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UND advanced to its 20th Frozen Four and sixth in the past 10 years.
UND slotted in top five in final polls of 2013-14
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Updated: Tuesday 04/15/2014 10:53:47 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota is ranked among the top five in the final 2013-14 editions of both national men’s hockey polls released earlier today.

North Dakota (25-14-3) was ranked fourth in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll and fifth in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll. National champion Union was ranked No. 1 in both polls, followed by No. 2 Minnesota and No. 3 Boston College. Massachusetts-Lowell was fourth in the USA Today poll and fifth in the USCHO rankings.

UND advanced to its 20th NCAA Frozen Four – and sixth in 10 years under head coach Dave Hakstol – after winning the NCAA Midwest Region championship in Cincinnati. It was UND’s 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament, the longest active streak in the nation.

UND finished second in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) with a 15-9-0 conference record in the league’s first year of existence.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll              
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR        
1. Union (50) 32-6-4 1000 1        
2. Minnesota 28-7-6 948 2        
3. Boston College 28-8-4 891 3        
4. North Dakota 25-14-3 796 13        
5. Massachusetts-Lowell 26-11-4 785 5        
6. Ferris State 29-11-3 726 6        
7. Wisconsin 24-11-2 703 4        
8. St. Cloud State 22-11-5 647 8        
9. Quinnipiac 24-10-6 579 7        
10. Providence 22-11-6 573 10        
11. Notre Dame 23-15-2 508 9        
12. Minnesota State 26-14-1 466 11        
13. Colgate 20-14-5 422 12        
14. Vermont 20-15-3 316 14        
15. Cornell 17-10-5 248 16        
16. Michigan 18-13-4 241 15        
17. Denver 20-16-6 221 17        
18. New Hampshire 22-18-1 148 18        
19. Northeastern 19-14-4 127 19        
20. Ohio State 18-14-5 60 20        
                 

Others receiving votes: Robert Morris 55, Yale 23, Canisius 5, Miami 5,
Western Michigan 5, Minnesota Duluth 2.

                 
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll              
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR        
1. Union (34) 32-6-4 510 2        
2. Minnesota 28-7-6 476 1        
3. Boston College 28-8-4 442 3        
4. Massachusetts-Lowell 26-11-4 380 4        
5. North Dakota 25-14-3 363 5        
6. Ferris State 29-11-3 334 6        
7. Wisconsin 24-11-2 318 8        
8. St. Cloud State 22-11-5 251 7        
9. Providence 22-11-6 235 9        
10. Quinnipiac 24-10-6 195 10        
11. Notre Dame 23-15-2 185 11        
12. Minnesota State 26-14-1 151 12        
13. Colgate 20-14-5 126 13        
14. Vermont 20-15-3 50 14        
15. Denver 20-16-6 21 15        
                 
Others receiving votes: Cornell 20, Michigan 20, Northeastern 3.        
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