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Denver Takes Over No.1 Ranking in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2016-17 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Week #14
(First-place votes in parentheses)

Rank
School
Last Week’s Rank
2016-17 Record
Weeks in Top 15
1. University of Denver, 476 (18) 4 14-4-4 14
2. University of Minnesota Duluth, 445 (3) 1 12-4-4 14
3. Harvard University, 444 (5) 3 11-2-1 14
4. Penn State University, 442 (8) 2 14-2-1 10
5. Boston University, 383 5 12-5-2 14
6. UMass Lowell, 342 6 14-5-3 14
7. University of North Dakota, 310 7 12-6-3 14
8. Boston College, 269 8 14-7-2 14
9. University of Minnesota, 233 9 11-5-2 14
10. Ohio State University, 185 11 10-4-4 12
11. Union College, 178 10 14-5-2 6
12. University of Vermont, 161 13 14-6-2 6
13. University of Notre Dame, 85 12 12-7-2 14
14. Western Michigan University, 82 14 10-5-3 3
T15. Quinnipiac University, 18 15 12-9-2 14
T15. St. Lawrence University, 18 — 11-6-2 2

This Week’s Top 15
Matchups

Friday, Jan. 13

No. 1 Denver
at
No. 14 Western Michigan

No. 8 Boston College
at
No. 5 Boston University

Saturday, Jan. 14

No. 3 Harvard
at
No. 11 Union

No. 1 Denver
at
No. 14 Western Michigan

Others Receiving Votes: United States Air Force Academy, 3; Bemidji State University, 2; Cornell University, 2; Minnesota State University, 2.

Notes: University of Denver takes over the top ranking with 476 points and 18-of-34 first-place votes. The Pioneers previously held the #1 spot in Week 7 … St. Lawrence returns to the top-15 after being ranked 13th in Week 3 … The Hockey East Association has five teams in the rankings, while the ECAC and NCHC follow with four teams and the Big Ten Conference has three teams… For past poll results, click here.

About the Poll: The 22nd 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 six NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey.

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