SCSU Hockey Climbs in Latest National Polls
The St. Cloud State Men's Hockey team has climbed even further up the weekly USCHO poll after a weekend sweep over the Bulldogs in Duluth. St. Cloud State is 9-4 overall this season.
The Huskies jumped from #6 to #4 in the poll, trailing only #1 Minnesota (11-1), #2 North Dakota (8-2-1) and #3 Boston College (6-2). The Huskies received one first-place vote out of 40, with Minnesota getting 31, and North Dakota eight.
The Huskies will hit the road this weekend for a series with the Western Michigan Broncos in Kalamazoo. Puck drop is set for 5 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday.
2020-2021 NCHC Men's Hockey Standings
- St. Cloud State (9-4) 27 points
- North Dakota (9-2-1) 26 points
- UMD (6-5-2) 21 points
- Omaha (6-3-1) 19 points
- Denver (4-7-1) 15 points
- Miami (4-8-2) 15 points
- Colorado College (3-7-2) 14 points
- Western Michigan (3-8-3) 13 points
Upcoming SCSU Men's Hockey Schedule
- 1/15 & 1/16: at Western Michigan
- 1/22 & 1/23: vs. Miami at St. Cloud
- 2/5 & 2/6: vs. Western Michigan at St. Cloud
- 2/11 & 2/13: at Miami
- 2/20: vs. Colorado College at St. Cloud
- 2/26: vs. UMD at St. Cloud
- 2/27: at UMD
St. Cloud State is ranked fifth in this week's USA Today/Hockey Magazine poll, with Minnesota State (Mankato) at fourth. The weekly Pairwise rankings have the Huskies at tenth.
Minnesota College Hockey in This Week's Poll
- #1 - Minnesota (Big Ten)
- #4 - Saint Cloud State (NCHC)
- #5 - Minnesota State (WCHA)
- #7 - UMD (NCHC)
Bemidji State (WCHA) was among 'other teams receiving votes' in this week's USCHO poll.