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Terriers rank 20th in USCHO poll

Senior captain Patrick Curry celebrates the first of his two goals during Saturday’s win at Union. Photo by Emily Hunter, DFP Staff.

The USCHO released its latest Division I college hockey rankings on Monday afternoon. After a big 7-3 win over the Union Dutchmen on Saturday, Albie O’Connell’s Terriers (1-0-0) rank 20th in the nation after they were previously unranked in the preseason polls. BU also received 12 votes, but remain unranked, in USA Today and USA Hockey Magazine’s latest poll.

The Terriers received 95 points in the USCHO’s voting as Minnesota-Duluth maintained their top ranking. Hockey East rival Massachusetts remains fourth in the nation while Providence and Boston College each improve one spot, ranking sixth and tenth, respectively. Cross-town rival Northeastern also ranks fifteenth once again.

As for the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll, Massachusetts, BC, and Providence each rank fifth, sixth, and seventh, respectively, while Northeastern fell just outside the top-15. The UMD Bulldogs remain first in the nation, too.

BU returns to the ice next week as they have a two-game set against Northern Michigan to open their home schedule.

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