Western Michigan hockey was selected to finish 12th in the preseason poll given by USA Today and 14th in the United States College Hockey Online poll for the 2022-23 season.
The Broncos receive the rankings after one of the best seasons in program history. The team finished at No. 6 in the final poll from both organizations after securing the program’s first No.1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and using that to win its first tournament game ever.
The squad was not selected to finish in the top 15 of either poll for the 2021-22 season.
WMU will kickstart the season on the road against Alaska-Anchorage on Oct. 1 at 10:07 p.m.