Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Badger Men picked 4th by WCHA coaches, media

Two WCHA polls out today -- the WCHA Coaches' Poll and the WCHA Media Poll. Both polls predict the exact same order of finish, including having Wisconsin tied for 4th with Minnesota. Click on the above links for the complete stories. You can also see how Todd voted in the media poll.

Team (Last year's finish)
1. Colorado College (1)
2. North Dakota (2)
3. Denver (3)
4. Minnesota (7)
(tie) Wisconsin (6)
6. St. Cloud State (t4)
7. Minnesota State (t4)
8. Minnesota-Duluth (8)
9. Michigan Tech (9)
10. Alaska Anchorage (10)

The Coaches Poll included picking Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year -- no Badgers received votes.

The Media Poll included Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and 1st-Team All-WCHA -- Jamie McBain was picked for All-WCHA honors. And while not winning, Jake Gardiner and Derek Stepan received votes for Rookie of the Year.