Polls & Awards

Hockey East owns the top two spots in this week’s rankings.  Boston College’s win over #11 Dartmouth kept them as the top team in the country while New Hampshire moves up to #2 win after getting a win and tie out at Denver and Colorado College.  Boston University moved up a spot to #9.  Massachusetts is back in the Also Receiving Votes category, along with Providence, Northeastern, and Lowell.  Quinnipiac moved up to #16 after beating Providence and tying UMass.

New Hampshire’s successful weekend out west gains them the Team of the Week and Player of the Week honors in this week’s Hockey East awards.  Kevin Boyle and Brendan Gracel were named Top Performers for what they accomplished this past week.  The release also notes that Boyle is currently 6th best in the country in terms of goals against average and save percentage.

The Collegian has their recap of Saturday’s tie against the Bobcats of Quinnipiac.

The department has announced the locations for the remaining UMass hockey radio shows.  Damn, I was really hoping Union Brewhouse in Weymouth or Stars in Hingham would make the list…