National Polls

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll - December 5, 2016
 Rank Team (First Place) Last Week's
Ranking
2016-17
Record
Weeks in
Top 15
1. University of Minnesota Duluth, 508 (31) 1 10-2-2 10
2. University of Denver, 476 (2) 2 11-2-3 10
3. Boston College, 400 4 12-5-1 10
4. Penn State University, 399 6 13-1-1 6
5. Boston University, 351 5 8-4-2 10
6. Harvard University, 336 8 8-2-1 10
7. UMass Lowell, 284 3 6-4-1 10
8. Quinnipiac University, 280 7 10-5-2 10
9. University of North Dakota, 255 10 8-5-3 10
10. Ohio State University, 236 11 9-2-4 8
11. University of Minnesota, 160 9 7-5-2 10
12. University of Vermont, 121 14 9-3-2 2
13. University of Notre Dame, 83 12 8-6-2 10
14. Union College, 45 -- 10-3-2 2
15. Bemidji State University, 40 -- 12-5-1 3
Others Receiving Votes: Minnesota State University, 37; Western Michigan, 33; St. Cloud State University, 21; St. Lawrence University, 11; Univrsity of Nebraska Omaha, 3; Robert Morris University, 1.
The USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll - December 5, 2016
 Rank Team (First Place) 2016-17 Record Pts. Last Week
 1 Minnesota-Duluth (44) 10- 2-2 993 1
 2 Denver ( 6) 11- 2-3 955 2
 3 Penn State 13- 1-1 830 7
 4 Boston College 12- 5-1 801 3
 5 Boston University 8- 4-2 764 6
 6 Harvard 8- 2-1 737 8
 7 Quinnipiac 10- 5-2 707 5
 8 North Dakota 8- 5-3 648 9
 9 Massachusetts-Lowell 8- 5-3 632 4
10 Ohio State 9- 2-4 573 10
11 Minnesota 7- 5-2 476 11
12 Vermont 9- 3-2 406 14
13 Bemidji State 12- 5-1 348 13
14 Notre Dame 8- 6-2 339 12
15 Union 10- 3-2 317 18
16 Minnesota State 9- 5-2 283 15
17 St. Cloud State 7- 6-1 226 17
18 Western Michigan 7- 4-3 180 16
19 St. Lawrence 9- 5-4 149 19
20 Omaha 8- 5-3 60 NR
Others receiving votes: Clarkson 28, Cornell 15, Michigan Tech 14, Robert Morris 6, Michigan 5, Army 2, Providence 2, RIT 2, New Hampshire 1, Wisconsin 1.
The USCHO.com Poll consists of 50 voters, including 28 coaches from the Division I conferences and 22 beat writers and sports professionals from across the country. The poll, published weekly by the Associated Press, is a production of USCHO.com, which provides in-depth coverage of college hockey.