Tuesday, February 23, 2010

CIS Men’s Hockey Top 10: The Playoffs are here!

The 15th installment of the CIS men's top 10 finds UNB on top yet again. The V-Reds, who enjoyed a bye in the first round of the playoffs, will begin their playoff run against the AUS #5 ranked StFX X-men on Thursday night at the AUC. The other AUS teams in the top 10 are the #4 ranked Acadia Axemen, who also had a first round bye, and the SMU Huskies, moving up to the #8 spot, after eliminating UdeM in two straight games in the first round of the playoffs.

Here are the complete standings:

(Regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (last week)

1. UNB (27-1-0) / 180 (18) / (1)
2. Alberta (23-4-1) / 161 / (2)
3. UQTR (23-3-2 / 2-1 playoffs) / 133 / (3)
4. Acadia (19-6-3) / 124 / (4)
5. McGill (22-6) / 2-0 playoffs) / 106 / (6)
6. Western Ontario (21-7-0 / 2-1 playoffs) / 98 / (5)
7. Lakehead (19-7-2 / 2-1 playoffs) / 63 / (8)
8. Saint Mary's (16-8-4 / 2-0 playoffs) / 51 / (10)
9. Saskatchewan (15-7-4) / 37 / (NR)
10. Manitoba (14-10-2) / 20 / (9)

Other teams receiving votes: Waterloo (6), Guelph (4), Ryerson (2), Wilfrid Laurier (2), Windsor (2), Calgary (1)

The full article can be read here.

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