College Hockey:
Union atop ECAC coaches,’ media preseason polls

Union was selected first in the 2012-13 ECAC men’s coaches’ preseason poll and the ECAC media preseason poll.

In addition, six players from Union, Harvard, Quinnipiac and St. Lawrence were named to the preseason all-league team.

ECAC Coaches’ Poll

School (First-place votes)
Total points
1. Union (8)118
2. Cornell (3)110
3. Harvard (1)98
4. Quinnipiac93
5. Yale77
6. St. Lawrence61
7. Dartmouth58
8. Rensselaer46
9. Colgate45
10. Clarkson41
11. Princeton25
12. Brown20

ECAC Media Poll

School (First-place votes)
Total points
1. Union (18)343
2. Cornell (11)330
3. Harvard293
4. Quinnipiac246
5. Yale (1)236
6. St. Lawrence159
7. Clarkson155
8. Colgate148
9. Rensselaer144
10. Dartmouth140
11. Princeton108
12. Brown41

ECAC Preseason All-League Team

Daniel CarrFJr.Union
Kyle FlanaganFSr.St. Lawrence
Connor JonesFJr.Quinnipiac
Mat BodieDJr.Union
Danny BiegaDSr.Harvard
Troy GrosenickGJr.Union

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  • Joseph Crowley

    Good luck, Union. Hopefully Harvard will be as good as their rankings. They have been down for quite a while.

    • No_Beanpot_For_You

      Maybe Harvard can actually win some out of conference games and help the league out rather than simply show up February/March and run through the league tournament.

  • bob from maine

    union has done nothing but improve vastly the last few years despite losses in personnel – if they make a run this year look out – i think they can win it all- GO U!!

  • Leggs2

    Union Skating Dutchmen are the logical choice, but pre-season polls don’t win games. Their out-of-conference schedule is fairly easy (Merrimack-2; 2 at Lake Superior State; 2 at Bowling Green; and assorted “lesser” teams: UVM, Penn State, AIC and Conn.).
    It will be tough, because being a Frozen Four team they will have targets on their sweaters.
    I think the “PreSeason All League Team” poll is REALLY silly. Not a single game played and these guys are the “best”? Silly.

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