Weekly Rankings: November 1st


1. Miami (5-1-2) (3-0-1) No Change

Has a Hobey ever been awarded in November before? Carter Camper has 22 points in just 8 games.

2. Minnesota-Duluth (6-0-2) (3-0-1) Up 1

The Connolly-Connolly-Fontaine line makes up the top 3 spots in points per game in the WCHA.

3. Boston College (4-2-0) (2-1-0) Down 1

The Eagles had a poor weekend, allowing Merrimack to get roughly the same amount of shots on goal (especially when factoring in all of the power play time), but the talent is still there.

4. Boston University (6-0-1) (4-0-1) Up 2

The Terriers have some heralded youngsters, but one of the less heralded ones, Sahir Gill, is 8th amongst rookies in points.

5. Maine (4-1-2) (2-0-0)

The top 3 spots in Hockey East PPG all belong to Black Bears

6. Michigan (4-1-3) (3-0-1) Down 2

Michigan has the most power play goals in the CCHA, but the 3rd most power play goals against.

7. North Dakota (4-3-1) (3-1-0) No Change

Sioux fans shouldn’t be worried about the loss to Denver: The Sioux outshot the Pioneers roughly 2 to 1 over the weekend.

8. Union (5-1-2) (0-0-0) No Change

Among teams who have played more than 2 games, Union has the best offense in the country, scoring 5 goals per game.

9. Michigan State (3-0-3) (1-0-1) No Change

The Spartans currently have the 2nd best scoring defense in the CCHA, allowing just 2.17 goals per game. Maybe they should have been out there vs. Iowa in football on Saturday.

10. Yale (2-0-0) (0-0-0) No Change

The Ivy Shootout champs scored 7 in each game, and Denny Kearney was the star, scoring 4 goals and adding 4 assists.

11. Notre Dame (5-1-1) (3-0-1) No Change

Freshman Anders Lee had two more goals over the weekend, providing Notre Dame with 40% of its offensive punch. Speaking of hockey teams that should play for its football team…

12. Nebraska-Omaha (5-1-0) (2-0-0) No Change

The Mavs were off this past weekend, and host their fellow Mavs – Minnesota State – this weekend.

13. New Hampshire (2-1-2) (0-0-1) No Change

Courtesy of INCH, the Wildcats became the first visiting team to put up 7 goals at Lynah since 1999.

14. Alaska (5-2-1) (2-1-1) No Change

The Nanooks scored 8 goals over the weekend. It’s a Halloween miracle!

15. Wisconsin (5-2-1) (2-1-1) Newbies

The Badgers have gotten great contributions from the youngsters: Sophomore Craig Smith leads the team with 5 goals and Freshman Mark Zengerle has 10 points through his first 8 college games.

16. Denver (3-3-2) (2-1-1) Newbies

Marc who? Freshman Sam Brittain made his mark on the lineup making 33 saves in Saturday’s shutout win over North Dakota. Even better news is that Senior Jesse Martin, who fractured his neck Saturday, is in stable condition.

Dropped Out: Cornell, Robert Morris

Maybe Next week: Robert Morris, Minnesota, RPI

Teams By Conference: CCHA 5, WCHA 5, Hockey East 4, ECAC 2