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Eagles New No. 1 In National Polls




Oct. 10, 2011

Boston College men's hockey has climbed four spots to the nation's No. 1 ranking in both major weekly polls - USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine -released on Monday after opening its 2011-12 campaign with victories over Michigan State (Oct. 7) and third-ranked North Dakota (Oct. 8) in the Ice Breaker Invitational at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D.

The Eagles (2-0-0, 0-0-0 Hockey East) will host Denver (0-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA), which is ranked No. 3 in both polls, on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and travel to New Hampshire (0-1-0, 0-1-0 Hockey East) for BC's conference opener the next night. Faceoff between the Eagles and Wildcats, who check in at No. 15 according to USCHO.com, is set for 7 p.m.

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