Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Top Ten (#15): V-Reds Remain In Top Spot

In the latest CIS men's hockey top ten released today the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds earned 15 out of a possible 17 first place votes to top the rankings for the second consecutive week, and 12th time in 15 polls this season. UNB collected 167 points while McGill was second with 143 points, including the other two first place votes. The only change in the top ten this week seen Manitoba move up to 3rd and Western fall back to 4th.

CIS MEN’S HOCKEY TOP 10 (#15)

Voting is based on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis, with a 1st place vote worth 10 points. The CIS Men’s Ice Hockey Top Ten Committee is made up of media members from across Canada.

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. UNB (20-5-3) / 167 pts (15) / (1)
2. McGill (22-4-2 / 2-0 playoffs) / 143 (2) / (2)
3. Manitoba (20-5-3) / 125 / (4)
4. Western (21-4-3 / 2-0 playoffs) / 112 / (3)
5. Alberta (20-6-2) / 110 / (5)
6. Saint Mary’s (18-7-3) / 91 / (6)
7. Saskatchewan (19-6-3) / 67 / (7)
8. Moncton (18-9-1 / 2-1 playoffs) / 39 / (8)
9. UPEI (18-10-0 / 2-1 playoffs) / 36 / (9)
10. UQTR (19-7-2 / 2-1 playoffs) / 20 / (10)

Other teams receiving votes: Lakehead (13), Ottawa (5), Acadia (4), Calgary (2), Carleton (1).

You can find the CIS press release here.