Constructive Summer: General Beaver Hockey Update

It’s been a while since I’ve updated, so I thought I’d just give a general update of what has happened in the world of BSU hockey since my last update. I’m guessing the most important news regarding BSU hockey came last week, while I was on vacation. Lakeland Public Television announced last week that it…
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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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Summertime Updates: Development Camps, Coaching Vacancy, Women’s Schedule, Golf Outings

Hey all. I’m back from vacation and I realized I haven’t updated the blog in more than a month. My bad. Here’s some stuff you may have missed while you were out catching Pokemon: Three Beavers at NHL Development camps (so far) It’s after the NHL Draft, which means teams are conducting their annual prospect development…
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Quick Update: R.I.P. FINAL FIVE, Plus Some Links

Hola. So, as you might have heard, the WCHA is set to make a “major business announcement” at 1:05 p.m. today. The email announcing the announcement was super-vauge and didn’t give any information tipping its hand, but some have reported that it will be in relation to a new WCHA playoff structure. (If this new playoff structure…
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It’s Schedule Release Day!

Not quite the “most wonderful time of the year” but it’s certainly “the most wonderful time of May for a beatwriter who needs content”: It’s schedule release day! This season the WCHA decided to roll out all their schedules — men’s and women’s — at the same time. Not a bad marketing idea. While we…
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CHRISTMAS THOUGHTS: Where The Beaver Men, Women Team Are At Midseason

It’s almost Christmas. Just to get this out of the way, here’s my favorite Christmas song ever (no joke). OK, now that you know that, let’s get to the task at hand: As the New Year approaches, the Bemidji State men’s and women’s teams are trending in (slightly) different directions. The men are on a…
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Women’s Roster Released; Expanded Replay Criteria Approved For 2014-15 Season

Just a quick FYI: The BSU women’s team has posted its roster for the 2014-15 season already. Looks like the only significant losses were the six graduating seniors. Also not on the roster this season is D Kenzie Menzak. Menzak, who transferred to BSU from Plattsburgh State, only appeared in two games last season. As for…
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Random July Updates

Just realized it’s been almost a month since I last posted… I haven’t been great about maintaining this during the summer. Since then, the NHL Draft came and went without any BSU players being selected, both new WCHA commissioners were in town and current BSU forward Brendan Harms was invited to participate in the Jets’s prospect…
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