Defending national champion Wisconsin is the unanimous pick among league head coaches to win the WCHA regular-season title.
The Badgers, who also won the WCHA playoff championship last season en route to their fifth national title, collected 36 points and six first-place votes in the preseason poll. Defending WCHA regular-season champion Minnesota received the remaining first place vote and tallied 31 points in the poll.
|School||Points (First-place votes)|
|1. Wisconsin||36 (6)|
|2. Minnesota||31 (1)|
|3. Ohio State||24|
|4. Minnesota Duluth||23|
|5. Bemidji State||15|
|6. Minnesota State||12|
|7. St. Cloud State||6|
The preseason WCHA Player of the Year ended in a tie between Wisconsin senior forward Abby Roque and Ohio State junior forward Emma Maltais.
Minnesota freshman defenseman Madeline Wethington is the preseason WCHA Rookie of the Year.
Roque and Maltais are also part of the preseason All-WCHA Team.
|Emma Maltais||F||Jr.||Ohio State|
|Jincy Dunne||D||Sr.||Ohio State|