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Five teams enter boys' hockey Top 25 poll

It was a nearly unprecedented week, as five teams entered our MIAA boys' hockey Top 25 poll this week.

While little change, outside of reshuffling of order, came to our Top 10, the back half of the poll was full of upheaval.

For this week's complete poll, click HERE.

Here are a few notes from this week:

Welcome back: Of the five teams breaking and entering this week, three (No. 15 Melrose, No. 19 Barnstable and No. 21 Waltham) made the cut of the end of last season and were in the Last 10 Out to begin this season.

No. 22 Braintree returns after it's last appearance at the tail end of last season, while No. 17 Milton enters the poll for the first time since the postseason poll of the 2011-12 season.

High-water mark: For the first time in our poll's history, Archbishop Williams joined the Top 5. The No. 5 Bishops made a move this week after securing a hard-fought 3-2 win at previous No. 3 Springfield Cathedral. Archies was spurred on by a pair of goals from Eric Keefe, including the game-winner late in the third period.