Defending national champion Minnesota Duluth tabbed top team in NCHC preseason poll

Scott Perunovich 23 Mar 18: The Minnesota State University Mavericks play against the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in a semifinal game of the NCAA West Regional at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD. (Jim Rosvold)
Scott Perunovich is back in 2019-20 to anchor the Minnesota Duluth back end (photo: Jim Rosvold).

For the second consecutive season, Minnesota Duluth has been selected by the media as the top team in the NCHC preseason media poll.

School (First-place votes)Points
1. Minnesota Duluth (23)218
2. Denver (2)178
3. Western Michigan (3)156
4. North Dakota143
5. St. Cloud State138
6. Colorado College81
7. Omaha53
8. Miami41