College Hockey:
Men’s poll has Boston College comfortably at No. 1

Boston College received 42 first-place votes this week to retain its No. 1 ranking in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll.

Colorado College, with five first-place votes, moves from No. 3 to No. 2, while Michigan jumps one to No. 3. Western Michigan garnered one No. 1 vote and sits fourth this week after being seventh last week.

Minnesota cracks the top five, up three places from No. 8 last week. Notre Dame falls one to No. 6, Merrimack rises two to No. 7, while Denver plummets six notches to No. 8.

Yale goes from tenth to ninth and Ferris State, after their first two losses of the season, drops from sixth to No. 10 this week.

Lake Superior State is No. 11 this week, up seven from last week, while Boston University goes from 13th to 12th, Union to No. 13 from No. 11, Minnesota-Duluth up one to No. 14 and North Dakota down three to No. 15.

Rounding out the poll is previously unranked Michigan Tech at No. 16, Northern Michigan at No. 17, Colgate at No. 18, Quinnipiac 19th and Maine at No. 20 after receiving votes last week.

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