Poll Survivor: WCHA Media And Coaches Poll, Plus My Ballot

With apologies to the Rolling Stones: The Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Preseason Media Poll is complete. I have survived. Find the complete media poll here. Shane Frederick’s Mankato Free Press Coaches Poll can be found here. As expected, Minnesota State was nearly unanimous in both polls. In the media poll, the Mavericks garnered 22 of 25…
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Can The Skid End This Weekend?

Bemidji State hosts Minnesota-Duluth Friday and Saturday in what is surely the least-anticipated WCHA series since… well, since BSU took on Alaska-Anchorage over Thanksgiving break. Look, both teams are struggling right now: The Beavers, as has been repeated countless times, are winless in 2013 and 0-9-3 since the Denver series back in December. The Bulldogs,…
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BSU Vs. UAA Series Postgame: The Hockey Gods Hate Me

I’m pretty sure it’s official: The hockey gods do not like me very much. For the fourth straight game at the Sanford Center, Bemidji State’s fate was not decided until the final minutes of play. The Beavers went to overtime Friday night and settled for a 2-2 tie with Alaska Anchorage. This after losing both…
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