Whitecloud Profiled By CBC Ahead Of Team Canada Debut

With the recent news regarding Bemidji State defenseman Zach Whitecloud joining Team Canada for a pre-Olympic tournament, I figure what better time for me to write my first post for the Beaver Blog. I know, it’s been about three weeks since the Beavers’ season began, so I’m a little behind my self-imposed deadline to get this thing…
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Constructive Summer: General Beaver Hockey Update

It’s been a while since I’ve updated, so I thought I’d just give a general update of what has happened in the world of BSU hockey since my last update. I’m guessing the most important news regarding BSU hockey came last week, while I was on vacation. Lakeland Public Television announced last week that it…
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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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