I’m Eighteen: BSU Rankings Roundup (Men’s Hockey! Women’s Hockey! Football!)

In honor of the Sanford Center’s most recent (and not cancelled!) concert last week, it’s fitting that the Bemidji State men’s hockey team’s reintroduction to the USCHO.com top 20 poll for the first time since 2010 comes in at….Eighteen! That’s right. The BSU men’s hockey team is 4-0-0 for the first time since 2005-06, which gave pollsters…
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Poll Roundup: Beaver Women, Men Moving On Up

Was crazy busy on Monday so didn’t have time to update the blog, but both Bemidji State women’s and men’s teams have moved up in the rankings following their weekend games against Minnesota Duluth. The women, after sweeping UMD, moved up from No. 9 to No. 8 in the USCHO.com poll. UMD dropped out. This week’s…
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STATE CHAMPS: Beavers Take North Star College Cup Title

As I’m sure you already know if you have any interest in Beavers sports: The men’s hockey team won the North Star College Cup this weekend, beating No. 7 Minnesota Duluth 4-0 and No. 1 Minnesota State 3-1 en route to winning the trophy. It’s a big deal for the Beavers, who were basically an…
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Beavers Take Stab At Lumberjacks/Spuds Rivalry

Bemidji hosts Moorhead in boys hockey tonight. Now, this isn’t necessarily Beavers-related, per say, but it’s significant because this season, for the first time in a long time, the Beavers have both a former Bemidji Lumberjacks and a former Moorhead Spud playing on the same team. Freshman forward Jordan Heller and freshman goaltender Michael Bitzer…
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WEEKEND RECAP: Women Make The Top 10, Men Swept By Another Top 10 Team

Apologies for the two-week blog hiatus. Reports of my demise (and that of the Beaver Blog) have been greatly exaggerated. Also false: Reports of the BSU women’s hockey team’s demise. For the first time since 2012, the Bemidji State women’s hockey team is ranked in the top 10. In the latest USCHO.com poll, the Beavers are…
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WEEKEND RECAP: Sweet Sweep (and Near-sweep) For Beavers

To call it “a pretty solid weekend” for the Bemidji State men’s and women’s hockey teams would be an understatement. The Beaver men’s team swept away Alaska with a big 6-1 win on Friday and a thrilling 4-3 overtime win on Saturday. The women’s team, meanwhile, scored a historic pair of games over No. 1…
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They Want My Poll: Media Poll, USCHO Poll Picks From Yours Truly

Would you like me to show you my soul, I mean, poll? I apologize for that terrible pun in the title but it gives me the bad excuse to post a Spoon song in this post. So what that video (the album is called “They Want My Soul”… I know, just bear with me and…
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HOCKEY TIME: Women Split Opening Series; Men’s National Rankings

WOMEN WIN, TIE AT LINDENWOOD The NHL season began Tuesday, but the college hockey season actually started earlier: The Bemidji State women played a series Friday and Saturday at Lindenwood University in Missouri. The Beavers won the first game of the series 3-2 before tying the second game of the series 1-1. Freshman goaltender Brittni Mowat…
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