PREGAME WARMUP: UND/BSU, Home And Home Doubleheader Edition

Not a lot of time to blog, so I’ll be brief: It’s a big weekend for both Beaver hockey teams (as you know). And with both teams’ good starts (the women 5-1-0 and the men with the smaller-sample-size 1-0), they’re hosting the (Sundogs/Hawks/NoDaks/Roughriders/North Stars) at the opportune time with some opportunity to pick up some…
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BEMIDJI STATE VS. NORTH DAKOTA, ROUND 2

Live from the Sanford Center, it’s the Bemidji State home opener! (Imagine that in your best Don Pardo voice…. R.I.P.) As I type this we’re about 75 minutes from BSU’s home opener against North Dakota. As you may remember, the Beavers beat UND 5-1 last night in Grand Forks. It’s the first time since 1970…
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SEASON OPENER: Reading, Lines, Etc. For BSU/North Dakota

About to leave for Grand Forks, but before I get on U.S. Highway 2, some reading for you today. Bemidji State is looking fort a fast start against No. 2 UND tonight. Also: Michael Bitzer, not Andrew Walsh, will be starting in goal tonight for Beavers. Maybe a bit of a shock but I had…
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BSU Releases 2014-15 Men’s Hockey Schedule

Turns out if I’d have waited a day the Bemidji State hockey schedule would’ve been out already. Here’s the link to the full schedule via BSU. Here’s the press release. I’ll have the full schedule below. As I had suspected, the Beavers do indeed take on St. Cloud State and Minnesota in nonconference action. And…
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Friday Afternoon Reading: North Dakota (UPDATE: NOW WITH LINES!)

(Today’s music courtesy of Parquet Courts. One of my favorite albums of 2013. I suggest you listen to it, and you really have no reason not to since it’s streaming for free on the internet.) Hey there. If you haven’t heard, it’s North Dakota Friday. As of 9:40 a.m. today there were 200 tickets left…
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Fargo To Host 2015 Hockey Regional

The NCAA just announced the next four Frozen Four locations and the NCAA regional locations for the next two years. And Fargo’s Scheel’s Arena will be the site of the 2015 West Regional. Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald reported that North Dakota is hosting the regional and worked on the bid in conjunction…
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My 2012-13 WCHA Ballot

It’s Tuesday. And I actually have a blog! Hooray! And with that, I have news: The 2012-13 WCHA Media Poll will be released Wednesday. It’s my first-ever serious college media poll, so I was excited to vote – despite the fact that preseason polls are essentially meaningless, it’s fun to see what the experts think.…
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