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Pioneers Secure Top Spot in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine, USCHO.com Polls

Oct. 23, 2017

DENVER -

The University of Denver Pioneers (2-0-2, NCHC 0-0-0-0) 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. 23.

The Pioneers received 28 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 five (5) consecutive weeks. The Pioneers accumulated 503 points, 27 more points than No. 2 St. Cloud State University (5-0-0, NCHC 0-0-0-0) and 78 more points than No. 3 Harvard University (0-0-0, ECAC 0-0-0-0). St. Cloud State University also received six (6) first-place votes.

Four (4) NCHC schools were ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll with St. Cloud State University at No. 2 (476 points), the University of North Dakota (4-1-1, NCHC 0-0-0-0) at No. 4 (383 points) and the University of Minnesota Duluth (2-2-2, NCHC 0-0-0-0) at No. 11 (173 points). Colorado College (4-2-0, NCHC 0-0-0-0) also received three (3) votes. The full USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll is available here.

Denver received 33 first-place votes to take the No. 1 spot in the USCHO.com weekly poll for the fourth-consecutive week. The Pioneers received 980 points from a group of 50 Division I college coaches and members of the media, collecting 25 more points than No. 2 St. Cloud State University and 77 more points than No. 3 Harvard University. St. Cloud State University and Harvard University also received first-place votes with 16 and one (1), respectively.


 

 

Four (4) NCHC schools were ranked in the USCHO.com poll with St. Cloud State University at No. 2 (955 points), the University of North Dakota at No. 4 (840 points) and the University of Minnesota Duluth at No. 10 (526). Colorado College and the University of Nebraska Omaha (2-1-1, NCHC 0-0-0-0) also received votes. The full USCHO.com poll can be viewed here.

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