Quinnipiac received 39 of the 50 first-place votes in the USCHO.com poll and 31 of the 34 votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll.
The Bobcats were idle this past weekend with a bye in the first round of the ECAC Hockey Championship tournament. After winning the Cleary Cup for the first time since joining the league in 2005, the top-seeded Bobcats will host No. 9 seed Cornell this weekend for a best-of-three series at High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center.
Friday and Saturday night’s games are both set for 7 p.m., with Sunday’s Game 3 slated for a 7:30 p.m. start, if needed.