Quantcast
News

College Hockey:
Boston College the Favorite, Hockey East Coaches Say

Defending national champion Boston College is as unanimous a favorite as possible in the Hockey East preseason poll.

The Eagles got nine first-place votes to finish atop the balloting. Coaches are not able to vote for their own school, and Maine received the first-place vote from BC coach Jerry York.

Maine finished second, followed by defending Hockey East regular season champion New Hampshire.

The full poll follows:

Team (first-place votes)  Points
1. Boston College (9) 90
2. Maine (1) 80
3. New Hampshire 76
4. Boston University 59
5. Northeastern 54
6. Vermont 53
7. Merrimack 48
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 33
9. Massachusetts 26
10. Providence 21

Massachusetts color commentator Brock Hines was named the recipient of the Joe Concannon Hockey East Media Award.


The following is a self-policing forum for discussing views on this story. Comments that are derogatory, make personal attacks, are abusive, or contain profanity or racism will be removed at our discretion. USCHO.com is not responsible for comments posted by users. Please report any inappropriate or offensive comments by clicking the “Flag” link next to that comment in order to alert the moderator.

Please also keep “woofing,” taunting, and otherwise unsportsmanlike behavior to a minimum. Your posts will more than likely be deleted, and worse yet, you reflect badly on yourself, your favorite team and your conference.