Boston University was named by Hockey East media to capture the regular season title for 2011-12 in the second annual poll of the Hockey East Writers & Broadcasters Association.
The Terriers, who finished third last season, received 16 of a possible 19 first place votes. Last year's regular season and tournament champion, Boston College, finished second in the balloting and received two first place votes.
New Hampshire, last season's regular season runners-up, was picked third, collecting the other first-place vote.
It was a close race for the middle of the pack, as Merrimack, last season's