Five different schools garnered first place votes, but Yale earned the most (38) and remains the top-ranked team in the weekly USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll.
No. 2 North Dakota received nine first place votes, while No. 3 Boston College, No. 4 Denver and No. 6 Michigan all earned one apiece.
No. 5 Minnesota-Duluth did not receive a first place nod, but holds steady this week in the top five.
After Michigan, New Hampshire drops three places to No. 7, Notre Dame retains the No. 8 position, as does No. 9 Wisconsin, and Maine is up three to No. 10.
Miami moves up one to No. 11, Union is up two to No. 12, Merrimack continues their rise by moving up two spots to No. 13, Rensselaer falls four to No. 14 and Boston University is up one to No. 15.
Nebraska-Omaha drops again, this time five spots to No. 16, Western Michigan is up one to No. 17, Dartmouth enters the poll this week at No. 18, Alaska jumps a notch to No. 19 and Princeton is back in the rankings at No. 20.