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Penn State Hockey Climbs To No. 7 In USCHO Poll

Penn State hockey had Thanksgiving break off, but it still moved up in the rankings thanks to Ls other teams took. The Nittany Lions are a program-high No. 7 with 689 voter points.

It’s no surprise this team is getting national recognition this season — its offenive production is the best in the nation with an average of 4.77 goals per game. Its defense is tied for third with an average two goals allowed per game. Multiple Nittany Lions are among the nation’s best in individual statistics.

Penn State is currently the highest-ranked team in the Big Ten, followed by No. 10 Ohio State, No. 11 Minnesota, and No. 20 Michigan.

Penn State opens up Big Ten play against Michigan this Thursday, so don’t pack your bags for Indy just yet — it’s going to be a good one.

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Sara Civian

Sara Civian is one of Onward State's three ridiculously good looking managing editors, a hockey writer at heart, and an Oxford comma Stan. She's a senior majoring in journalism, minoring in history, and living at Bill Pickle's Tap Room. Her favorite pastimes are telling people she's from Boston, watching the Bruins, and meticulously dissecting the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album. She's seen Third Eye Blind live 14 times. If you really hate yourself, you can follow her at @SaraCivian or email her at [email protected]


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