Michigan Opens at No. 10

USCHO.com released its 2007-08 preseason Division One Men's Ice Hockey poll earlier this afternoon. As the team makes final preparations for the Blue/White Intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday night, where do the Maize and Blue sit in the opening poll? Are the Wolverines the cream of the crop in the CCHA? What teams in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association will compete with the Wolverines.

With the Blue/White Intrasquad scrimmage just days off, United States College Hockey Online (USCHO.com) has released its initial poll of the 2007-08 season. After finishing last season at No. 10 in the polls, voters decided to leave well enough alone as the Maize and Blue open the new season at No. 10 in the polls.

USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men's Poll
1. North Dakota - 545 Points
2. Boston College - 519 Points
3. Michigan State - 513 Points
4. Miami - 471 Points
5. Minnesota - 470 Points
6. New Hampshire - 454 Points
7. Clarkson - 396 Points
8. Notre Dame - 358 Points
9. Boston U. - 332 Points
10. Michigan - 296 Points
11. Colorado College - 277 Points
12. Maine - 234 Points
13. Denver - 232 Points
14. Quinnipiac - 196 Points
15. Wisconsin - 191 Points
16. St. Lawrence - 159 Points
17. St. Cloud State - 90 Points
18. Cornell - 85 Points
19. Ohio State - 51 Points
20. Vermont - 46 Points

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