The NCHC announced the results of their first ever preseason poll today. Miami was tabbed as the favorites to win the league's first title, earning 115 points, and a league-best seven first place votes. North Dakota and St. Cloud were the other two schools to earn first place votes.
Here's a look at the full poll:
Place Team (1-place votes) Points
1. Miami (7) 115
2. North Dakota (5) 109
3. St. Cloud State (4) 99
4. Denver 66
5. Western Michigan 61
6. Minnesota Duluth 43
7. Colorado College 42
8. Nebraska Omaha 41
The poll was voted on by 16 members of the media, with two members being chosen from each team.