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Denver Maintains No. 1 Spot in Weekly Polls

Oct. 9, 2017

DENVER -

The University of Denver Pioneers secured the No. 1 spot in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine and USCHO.com weekly polls, as released by USA Hockey and USCHO.com on Monday, Oct. 9.

The Pioneers received all 34 first-place votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll conducted in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) with input from coaches and members of the media from each of the six (6) Division I college hockey conferences as well as officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey.

Denver has held the top spot in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll for three (3) consecutive weeks. The Pioneers accumulated 510 points, 43 more points than No. 2 Boston University. 

Four (4) NCHC schools were ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll with St. Cloud State University at No. 4 (353 points), the University of North Dakota at No. 8 (246 points) and the University of Minnesota Duluth at No. 9 (233 points). Miami University also received a vote. The full USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll is available here

Denver received 45 first-place votes to take the No. 1 spot in the USCHO.com weekly poll for the second consecutive week. The Pioneers received 995 points from a group of 50 Division I college coaches and members of the media, collecting 48 more points than No. 2 Boston University and 146 more points than No. 3 Harvard University. Boston University was the only other school to receive first-place votes with five (5).  


 

 

Four (4) NCHC schools were ranked in the USCHO.com poll with the University of Minnesota Duluth at No. 5 (726 points), St. Cloud State University at No. 6 (723 points) and the University of North Dakota at No. 8 (678 points). Western Michigan University, the University of Nebraska Omaha and Miami University also received votes. The full USCHO.com poll is available here

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