Eagles Retain No. 1 Spot In Monday’s Poll

For Boston College, two wins and a tie translated into another week atop the USCHO.com/CSTV Division I men’s poll, released Monday.

The Eagles drew with New Hampshire in a snow-delayed game last Monday, then beat Massachusetts twice to secure 29 of 40 first-place votes in this week’s poll.

No. 2 was again Colorado College, which swept Michigan Tech and earned 10 first-place votes, and third place belonged to idle Wisconsin, still riding a six-game win streak, with the remaining first-place vote.

Denver, which won two games from Alaska-Anchorage, moved up to No. 4, switching spots with Michigan, which split with Northern Michigan last weekend.

Cornell’s sweep of the North Country ran its winning streak to six games, giving the Big Red No. 6 in the poll, followed by New Hampshire, which tied BC and then split with Massachusetts-Lowell.

Minnesota fell one spot to eighth place after splitting a pair with Minnesota-Duluth, and Ohio State’s sweep of Western Michigan pushed the Buckeyes up one, to ninth. No. 10 belonged to Harvard, which beat Yale and Princeton.

Colgate fell two spots to No. 11 after beating St. Lawrence but losing to Clarkson, and UMass-Lowell’s split with UNH moved the River Hawks up to No. 12.

North Dakota managed three points against Bemidji State and fell to No. 13, trailed by Boston University, which edged Merrimack and Providence, and Maine, which won and tied against Northeastern. Both the Terriers and Black Bears were stable relative to last Monday’s poll.