Realignment 2016: Will Minnesota State Leave BSU And The WCHA Behind?

Well, here we go again. As you might have heard, the question before our nation today is a dire one: Do we want four more years of relative harmony? Or do we want to blow up the system once again? I’m talking, of course, about the announcement earlier this week that Minnesota State Mankato had formally applied…
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Summertime Updates: Development Camps, Coaching Vacancy, Women’s Schedule, Golf Outings

Hey all. I’m back from vacation and I realized I haven’t updated the blog in more than a month. My bad. Here’s some stuff you may have missed while you were out catching Pokemon: Three Beavers at NHL Development camps (so far) It’s after the NHL Draft, which means teams are conducting their annual prospect development…
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Beaver Men Release 2016-17 Schedule

After Tuesday’s big announcement about the new playoff format, the WCHA today released its entire composite schedule for 2016-17. And Bemidji State has a similarly-challenging schedule on the docket this time around. Things get started Oct. 7-8 when Bowling Green comes to the Sanford Center. The full schedule is already on BSU’s website. And here’s the…
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Quick Update: R.I.P. FINAL FIVE, Plus Some Links

Hola. So, as you might have heard, the WCHA is set to make a “major business announcement” at 1:05 p.m. today. The email announcing the announcement was super-vauge and didn’t give any information tipping its hand, but some have reported that it will be in relation to a new WCHA playoff structure. (If this new playoff structure…
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Beavers Add Another Recruit (with An Inspiring Story)

Another player has been added to the Beavers’ already-growing incoming recruiting class. Proud to announce that I have committed to play hockey at Bemidji State University. Thanks to everyone for the support! #Beavers — Adam Brady (@adambrady10) May 11, 2016 Brady a 20-year-old from Delhi, Ontario, has had a harder road to college hockey than most.…
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Beavs Sign Five Recruits For 2016-17, Plus A Directory Of Future Commits

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team will once again have a large freshman class next season. After signing two recruits (Tommy Muck and Ethan Somoza) the early signing period in November, the Beavers announced Wednesday that five more players have inked National Letters of Intent. That brings BSU’s incoming class to seven — which is the same…
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Note Dame To B1G. More Realignment Coming?

You’ve undoubtedly heard by now: Notre Dame is leaving Hockey East for the Big Ten (in hockey only, in 2017-18). As most things do in the college hockey community, this announcement made the Internet go crazy for about 12 hours last night. It’s a move that makes perfect sense, competitively, geographically and financially, for two of…
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Season Ends With Game 3 Loss At Bowling Green

Didn’t get a chance to blog about this earlier, but: The Beavers’ season ended on Sunday night with a 3-1 loss at Bowling Green. (FWIW, I still think the Beavers got a little hosed on those two video reviews that both went against them in that game, but in all it was a pretty fun series…
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