North Dakota tops both hockey polls

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So much for the slow starts.

One day after the end of November — traditionally North Dakota’s worst under 11th-year coach Dave Hakstol — UND was ranked No. 1 in the country by both national polls.

It is the first time that UND has reached No. 1 in both polls since the end of the 2010-11 season.

It’s a far cry from where this team was a year ago.

In the past three seasons, UND has been 5-7-2, 6-5-2 and 6-7-1 at the end of November. But with a veteran team, UND has been able to kick that trend this season.

Complete story at the Grand Forks Herald

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