Yale received 34 of 50 first-place votes and 973 total points in the USCHO
.com poll, putting the Elis ahead of the second-place Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs (13 first-place votes, 950 points).
The Bulldogs are 7-1 and ranked third in this week's USCHO
7 in USCHO
preseason poll) are looming challenges that we need to prepare for.
The Bisons have also earned their first national ranking in the USCHO
.com DIII Poll.
For the first time in program history, the men's hockey team is ranked in the USCHO
.com Division 3 poll.
Heading into the weekend, USCHO
.com had both schools joining Minnesota and Minnesota State in the East Regional, which will be held March 29-30 at the DCU Center.
Shot-blocking defense has become the calling card of the Warriors (6-6-2), who last week received votes in the USCHO
Top 20 rankings for the first time in four seasons, and has been instrumental in their hot start.