Here is the USA Hockey weekly poll with Minnesota at No. 1 followed by Union, Boston College, UMass-Lowell and No. 5 North Dakota, who moved up from No. 13 before the tourney. USCHO.com did not release one this week.
Western Michigan junior defenseman Jordan Oesterle left school early to sign with Edmonton.
The Denver administration was pleased by Pioneers coach Jim Montgomery’s first season.