Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Retains No. 9 Spot In USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Polls For The Second Straight Week

The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team was ranked ninth, for the second consecutive week, in the USCHO.com Division I Poll and the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll. The Bobcats previously broke the Top 10 in each poll on Dec.10, and have not played since Dec. 8. 

Quinnipiac will return to action on Dec. 29-30 when it hosts Nebraska-Omaha with the first two games of a seven-game homestand. The following weekend, Quinnipiac will host Dartmouth on Friday, Jan. 4 and Harvard on Jan. 5, with both games live on New England Sports Network (NESN). Quinnipiac hosts RPI and Union on Dec. 11-12, respectively, followed by an in-state match-up between the Bobcats and Connecticut on Tuesday, Jan 22. That game will be available live on WCCT, where available. 

  USCHO.COM Division I Poll (Dec. 17, 2012)        
  Team (First Place Votes) Record Points Last Poll
1 Boston College (44) 11- 2-1 993 1
2 New Hampshire ( 4) 11- 2-2 938 2
3 Notre Dame ( 2) 14- 4-0 911 3
4 Minnesota   11- 3-3 816 4
5 Miami   11- 3-4 768 5
6 Boston University   10- 5-0 737 6
7 North Dakota   10- 5-3 675 8
8 Western Michigan   11- 4-1 648 7
9 QUINNIPIAC   12- 3-2 603 9
10 Dartmouth   7- 2-2 525 10
11 Cornell   6- 3-2 441 12
12 Nebraska-Omaha   11- 6-1 395 13
13 Union   8- 3-4 391 14
14 Denver   9- 6-3 343 11
15 Yale   7- 3-2 321 15
16 St. Cloud State   11- 7-0 296 17
17 Niagara   10- 2-4 248 16
18 Minnesota State   10- 6-2 204 20
19 Ferris State   7- 7-3 50 19
20 Colgate   9- 7-2 47 NR
20 Harvard   4- 4-1 47 18

Others receiving votes: Providence 43, Holy Cross 16, Robert Morris 15, Ohio State 14, Colorado College7, Lake Superior 4, Massachusetts-Lowell 2, Michigan 2.

 

  USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll (Dec. 17, 2012)
     
  Team Points (First Place Votes) Last Poll Record
1 Boston College 503 (28) 1 11-2-1
2 University of New Hampshire 473 (5) 2 11-2-2
3 University of Notre Dame 443 (1) 3 14-4-0
4 University of Minnesota 392   4 11-3-3
5 Miami University 366   5 11-3-4
6 Boston University 339   6 10-5-0
7 Western Michigan University 285   7 11-4-1
8 University of North Dakota 284   8 10-5-3
9 QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY 247   9 12-3-2
10 Dartmouth College 198   11 7-2-2
11 Cornell University 148   12 6-3-2
12 Union College 107   13 8-3-4
13 University of Nebraska-Omaha 90   14 11-6-1
14 Yale University 67   15 7-3-2
15 University of Denver 62   10 9-6-3
Others receiving votes: St. Cloud State University 48, Niagara University 15, Minnesota State University 10, Providence College 3.