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No. 18 North Dakota will travel to No. 16 Denver next weekend.
UND gains two spots in USCHO poll, now ranked 18th
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Updated: Sunday 01/21/2014 13:10:17 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota, riding a 9-game unbeaten streak, climbed two spots and was ranked No. 18 in this week’s USCHO.com Division I men’s hockey poll.

North Dakota, previously ranked 20th, improved to 12-7-3 overall with a win and a tie last weekend against non-conference opponent Bemidji State. UND will return to National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) play this week at Denver, which is ranked No. 16. Both UND and DU remained unranked but received votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

Minnesota was the unanimous No. 1 in both polls this week, with Boston College, Union, Quinnipiac and St. Cloud State rounding out the top five.

Friday’s game at Denver begins at 8:37 p.m. Central and will be telecast live nationally on CBS Sports Network. Saturday’s game starts at 8:07 p.m. Central and can be seen on Root Sports Rocky Mountain.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                                
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (50) 17-2-3 1000 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 941 4                          
3. Union 15-4-3 876 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 799 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 767 3                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 757 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 731 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 626 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 603 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 514 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 461 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 439 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 404 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 371 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 367 15                          
16. Denver 12-7-5 252 16                          
17. Vermont 12-8-3 172 18                          
18. North Dakota 12-7-3 147 20                          
19. Western Michigan 12-8-4 103 NR                          
20. Maine 11-8-3 47 19                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Colgate 35, Minnesota State 29, Air Force 20,
New Hampshire 17, Bowling Green 7, Nebraska Omaha 4, Ohio State 4,
Bentley 3, Miami 2, Mercyhurst 1, Minnesota Duluth 1.
                                   
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                              
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (34) 17-2-3 510 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 470 3                          
3. Union 15-4-3 413 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 378 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 372 4                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 367 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 317 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 238 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 235 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 168 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 162 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 131 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 120 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 86 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 67 15                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Denver 18, North Dakota 10, Western Michigan 7,
Minnesota State 4, Minnesota Duluth 4, Colgate 2, Air Force 1, Vermont 1.
         

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                                
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (50) 17-2-3 1000 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 941 4                          
3. Union 15-4-3 876 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 799 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 767 3                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 757 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 731 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 626 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 603 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 514 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 461 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 439 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 404 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 371 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 367 15                          
16. Denver 12-7-5 252 16                          
17. Vermont 12-8-3 172 18                          
18. North Dakota 12-7-3 147 20                          
19. Western Michigan 12-8-4 103 NR                          
20. Maine 11-8-3 47 19                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Colgate 35, Minnesota State 29, Air Force 20, New Hampshire 17, Bowling Green 7, Nebraska Omaha 4, Ohio State 4, Bentley 3, Miami 2, Mercyhurst 1, Minnesota Duluth 1.
                                   
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                              
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (34) 17-2-3 510 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 470 3                          
3. Union 15-4-3 413 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 378 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 372 4                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 367 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 317 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 238 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 235 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 168 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 162 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 131 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 120 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 86 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 67 15                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Denver 18, North Dakota 10, Western Michigan 7, Minnesota State 4, Minnesota Duluth 4, Colgate 2, Air Force 1, Vermont 1.          
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