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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

UM, MSU, NMU on preseason list

Three teams from the state of Michigan have dented the list of the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine's preseason poll.

The Michigan Wolverines came in at No. 2 after they received four of the 34 first-place votes and finished with 432 points.

The Michigan State Spartans came in at No. 12 with 159 points and the Northern Michigan Wildcats placed 14th with 75 points.

Other CCHA schools on the list were last year's national runner-up Notre Dame (No. 3, 376 points) and Miami (No. 8, 266 points).

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Preseason Poll
Rank Team Points (First-Place Votes)

1. Boston College 490 (27)
2. Michigan 432 (4)
3. Notre Dame 376
4. North Dakota 371 (1)
5. Colorado College 355 (2)
6. Denver 299
7. New Hampshire 287
8. Miami 263
9. Minnesota 223
10. Boston University 203
11. Clarkson 173
12. Michigan State 159
13. Wisconsin 103
14. Northern Michigan 75
15. St. Cloud State 69

Photo courtesy of University of Michigan photo services

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