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Denver Ranks No. 1 in Weekly Polls

Oct. 16, 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. 16.

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 and earned every first-place vote in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll for four (4) consecutive weeks. The Pioneers accumulated 510 points, 92 more points than No. 2 St. Cloud State University and 106 more points than No. 3 Harvard University. 

Four (4) NCHC schools were ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll with St. Cloud State University at No. 2 (418 points), the University of North Dakota at No. 4 (390 points) and the University of Minnesota Duluth at No. 13 (111 points). Colorado College also received four (4) votes. The full USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll is available here.

Denver received 49 first-place votes to take the No. 1 spot in the USCHO.com weekly poll for the third-consecutive week. 

The Pioneers received 999 points from a group of 50 Division I college coaches and members of the media, collecting 107 more points than No. 2 Boston University and 113 more points than No. 3 St. Cloud State University. St. Cloud State University was the only other school to receive first-place votes with one (1).

Three (3) NCHC schools were ranked in the USCHO.com poll with St. Cloud State University at No. 3 (886 points) and the University of North Dakota at No. 4 (791 points). The University of Nebraska Omaha also received votes. The full USCHO.com poll can be viewed here.


 

 

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