Irish Hockey Ranked No. 10 In First Preseason Rankings
USA Today/American Hockey Magazine puts five CCHA teams in the top 15.
Sept. 24, 2012
Notre Dame, Ind. - The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are ranked 10th in the nation in the first preseason poll for the 2012-13 season according to USA Today/American Hockey Magazine's preseason rankings that were released on Monday.
The rankings list Boston College and Minnesota as the co-No. 1 teams in the nation. The preseason poll is done in conjunction with the American College Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA). The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I hockey conferences, as well as, composite votes from officers of the ACHA.