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UND grabbed the No. 17 spot in this week's USCHO poll.
UND climbs another spot in USCHO poll
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Updated: Wednesday 01/28/2014 12:02:09 (ET)
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A critical NCHC series split at Denver last weekend enabled North Dakota to improve one spot to No. 17 in this week's USCHO.com Division I men's hockey poll.

UND remained unranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

UND defeated the Pioneers, then ranked 16th, 4-2 on Friday to extend its unbeaten streak to 10 games. DU salavaged the split the following night with a 3-0 victory.

Minnesota remained the nation's top-ranked team in both polls.

UND is idle this week before returning to action with back-to-back home series against Nebraska Omaha (Feb. 7-8) and Miami (Feb. 14-15).

USCHO.com Poll
1. Minnesota (44)2. Boston College (6)
3. Quinnipiac
4. Union
5. St. Cloud State
6. Ferris State
7. Providence
8. Massachusetts-Lowell
9. Wisconsin
10. Northeastern
11. Cornell
12. Michigan
13. Yale
14. Notre Dame
15. Clarkson
16. Denver
17. North Dakota
18. Colgate
19. Vermont
20. Western Michigan

Others receiving votes: Maine, Minnesota Duluth, Bentley, New Hampshire, Bowling Green, Air Force, Mercyhurst, Minnesota State, Nebraska Omaha, Ohio State.

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll
1. Minnesota (32)
2. Boston College (2)
3. Quinnipiac
4. Union
5. St. Cloud State
6. Ferris State
7. Providence
8. Massachusetts-Lowell
9. Wisconsin
10. Northeastern
11. Cornell
12. Michigan
13. Yale
14. Notre Dame
15. Clarkson

Others receiving votes: Colgate, Denver, North Dakota, Minnesota Duluth, Bentley, Vermont, Western Michigan.

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