0-1
5
10
Ferris State University, 174
7
6-2-0
2
11
Union College, 158
11
3-1-3
5
12
Boston University, 126
12
3-2-1
5
13
Lake Superior State U, 109
NR
7-1-0
1
14
University of Minnesota Duluth, 86
15
4-3-1
5
15
University of North Dakota, 54
13
3-4-1
5
Others receiving votes: Northern Michigan University, 23; Colgate University, 21; Michigan Tech University, 21; Quinnipiac University, 18; University of Maine, 12; Clarkson University, 9; Dartmouth College, 6; United States Air Force Academy, 1.
NOTES: Boston College earned the No. 1 ranking for the fourth straight week ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association and the Central Collegiate Hockey Association led all conferences with five ranked teams each, while the Hockey East Association has three ranked teams and ECAC Hockey has two ranked programs ... A total of 23 teams received votes.
ABOUT THE POLL: The 17th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.
 
This Week's Top-15 Match-ups
Friday, November 4
No. 6 Western Michigan University
at
No. 3 University of Michigan
No. 15 University of North Dakota
at
No. 5 University of Minnesota
No. 14 University of Minnesota Duluth
at
No. 8 University of Denver
Saturday, November 5
No. 6 Western Michigan University
at
No. 3 University of Michigan
No. 15 University of North Dakota
at
No. 5 University of Minnesota
No. 14 University of Minnesota Duluth
at
No. 8 University of Denver
 

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