Athletics Hall of Fame
Blane Comstock

Blane Comstock

SPORT(S) Ice Hockey
PLAYED AT BSU 1967-1971

Blane Comstock, a 1971 graduate of Bemidji State University, was a three-time All American goalie and led the BSU men's hockey team to four straight NAIA titles from 1967 to 1970. He was named small college Most Valuable Player in 1969 and NAIA championship Most Valuable Player in 1970. Blane earned All-Conference and All-American honors in 1969, 70 and 71. He was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 1977. His career records include most career shutouts, 11; most career wins, 68; and most wins in a season, 24. Following graduation, Blane competed on three U.S. National Teams and on the 1976 U.S. Olympic Team that finished fourth in the Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria. He has been teaching elementary physical education at Warroad since 1974 where he coached boy's high school hockey from 1977-91. He was named Minnesota Assistant Coach of the Year in 1989-90 and was chosen as the Warroad Teacher of the Year in 1986. He has co-chaired the Jump Rope for Heart event at the Warroad Elementary School for the past five years to raise thousands of dollars for the American Heart Association and has worked with the Special Olympics program in Warroad.