Minnesota-Duluth grabs 49 of 50 first-place votes in men’s poll

Minnesota-Duluth received 49 of 50 first-place votes this week to maintain the No. 1 spot in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll.

No. 4 Ohio State had the other first-place vote.

Minnesota and Boston College stay No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, as does Merrimack at No. 5.

Notre Dame rises one to No. 6, while Colorado College is down one to No. 7. Western Michigan holds steady in the eighth spot, Boston University jumps to No. 9 from No. 11 and Ferris State falls one to No. 10 to round out the top half of the poll.

Union falls one notch to No. 11 and Colgate remains No. 12. Cornell jumps three from No. 16, while Denver drops one to No. 14. Michigan State drops to No. 15 this week.

Lake Superior State falls one to No. 16 and Massachusetts-Lowell is up one to No. 17. North Dakota jumps one place to No. 18, while Yale falls two to No. 19.

Out of the poll last week, Michigan is back this week at No. 20.