Hockey: Notre Dame drops to 13 in polls

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COLLEGE HOCKEY POLLS

JAN. 3, 2022

USA TODAY/USA HOCKEY MAGAZINE (COACHES)

1. Minnesota State (CCHA) (28 first-place votes) (18-4-0) 501 points (1 Last Week); 2. Quinnipiac (ECAC) (5 firsts) (14-1-3) 463 (2 LW); 3. Western Michigan (NCHC) (14-5-0) 428 (4 LW); 4. St. Cloud State (NCHC) (12-6-0) 394 (7 LW); 5. North Dakota (NCHC) (13-6-0) 349 (5T LW); 

6. Denver (NCHC) (1 first) (12-5-1) 320 (8 LW); 7. Michigan (Big Ten) (14-6-1) 299 (3 LW); 8. Minnesota Duluth (NCHC) (11-8-1) 272 (5T LW); 9. Massachusetts (Hockey East) (9-4-2) 226 (12 LW); 10. Northeastern (Hockey East) (13-4-1) 178 (13 LW); 

11. Minnesota (Big Ten) (10-8-0) 157 (11 LW); 12. UMass-Lowell (Hockey East) (11-3-3) 141 (14 LW); 13. Notre Dame (Big Ten) (13-6-0) 114 (10 LW); 14. Cornell (ECAC) (9-3-1) 74 (9 LW); 15. Omaha (NCHC) (14-6-0) 65 (15 LW).

Others receiving votes: Ohio State (Big Ten) (14-6-0) 46, Providence (Hockey East) (15-7-1) 27, Michigan Tech (CCHA) (10-8-1) 12, Harvard (ECAC) (7-4-1) 10, Boston College (Hockey East) (10-5-3) 4.

DCU/USCHO.com (MEDIA)

1. Minnesota State (CCHA) (43 first-place votes) (18-4-0) 990 (1 Last Week); 2. Quinnipiac (ECAC) (7 firsts) (14-1-3) 037 (2 LW); 3. Western Michigan (NCHC) (14-5-0) 879 (4 LW); 4. St. Cloud State (NCHC) (12-6-0) 800 (7 LW); 5. North Dakota (NCHC) (13-6-0) 780 (5 LW); 

6. Michigan (Big Ten) (14-6-1) 754 (3 LW); 7. Denver (NCHC) (12-5-1) 690 (8 LW); 8. Minnesota Duluth (NCHC) (11-8-1) 646 (6 LW); 9. Minnesota (Big Ten) (10-8-0) 518 (11 LW); 10. Massachusetts (Hockey East) (9-4-2) 512 (12 LW); 

11. Northeastern (Hockey East) (13-4-1) 441 (13 LW); 12. UMass Lowell (Hockey East) (11-3-3) 419 (15 LW); 13. Notre Dame (Big Ten) (13-6-0) 396 (10 LW); 14. Cornell (ECAC) (9-3-1) 348 (9 LW); 15. Omaha (NCHC) (14-6-0) 326 (14 LW); 

16. Providence (Hockey East) (15-7-1) 301 (16 LW); 17. Ohio State (Big Ten) (14-6-0) 297 (17 LW); 18. Boston College (Hockey East) (10-5-3) 122 (20 LW); 19. Harvard (ECAC) (7-4-1) 121 (19 LW); 20. Michigan Tech (CCHA) (10-8-1) 86 (18 LW).

Others receiving votes: Arizona State (Ind.) (12-10-0) 27, Michigan State (Big Ten) (11-8-1) 21, Clarkson (ECAC) (9-6-4) 18, Penn State (Big Ten) (12-8-0) 17, Bemidji State (CCHA) (10-10-0) 15, Bentley (Atlantic) (10-7-0) 15, Northern Michigan (CCHA) (10-8-1) 14, Boston University (Hockey East) (7-9-3) 4,Bowling Green (CCHA) (9-8-3) 2, Canisius (Atlantic) (9-8-2) 2, AIC (Atlantic) (6-9-) 1, RIT (Atlantic) (9-7-2) 1.

BIG TEN STANDINGS

(Conference)

Pts, GP, W-L-T, OW-OL, SW, GF-GA

Michigan 23, 12, 7-5-0, 0-2, 0, 45-34

Minnesota 19, 10, 6-4-0, 0-1, 0, 33-26

Ohio State 18, 10, 6-4-0, 0-0, 0, 32-24

Notre Dame 17, 10, 6-4-0, 2-1, 0, 29-22

Michigan State 14, 10, 5-5-0, 1-0, 0, 24-30

Wisconsin 9, 10, 3-7-0, 1-1, 0, 22-34

Penn State 8, 10, 3-7-0, 1-0, 0, 26-41

(Overall, W-L-T, .Pct, GF-GA)

Michigan 14-6-1, .690, 81-51; Minnesota 10-8-0, .556, 61-49; Ohio State 14-6-0, .700, 74-44; Notre Dame 13-6-0, .684, 64-36; Michigan State 11-8-1, .575, 48-50; Wisconsin 6-12-2, .350, 38-62; Penn State 12-8-0, .600, 70-61.

Friday, Jan. 7

Notre Dame at Penn State, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Michigan State, 6:30 p.m.

Ohio State at Wisconsin, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Notre Dame at Penn State, 5 p.m.

Ohio State at Wisconsin, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at Michigan State, 7:30 p.m.

Massachusetts at Michigan, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 9

Massachusetts at Michigan, 4 p.m.