Number 13 Baby: Beavers Keep Moving Up

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team keeps on moving up in the rankings. After their five-point weekend in Mankato, the Beavers have moved up from No. 15 to No. 13 in the USCHO.com poll. Minnesota State, their opponent in both games, dropped to No. 15 (from 11). Most importantly — the Beavers tied (winning in…
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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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2014-15 OFFSEASON UPDATE

It seems like the seasons have changed for good and spring is finally here. The college hockey season is also officially over, as Providence beat Boston University on Saturday night in the Frozen Four for an improbably national title. That means we can start looking ahead to the 2015-16 Beaver hockey seasons. The BSU women start…
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March Madness For Bemidji Hockey Teams

Hey there, I’l still alive. Lots has happened since the last update (BSU won the North Star College Cup), but here’s the simple update: -The Beaver men’s team hosts Minnesota State this weekend in their regular season finale. Lots is on the line for both teams: Fore the Beavers, it’s a home ice slot. For…
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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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It’s Huntsville Week! And Other Post-vacation Observations

I’ve returned from my New Years’ vacation to Texas, where the 45 degree weather meant Houstonians were bundled up in parkas (not joking) while I spent much of the week either sick (got an ear infection on Dec. 31!) or walking around in shorts and flip flops while Texans gave me weird looks. Incidentally, that’s…
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