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October Power Rankings

10/12/2017, 11:45am CDT

Media members voted upon the USHL Power Rankings for the month of October.

The preseason USHL Power Rankings presented by USA Hockey Magazine, as selected by a panel of media members from around the league, with first-place votes in parentheses:


1. Waterloo Black Hawks (7)

2. Chicago Steel (4)

3. Fargo Force (3)

4. Dubuque Fighting Saints

5. Muskegon Lumberjacks (2)

6. Youngstown Phantoms (1)

7. Central Illinois Flying Aces

8. Sioux Falls Stampede

9. Sioux City Musketeers

10. Omaha Lancers

11. Des Moines Buccaneers

12. Tri-City Storm

13. Lincoln Stars

14. Team USA

15. Green Bay Gamblers

16. Madison Capitols

17. Cedar Rapids RoughRiders


Editor's note: votes were submitted following the USHL Fall Classic on Oct. 3rd.


Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 16th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2017-18. 30 or more players from the USHL have been selected in five consecutive NHL Drafts, and more than 400 players on team rosters last season committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.

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