College Hockey:
Hockey East Announces Preseason Picks

— Hockey East announced its preseason picks during its Media Day held today at the Fleet Center. Boston University took the top spot in the Coaches’ Poll, in which a first place vote is worth one point, second place two points, and so on. They were also the only team to place three players on the preseason team.

Coaches’ Poll

TEAM          POINTS
1. Boston University 12
2. New Hampshire 20
3. Boston College 31
4. Maine 40
5. Providence 41
6. Merrimack 60
7. UMass-Amherst 63
8. Northeastern 66
9. UMass-Lowell 72

All-Hockey East Preseason Team

F: Shawn Bates, Boston University
F: Eric Boguniecki, New Hampshire
F: Chris Drury, Boston University
F: Mark Mowers, New Hampshire
F: Marty Reasoner, Boston College
F: Dan Shermerhorn, Maine
D: Jon Coleman, Boston University
D: Hal Gill: Providence
D: Ken Hemenway, Boston College
D: Jason Mansoff, Maine
G: Dan Dennis, Providence
G: Martin Fillion, UMass-Lowell

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