College hockey: UMD men retain No. 1 ranking
Minnesota Duluth, which had a bye week, retained the No. 1 ranking in this week's United States College Hockey Online Division I poll, released Monday.
The Bulldogs (6-1-1) return to action this Friday and Saturday with a home series against Colorado College at Amsoil Arena. The Tigers, long an NCHC doormat, are receiving votes in the USCHO.com poll.
Other ranked NCHC teams include No. 2 St. Cloud State, No. 5 Denver, the last remaining Division I unbeaten, No. 11 North Dakota and No. 19 Miami.