WEEKEND RECAP: Minnesota Is Good, But Bemidji State Proved Itself

Last weekend’s sweep at the hands of No. 1 Minnesota might have looked like simple cakewalks for those who simple saw the final scorelines. At least, Friday night’s game — a 5-2 Gopher win — certainly elicited that reaction from some corners of Twitter. This despite the fact that Minnesota only outshot Bemidji State 32-31…
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BSU Men Release Roster; Women Land Two For 2015

BSU’s 2014-15 roster is finally out, with a few surprises. It turns out in my last blog post I was right: Not all 11 of the recruits I had seen listed as coming are actually coming in 2014. Instead, just eight freshman are joining the team this season. Most surprisingly, though, is who’s not on…
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WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Scanlan Looks Like A Slam-dunk

I didn’t have time to update the blog more yesterday but a day after Bemidji State named Jim Scanlan the fifth women’s hockey coach in the program’s history, I have a little more time to talk about the hire. In short: I kind of thought this was a no-brainer for BSU. I know many in…
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BSU To Name Scanlan Head Women’s Coach

It was reported earlier, and I’ve recently confirmed, that Jim Scanlan will be named the new Bemidji State women’s head hockey coach. Scanlan is a former Bemidji State All-American goaltender and has been coaching hockey at East Grand Forks High School for what feels like forever. He recently lead the Green Wave girls team to…
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BSU Names Four Finalists Named For Women’s Hockey Job

Can’t get our website to work at the moment but I thought I’d at least throw a little something up here this way. BSU has named four finalists for the women’s hockey job left vacant by Steve Sertich’s retirement. Two have BSU ties: current assistant coach Amber Fryklund and former BSU goaltenderĀ Jim Scanlan. Also finalists…
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