For the third consecutive week, the Minnesota Golden Gopher hockey team is ranked No. 1 in both the USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men's Poll and the USA TODAY/USA Hockey Magazine Top 15 Men's Hockey Poll with 36/40 and 29/34 first-place votes, respectively.
Colorado College is in second, followed by Michigan, and border rival Wisconsin dropped from second to fourth.
Minnesota is in the midst of a school-record 18-game home winning streak. They are 7-0-0 at Mariucci Arena this season. Minnesota beat the Huskies 2-1 with a Jake Flemming overtime goal at the 2:21 mark of overtime on Friday. Saturday they returned home to Mariucci and posted a 4-2 victory to close out the weekend.
The Gopher women are also still No. 1 in the USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll, having split this weekend with previously undefeated Dartmouth. The USA Today women's poll has not yet been published. Minnesota lost 7-5 on Saturday and won 4-3 on Sunday in OT. Minnesota won the game in the last minute of overtime on a dramatic short-handed goal by captain Kelly Stephens to earn revenge for the previous evening's loss and earn the split.
Hockey Teams Still No. 1
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