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Minnesota Duluth Athletics | February 13, 2017

Minn. Duluth is USCHO's top dog for third straight week

  UMD was named No. 1 in both the USCHO.com and the USA Today/ USA Hockey Magazine polls.

For the third straight week and program-best 11th time this season, the University of Minnesota Duluth holds down the No. 1 spot in the USCHO.com Poll.

RANKINGS: USCHO.com | USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine

UMD, which was off last weekend, is 18-6-4 overall and sits second in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference standings at 12-4-2-2. The Bulldogs accumulated 993 points and 44 of 50 first-place votes in this week's USCHO.com Poll while No. 2 University of Denver had the remaining six first-place votes and 955 points. The Pioneers, who lead the Bulldogs by one point in the NCHC regular season title hunt, were followed by Harvard University (885 pts.), Boston University (850 pts.), the University of Minnesota (773 pts.), the University of Massachusetts-Lowell (698 pts.), Union College (665 pts.), Western Michigan University (615 pts.), Penn State University (614 pts.) and Providence College (566 pts.)

Thus far in 2016-17, UMD owns an 12-5-0 collective record against Denver (1-1-0), Minnesota (1-0-0), Western Michigan University (1-1-0), UMass-Lowell (0-0-2), No. 13 University of North Dakota (4-0-0), No. 15 University of Notre Dame (1-1-0) and N. 18 St. Cloud State University (4-1-0).  In addition, the Bulldogs are 4-0-0 versus University of Nebraska Omaha, 2-0-0 against Michigan Tech  and 1-0-1 versus Bemidji State University. All three of those teams garnered votes in this week's poll.

The Bulldogs will return to ice this Friday and Saturday (Feb. 17-18) for a pair of NCHC road bouts at Colorado College.

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