George inks tryout contract in Finnish Elite League

Jordan George (Madison, Wis.), a former forward for the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team, has signed a professional tryout contract with Tampereen Ilves of the Finnish Elite League (SM-Iiiga).


Hockey Canada names Read to World Championship roster

Former Bemidji State University forward Matt Read is among a group of 22 players named to Canada’s National Team roster for the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championship May 3-19 in Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden. Hockey Canada Executive Director Steve Yzerman and the team’s management group made the announcement official Sunday.


Bemidji State gets three commitments during NCAA regular signing period

The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey program today announced the addition of defensemen D.J. Jones (Plymouth, Minn.), Ruslan Pedan (Moscow, Russia) and Carter Struthers (Weyburn, Saskatchewan) to the Beaver Hockey program for the 2013-14 season. All three incoming student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA’s regular signing period, which began April 17.


Bemidji State to participate in annual tournament with Minnesota teams

Bemidji State University, in conjunction with Minnesota State University, Mankato, St. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Duluth, today announced plans for an annual tournament featuring Minnesota’s five Division I hockey programs beginning in 2014 at Xcel Energy Center.


WCHA unveils powerful revisions to iconic logo for 2013-14

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), college hockey’s most historic and successful league and owners of a record 37 national championships since its founding in 1951, today unveiled a dramatic new look to the league’s iconic logo, one that catapults the Association into an invigorating new era in 2013-14.


WCHA announces playoff championship sites for 2014-2017

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced that its highly-successful men’s playoff championship – known as the WCHA Final Five – will head to Van Andel Arena and the City of Grand Rapids, Mich., for the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons and will return to Xcel Energy Center and the City of Saint Paul, Minn., for the 2014-15 and 2016-17 campaigns.


South Carolina adds Areshenko to its blue line

The South Carolina Stingrays of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) announced today that former Bemidji State University defenseman Jake Areshenko (Port Coquitlam, British Columbia) has signed a professional contract to play out the rest of the 2012-13 season.


Carlson inks professional hockey contract with Quad City

Matt Carlson (Grand Forks, N.D.), a former defenseman for the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team, has signed a professional contract with the Quad City Mallards, the Central Hockey League (CHL).


Beavers fall, 4-3, to Minnesota to end season

The University of Minnesota trailed Bemidji State University for 30:49 and didn’t take its first lead until the final minute of regulation, but when Ben Marshall scored his eighth goal of the season, it tipped the game and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) playoff series in favor of the No. 2 Golden Gophers, 4-3.


Walsh stops 49; Minnesota takes game 1 in overtime, 2-1

Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (So., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) turned aside 49 University of Minnesota shots and kept a team managing only 18 shots in the game for over 73 minutes, but the No. 2 Golden Gophers’ Kyle Rau found the back of the net in overtime to swing game one of the best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoff series in Minnesota’s favor, 2-1, Friday at Mariucci Arena.


WCHA tabs 18 BSU student-athletes to All-Academic Team

Bemidji State University men's hockey team had a league-leading 18 student-athletes recognized on the All-Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Academic Team today. The announcement came as a part of the association’s 2012-13 postseason awards.


Beavers and Gophers meet with Final Five berth on the line

Bemidji State University finished the 2012-13 regular season 6-20-8 overall and 5-16-7 in WCHA play to earn the league’s 11th seed for the opening round of the WCHA Playoffs. The Beavers draw the No. 2 seed and Co-WCHA Champion, University of Minnesota in the best-of-three series at Mariucci Arena beginning Friday night.


Serratore talks WCHA Playoffs and Minnesota

Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday regarding the Beavers' upcoming WCHA Playoff series at (2) Minnesota.


Bemidji State draws Minnesota in opening round of WCHA Playoffs

Due to the congested Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) standings, the pairings for the first round of the playoffs remain up in the air for six of the league’s 12 teams, but Saturday evening’s results sealed the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team’s draw. The Beavers will travel to University of Minnesota for a best-of-three series and a chance for a berth into the 2013 Red Baron WCHA Final Five.


Minnesota outlasts Bemidji State in 2012-13 season finale

Erik Haula scored a goal and added a pair of assists to lead University of Minnesota to a 5-1 victory over Bemidji State University and a share of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) 2012-13 regular season title Saturday in front of a record crowd at Sanford Center.


Bjugstad scores twice on the power play to lift Minnesota over BSU, 4-3

University of Minnesota got a pair of power-play goals from Nick Bjugstad Friday at Sanford Center to lift the second-ranked Golden Gophers to a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) victory over Bemidji State University, 4-3.


No. 2 Minnesota on tap for Bemidji State

Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend to host Minnesota in the final series of the WCHA regular season. Bemidji State will also honor the nine members of its senior class Saturday. The series gets underway at 7:37 p.m. Friday with a 7:07 p.m. opening faceoff set for Saturday's season finale.


WCHA announces 140-game league schedule for 2013-14

The men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s today released a 140-game conference schedule for the upcoming 2013-14 season that will continue the league’s long-standing 28 games per team slate and feature all league series being played on the traditional hockey nights of Fridays and Saturdays.


Whiteout Weekend set for Bemidji State final weekend of 2012-13

The Bemidji State University Department of Athletics, Beaver Hockey and Midcontinent Communications are calling for a “whiteout” at Sanford Center March 8-9 when the Beavers host No. 2 University of Minnesota to cap the 2012-13 regular season. All fans in attendance are asked to wear white BSU gear to show their support for the Beavers.


Serratore discusses Minnesota series; 2012-13 Seniors

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend for its final series of the 2012-13 Western Collegiate Hockey Association regular season. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (March 5) to discuss the Beavers, their 2012-13 senior class and this week's opponent No. 2 University of Minnesota.


Bemidji State’s Ward honored by WCHA for outstanding play at UND

The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University forward Cory Ward (Fr., Las Vegas, Nev.) has been selected WCHA Rookie of the Week after outstanding play in the Beavers’ Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at University of North Dakota, March 1-2.


Bemidji State and No. 6 North Dakota skate to 2-2 tie

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team and No. 6 University of North Dakota went toe-to-toe for 65 minutes in front of the second largest crowd in Ralph Engelstad Arena history (12,117) Saturday and were unable to settle the score, splitting two points in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) standings after skating to a 2-2 tie.


No. 6 North Dakota uses three-goal third period to down BSU 4-2

University of North Dakota used three third period goals to hand Bemidji State University a 4-2 set back in the opening game of Beavers’ final Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) regular-season road series of the 2012-13 campaign in front of a sold out crowd at Ralph Engelstad Arena Friday.


Bemidji State/North Dakota series televised regionally

Bemidji State University men’s hockey fans not lucky enough to find tickets to the Beavers’ Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at University of North Dakota this weekend (March 1-2) will have the opportunity to view the games locally.


Beavers face North Dakota in final regular-season road series

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team (6-17-7; 5-13-6 WCHA) travels to Grand Forks, N.D. this weekend for its final WCHA road series of the 2012-13 regular season. The Beavers and North Dakota (17-9-6; 12-6-6 WCHA) meet for the first time since UND cut the Beavers’ season short in the first round of the 2012 WCHA Playoffs. Series gets underway at 7:37 p.m. Friday.


Serratore meets the media to preview North Dakota series

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team travels west on Highway 2 this weekend for its final road series of the 2012-13 Western Collegiate Hockey Association season. Regional-foe University of North Dakota awaits the Beavers. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Feb. 26) to discuss the Beavers, the UND and their upcoming series.


Beaver Pride names Thompson and Orban Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Shannon Thompson (G, 5-7, Sr., Rosemount, Minn.) and Brance Orban (F, 5-8, 165, Sr., Lethbridge, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 11-17.


WCHA honors Walsh for outstanding play

The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (So., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been selected WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after outstanding play in the Beavers’ Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus University of Minnesota Duluth, Feb. 15-16.


Bemidji State and Minnesota Duluth skate to 1-1 draw

Brady Wacker (Sr., D, Jansen, British Columbia) used his third goal of the season to break a scoreless deadlock late in the second period, but the Beavers were unable to hold the lead as the University of Minnesota Duluth forced overtime and the teams settled for a 1-1 tie Saturday at Sanford Center.


Special teams play leads Beavers to victory, 4-2

Brance Orban tallied two goals in the Bemidji State University men's hockey team's four power-play goal outburst Friday as the Beavers snapped a 12-game winless skid with a 4-2 victory over Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) foe University of Minnesota Duluth.


WCHA series on tap for Beavers and Bulldogs

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-17-6; 4-13-5 WCHA) returns to Sanford Center this weekend for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series versus University of Minnesota Duluth (10-15-2; 8-11-3 WCHA).


WCHA tabs 17 Bemidji State players Scholar Athletes

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today announced recipients of its seventh annual WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award. Student-athletes from Bemidji State University comprised 17 of the league-record 114 recipients in 2011-12.


Serratore previews Minnesota Duluth series

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend to battle Western Collegiate Hockey Association-foe University of Minnesota Duluth. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Feb. 12) to discuss the Beavers, the Bulldogs and the upcoming series.


BSU rally falls short at Wisconsin, 3-2

Trailing Wisconsin 3-0 midway though the second period, the Bemidji State men’s hockey team used an Aaron McLeod (Sr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) power-play goal late in the period to ignite a comeback attempt. The Beavers would climb to within a goal, 3-2, but would run out of time and dropped the WCHA contest to the Badgers at the Kohl Center Saturday night.


Dugas backstops Bemidji State to 2-2 draw at Wisconsin

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team used a 38-save performance from Mathieu Dugas (Sr., L’Assomption, Quebec) and goals from Phil Brewer (Fr., F, Cambridge, Ontario) and Danny Mattson (So., F, Minneapolis, Minn.) to salvage a 2-2 tie Friday at University of Wisconsin. The Beavers not only garnered a point in the WCHA standings with the draw, they also ended a four-game losing skid.


Bemidji State at Wisconsin in search of first victory versus Badgers

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-16-5; 4-12-4 WCHA) hits the road again this weekend for its final Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at University of Wisconsin (11-9-6; 8-6-6 WCHA). The Beavers 0-5-0 versus the Badgers all-time, seek their first victory in the series.


Serratore talks about the Beavers' weekend opponent Wisconsin

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team is on the road again this weekend to battle Western Collegiate Hockey Association-foe University of Wisconsin. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Feb. 5) to discuss the Beavers and the Badgers.


Bemidji State inducts 2013 class into Athletic Hall of Fame

Bemidji State University inducted seven individuals and three teams into its Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday as part of the University’s Hall of Fame Weekend. This year's Hall of Fame inductees include: Brian Carleton, Laurie (Peterson) Gross, David Lee and Elizabeth Mulvihill; the newest member of the Alumni Coaching Achievement Award Joan (Campbell) Anderson and the 2013 John S. Glas Honorary Letter Winners, Jim and Nancy Bensen.


Second-period goals carry Huskies past Beavers

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team’s winless drought was extended to 10 games Saturday night when it lost at home to 13th-ranked St. Cloud State University, 4-1. Brady Wacker scored BSU's lone goal, while goaltender Mathieu Dugas made 29 saves for the Beavers.


BSU topped by first-place Huskies, 4-0

The Bemidji State men's hockey team fell to intrastate, WCHA rival St. Cloud State by a 4-0 score at the Sanford Center Friday night. BSU dips to 5-15-5 overall with a 4-11-4 WCHA record, while first-place St. Cloud State improves to 16-10-1 with a 13-5-1 conference ledger.


Beavers host first-place Huskies to open play in February

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team (5-14-5; 4-10-4 WCHA) wraps up its current four-game homestand this weekend versus Western Collegiate Hockey Association and intrastate rival St. Cloud State University (15-10-1; 12-5-1 WCHA) for a special Hall of Fame and alumni weekend.


Serratore talks as BSU prepares for St. Cloud State

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team is at Sanford Center this weekend for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus St. Cloud State University. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Jan. 29) to discuss the Beavers' weekend's opponent, the Huskies.


Beavers edged by No. 14 Nebraska Omaha, 2-1

Bemidji State scored first against 14th-ranked Nebraska Omaha for the second straight night, but the Mavericks rallied for a 2-1 win. Aaron McLeod scored the Beavers' lone goal and Bemidji State netminder Mathieu Dugas made 24 saves. BSU is now 5-14-5 on the season with a 4-10-4 WCHA ledger.


No. 14 Mavericks outlast Beavers 5-3

The nationally ranked University of Nebraska-Omaha got two goals and an assist from Matt White, while Johnnie Searfoss and Jaycob Megna each pitched in a goal and helped on another to help the Mavericks hold off a late charge by Bemidji State University and earn a 5-3 Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) victory at Sanford Center Friday.


Beavers look to continue success versus Nebraska-Omaha

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend to host Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) foe University of Nebraska-Omaha. The opening face off for Friday's series-opener is set for 7:37 p.m., while Saturday's finale will get underway at 7:07 p.m.


Serratore discusses Nebraska-Omaha series at press conference

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to the Sanford Center this weekend for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus University of Nebraska-Omaha. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Jan. 22) to discuss the Beavers' weekend's opponent, the Mavericks.


Bemidji State and Michigan Tech tie 2-2

Seniors Ben Kinne (Sr., F, St. Paul, Minn.) and Aaron McLeod (Sr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) supplied the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team with leads, but Michigan Tech battled back twice to force overtime and the teams would settle for a 2-2, overtime tie in Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) play Saturday at MacInnes Student Ice Arena in Houghton, Mich.


Michigan Tech stymies Bemidji State offense to earn a 4-0 shutout

Blake Pietila collected two goals and an assist, while Pheonix Copley was perfect stopping all 25 Bemidji State University shots to propel the Michigan Tech men’s ice hockey team to a 4-0 victory in Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) play Friday at MacInnes Student Ice Arena in Houghton, Mich.


Beavers tangle with Michigan Tech in return to league play

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-11-4; 4-7-3 WCHA) jumps back into Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) competition for the first time since Dec. 14-15 this weekend when it travels to Michigan’s upper peninsula to battle the Huskies of Michigan Tech. The series is slated for a 6:07 (CT) opening faceoff Friday and Saturday.


WCHA grants full-time membership to Alabama-Huntsville

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association men's membership voted January 17 to admit the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as a conference member. The vote of approval was taken after UAH submitted an application for membership and made a formal presentation to a group of member-team Presidents and Athletic Directors at the NCAA Convention in Dallas, Tex.


Serratore talks Michigan Tech at weekly press conference

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to action this weekend as it travels to Michigan Tech for the team's first conference series of the season. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Jan. 15) to discuss the Beavers' return from the a bye week and this weekend's opponent, the Huskies.


Havel and Mattson earn Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Jessica Havel (Sr., G, Grand Rapids, Minn.) and Danny Mattson (So., F, Minneapolis, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 1-6.


Beavers skate to 2-2 draw with No. 7 Western Michigan

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team scored the first two goals of a nonconference contest versus No. 7 Western Michigan University Saturday at Sanford Center and held off a third period rush to draw 2-2 with the nationally-ranked foe.


No. 7 Western Michigan downs Bemidji State 6-0

The No. 7 Western Michigan University Broncos netted a four-goal second period en route to a 6-0 victory Friday to open a nonconference series versus Bemidji State University at Sanford Center.


Beavers host No. 7 Western Michigan to open 2013

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-10-3; 4-8-2 WCHA) returns to Sanford Center this weekend to lift the lid on the new calendar year by hosting No. 7 Western Michigan University (11-5-2; 8-3-2 CCHA) in its last nonconference series of the 2012-13 campaign. The two-game set is slated for a 7:37 p.m. start Friday, with the finale scheduled for a 7:07 p.m. opening faceoff.


Serratore previews first series of 2013

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to action this weekend as it hosts No. 7 Western Michigan for the team's final nonconference series of the season. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Wednesday (Jan. 2) to discuss the Beavers' return from the Ledyard National Bank Classic and this weekend's opponent, the Broncos.


BSU comes up short against No. 2 Wildcats; Falls 3-2 in overtime

The Bemidji State men's hockey team was upended 3-2 in overtime against No. 4 New Hampshire in the consolation game of the Ledyard National Bank Classic in Hanover, N.H. Monday. Markus Gerbrandt and Jordan George tallied goals for the Beavers.


BSU falls 4-3 to UMass in Ledyard National Bank Classic opener

Aaron McLeod and Brance Orban helped the Bemidji State men's hockey team jump out to a 2-0 lead over UMass, but the Minutemen rallied for four straight goals en route to a 4-3 win in the opening game of the Ledyard National Bank Classic in Hanover, N.H.


Bemidji State completes 2012 at Ledyard National Bank Classic

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-8-3; 4-7-3 WCHA) returns to action this weekend after nearly two weeks off when it travels to Hanover N.H. for the 2012 Ledyard National Bank Classic. The Beavers open the event with a 3 p.m. (CST) contest versus University of Massachusetts Dec. 30 and will play either (10) Dartmouth at 6 p.m. (CST) or University of New Hampshire at 3 p.m. (CST) Dec. 31.


Serratore discusses Ledyard National Bank Classic

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to action this weekend as it travels to New Hampshire to compete in the Ledyard National Bank Classic. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Thursday (Dec. 27) to discuss the Beavers' return from break and the upcoming holiday tournament.


Bemidji State adds Reid Mimmack for 2012-13

Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey head coach Tom Serratore today announced the addition of goaltender Reid Mimmack (Fr., 6-2, 195, Brainerd, Minn.) to the BSU roster for the remainder of the 2012-13 season.


Beaver Pride names Rash and Walsh Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Lanae Rash (G, 5-8, Jr., Milwaukee, Wis.) and Andrew Walsh (So., 6-2, 196, G, Dawson Creek, British Columbia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 10-16.


Walsh honored by WCHA

The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (So., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been selected WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after outstanding play in the Beavers’ Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus University of Denver Dec. 14-15.


Jubinville scores twice to lift Bemidji State over (10) Denver, 5-1

With its back against the proverbial wall, the Bemidji State University men's hockey team assembled its best 60-minute effort of the 2012-13 season and has a 5-1 victory over No. 10 University of Denver to show for it. Jeff Jubinville (Jr., F, Edmonton, Alberta) scored two goals to lead the well-rounded effort by the Beavers Saturday in front of 3,268 at Sanford Center.


Live Blog: Bemidji State men's hockey versus (10) Denver

Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action in a live blog from Sanford Center for tonight's BSU men's hockey series finale versus (10) Denver.


Beavers battle back for 1-1 tie versus (10) Denver

Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (So., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) turned aside 33 shots and Aaron McLeod (Sr., Ottawa, Ontario) netted the game-tying goal with just 8:30 to play as the Beavers battled back to salvage a 1-1 tie with No 10 University of Denver Saturday at Sanford Center.


Nationally-ranked Pioneers visit Sanford Center for WCHA clash

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (4-8-2; 3-7-2 WCHA) returns to Sanford Center this weekend for a WCHA match up with No. 10 University of Denver (9-5-2; 7-3-2 WCHA). The Beavers look to stick to their winning ways after closing their most recent series with a 2-1 victory at University of Minnesota Duluth, while the nationally-ranked Pioneers enter in search of their first victory since Nov. 17.


Serratore previews Denver series at weekly press conference

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey returns to Sanford Center this weekend to host University of Denver in WCHA action. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Dec. 11) to discuss the Beavers and the nationally-ranked Pioneers.


Bemidji State weathers the storm; Earns 2-1 victory at Minnesota Duluth

Matt Prapavessis (So., Oakville, Ontario) pitched in two assists and Andrew Walsh (So., G, Dawson Creek, British Columbia) turned aside 33 University of Minnesota Duluth shots to help the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team snap a three-game losing skid with a 2-1 victory at AMSOIL Arena Saturday.


Live Blog: Men's hockey at Minnesota Duluth

Join Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action in a live blog from AMSOIL Arena for tonight's BSU men's hockey series finale at Minnesota Duluth.


Bulldogs drop Beavers 4-2

Tied 1-1 after two periods of play, University of Minnesota Duluth potted two goals in the opening three minutes of the second period and rode the advantage to a 4-2 victory over Bemidji State University Friday at AMSOIL Arena.


Live Blog: Men's hockey at Minnesota Duluth

Join Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action in a live blog from AMSOIL Arena for tonight's BSU men's hockey series opener at Minnesota Duluth.


Bemidji State wraps up first half of WCHA slate at Minnesota Duluth

The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team (3-7-2; 2-6-2 WCHA) hits the road for a two-game, Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at University of Minnesota Duluth (4-7-3; 2-5-3 WCHA) this weekend. The series is set to commence with a 7:07 p.m. opening faceoff Friday, while the series finale is set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday at AMSOIL Arena.


Serratore talks Beavers and Bulldogs at weekely press conference

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey will open a WCHA road series Friday when the team travels to Duluth, Minn. BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Dec. 4) to discuss the Beavers and this weekend's opponent Minnesota Duluth.


Minnesota State completes sweep with 6-1 victory over BSU

Minnesota State got three assists from Teddy Blueger and saw six different players score goals in a dominating 6-1 victory over Bemidji State University Saturday at Verizon Wireless Center.


Mavericks' Williams holds Bemidji State scoreless in WCHA matchup, 3-0

Stephon Williams posted his first collegiate shutout and Park Rapids, Minn. native Zach Lehrke posted a goal and an assist to power the Minnesota State University men’s ice hockey team to a 3-0 victory over Bemidji State University Friday at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minn.


Beavers hit the road for WCHA clash with Minnesota State

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (3-5-2; 2-4-2 WCHA) hits the road for a two-game, WCHA series at Minnesota State University, Mankato (5-5-2; 3-5-0 WCHA) this weekend. With six points apiece, both the Beavers and Mavericks are coming off series wins and look to continue a run up the league standings. The series is set to commence with a 7:37 p.m. opening faceoff Friday, while the series finale set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday at Verizon Wireless Center.


Beaver Pride names Lundquist and Rendle Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Sadie Lundquist (F, Sr., Cloquet, Minn.) and Sam Rendle (D, 5-10, 174, So., Grand Rapids, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 19-25.


Serratore discusses upcoming series versus Minnesota State

Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Nov. 27) to discuss the Beavers and their upcoming Western Collegiate Hockey Association road series at Minnesota State (Nov. 30-Dec. 1).


Rendle's late goal lifts BSU past Alaska Anchorage, 5-4

Sam Rendle scored his first goal since Oct. 7, 2011 with 2:29 left in the third period to push the Bemidji State men's hockey team past Alaska Anchorage, 5-4, at the Sanford Center Saturday night. Aaron McLeod pitched in two goals and Danny Mattson had a career-high three assists in the Beavers' first win since Oct. 27.


Live Blog: Men's hockey versus Alaska-Anchorage

Join members of the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action from Sanford Center for tonight's BSU men's hockey series finale versus Alaska-Anchorage.


Beavers and Seawolves skate to 2-2 overtime tie

Junior forward Jeff Jubinville (Edmonton, Alberta) scored twice in the third period of a 2-2 overtime tie between the Bemidji State University men's hockey and University of Alaska Anchorage Friday in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association contest in Bemidji, Minn.


BSU hosts Seawolves to wrap up four-game homestand

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (2-5-1; 1-4-1 WCHA) wraps up a four-game homestand this weekend as it hosts University of Alaska-Anchorage (2-3-3; 0-2-2 WCHA) for a WCHA series at Sanford Center. Each team comes into the two-game set on the heels of a four-game streak without a win, which puts a premium on points this weekend as each tries to stay in the hunt for home ice in the WCHA playoffs.


Alaska-Anchorage is focus of Serratore's weekly press conference

Bemidji State University head men's hockey coachTom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Nov. 20) to discuss the Beavers and their upcoming home series versus Alaska-Anchorage.


Beavers drop 2-1 overtime decision to Michigan Tech

The Bemdiji State University men’s hockey team fell victim to an overtime loss at the hands Michigan Tech University for the second consecutive night in the series finale Saturday at Sanford Center. BSU goaltender Mathieu Dugas made a career-high 40 saves in the loss, while Jordan George scored the Beavers' lone goal.


Beavers suffer 5-4 overtime setback in return home

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team had a 4-1 lead late in the second period in its first home game since Oct. 20, but WCHA foe Michigan Tech stormed back to earn a 5-4 overtime victory at the Sanford Center on Friday night.


BSU men's hockey inks five during NCAA erly signing period

The Bemidji State men’s hockey program today announced the addition of Michael Bitzer (Moorhead, Minn.), Brendan Harms (Steinbach, Manitoba), Bob Kinne (St. Paul, Minn.), Phillip Marinaccio (Nobleton, Ontario) and Charlie O’Connor (Elk Village, Ill.) to the Beaver hockey program for the 2013-14 season. All five incoming student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA’s early signing period (Nov. 14-21).


Beavers host Michigan Tech to begin a four-game homestand

The Bemidji State University menis ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend for its first appearance at home since Oct. 20 to host Michigan Tech (2-6-0; 1-5-0 WCHA) for a must-win WCHA series. The Beavers are coming out of a weekend at Colorado College during which they were swept, 3-2 and 6-3, while the Huskies are looking to correct a six-game losing skid.


Serratore discusses Michigan Tech at weekly press conference

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey opens a four-game homestand Friday when it hosts Michigan Tech and BSU head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Nov. 13) to discuss the Huskies.


BSU hockey to host Military Appreciation Weekend Nov. 16-17

In an effort to honor the brave men and women defending the United State of America and the freedom we enjoy, Bemidji State University and Sanford Center are pleased to announce Military Appreciation Weekend for Nov. 16-17 as the Beavers host Michigan Tech.


Beavers fall to Colorado College, 6-3

Colorado College got two goals and two assists from William Rapuzzi and Rylan Schwartz added three helpers as the Tigers handed the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team a 6-3 Western Collegiate Hockey Association loss Saturday at World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo.


No. 19 Colorado College holds off Bemidji State, 3-2

Colorado College got a pair of goals from Rylan Schwartz and two assists from Archie Skalbeck as the No. 19 Tigers handed the Bemidji Sate University men's ice hockey team its first Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) loss of the season 3-2 Friday at World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo.


Beavers return from bye week for trip to Colorado College

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is back on the road this weekend as it travels to Colorado Springs, Colo. for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at Colorado College. The series is set to get underway Friday ay 8:37 p.m. and will continue with an 8:07 p.m. start Saturday at Colorado Springs World Arena.


Serratore talks Colorado College at weekly press conference

Bemidji State University men's ice hockey head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Nov. 6) to talk about the Beavers' WCHA series at Colorado College Nov. 9-10.


Boehm's two-goal night propels BSU to 3-2 victory at Nebraska-Omaha

David Boehm (Sr., F, Naples, Fla.) posted the first multi-goal effort of his career and Brance Orban (Sr., F, Lethbridge, Alberta) added a pair of assists as the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team grabbed a 3-2 victory over University of Nebraska-Omaha Saturday and completed a three-point road weekend in Omaha, Neb.


Bemidji State battles back for 3-3 tie at Nebraska-Omaha

Sparked by a career-high 39 saves by Andrew Walsh and a goal and an assist from Aaron McLeod, the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team battled back from two two-goal deficits to gain a 3-3 tie on the road at University of Nebraska-Omaha Friday at CenturyLink Center Omaha.


Beavers open WCHA slate at Nebraska-Omaha

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opens its third season of Western Collegiate Hockey Association play this weekend when it travels to Omaha, Neb. to meet University Nebraska-Omaha in a two game set slated for CentruyLink Center Omaha. The Beavers have gone 0-4 in their first two WCHA-opening series, but hope to change those fortunes in Omaha, where they have experienced a tremendous amount of success recently.


Ryplanski and Walsh named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Abby Ryplanski (So., G, Winnipeg, Manitoba) and Andrew Walsh (So., G, Dawson Creek, British Columbia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 15-21.


Nebraska-Omaha the subject of Serratore's weekly press conference

Bemidji State University men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Oct. 23) to talk about the Beavers' 2012-13 WCHA opener at University of Nebraska-Omaha Oct. 26-27.


Bemidji State's Walsh honored by WCHA for outstanding play

The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (So., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been selected WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after allowing just one goal in the Beavers' nonconference series versus Lake Superior State Oct. 19-20.


Walsh backstops BSU to 5-0 win over Lake Superior State

The Bemidji State men's hockey team earned its first win of the 2012-13 season on Saturday night, shutting out future WCHA rival Lake Superior State, 5-0. Goaltender Andrew Walsh made 25 saves and five different players scored for BSU. The Beavers are now 1-1-0 in regular season play and open conference action next next at Nebraska Omaha.


Live Blog: Bemidji State men's hockey vs. Lake Superior State

Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action from Sanford Center for the BSU men's hockey team's nonconference series finale versus Lake Superior State University.


Lake Superior State sinks Beavers in game's final minutes, 2-0

The Bemidji State University and Lake Superior State men's ice hockey teams played to a 0-0 stalemate for nearly 57 minutes Friday, but a penalty late left the Beavers short-handed and the Lakers capitalized. With 3:09 remaining, Chris Ciotti put LSSU ahead Domenic Monardo would add an empty-netter with 12 seconds to go as Lake Superior State spoiled BSU's 2012-13 home opener.


Beavers host Lake Superior State for 2012-13 opener

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opens its 57th season of collegiate hockey this weekend when it welcomes Lake Superior State University to Sanford Center. The Beavers have posted an impressive 41-13-2 mark in season openers and are unbeaten in 26 of their last 33 lid-lifters.


Serratore talks Lake Superior State at weekly press conference

Bemidji State University men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Oct. 16) to talk about the Beavers' 2012-13 regular-season opener versus Lake Superior State.


BSU rallies past U.S. Under-18 Team in final tune-up

After spotting the U.S. Under-18 Team with a 2-0 lead, the Bemidji State University men's hockey team scored three short-handed goals in the second period en route to a 4-3 exhibition win on Saturday night at the Sanford Center.


Live Blog: Bemidji State men's hockey vs. U.S. Under-18

Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action from Sanford Center for the BSU women's hockey team's WCHA series finale versus St. Cloud State University.


Beavers host U.S. Under-18 Team for second exhibition

The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team continues exhibition play this weekend when it hosts the United States Under-18 Team. Opening faceoff is set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday at Sanford Center.


Serratore addresses the media as his weekly press conference

Bemidji State University men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Oct. 9) to talk about the progress of the team since the beginning of practice last week and what he is looking for in this weekend's exhibition versus the U.S. Under-18 Team.


Beavers, Manitoba play to 3-3 exhibition tie

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team played to a 3-3 tie against the University of Manitoba in an exhibition contest on Sunday night. The Beavers play the U.S. Under-18 Team next Saturday before hosting Lake Superior State University to kick off the regular season.


Bemidji State officially begins preparations for 2012-13 campaign

The winds of winter have blown a fresh blanket of snow into Northern Minnesota signifying a change in seasons. Friday, the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team will take its first step toward a change in seasons of its own. The Beavers will hold the first official practice of their 2012-13 campaign Friday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Neilson-Reise Arena.


WCHA media tab Bemidji State 11th in Preseason Poll

After capturing the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's (WCHA) regular-season championship in 2011-12 the University of Minnesota is the favorite to win the league again in 2012-13 according to the 94X WCHA Preseason Media Poll, released Wednesday.


Lakeland Public Television to broadcast BSU men's hockey in 2012-13

Lakeland Public Television's 18-game coverage of Bemidji State men's hockey begins Oct. 19-20 when the Beavers host future Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) foe Lake Superior State University. Opening face off Friday is set for 7:37 p.m., while Saturday's action will get underway at 7:07 p.m.


Bemidji State and Beaver Pride to host Select-A-Seat night Sept. 11

The 2012-13 collegiate hockey season is just over a month away and Bemidji State University and its men's and women's ice hockey programs invite you to be a part of the action. Tuesday, Sept. 11, BSU and Beaver Pride are hosting Select-A-Seat Night at Sanford Center to give you a chance to find the perfect point of view to another exciting WCHA season at Sanford Center.


Chicago Wolves re-sign former Beaver Brad Hunt

The American Hockey League’s (AHL) Chicago Wolves organization today announced it had re-signed former Bemidji State University defenseman Brad Hunt. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Bemidji State adds exhibition to 2012-13 men’s ice hockey schedule

Bemidji State University Director of Athletics Dr. Rick Goeb today announced the addition of the USA Under-18 Team to the 2012-13 men’s ice hockey schedule. The game is slated for 7:07 p.m. Oct. 13 at Sanford Center.


Friends, fans and alumni gather for Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament

More than 170 friends, supporters and alumni of the Bemidji State University men's hockey program, including current member of the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers Matt Read (above), congregated at the Bemidji Town and Country Club July 13 to participate in the 15th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament.


Gorshe and Coupal join BSU men's hockey staff

Joseph Gorshe has been named strength and conditioning coach, while Jeremy Coupal joins the Bemidji State University hockey program as a volunteer assistant coach.


The 15th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament set for July 13

Alumni, friends and fans of the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team will gather at the Bemidji Town and Country Club Friday, July 13 to participate in the 15th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament.


Bemidji State goaltender participates in Canucks’ Development Camp

Andrew Walsh turned heads last season as a member of the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team. A relative unknown to BSU hockey faithful, the Dawson Creek, British Columbia-native was thrust between the pipes in 11 games as a freshman. This week Walsh is again hoping to make an impact as he has been invited to participate in the Vancouver Canucks 2012 Prospect Development Camp.


BSU hockey Select-A-Seat Night set for June 19

The 2012-13 collegiate hockey season may be four months away, but Bemidji State University and its men’s and women’s ice hockey programs are already inviting you to be a part of the action. Great season-ticket seats still remain and Tuesday, June 19, BSU and Beaver Pride are hosting Select-A-Seat Night at Sanford Center.


Bemidji State athletics to reduce price of men’s hockey season tickets

To offset a $2-per-ticket parking fee implemented this summer by Bemidji’s Sanford Center, Bemidji State University has announced it will reduce the price of its men’s ice hockey season tickets by $36.


Bemidji State men’s hockey adds five during regular signing period

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the addition of Markus Gerbrandt (Edmonton, Alberta), James Hansen (Maple Grove, Minn.), Brad Robbins (Murrieta, Calif.), Fabian Sivnert (Höllviken, Sweden) and Cory Ward (Las Vegas, N.V.) to the Beaver hockey program for the 2012-13 season. All five incoming student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA’s regular signing period that began April 11.


Bemidji State unveils its 2012-13 men’s ice hockey schedule

Eighteen regular-season home contests and a holiday tournament hosted by Dartmouth College highlight Bemidji State University’s 34-game 2012-13 men’s ice hockey schedule announced today by head coach Tom Serratore.


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