No. 7 Notre Dame will host the number one team in the country when Boston College visits on Friday.
Boston College received 48 of 50 first-place votes this week to earn the top spot in the rankings. Denver and Union split the remaining two first-place votes.
The Eagles are 6-1 this season and their only loss came against Northeastern on Oct. 13. Notre Dame is 6-2 this season.
No. 2 Minnesota plays Alaska-Anchorage while No. 3 Denver plays Minnesota State on Friday.
Cornell, at 3-0-1, is the only undefeated team in the rankings and will travel to play Princeton. No. 5 Miami will play No. 16 Northern Michigan in another game between two ranked teams on Friday.
Key games on the college hockey schedule on Friday are below:
Notre Dame vs Boston College at 7 p.m. ET
Maine vs Massachusetts-Lowell at 7 p.m. ET
Union vs Harvard at 7 p.m. ET
Bowling Green vs Western Michigan at 7:05 p.m. ET
Northern Michigan vs Miami at 7:35 p.m. ET
Michigan State vs Michigan at 7:35 p.m. ET
Minnesota vs Alaska-Anchorage at 7:05 p.m. AT
Denver vs Minnesota State at 7:35 p.m. CT