Crookston is unranked but received votes. Three Section 8A teams are ranked.

The Associated Press Class A preseason poll for Minnesota boys' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper. First-place votes are in parentheses.


Class 1A
1. St. Thomas Academy (14)
2. Breck (1)
3. Hermantown
4. Duluth Marshall
5. Totino-Grace
6. St. Cloud Cathedral
7. Thief River Falls
8. Rochester Lourdes
9. East Grand Forks
10. Little Falls
11. Hibbing/Chisholm
12. Warroad
13. Rogers
14. Delano-Rockford
15. Mahtomedi
16. Orono
17. International Falls
18. Mound -Westonka
19. Duluth Denfield
20. New Prague

Receiving votes: Blake, Red Wing, South St. Paul, Willmar, Alexandria, Virginia/Mt. Iron-Buhl, Luverne, Fergus Falls, Northfield, New Ulm, Kittson County Central, Crookston, North Shore.