Hockey Bulldogs sink in national polls, Gophers stay pat

The hockey Bulldogs and Gophers took a few hits in the national rankings this week. In the USCHO poll, Minnesota and UMD are ranked second and third. In the USA Today poll, Duluth drops to third, but the Gophers remain number one.
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The hockey Bulldogs and Gophers took a few hits in the national rankings this week. In the USCHO poll, Minnesota and UMD are ranked second and third. In the USA Today poll, Duluth drops to third, but the Gophers remain number one.

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