Men's Ice Hockey

Denver Ranks No. 4/3 in Weekly Polls

Feb. 19, 2018

DENVER -

The University of Denver Pioneers (17–7-6, NCHC 11-5-4-3) are ranked to No. 4 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and No. 3 and the USCHO.com poll, as released by USA Hockey and USCHO.com on Monday, Feb. 19.

Denver received 409 points in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll conducted in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) with input from coaches and members of the media from each of the six (6) Division I college hockey conferences as well as officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey. The Pioneers have been ranked in the Top 5 of the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll for 43 consecutive weeks and each week this season.

Five (5) NCHC schools including Denver were ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll with St. Cloud State University (20-6-4, 14-4-2-1) at No. 1 (500 points), the University of Minnesota Duluth (16-13-3, 10–10-0-0) at No. 11 (176 points), the University of North Dakota (14-10-8, 8-8-4-2) at No. 12 (175 points) and the University of Nebraska Omaha (15-14-1, 8–12-0-0) at No. 14 (77 points). Western Michigan University (14-14-2, 9-10-1-0) also received votes. The full USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll is available here.

Denver received 878 points and received three (3) of 50 first-place votes in the USCHO.com weekly poll from a group of 50 Division I college coaches and members of the media. The Pioneers have been ranked in the Top 5 of the USCHO.com poll for 41 consecutive weeks and each week this season.

Six (6) NCHC schools including Denver were ranked in the USCHO.com poll with St. Cloud State University at No. 1 (967 points), the University of Minnesota Duluth at No. 9 (550 points), the University of North Dakota at No. 12 (499 points), the University of Nebraska Omaha at No. 14 (345 points) and Western Michigan University at No. 17 (201 points). The full USCHO.com poll can be viewed here.

ALUMNI GIVING CHALLENGE

The University of Denver is holding an alumni giving challenge for the 2017-2018 season in an effort to increase student-athlete alumni participation in the Denver Athletics Annual Fund. The sport with the highest percentage of alumni participation will receive an additional $10,000 of support through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Alumni can make a gift online, by calling 303-871-2388 during normal business hours or by sending a check to:

Athletics Development Office

Attn: Kaley Rickert

2201 E. Asbury Avenue 

Denver, CO 80208

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