Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Around the WCHA Nov 14-16

Full week of WCHA games this weekend. Last week I did ok on my predictions, I went 3-3 on series, so I'll give it a go again this week, but first last week's results.

Wisconsin swept Michigan Tech
St. Cloud swept Robert Morris
Denver swept Duluth
CC split w/ North Dakota
Mankato took 3 pts from UAA
minnesota won and tied against New Hampshire

The WCHA Standings:

Team, WCHA Record, Points, Points/Game
Minnesota, 4-0-2, 10, 1.67
Colorado College, 4-1-1, 9, 1.5
Denver, 4-1-1, 9, 1.5
Wisconsin, 3-4-1, 7, 0.88
Alaska-Anchorage, 2-2-2, 6, 1
Minnesota State, 2-2-2, 6, 1
North Dakota, 3-3-0, 6, 1
Minnesota-Duluth, 1-3-1, 3, 0.6
Michigan Tech, 1-5-0, 2, 0.33
St. Cloud State, 0-3-0, 0, 0

I added the extra column since early in the season sometimes there is an inequality of games played. Wisconsin has played 8 (2 more than anyone else) while St. Cloud has only played 3. Based on this, Wisconsin is in 7th. Big weekend for the Badgers to gain more points making up for the ones left behind @ DU and against minnesota.

This week's games:

CC @ Mankato - Split
DU @ St. Cloud - Denver Sweeps
UAA @ North Dakota - NoDak takes 3 pts
Wisconsin @ Duluth - Wisconsin takes 3 pts
Michigan Tech @ minnesota - the rodents sweep