WTBU Men’s College Hockey Top 16 Poll

  1. North Dakota (18) – NCHC – 18-2-2 (9-1-0)
  2. Quinnipiac (14) – ECAC – 19-1-3 (10-0-2)
  3. Boston College (3) – Hockey East – 14-4-2 (7-1-2)
  4. Providence (1) – Hockey East – 13-3-4 (4-1-3)
  5. Michigan – Big Ten – 13-3-3 (4-1-2)
  6. St. Cloud State – NCHC – 17-5-0 (9-3-0)
  7. Nebraska-Omaha – NCHC – 14-5-1 (4-5-1)
  8. Cornell – ECAC – 11-2-2 (6-1-1)
  9. Harvard – ECAC – 8-3-3 (4-2-3)
  10. Boston University – Hockey East – 11-6-3 (5-3-2)
  11. Lowell – Hockey East – 12-4-4 (7-2-3)
  12. Yale – ECAC – 8-4-3 (3-3-2)
  13. Notre Dame – Hockey East – 10-4-7 (6-1-3)
  14. Penn State – Big Ten – 13-4-3 (3-1-0)
  15. Bowling Green – WCHA – 13-6-5 (9-3-4)
  16. Denver – NCHC – 9-7-4 (5-4-1)

On the WTBUbble: Robert Morris, Minnesota State, St. Lawrence, Rensselaer

TOP 3 ROUNDUP

North Dakota tops the poll again for a second straight week. The Fighting Hawks played an exhibition against the U.S. Under-18 Team, and won 4-1. North Dakota is led by goaltender Cam Johnson, who posts a 1.071 GAA and a .957 SV% this season.

Quinnipiac comes in second on the poll this week, following a pair of victories over Union and Harvard. The Bobcats lead the nation with 1.501 goals against per game. Goaltender Michael Garteig continues to stand strong with a .940 SV% and a 1.406 GAA.

Boston College makes it back into the top three following a win and a comeback tie vs. Providence over the weekend. BC is fourth in the nation averaging 4.116 goals per game. Plagued by recent injuries, the Eagles debuted 6’7” freshman Ian Milosz in net vs. Providence, and the lofty net-minder kept the high powered Friars in check.

UPSET OF THE WEEK:

Colorado College (5-17-0), ranked 53rd in pairwise, defeated St. Cloud State (17-5-0), ranked 3rd in pairwise, on the road Saturday by a score of 5-2.

STAT OF THE WEEK:

Tylor and Tyson Spink combined for seven points in Colgate’s 5-1 victory over Maine on Saturday.

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