How do the Division I rankings work?

A weekly computer ranking determines the 20 teams that qualify for the 2018 ACHA Men’s Division 1 National Championships, which will include the following seven autobids:

  • (CHMA) College Hockey Mid-America
  • (ECHA) Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association
  • (ESCHL) Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League
  • (GLCHL) Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League
  • (NECHL) Northeast Collegiate Hockey League
  • (WCHL) Western Collegiate Hockey League
  • (HOST)

The first ranking of the regular season will be released in late September.