Poll time

The UND men are sixth, sixth and sixth. The women are eighth and eighth. Consistent.

Pairwise Rankings

1. Quinnipiac
2. Minnesota
3. Miami
4. Boston College
5. New Hampshire
6. North Dakota
7. Minnesota State-Mankato
8. Niagara
9. Western Michigan
10. St. Cloud State
11. UMass-Lowell
12. Denver
13. Dartmouth
14. Notre Dame
15. Yale
16. RPI
17. St. Lawrence
18. Robert Morris
19. Alaska (Fairbanks)
20. Union
21. Omaha
22. Merrimack
23. Boston University
24. Ferris State
25. Ohio State

USCHO poll

1 Quinnipiac (37) 23- 4-5 975 1
2 Minnesota (10) 21- 6-5 948 2
3 Miami (2) 21- 8-5 907 3
4 Boston College (1) 18- 8-3 835 4
5 New Hampshire 17- 8-5 770 5
6 North Dakota 17- 9-6 734 6
7 St. Cloud State 19-12-1 670 7
8 Western Michigan 18- 8-8 650 8
9 Minnesota State 20- 9-3 635 9
10 Denver 16-10-5 515 10
11 Notre Dame 19-12-3 489 11
12 Massachusetts-Lowell 18- 9-2 487 12
13 Nebraska-Omaha 18-12-2 356 14
14 Niagara 21- 6-5 335 16
15 Yale 14-10-3 323 13
16 Wisconsin 14-10-7 237 18
17 Merrimack 14-11-6 199 17
18 Dartmouth 13-10-4 119 19
19 Boston University 14-14-2 112 15
20 Providence 13-10-7 80 NR

Others receiving votes: Rensselaer 57, St. Lawrence 36,
Union 14, Ferris State 12, Alaska 3, Robert Morris 2.

USA Today poll

1 Quinnipiac University, 506 (30)
2 University of Minnesota, 471 (3)
3 Miami University, 447 (1)
4 Boston College, 406
5 University of New Hampshire, 368
6 University of North Dakota, 333
7 Minnesota State University, 261
8 Western Michigan University, 260
9 St. Cloud State University, 257
10 UMass-Lowell, 179
11 University of Denver, 166
12 University of Notre Dame, 134
13 Niagara University, 107
14 Yale University, 82
15 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 50

Others receiving votes: Merrimack College, 24; Providence College, 12; Dartmouth College, 8; University of Wisconsin, 6; Boston University, 2; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1.

Women’s Pairwise

1. Minnesota
2. Cornell
3. Boston College
4. Clarkson
5. Boston University
6. Harvard
7. Mercyhurst
8. North Dakota
9. Wisconsin
10. Northeastern
11. Quinnipiac
12. Dartmouth

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 34- 0-0 150 1
2 Cornell 23- 5-1 127 3
3 Boston College 25- 5-3 125 2
4 Boston University 23- 5-3 98 4
5 Clarkson 26- 8-0 84 7
6 Wisconsin 21- 9-2 65 6
7 Harvard 20- 5-3 62 5
8 North Dakota 23-10-1 49 8
9 Mercyhurst 26- 6-1 38 9
10 Northeastern 21-10-2 27 10

Others receiving votes: None

Poll time

UND men are sixth in all three polls this week. The women are 10th in the Pairwise, eighth in the poll.

Pairwise Rankings

1. Quinnipiac
2. Minnesota
3. Miami
4. New Hampshire
5. Boston College
6. North Dakota
7. MSU-Mankato
8. Western Michigan
9. St. Cloud State
10. Niagara
11. Denver
12. Yale
13. Boston University
14. UMass-Lowell
15. Notre Dame
16. Union
17. RPI
18. Merrimack
19. Dartmouth
20. Omaha
21. Alaska Fairbanks
22. Robert Morris
23. St. Lawrence
24. Ohio State
25. Northern Michigan

USCHO poll

1 Quinnipiac (34) 22- 4-4 974 1
2 Minnesota (15) 20- 6-4 958 2
3 Miami 19- 8-5 889 3
4 Boston College ( 1) 17- 8-3 826 4
5 New Hampshire 16- 8-4 757 5
6 North Dakota 16- 8-6 740 7
7 St. Cloud State 18-11-1 684 8
8 Western Michigan 18- 8-6 657 6
9 Minnesota State 20- 9-3 651 9
10 Denver 15- 9-5 510 11
11 Notre Dame 19-12-1 491 12
12 Massachusetts-Lowell 16- 9-2 410 14
13 Yale 13- 9-3 352 10
14 Nebraska-Omaha 18-12-2 333 16
15 Boston University 14-12-2 299 13
16 Niagara 19- 6-5 243 15
17 Merrimack 14-10-6 230 19
18 Wisconsin 13-10-7 175 18
19 Dartmouth 12- 9-4 130 17
20 Union 15-10-5 97 NR

Others receiving votes: Rensselaer 34, St. Lawrence 20,
Providence 19, Ferris State 9, Ohio State 7, Alaska 4,
Colgate 1.

USA Today poll

1 Quinnipiac University, 502 (26)
2 University of Minnesota, 480 (8)
3 Miami University, 430
4 Boston College, 407
5 University of New Hampshire, 361
6 University of North Dakota, 324
7 Western Michigan University, 276
8 St. Cloud State University, 269
9 Minnesota State University, 266
10 University of Denver, 186
11 University of Notre Dame, 164
12 UMass-Lowell, 112
13 Boston University, 80
14 Yale University, 76
15 Niagara University, 44

Others receiving votes: Merrimack College, 37; University of Nebraska-Omaha, 28; Union College, 19; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 9; Dartmouth College, 6; University of Wisconsin, 3; Providence College, 1

Women’s Pairwise Rankings

1. Minnesota
2. Boston College
3. Cornell
4. Harvard
5. Boston University
6. Clarkson
7. Mercyhurst
8. Wisconsin
9. Northeastern
10. North Dakota
11. St. Lawrence
12. Dartmouth

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 32- 0-0 150 1
2 Boston College 23- 5-2 127 2
3 Cornell 21- 5-1 116 4
4 Boston University 20- 5-3 95 3
5 Harvard 19- 4-2 92 5
6 Wisconsin 19- 9-2 66 7
7 Clarkson 24- 8-0 57 6
8 North Dakota 22-10-0 54 8
9 Mercyhurst 24- 6-1 39 9
10 Northeastern 18-10-2 28 10

Others receiving votes: Minnesota-Duluth 1.

Poll time

This week’s polls are below. The UND men are sixth in the Pairwise, seventh in the others. The UND women are eighth in the Pairwise and the poll.

Pairwise Rankings

1. Quinnipiac
2. Minnesota
3. Miami
4. Boston College
5. New Hampshire
6. North Dakota
7. Western Michigan
8. Yale
9. St. Cloud State
10. MSU-Mankato
11. Niagara
12. Denver
13. Notre Dame
14. Alaska Fairbanks
15. Boston University
16. Dartmouth
17. UMass-Lowell
18. Northern Michigan
19. Nebraska Omaha
20. Merrimack
21. Union
22. Wisconsin
23. RPI
24. Ferris State
25. Colgate

USCHO poll

1 Quinnipiac (41) 21- 3-4 983 2
2 Minnesota ( 9) 19- 5-4 949 1
3 Miami 18- 7-5 874 3
4 Boston College 16- 7-2 819 5
5 New Hampshire 16- 7-3 779 4
6 Western Michigan 18- 7-5 748 6
7 North Dakota 16- 8-6 720 7
8 St. Cloud State 18-11-1 657 8
9 Minnesota State 18- 9-3 559 11
10 Yale 13- 6-3 557 10
11 Denver 15- 9-5 495 9
12 Notre Dame 18-11-1 478 11
13 Boston University 13-11-1 331 13
14 Massachusetts-Lowell 14- 9-2 317 16
15 Niagara 18- 5-5 299 15
16 Nebraska-Omaha 16-12-2 274 14
17 Dartmouth 11- 8-4 216 17
18 Wisconsin 12- 9-7 158 19
19 Merrimack 13-10-5 151 20
20 Alaska 13-11-4 57 NR

Others receiving votes: Union 40, Providence 16, Ferris
State 12, Northern Michigan 5, Colgate 2, St. Lawrence 2,
Holy Cross 1, Rensselaer 1.

USA Today poll

1 Quinnipiac University, 503 (28)
2 University of Minnesota, 470 (6)
3 Miami University, 424
4 Boston College, 402
5 University of New Hampshire, 377
6 Western Michigan University, 338
7 University of North Dakota, 316
8 St. Cloud State University, 259
9 Yale University, 238
10 Minnesota State University, 185
11 University of Denver, 164
12 University of Notre Dame, 136
13 Boston University, 78
14 Niagara University, 70
15 UMass-Lowell, 55

Others receiving votes: University of Nebraska-Omaha, 29; Dartmouth College, 13; Merrimack College, 9; University of Alaska, 7; University of Wisconsin, 7.

Women’s Pairwise Rankings

1. Minnesota
2. Boston College
3. Boston University
4. Cornell
5. Harvard
6. Clarkson
7. Mercyhurst
8. North Dakota
9. Wisconsin
10. Minnesota Duluth
11. Quinnipiac
12. Northeastern

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 30- 0-0 150 1
2 Boston College 21- 4-2 134 2
3 Boston University 18- 4-3 109 3
4 Cornell 20- 5-0 104 4
5 Harvard 17- 3-2 82 5
6 Clarkson 23- 7-0 76 6
7 Wisconsin 17- 9-2 50 8
8 North Dakota 20-10-0 49 9
9 Mercyhurst 22- 6-1 43 7
10 Northeastern 15-10-2 17 NR

Others receiving votes: Minnesota-Duluth 9, Quinnipiac 2.

Poll time

UND is ranked seventh in the polls and 10th in the one that matters. The women are ninth in the poll and eighth in the one that matters.

Pairwise Rankings

1. Quinnipiac
2. Minnesota
3. Miami
4. Boston College
5. New Hampshire
6. Western Michigan
7. Yale
8. St. Cloud State
9. Niagara
10. North Dakota
11. Boston University
12. Denver
13. MSU-Mankato
14. Alaska Fairbanks
15. Dartmouth
16. Notre Dame
17. Colgate
18. UMass-Lowell
19. Union
20. Northern Michigan
21. Nebraska Omaha
22. Wisconsin
23. Merrimack
24. Ferris State
25. Ohio State

USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (30) 18- 4-4 978 1
2 Quinnipiac (20) 19- 3-4 967 2
3 Miami 17- 6-5 876 4
4 New Hampshire 16- 7-2 804 3
5 Boston College 15- 7-2 798 5
6 Western Michigan 17- 6-5 770 6
7 North Dakota 14- 8-6 659 7
8 St. Cloud State 17-10-1 603 12
9 Denver 15- 8-4 596 10
10 Yale 13- 6-3 587 8
11 Minnesota State 16- 9-3 421 15
11 Notre Dame 16-11-1 421 9
13 Boston University 13-10-1 412 11
14 Nebraska-Omaha 16-10-2 352 14
15 Niagara 17- 4-5 328 17
16 Massachusetts-Lowell 14- 9-2 280 13
17 Dartmouth 11- 8-3 190 16
18 Union 13- 8-5 168 18
19 Wisconsin 11- 9-6 97 19
20 Merrimack 12-10-5 61 NR

Others receiving votes: Alaska 46, Colgate 46, Ferris State
17, Providence 13, Ohio State 4, St. Lawrence 2, Bowling
Green 1, Holy Cross 1, Northern Michigan 1.

USA Today poll

1 University of Minnesota, 494 (21)
2 Quinnipiac University, 488 (13)
3 Miami University, 427
4 Boston College, 400
5 University of New Hampshire, 375
6 Western Michigan University, 337
7 University of North Dakota, 274
8 University of Denver, 240
9 Yale University, 238
10 St. Cloud State University, 233
11 Boston University, 149
12 University of Notre Dame, 104
13 Minnesota State University, 98
14 Niagara University, 85
15 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 63

Others receiving votes: UMass-Lowell, 39; Union College, 12; University of Alaska, 7; Dartmouth College, 7; Ferris State University, 6; Merrimack College, 3; Ohio State University, 1.

Women’s Pairwise Rankings

1. Minnesota
2. Boston College
3. Boston University
4. Cornell
5. Harvard
6. Clarkson
7. Mercyhurst
8. North Dakota
9. Wisconsin
10. Minnesota Duluth
11. St. Lawrence
12. Northeastern

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 28- 0-0 150 1
2 Boston College 20- 4-2 132 2
3 Boston University 18- 3-3 109 4
4 Cornell 19- 4-0 104 5
5 Harvard 17- 2-2 98 3
6 Clarkson 21- 7-0 67 6
7 Mercyhurst 21- 5-1 60 7
8 Wisconsin 15- 9-2 46 8
9 North Dakota 18-10-0 39 9
10 Minnesota-Duluth 13-10-3 14 10

Others receiving votes: Northeastern 3, St. Lawrence 2,
Providence 1.

Poll time

UND men are 10th in the Pairwise and seventh/eighth in the other polls. The women are No. 9 in the Pairwise and in the national poll.

Pairwise Rankings

1. Quinnipiac
2. Minnesota
3. New Hampshire
4. Miami
5. Yale
6. Boston College
7. Western Michigan
8. UMass-Lowell
9. St. Cloud State
10. North Dakota
11. Boston University
12. Alaska Fairbanks
13. Denver
14. Notre Dame
15. Dartmouth
16. MSU-Mankato
17. Niagara
18. Union
19. Colgate
20. Northern Michigan
21. Omaha
22. Ferris State
23. Wisconsin
24. Ohio State
25. Providence

USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (28) 18- 4-4 975 1
2 Quinnipiac (22) 18- 3-3 967 2
3 New Hampshire 15- 6-2 871 4
4 Miami 15- 6-5 835 6
5 Boston College 14- 7-2 771 3
6 Western Michigan 16- 6-4 723 9
7 North Dakota 13- 8-5 633 5
8 Yale 12- 5-3 605 8
9 Notre Dame 16-10-0 564 7
10 Denver 13- 8-4 506 10
11 Boston University 13- 9-1 479 11
12 St. Cloud State 15-10-1 446 16
13 Massachusetts-Lowell 14- 7-2 416 15
14 Nebraska-Omaha 15- 9-2 406 13
15 Minnesota State 16- 9-3 393 14
16 Dartmouth 11- 7-2 302 12
17 Niagara 15- 4-5 180 17
18 Union 13- 8-4 151 19
19 Wisconsin 11- 8-5 127 20
20 Alaska 12- 8-4 69 NR

Others receiving votes: Ferris State 42, Colgate 19,
Providence 11, Cornell 5, Holy Cross 2, Merrimack 1,
Northern Michigan 1.

USA Today poll

1 University of Minnesota, 497 (23)
2 Quinnipiac University, 485 (11)
3 Miami University, 420
4 University of New Hampshire, 417
5 Boston College, 369
6 Western Michigan University, 330
7 Yale University, 290
8 University of North Dakota, 239
9 Boston University, 182
10 University of Denver, 174
11 University of Notre Dame, 169
12 UMass-Lowell, 145
13 St. Cloud State University, 141
14 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 77
15 Minnesota State University, 65

Others receiving votes: Dartmouth College, 43; Niagara University, 17; University of Alaska, 10; Union College, 6; University of Wisconsin, 3; Ferris State University, 1.

Women’s Pairwise Rankings

1. Minnesota
2. Boston College
3. Harvard
4. Boston University
5. Cornell
6. Clarkson
7. Mercyhurst
8. Wisconsin
9. North Dakota
10. Duluth
11. Ohio State
12. Northeastern

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 26- 0-0 150 1
2 Boston College 19- 4-2 128 3
3 Harvard 17- 2-1 110 2
4 Boston University 17- 3-3 100 5
5 Cornell 16- 4-0 99 4
6 Clarkson 20- 6-0 78 7
7 Mercyhurst 19- 4-1 68 6
8 Wisconsin 15- 9-2 39 8
9 North Dakota 16-10-0 26 10
10 Minnesota-Duluth 13- 8-3 22 NR

Others receiving votes: Northeastern 5.

Poll time

The UND men are sixth in the Pairwise Rankings, fifth in the poll.

Pairwise Rankings

1. Quinnipiac
2. Minnesota
3. Boston College
4. New Hampshire
5. Yale
6. North Dakota
7. UMass-Lowell
8. Miami
9. Dartmouth
10. Notre Dame
11. Denver
12. Western Michigan
13. Boston University
14. St. Cloud State
15. Minnesota State-Mankato
16. Northern Michigan
17. Niagara
18. Alaska Fairbanks
19. Omaha
20. Cornell

USCHO poll

Team (First Place) Record Pts Last Week
1 Minnesota (48) 17- 3-4 998 1
2 Quinnipiac ( 2) 17- 3-3 920 4
3 Boston College 14- 5-2 913 2
4 New Hampshire 14- 5-2 857 3
5 North Dakota 13- 7-4 746 6
6 Miami 13- 6-5 700 8
7 Notre Dame 15- 9-0 640 5
8 Yale 11- 4-3 619 12
9 Western Michigan 14- 6-4 577 10
10 Denver 13- 8-4 545 7
11 Boston University 12- 9-0 479 9
12 Dartmouth 10- 6-2 456 11
13 Nebraska-Omaha 13- 9-2 358 13
14 Minnesota State 15- 8-3 356 14
15 Massachusetts-Lowell 13- 7-1 346 18
16 St. Cloud State 14-10-0 336 19
17 Niagara 14- 4-4 183 15
18 Cornell 8- 7-2 154 16
19 Union 11- 8-4 120 17
20 Wisconsin 9- 8-5 66 NR

Others receiving votes: Ferris State 39, Alaska 27,
Providence 24, Northern Michigan 22, Holy Cross 10, Colgate
6, Robert Morris 3.

USA Today poll

1 University of Minnesota, 507 (31)
2 Quinnipiac University, 457 (3)
3 Boston College, 453
4 University of New Hampshire, 403
5 University of North Dakota, 329
6 Miami University, 326
7 Yale University, 293
8 University of Notre Dame, 242
9 Western Michigan University, 232
10 Boston University, 160
11 University of Denver, 157
12 UMass-Lowell, 151
13 Dartmouth College, 138
14 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 68
15 St. Cloud State University, 64

Others receiving votes: Minnesota State University, 57; Niagara University, 17; Cornell University, 14; Union College, 7; Ferris State University, 3; University of Alaska, 1; University of Northern Michigan, 1.

Women’s Pairwise

1. Minnesota
2. Harvard
3. Boston College
4. Boston University
5. Mercyhurst
6. Cornell
7. Wisconsin
8. Clarkson
9. Ohio State
10. North Dakota
11. Minnesota Duluth
12. Dartmouth

Poll time

This weekend’s polls, for the first time this season, beginning with the Pairwise.

Pairwise Rankings

1. New Hampshire
2. Boston College
3. Quinnipiac
4. Minnesota
5. Notre Dame
6. Boston University
7. North Dakota
8. Denver
9. Yale
10. Miami
11. Western Michigan
12. Dartmouth
13. UMass-Lowell
14. Niagara
15. MSU-Mankato
16. Colgate
17. Omaha
18. St. Cloud State
19. Cornell
20. Robert Morris

USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (47) 16- 3-3 992 1
2 Boston College 13- 4-2 924 3
3 New Hampshire ( 1) 14- 4-2 875 4
4 Quinnipiac ( 2) 17- 3-3 847 5
5 Notre Dame 15- 6-0 829 2
6 North Dakota 13- 6-3 714 7
7 Denver 13- 6-4 667 9
8 Miami 12- 5-5 623 6
9 Boston University 12- 7-0 617 8
10 Western Michigan 13- 5-4 598 10
11 Dartmouth 9- 5-2 477 12
12 Yale 9- 4-3 432 14
13 Nebraska-Omaha 13- 9-2 359 13
14 Minnesota State 14- 8-2 348 11
15 Niagara 13- 3-4 242 17
16 Cornell 7- 6-2 220 15
17 Union 10- 7-4 219 16
18 Massachusetts-Lowell 11- 7-1 175 20
19 St. Cloud State 12-10-0 135 18
20 Colgate 11- 7-2 118 19

Others receiving votes: Wisconsin 19, Providence 15, Robert
Morris 15, Ferris State 12, Lake Superior 12, Holy Cross 5,
Northern Michigan 5, Princeton 4, Colorado College 1,
Michigan Tech 1.

USA Today poll

1 University of Minnesota, 507 (31)
2 Boston College, 457
3 University of New Hampshire, 430
4 University of Notre Dame, 398
5 Quinnipiac University, 397 (3)
6 University of North Dakota, 310
7 University of Denver, 285
8 Miami University, 263
9 Boston University, 258
10 Western Michigan University, 225
11 Dartmouth College, 148
12 Yale University, 145
13 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 71
14 Minnesota State University, 47
15 UMass-Lowell, 38

Women’s Pairwise

1. Minnesota
2. Harvard
3. Boston College
4. Boston University
5. Cornell
6. Clarkson
7. Mercyhurst
8. Wisconsin
9. Ohio State
10. North Dakota
11. Dartmouth
12. St. Lawrence

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 22- 0-0 150 1
2 Boston College 16- 3-2 128 3
3 Harvard 13- 1-1 122 2
4 Cornell 11- 4-0 97 4
5 Boston University 14- 3-3 91 6
6 Clarkson 17- 5-0 77 5
7 Wisconsin 14- 6-2 56 8
8 Mercyhurst 16- 3-1 54 7
9 Ohio State 14- 7-1 20 10
10 Northeastern 11- 8-2 17 9

Others receiving votes: North Dakota 6, St. Lawrence 5,
Dartmouth 2.

Poll time

I will start including the Pairwise Rankings in two weeks, but for now, here are the national polls. UND men are seventh in both, the women are one spot out of the rankings.

USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (38) 13- 3-3 979 1
2 Notre Dame ( 8) 14- 4-0 915 3
3 Boston College ( 1) 12- 3-2 914 2
4 New Hampshire ( 1) 13- 3-2 854 4
5 Quinnipiac ( 2) 16- 3-2 812 5
6 Miami 12- 4-4 731 6
7 North Dakota 12- 5-3 707 7
8 Boston University 11- 6-0 636 9
9 Denver 12- 6-3 607 11
10 Western Michigan 12- 5-3 568 10
11 Minnesota State 14- 6-2 440 14
12 Dartmouth 8- 5-2 420 8
13 Nebraska-Omaha 13- 8-1 397 16
14 Yale 7- 4-3 290 17
15 Cornell 7- 6-2 264 12
16 Union 9- 6-4 231 13
17 Niagara 11- 3-4 210 18
18 St. Cloud State 12-10-0 166 15
19 Colgate 11- 7-2 125 NR
20 Massachusetts-Lowell 9- 7-1 64 NR

Others receiving votes: Robert Morris 61, Ferris State 50,
Lake Superior 26, Holy Cross 20, Michigan Tech 4, Providence
4, Northern Michigan 3, Mercyhurst 2.

USA Today poll

1 University of Minnesota, 476 (21)
2 Boston College, 462 (5)
3 University of Notre Dame, 436 (2)
4 University of New Hampshire, 417 (3)
5 Quinnipiac University, 398 (3)
6 Miami University, 327
7 University of North Dakota, 306
8 Boston University, 276
9 University of Denver, 234
10 Western Michigan University, 218
11 Minnesota State University, 132
12 Dartmouth College, 120
13 University of Nebraska-Omaha, 115
14 Yale University, 60
15 Cornell University, 36

Others receiving votes: Niagara University, 29; Union College, 24; Colgate University, 3; Ferris State University, 3; UMass Lowell, 3; St. Cloud State University, 3; Lake Superior State University, 1; Robert Morris University, 1.

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 20- 0-0 150 1
2 Harvard 11- 1-1 119 4
3 Boston College 13- 3-2 115 5
4 Cornell 10- 3-0 111 3
5 Clarkson 15- 5-0 87 2
6 Boston University 11- 3-3 83 6
7 Mercyhurst 14- 3-1 62 7
8 Wisconsin 12- 6-2 36 8
9 Northeastern 11- 6-2 29 9
10 Ohio State 14- 5-1 22 10

Others receiving votes: North Dakota 9, St. Lawrence 2.

Poll time

This week’s polls reveal some pretty highly rated matchups in Ralph Engelstad Arena this weekend. No. 5/6 UND hosts No. 12 Boston University. On the women’s side, No. 9 UND hosts No. 4 Clarkson.

USCHO poll

1 Boston College (38) 4- 1-0 981 1
2 Minnesota ( 3) 4- 1-0 924 2
3 Denver ( 6) 4- 0-0 862 5
4 Miami 4- 1-1 792 3
5 North Dakota 2- 1-1 769 4
6 Cornell 2- 0-0 739 7
7 Notre Dame 5- 1-0 677 9
8 Michigan 3- 2-0 663 6
9 New Hampshire ( 2) 4- 0-1 597 12
10 Union ( 1) 3- 1-1 596 8
11 Western Michigan 3- 1-0 529 10
12 Boston University 3- 1-0 487 13
13 Harvard 1- 0-0 291 17
14 Massachusetts-Lowell 1- 3-1 239 11
15 Northeastern 2- 2-1 227 15
16 St. Lawrence 3- 1-0 180 NR
17 Minnesota-Duluth 2- 3-1 172 14
18 St. Cloud State 4- 2-0 162 NR
19 Ferris State 2- 2-2 146 18
20 Northern Michigan 3- 3-0 131 16

Others receiving votes: Providence 66, Colorado College 53,
Quinnipiac 45, Wisconsin 44, Yale 27, Holy Cross 23, Alaska
16, Dartmouth 15, Bemidji State 12, Lake Superior 7, Ohio
State 5, Michigan State 4, Michigan Tech 3, Nebraska-Omaha
3, Colgate 1.

USA Today poll

1 Boston College, 504 (28)
2 University of Minnesota, 459
3 University of Denver, 417 (5)
4 Miami University, 389
5 Cornell University, 355
6 University of North Dakota, 345
7 University of Michigan, 300
8 University of Notre Dame, 277
9 Union College, 240 (1)
10 University of New Hampshire, 204
11 Western Michigan University, 194
12 Boston University, 144
13 Harvard University, 77
14 UMass Lowell, 60
15 St. Lawrence University, 31

Others receiving votes: Northeastern University, 23; University of Minnesota Duluth, 21; Ferris State University, 19; St. Cloud State University, 13; Northern Michigan University, 3; Providence College, 3; Quinnipiac University, 1; University of Wisconsin, 1.

Women’s USCHO poll

1 Minnesota (15) 10- 0-0 150 1
2 Cornell 4- 1-0 129 2
3 Boston University 7- 1-0 119 3
4 Clarkson 7- 1-0 105 4
5 Mercyhurst 8- 1-1 92 5
6 Harvard 2- 0-0 54 9
7 Northeastern 5- 1-1 53 7
8 Boston College 2- 3-0 45 6
9 North Dakota 4- 4-0 33 8
10 Ohio State 7- 3-0 20 NR

Others receiving votes: Wisconsin 12, Minnesota-Duluth 11,
Providence 1, St. Lawrence 1.

Preseason polls

UND is ranked in the top five nationally in both the USCHO men’s and women’s hockey polls. They are posted below.

USCHO men’s poll

1 Boston College (35) 33-10-1 972 NR
2 Minnesota (12) 28-14-1 937 NR
3 Michigan ( 3) 24-13-4 857 NR
4 North Dakota 26-13-3 826 NR
5 Union 26- 8-7 789 NR
6 Cornell 19- 9-7 631 NR
7 Massachusetts-Lowell 24-13-1 599 NR
8 Denver 25-14-4 566 NR
9 Miami 24-15-2 553 NR
10 Western Michigan 21-14-6 516 NR
11 Ferris State 26-12-5 472 NR
12 Minnesota-Duluth 25-10-6 460 NR
13 Boston University 23-15-1 413 NR
14 Notre Dame 19-18-3 395 NR
15 Maine 23-14-3 234 NR
16 Michigan State 19-16-4 219 NR
17 Harvard 13-10-11 213 NR
18 Wisconsin 17-18-2 202 NR
19 Air Force 21-11-7 116 NR
20 Colorado College 18-16-2 81 NR

Others receiving votes: New Hampshire 78, St. Cloud State
78, Quinnipiac 64, Ohio State 54, Merrimack 43,
Nebraska-Omaha 31, Northern Michigan 25, Massachusetts 13,
Lake Superior 12, Northeastern 11, Providence 8, RIT 6, Yale
6, Michigan Tech 5, Rensselaer 5, Mercyhurst 2, Minnesota
State 2, Niagara 2, Colgate 1, St. Lawrence 1.

USCHO women’s poll

1 Minnesota (15) 34- 5-2 150 1
2 Cornell 30- 5-0 119 3
3 Boston College 24-10-3 114 4
4 Wisconsin 33- 5-2 105 2
5 North Dakota 22-12-3 98 5
6 Boston University 23-14-1 69 6
7 St. Lawrence 24-10-4 44 7
8 Minnesota-Duluth 21-14-1 37 8
9 Mercyhurst 23- 8-3 34 10
10 Northeastern 22- 7-4 26 9

Others receiving votes: Harvard 20, Clarkson 6, Quinnipiac
2, Providence 1.