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Eagles, Terriers Heading in Opposite Directions Leading into Fenway Matchup

BC and BU have been on opposite trajectories all season as the Terriers have struggled and BC became among the hottest teams in the country. Over the last week, however, things may be beginning to change. BC lost both of their Denver Cup games, including to host and number two Denver. BU did not play […]

New Year, Same Bad Habits as BC Loses to Another Mid-Major

A new year for the Eagles just brought the same problems of 2009: embarrassing loses to mediocre mid-major teams. In its worst performance of the season, Boston College lost at home to Maine 52-51. The loss to the America East foe is the fifth BC has suffered this season from a team not associated with […]

College Hockey Gearing Up for Holiday Tournaments

There is no poll this week as there was very limited action on the ice. Vermont beat Dartmouth in the only game featuring a Hockey East team, one of only three overall (and one of those was exhibition). There will not be another poll until the first week of January after teams wrap up their […]

Eagles Vault Up Five Spots in Hockey Poll

Boston College charged to the end of the 2009 portion of the schedule with five consecutive wins, no losses in seven games (6-0-1), and only one in 10 (8-1-1). With two wins this week, over Hardvard and Providence, the Eagles are now the highest rated Hockey East team at #5, up five spots from last week. UMass-Lowell, […]

BC Into Top 10, UNH Back in College Hockey Poll

UMass-Lowell is still the highest rated Hockey East team despite falling one spot to ninth in the latest USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll. Boston College made a big move, jumping five spots to #10. The Eagles have been mired in the lower half of the poll all season until this week’s breakout. […]

UMass-Lowell Tumbles in Latest Poll; Hockey East Dominates ECAC

Hockey East and ECAC schools renewed some old rivalries this weekend in what turned out to be an excellent showing by the HEA teams. Hockey East went 4-2-1 against the more senior league, one in which many HEA school were once part of before the split or later expansion. However, UMass-Lowell dropped a pair of league […]

UMass-Lowell Into Top Three

In a largely static poll from a Hockey East perspective, the four ranked conference members each only moved one spot. Miami is still number one in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll with 37 of 50 first place votes and 983 total points. They bested Denver, who had 938 points and nine […]

UMass-Lowell Inches Up in Latest Poll

The River Hawks went out of conference to and paid a visit to Huntsville, Alabama and took advantage of the Southern hospitality, sweeping their hosts to help them move up one spot to fourth in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll. UMass-Lowell is the top rated Hockey East program and seems to […]

River Hawks Crack Top 5, Terriers Tumble Ten Spots

UMass-Lowell continues to rise in the polls as they climbed three spots in this week’s USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll from eighth to fifth. Miami, after a weekend sweep of Michigan is the near unanimous number one, losing only one first place vote to North Dakota, who is second in the poll. […]

Terriers Drop to Seventh, Still Top Rated Hockey East Team

Hockey East is proving to be a balanced conference so far this season, which is good in that there is a lot of depth in the league and there seem to be a number of good teams who should be tournament tested later in the season. However, the league seems to lack that elite leader […]

BU Inching Down In Hockey Poll

Boston University took on two powers this week, first they battled eighth ranked Notre Dame, but lost, however they rebounded by beating #5 Michigan. The split leaves BU under .500 at this early juncture, but despite their 1-2 record, they only dropped one spot to fourth in the latest USCHO.com / CBS College Sports Division I […]

BU Drops to #3, Vermont Up to #7 in Latest College Hockey Poll

Boston University and UMass opened the Hockey East slate in Amherst and with the Minutemen scoring the 3-2 victory, BU dropped one spot to #3 in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll this week. Miami earned 46 of 50 first place votes to retain their number one ranking after taking three of […]

Boston University Down Key Players, Looks to Repeat in Hockey East

The BU Terriers won the Beanpot, edged out Northeastern by one point to take the regular season Hockey East crown, and then won the league tournament to grab all the conference hardware. They capped all that off with the NCAA Championship and boasted the Hobey Baker winner in Matt Gilroy. Colin Wilson and Northeastern’s Brad […]

Terriers Hold #2 in Latest Poll

Boston University held second in the latest USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’ Hockey Poll, but Miami (Ohio) took the top honors this week, jumping from fourth last week. The Red Hawks took 28 first place votes to BU’s 17 after sweeping a weekend series from St. Cloud State. Denver, the former top team, split a […]

Preseason Polls Showcase Hockey East’s Depth

The Preseason USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey poll was released and Denver edged out reigning NCAA Champion Boston University for the top spot of the 20 ranked teams. Denver got 20 first place votes and 873 points while BU got 814 total points and 17 firsts. Michigan (two firsts), Miami (five), and Notre […]