Originally written on Goon's World  |  Last updated 10/3/11
Once again the bloggers of the WCHA had a preseason blogger poll and this is what we came up with, this was the second time that we have conducted this preseason blogger poll. Here are the results as they shook out. There were 17 bloggers/website owners that participated in this poll. s/t Chad from A Tradition of Excellence.


Team (1st Place Votes)Points1.Denver (10)1962.Colorado College (4)1793.North Dakota (2)1754.Nebraska-Omaha 1415.Minnesota-Duluth (1)1406.Minnesota 124.57.Wisconsin1008.St. Cloud State929.Alaska-Anchorage68.510.Bemidji State5211.Michigan Tech3012.Minnesota State-Mankato28
All-Conference Team (15 Voters):
F - Jaden Schwartz, Colorado CollegeF - Jason Zucker, DenverF - Jack Connolly, Minnesota-DuluthD - Justin Schultz, WisconsinD - Ben Blood, North DakotaG - Aaron Dell, North Dakota
Player of the Year:
Jason Zucker, Denver (9)
Jaden Schwartz, Colorado College (8)

Rookie of the Year:
Rocco Grimaldi, North Dakota (14)
Jayson Megna, Nebraska-Omaha (1)
Joey LaLeggia, Denver (1)
Josh Archibald, Nebraska-Omaha (1)

Defenseman of the Year (16 Voters):
Justin Schultz, Wisconsin (11)
Ben Blood, North Dakota (4)
Nick Jensen, St. Cloud State (1)

Breakout Player of the Year (16 Voters):
Beau Bennett, Denver (2)
JT Brown, Minnesota-Duluth (2)
Zach Budish, Minnesota (2)
10 Other Players Received 1 Vote

Again, a big thank you to everyone that took part:
Timothy Boger, (North Dakota)
Donna, Runnin' With the Dogs (Minnesota-Duluth)
Summerzzzoff, CC Tiger Hockey (Colorado College)
Dirty, Dirty's Diatribe (North Dakota)
Nate, Gopher Puck Live (Minnesota)
Eric, Goon's World (North Dakota)
gmf1a, CC Tiger Hockey Forum (Colorado College)
Nicole, Cute Sports (Wisconsin)
Chuck, Bucky's 5th Quarter (Wisconsin)
Matt, USCHO
Jeremy, Husky Hockey Time (St. Cloud State) 
Tim, Tech Hockey Guide (Michigan Tech)
Jon/Bridget, MavPuck.com (Nebraska-Omaha)
Hammy, Gopher Hockey Blog (Minnesota)
Nate, SB Nation Minnesota/First Round Bust (Minnesota)
Ryan, Gopher Puck Live (Minnesota)
Chad, A Tradition of Excellence (North Dakota)


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