Michigan hockey retakes the top spot in national polls

Michigan hockey retakes the top spot in national polls ...

Michigan's hockey team pulled back into the no. 1 spot in both national polls, four games away from winning streak.

On Monday, the Wolverines climbed from No. 1 to No.2 in the University of Washington state polls, following sweeping Penn State at no. 19 last week. The jumped St. Cloud State at no.

Michigan last held the No. 1 spot on Oct. 18 after starting 4-0, but dropped the following week after a split with Western Michigan.

In the four-game win streak, the team has outscored 21-7 opponents in a seven-game win streak, including 5-1 and 6-2, for the Lions.

Seven Wolverines are on top 38 in their respective picks, scoring at least one point per game, while six women are achieving a point with 4 goals and 16 assists, while defenseman Owen Power is fifth with 18 points (3 goals, 15 assists).

With 12 points, forward Matty Beniers (ranked 2 overall pick in 2021) has 15 points, followed by defender Brendan Brisson (ranked 29 in 2020) with 13 points, defenseman Luke Hughes with 13 points, and forward Thomas Bordeleau with 38 points, with 12 points.

The Wolverines host Notre Dame (8-3, 2-2) on Friday and Saturday.

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