NCHC preseason media poll shows Minnesota-Duluth the favorite

In a vote of 30 local and regional media members, Minnesota-Duluth was picked to win the NCHC this season.

The Bulldogs garnered 17 first-place votes. Denver earned seven, North Dakota four and Miami the remaining two.

School (First-place votes)Points
1. Minnesota-Duluth (17)208
2. Denver (7)187
3. North Dakota (4)183
4. Nebraska-Omaha148
5. Miami (2)142
6. St. Cloud State117
7. Western Michigan60
8. Colorado College35