HAMDEN, Conn. The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team received three votes in this week's USCHO.com/CBS College Sports XXL Division I poll. Defending National Champion Boston College took the top spot in the poll, while No. 10 Princeton is the highest-ranked ECAC Hockey team. Clarkson (No. 14), Cornell (No. 16) and Harvard (No. 18) also represented ECAC Hockey among ranked teams, while Yale (5), Dartmouth (3) and St. Lawrence (1) received votes.
The Bobcats begin their season Friday at the Mutual of Omaha Stampede at the University of Nebraska-Omaha's Qwest Center. Quinnipiac plays ECAC Hockey foe Union in the opening round before facing either Nebraska-Omaha or American International on Saturday.