The Spartans had a first round bye last weekend, while Michigan, No. 3 in this week's poll, swept Lake Superior State in Ann Arbor.
Ferris State stays at No. 2 and was also idle last weekend. The Bulldogs host Nebraska-Omaha this weekend at home.
Northern Michigan, arguably a better team than its No. 4 ranking this poll indicates, had a bye last weekend and hosts Alaska this weekend.
The Lakers finish the year No. 5, while Western Michigan (swept by Alaska) ends at No. 6 and Michigan Tech, swept by North Dakota last weekend, brings up the rear heading into their WCHA playoff series at Denver this weekend.
1) Michigan State (idle)
2) Ferris State (idle)
3) Michigan (swept Lake Superior State)
4) Northern Michigan (idle)
5) Lake Superior State (swept by Michigan)
6) Western Michigan (swept by Alaska)
7) Michigan Tech (swept by North Dakota)
The next MiCHO Power Poll will be the second week of October.
Each week during the regular season, MichiganCollegeHockey.com staffers will compile the MiCHO Power Poll. Contrary to popular belief, there is no coin flip involved. The poll comprises the seven Division I teams in the state of Michigan.