WTBU Men’s College Hockey Top 16 Poll

By: WTBU Hockey Staff

  1. Quinnipiac (16)– ECAC – 22-2-6 (13-1-4)
  2. Boston College (12) – Hockey East – 21-4-5 (12-1-5)
  3. St. Cloud State (5) – NCHC – 23-6-1 (13-4-1-1)
  4. Providence – Hockey East – 21-5-4 (12-3-3)
  5. North Dakota (1) – NCHC – 22-5-3 (13-4-1-1)
  6. Michigan – Big Ten – 18-4-5 (9-2-3-2)
  7. Yale – ECAC – 16-5-4 (11-4-3)
  8. UMass-Lowell – Hockey East – 18-7-5 (11-5-4)
  9. Notre Dame – Hockey East – 18-5-7 (14-2-2)
  10. Boston University – Hockey East – 17-9-4 (10-5-3)
  11. Nebraska-Omaha – NCHC – 18-9-1 (8-9-1)
  12. Denver – NCHC – 15-8-5 (11-5-2)
  13. Harvard – ECAC – 14-8-3 (10-5-3)
  14. Cornell – ECAC – 12-8-5 (7-7-4)
  15. Penn State – Big Ten – 18-8-4 (8-5-1-1)
  16. Michigan Tech – WCHA – 16-7-5 (13-6-3)

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

TOP 3 ROUNDUP

  1. Quinnipiac remains the top team in the nation, despite two overtime games, one resulting in the Bobcats second loss of the season. Allowing an average of 1.826 goals per game, the Bobcats are one of the most defensively sound teams in the nation. On special teams, Quinnipiac has the nation’s
  2. Boston College climbs into number two following a five point week. The Eagles won the Beanpot on Monday before beating and tying Merrimack last weekend. BC has the third highest scoring offense in the NCAA at 4.04 goals per game, along with the fifth best scoring defense allowing 1.905 goals per game.
  3. Cloud State remains in third following an idle week. Scoring an average of 4.321 goals per game, the Huskies feature one of the most balanced offensive units in the nation. With a NCAA-leading 30.28% power play, St. Cloud is a dynamically powerful team.

STAT OF THE WEEK:

Dylan Zink became the first defenseman to record a hat-trick for UMass-Lowell since 1996.

BLOOPER PLAY OF THE WEEK:

Minnesota State scored an own-goal during a delayed penalty situation at Alabama-Huntsville on Friday when Joey Mullin banked the puck off the boards and into the empty net from 200 feet away. The goal was credited to Madison Dunn for his second career tally.

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