Leagues Release Preseason Polls
Favorites for 2014-15 identified as puck drop for the new season nears.

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Darcy Murphy and Colgate are the preseason favorites in ECAC Hockey.

ATLANTIC HOCKEY

Coaches' Poll
1. Mercyhurst (6) 95
2. Robert Morris (3) 89
3. Air Force (1) 80
4. Bentley 69
Niagara (1) 69
6. Canisius 52
7. RIT 47
8. Holy Cross 44
9. Sacred Heart 28
10. Army 20
11. AIC 12
Media Poll
1. Mercyhurst (9) 136
2. Robert Morris (2) 124
3. Air Force 111
4. Niagara (1) 102
5. Bentley (1) 91
6. RIT 75
7. Canisius 70
8. Holy Cross 63
9. Sacred Heart 34
10. Army 32
11. AIC 20

BIG TEN

Coaches' Poll
1. Minnesota
2. Michigan
3. Wisconsin
4. Ohio State
5. Michigan State
6. Penn State
Media Poll
1. Minnesota (17) 102
2. Michigan 84
3. Wisconsin 63
4. Ohio State 44
5. Michigan State 36
6. Penn State 28

ECAC HOCKEY

Coaches' Poll
1. Colgate (7) 117
2. Union (4) 103
3. Cornell (1) 90
4. Yale 87
5. Quinnipiac 82
6. Dartmouth 67
7. Brown 61
8. Clarkson 58
9. Harvard 52
10. Rensselaer 40
11. St. Lawrence 24
12. Princeton 11
Media Poll
1. Colgate (18) 336
2. Union (11) 322
3. Quinnipiac (1) 289
4. Cornell 263
5. Yale 211
6. Dartmouth 190
7. Brown 162
8. Clarkson 161
9. Rensselaer 141
10. Harvard 129
11. St. Lawrence 101
12. Princeton 32

HOCKEY EAST

Coaches' Poll
1. Providence (7) 127
2. Boston College (3) 120
3. Notre Dame 94
4. Northeastern (1) 90
5. New Hampshire 86
6. Boston University 83
7. UMass Lowell (1) 79
8. Vermont 75
9. Maine 74
10. Merrimack 37
11. Massachusetts 33
12. Connecticut 26
Media Poll
1. Providence (26) 414
2. Boston College (8) 399
3. Boston University (2) 309
4. Northeastern 305
5. UMass Lowell 267
6. Maine 256
7. Notre Dame 231
Vermont 231
9. New Hampshire 171
10. Merrimack 97
11. Massachusetts 80
12. Connecticut 48

NCHC

Media Poll
1. North Dakota (12) 181
2. Miami (9) 167
3. St. Cloud State (4) 151
4. Denver 117
5. Minnesota Duluth 112
6. Omaha 73
7. Western Michigan 67
8. Colorado College 32

WCHA

Coaches' Poll
1. Minnesota State (9) 81
2. Ferris State (1) 67
3. Michigan Tech 64
4. Bowling Green 57
5. Alaska 44
6. Northern Michigan 40
7. Alaska Anchorage 38
8. Bemidji State 33
9. Lake Superior State 17
10. Alabama Huntsville 9
Media Poll
1. Minnesota State (23) 256
2. Ferris State (4) 226
3. Bowling Green 180
4. Michigan Tech 178
5. Alaska 163
6. Alaska Anchorage 128
7. Northern Michigan 112
8. Bemidji State 101
9. Lake Superior State 60
10. Alabama Huntsville 26