COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — The weekly USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine college hockey polls for the 2014-15 season will debut with the women's preseason poll next Tuesday (Sept. 23). Produced by USA Hockey, in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association, the polls rank the top 10 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey teams and the top 15 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey teams each week throughout the season. The men's preseason poll is slated to be released on Monday, Sept. 29.
Men’s polls are released every Monday and women’s each Tuesday throughout the season and are available here. Polls go on holiday hiatus the week of Dec. 15 and reconvene the week of Jan. 5, 2015. Regular season polls conclude Feb. 24 (women’s) and March 16 (men’s). The postseason will include additional polls, including final rankings after the respective Frozen Four tournaments March 24 (women’s) and April 13 (men’s):
|Oct. 6 - Dec. 15||Regular Season|
|Jan. 5 - March 16||Regular Season|
|March 30||NCAA Regionals|
|April 9-11||Frozen Four (Boston)|
|Sept. 30 - Dec. 16||Regular Season|
|Jan. 6 - Feb. 24||Regular Season|
|March 17||NCAA Regionals|
|March 20-22||Frozen Four (Minneapolis)|
Notes: The USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine College Hockey Polls include input from coaches and journalists representing each of the NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey ... The 2014-15 season will mark the 20th season for the men's poll and the 18th campaign for the women's poll.