HAVERHILL, Mass. (WIVB) - Niagara University sits atop the Atlantic Hockey Association preseason coaches poll, with Canisius picked to finish fourth.
Both teams received three first-place votes. Mercyhurst (4) and Air Force (2) also received first-place votes.
Niagara won the league's regular-season championship last season, but Canisius won the league tournament. Both ended up earning a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
The complete preseason coaches poll is included below, with first-place votes in parentheses.
2. Mercyhurst (4) 98
3. Air Force (2) 98
4. Canisius (3) 92
5. RIT 81
6. Connecticut 79
7. Robert Morris 66
8. Holy Cross 59
9. Bentley 53
10. Army 28
11. American International 22
12. Sacred Heart 16
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