Ice Hockey: Preseason No. 7

With the official start of the college hockey season just around the corner, it's that time of the year again when everyone is a contender and the dreams of a national title can be heard from all the usual suspects. Who will be crowned the champion for the 2006-07 season is yet to be determined, but on Monday USCHO.com unveiled the first USCHO/CSTV Division 1 Men's Ice Hockey poll of the season.

With the start of college hockey season just around the corner, USCHO.com released the first set of USCHO.com/CSTV Division 1 Men's ice hockey rankings on Monday.

Preseason USCHO.com/CSTV Division 1 Men's Poll
1. Wisconsin (17) - 688 Points
1. Boston College (10) - 688 Points
3. Minnesota (5) - 666 Points
4. Boston University (3) - 595 Points
5. Michigan State (1) - 587 Points
6. North Dakota (1) - 581 Points
7. MICHIGAN (1) - 539 POINTS
8. Miami of Ohio - 520 Points
9. Denver - 407 Points
10. New Hampshire - 397 Points
11. Maine - 395 Points
12. Harvard - 346 Points
13. Cornell - 317 Points
14. Colgate (1) - 271 Points
15. Colorado College - 257 Points
16. St. Cloud State - 205 Points
17. Ohio State - 169 Points
18. Dartmouth - 151 Points
19. Northern Michigan - 110 Points
20. Clarkson - 98 Points

Michigan begins the 2006-07 season with the annual Blue/White intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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