BOSTON, MASS. -- Providence College was picked to finish first in the Hockey East Preseason Coaches' Poll as announced by the league on Monday afternoon at the annual media luncheon.
2014 Hockey East Preseason Coaches' Poll
|Rank||Team (First Place Votes)||Points||2013-14 Record|
|1||Providence (7)||127||22-11-6 (11-7-2 HE)|
|2||Boston College (3)||120||28-8-4 (16-2-2 HE)|
|3||Notre Dame||94||23-15-2 (9-9-2 HE)|
|4||Northeastern (1)||90||19-14-4 (10-8-2 HE)|
|5||New Hampshire||86||22-18-1 (11-9-0 HE)|
|6||Boston University||83||10-21-4 (5-12-3 HE)|
|7||UMass Lowell (1)||79||26-11-4 (11-6-3 HE)|
|8||Vermont||75||20-15-3 (10-10-0 HE)|
|9||Maine||74||16-15-4 (9-8-3 HE)|
|10||Merrimack||37||8-22-3 (3-15-2 HE)|
|11||Massachusetts||33||8-22-4 (4-13-3 HE)|
|12||Connecticut||26||18-14-4 (15-9-3 AHA)|
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