BSU Men Unveil 2017-18 Schedule

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team released its 2017-18 schedule on Thursday afternoon. There were few surprises: The Beavers should have another challenging nonconference slate ahead of them. Aside from the typical home-and-homes with U.S.Highway 2 rivals Minnesota Duluth and North Dakota, this season also sees the return of an old rival (that is a…
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Beavers Add Blueliner Vold For 2017

One piece of news that slipped through the cracks a bit last week when I was on vacation, but: The Beavers have added another defenseman to the roster for the 2017-18 season. Andover native Tyler Vold signed a national letter of intent last Wednesday and intends to join BSU’s roster for next season. Vold spent…
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Harms Wins Senior CLASS Award

“You there boy, what day is today?” “Today? Why it’s National Beaver Day, of course!” That’s right everyone: Have the local street urchin go down to the market and fetch you the prize turkey hanging in the window. After all, it’s National Beaver Day. No, for real. With that in mind, there’s some fitting news: Bemidji…
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JUST IN: BSU’s Bitzer WCHA Player Of The Year, Serratore Coach Of The Year

Just a quick blog post to get this out there, but the WCHA just announced their individual awards seconds ago. And it turns out the goalie for the league champions — who also happens to be one of the best defensive teams both in the conference and the country — has been named the league’s player of…
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Former Beavs McCormack, Gerbrandt Part Of Hockey History

So, the BSU men’s team was swept by Bowling Green last weekend in the WCHA semifinals. I’m sure you read all about it in the Pioneer. Although the Beavers didn’t finish the job and take the Broadmoor Trophy and the WCHA’s automatic NCAA bid, they finished 22-16-3 and won the MacNaughton Cup. Their first 20-win season…
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Award Tour: Bitzer Named All-WCHA First Team, Mike Richter Award Semifinalist

Lots of award news happened today! First, BSU junior goaltender Michael Bitzer was named a semifinalist for the Mike Richter Award (which is kinda like the Hobey Baker but only for goalies). It’s hard to talk about Bitzer without recycling stuff I’ve already said, but, obviously: He’s been awesome this season, and one of the…
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What If Someone Is Watching Their T.V.?: BSU And The Playoff TV Conundrum

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team plays a first-round playoff series starting tomorrow against Northern Michigan. If you want to watch, you’ll have two options. You can come to the Sanford Center and see it in person — tickets start at $20 — or you can watch it online. A WCHA.tv package will cost you…
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WCHA Playoff Update

Good afternoon. Here’s an update from WCHA playoff-land. A few things have changed after last night’s games. Here are where things stand. The top three seeds, as well as the No. 6 seed, is locked in. Here’s what we have in order: 1. Bemidji State (64 points) – We already knew this a while ago.…
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