Yost and Bitzer named Bemidji State’s Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University volleyball and softball standout Jessica Yost and Michael Bitzer, of the men’s hockey team, were named 2016-17 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year to headline the 2017 Beaver Nation Celebration athletic appreciation banquet Thursday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beaver Hockey adds Andover, Minn. native for 2017-18

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has announced the addition of Tyler Vold, a defender from Andover, Minn. and currently playing for the NAHL's Minnesota Wilderness, for the 2017-18 season.


Bemidji State's Bitzer selected First Team All-America

Bemidji State University men's hockey goaltender Michael Bitzer has been named to the CCM All-America West First Team. The announcement came from the American Hockey Coaches' Association Friday, as part of the 2017 NCAA Frozen Four festivities in Chicago. A junior, Bitzer becomes the second BSU Division I-era player to earn AHCA postseason recognition.


Bemidji State’s Harms wins prestigious 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award®

Bemidji State University forward Brendan Harms has been selected as the winner of the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award® for collegiate hockey. The prestigious award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I men’s hockey coaches, national hockey media and fans, is given annually to the most outstanding senior student-athlete in Division I men’s hockey.


Bemidji State Hockey to hold 2016-17 celebration and season ticket event

Beaver Hockey and the Sanford Center invite the general public to help celebrate the successes of the 2016-17 season and look ahead to 2017-18, from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11.


ACHA names Serratore a finalist for national coach of the year

Bemidji State University Head Coach Tom Serratore has been named as a finalist for the 2016-17 Spencer Penrose Award. Now in his 16th season at the helm of the Beaver Hockey program, this marks the sixth time Serratore has been up for the award annually given to the NCAA Division I hockey coach of the year.


O'Connor continues hockey career with ECHL’s Toledo Walleye

The Toledo Walleye, East Coast Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings, have announced that former Bemidji State University forward Charlie O’Connor has signed a contract to play out the remainder of the 2016-17 season.


Bemidji State's Michael Bitzer advances as finalist for Mike Richter Award

After a dominating junior campaign, Bemidji State University junior Michael Bitzer is one of five collegiate goaltenders that have been named as finalists for the 2016-17 Mike Richter Award by Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation.


Harms inks contract with the ECHL’s Florida Everblades

The Florida Everblades East Coast Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that former Bemidji State University forward Brendan Harms has signed a contract to play out the remainder of the 2016-17 season.


Michael Bitzer among Top 10 for 2017 Hobey Baker Award

Bemidji State University junior goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the 2016-17 Hobey Baker Award, as announced by the award's committee Wednesday. This marks the second time a BSU player has been named among the top 10 for college hockey’s premiere award. BSU legend Joel Otto was also a finalist in 1984.


Bemidji State's Bitzer named WCHA Player of the Year

Bemidji State University junior goaltender Michael Bitzer has been named Western Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Year, while head coach Tom Serratore was announced as the WCHA Coach of the Year Tuesday as the league named its individual award recipients for 2016-17.


Bowling Green completes sweep; Beavers season ends with 22 wins

Bemidji State University used a Gerry Fitzgerald goal to take a 1-0 lead just minutes into game two if its Western Collegiate Hockey Association semifinal series, but Bowling Green State University consistently chipped away at that lead, getting the equalizer in the second period and the go ahead goal early in the third. The Falcons and would not look back, completing the series sweep with a 2-1 victory Saturday.


Falcons stun Beavers in ovetime, 4-3

Kevin Dufour completed a hat trick at the 17:23 mark of the first overtime period to give Bowling Green State University a 1-0 lead over Bemidji State University in its Western Collegiate Hockey Association semifinal playoff series Friday at Sanford Center.


Bitzer, Fitzgerald, Marinaccio and Whitecloud named to All-WCHA teams

Bemidji State University men’s hockey junior goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected to the All-Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s First Team, highlighting the announcement of the WCHA’s 2016-17 postseason awards.


Bemidji State’s Bitzer selected as semifinalist for Mike Richter Award

Bemidji State University junior Michael Bitzer is one of 10 collegiate goaltenders that has been placed on the 2016-17 Mike Richter Award semifinal list by Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation.


Serratore, Billet and Muck preview BSU's semifinal series

Bemidji State Head Coach Tom Serratore and defensemen Dan Billett and Tommy Muck talk about the Beavers' upcoming WCHA semifinal match up with Bowling Green and the playoffs to this point.


Beavers and Falcons set for semifinal round clash

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team continues its 2017 postseason run March 10-12 as it hosts Bowling Green State University in a best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoffs semifinal match up at Sanford Center.


Tickets on sale now for Bemidji State's WCHA semifinal series

The 2016-17 Western Collegiate Hockey Association regular season champion Bemidji State University men’s hockey team defeated Northern Michigan University Sunday to win its quarterfinal series and advance to the semifinal round of the WCHA Playoffs, March 10-12.


Beavers score early and hold on to advance to WCHA semifinal round

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team used a 2-1 victory over Northern Michigan University Sunday to win its opening round series and advance to the semifinal round.


Wildcats force decisive quarterfinal game three

Dominik Shine posted two goals and two assists to lead Northern Michigan University to a 4-2 victory over Bemidji State University, Saturday, forcing a decisive game three in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoffs quarterfinal best-of-three series.


Three-goal second period propels Beavers to series-clinching game two

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team got second period goals from Leo Fitzgerald, Zach Whitecloud and Kyle Bauman, while goaltender Michael Bitzer stopped all 30 shots he faced to lead BSU to a 3-0 victory over Northern Michigan University in game one of its Western Collegiate Hockey Association quarterfinal series.


Beavers host Northern Michigan for best-of-three to open WCHA postseason

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team makes its sixth consecutive appearance in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association postseason March 3-5 when it hosts Northern Michigan University for a best-of-three games series at Sanford Center.


Beavers preview WCHA Playoff opponent Northern Michigan

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and juniors Michael Bitzer and Jordan Heller spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA Playoff series versus Northern Michigan.


Tickets on sale for opening round of the WCHA Playoffs

Tickets for the opening round of the 2016-17 Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoffs, March 3, 4 and 5, are on sale now. The top-seeded Beavers will host the eighth seed, Northern Michigan University.


Mavericks capitalize on second-period penalties to earn a 2-1 victory

Minnesota State University, Mankato took advantage of four second-period penalties to swing momentum and score a pair of goals Saturday in a 2-1 victory over Bemidji State University.


Third-period power-play goal clinches 20th win for Beavers

Locked in a 1-1 tie midway through the third period, Bemidji State University junior forward Gerry Fitzgerald fired a power-play goal to give the Bemidji State University men's hockey team the lead and solidify its 20th win for the first time since the 2009-10 season.


BSU hosts Minnesota State to put wraps on regular season

Fresh off clinching the MacNaughon Cup and its first WCHA regular-season title, the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team (19-12-3; 19-5-2-2- WCHA) returns to the Sanford Center to host Minnesota State University, Mankato (18-10-4; 14-8-4-2 WCHA) to wrap up the regular-season slate this weekend.


Serratore and O'Conner preview the Minnesota State series

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and senior captain Charlie O'Connor previewed the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series versus Minnesota State. The weekend is not only the regular-season finale, it will also serve as Senior Weekend as BSU honors seven players graduating from the program.


Bemidji State’s Harms selected as finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Bemidji State University forward Brendan Harms is one of 10 NCAA Division I student-athletes named as a candidate for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate hockey. Now on the final ballot, fans have a say in whether Harms gets the award or not.


Eight individuals, team to be inducted into Bemidji State Athletic Hall of Fame

Bemidji State will induct Lora (Weiers) Angileno, John Backes, Bob Eckert and Malachy McCarthy into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday as part of the university’s Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend. In addition, Charlie Scanlon will receive the Alumni Coaching Achievement Award, Donna Palivec will be inducted into the BSU Coaches Hall of Fame and Cindy Holter and Willie Stittsworth will be recognized with the 2017 John S. Glas Honorary Letter Award.


Bemidji State's Whitecloud selected WCHA Rookie of the Week

Bemidji State University defenseman Zach Whitecloud has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Rookie of the Week for his role in Beavers’ road series split and 2016-17 WCHA regular season clinching win at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, Feb. 10-11.


Chargers steal Bemidji State’s final road game of 2016-17, 5-2

Trailing 2-1 after 20 minutes of play, the University of Alabama-Huntsville men’s hockey team scored four unanswered goals to earn a 5-2 Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory over the Bemidji State University Saturday afternoon.


Beavers invite public to view MacNaughton Cup

Bemidji State University and Beaver Hockey invite fans from all over Beaver Territory to join them in celebration of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association regular-season championship and possession of the coveted MacNaughton Cup from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday at the Double Tree and Green Mill of Bemidji.


Bemidji State earns MacNaughton Cup with a 3-2 victory at Alabama-Huntsville

After opening the season unbeaten in its first 13 Western Collegiate Hockey Association games, the Bemidji State men’s hockey team completed the goal its set out to achieve Friday, earning a 3-2 victory at Alabama-Huntsville to earn the 2016-17 regular-season title and the coveted MacNaughton Cup.


Bemidji State leads WCHA with 25 Scholar-Athlete honorees

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, has announced the 2016-17 the WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award recipients and of the record 145 conference-member student-athletes, Bemidji State women's and men's teams lead their respective leagues.


Bemidji State looks to build upon sweep at Alabama-Huntsville; Eyes MacNaughton Cup

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team embarks on its final road trip of the regular seasons this week for a Feb. 10-11 two-game, Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. The will get underway with a 7:07 p.m. opening face-off at the Von Braun Center Friday and will conclude with a 3:07 matinee Saturday.


SAAC to host Valentine’s Day babysitting night

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting a Valentine’s Day babysitting night to provide area parents a night out while also raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Serratore and Bauman preview the Beavers’ upcoming road series

Bemidji State University men’s hockey head coach Tom Serratore and junior forward Kyle Bauman talked with media Tuesday to preview the Beavers’ upcoming showdown at University of Alabama-Huntsville.


Bemidji State’s Bauman and Muck earn WCHA Player of the Week nods

Bemidji State University forward Kyle Bauman has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week, while freshman defender Tommy Muck has been tabbed as the league’s Rookie of the Week for the roles the duo played in Bemidji State WCHA series sweep of Michigan Tech, Feb. 3-4.


Tickets for Bemidji State first-round WCHA playoff series on sale today

Tickets for Bemidji State University's Western Collegiate Hockey Association first-round playoff series March 3-5 are on sale beginning Today, Monday, Feb. 6. Tickets begin at $9 for youth and $16 for adults.


Bitzer and Beavers sweep Michigan Tech with 3-0 shutout

Michael Bitzer posted 27 saves to lead the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 3-0 shutout victory over Michigan Tech Saturday, completing the sweep and taking another step toward a regular-season title and clinching the right to host the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs throughout.


Bemidji State scores three in the third to down Michigan Tech, 4-2

Mike Soucier scored two goals and Tommy Muck added three assists to help lead the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 4-2, series-opening victory over Michigan Tech, Friday.



Beavers look ahead to Michigan Tech

Serratore and Whitecloud preview Bemidji State's upcoming WCHA showdown with Michigan Tech.


Beavers run into hot goaltender in North Star College Cup consolation game

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team had scored in every game this season and 38 straight games dating back to Feb. 13, 2016, but Saturday ran into University of Minnesota goaltender, Eric Schierhorn, who stopped all 25 BSU shots to keep the Beavers off the scoreboard and the Golden Gophers to a 4-0 victory.


Bemidji State first to clinch home WCHA Playoff bid

The Bemidji State men's hockey team became the first Western Collegiate Hockey Association team to clinch a home playoff series bid Friday.


BSU falls short to St. Cloud State in North Star College Cup semifinal

Freshman Zach Whitecloud scored his second goal of the season Friday, but the Beavers were unable to erase an early deficit and dropped their 2017 North Star College Cup semifinal match up with St. Cloud State, 2-1.


Beavers aim to bring North Star College Cup back to Bemidji

The No. 20 Bemidji State University men's hockey team opens play in the 2017 North Star College Cup Friday when the Beavers face St. Cloud State in the semifinal round. The championship is set for 7 p.m. Saturday


Bemidji State prepares for North Star College Cup

Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore talked to the media , Tuesday, to preview the 2017 North Star College Cup and the Beavers' semifinal opponent St. Cloud State University.


Bemidji State Hockey honors legendary coach for 50 years of influence

When most people in the hockey world hear “Bemidji State University Hockey,” one name comes to mind - R.H. “Bob” Peters. The long-time coach and architect of Beaver Hockey, along with his wife, Lou, were honored this weekend for being a part of the Bemidji, Minn. community for 50 years and their tireless dedication to Bemidji State and Beaver Hockey.


Beavers roll to 5-1 victory and series split

Bemidji State University scored two times in the first 3:07 of the second period to extend its lead to two goals and would not look back as the Beavers rolled to a 5-1 victory over Ferris State University Saturday. The victory snapped a two-game losing skid and allowed the Beavers to salvage a series split.


Ferris State rides early two-goal lead to 5-2 victory to open series

Ferris State University scored the first two goals of the game and goaltender Justin Kapelmaster stymied 34 Bemidji State University opportunities to lead the Bulldogs to a 5-2 series-opening victory, Friday at Sanford Center.


Beavers make return to Sanford Center to host Ferris State

The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team returns to the Sanford Center for the first time since a Dec. 17 to host Ferris State this wekeend. The first place Beavers have already clinched a spot in the WCHA playoffs, but look to take a step toward earning the right to host the first round of the conference playoffs and charge toward a WCHA regular-season title.


Bemidji State unveils Playoff Push hockey ticket deals for remainder of 2016-17

As the Beavers men’s hockey team makes its final playoff push and contends for a conference title, Bemidji State University and the Sanford Center today announced new discount ticket pricing and a premium dining option, both available for all six home games remaining in the regular season.


Serratore previews Ferris State series

Bemidji State Head Men's Hockey Coach Tom Serratore talked to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' upcoming Western College Hockey Association series at Sanford Center.


Harms named as a candidate for Senior CLASS Award in hockey

Bemidji State University forward Brendan Harms has been selected as a candidate for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate hockey.


Falcons score four unanswered goals to top BSU, 4-2

Bowling Green State University netted four unanswered goals to battle back from a first period deficit, defeat No. 17 Bemidji State University, 4-2, and split the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.


Bemidji State youth sparks offense in 2-1 win at Bowling Green

Sophomore Jay Dickman and freshman Dylan McCrory combined to handle the Bemidji State University scoring and lead the No. 17 Beavers to a 2-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory at Bowling Green State University Thursday.


Bemidji State/Bowling Green game Friday televised locally

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team's upcoming game at Bowling Green State University has been picked up by Twin Cities-based KSTC-3 Me-TV, meaning Bemidji-area Paul Bunyan Communications and Midcontinent Communication customers will have the option to view the game live.


Bemidji State wraps up road trip with rare Thursday/Friday series at Bowling Green

The Bemidji State men's hockey team wraps up its current four-game road swing Thursday and Friday when it battles WCHA rival Bowling Green. The series will get underway at 6:07 p.m. (CT) Thursday before wrapping up in front of a national television audience at 7:37 p.m. (CT) Friday.


Bitzer and No. 15 Beavers win defensive battle at Alaska Anchorage, 1-0

Junior goaltender Michael Bitzer turned aside 17 University of Alaska Anchorage shots to backstop a short-handed Bemidji State University to a 1-0 victory Saturday to salvage a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series split.


Early surge propels Seawolves to 4-1 victory over Bemidji State

The University of Alaska Anchorage scored twice during the first period of Friday's series opener, handing No. 15 Bemidji State University a deficit it could not eclipse. The Seawolves earned a 4-1 victory in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association contest.


Serratore previews Alaska Anchorage series

Bemidji State University Head Men's Hockey Coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at Alaska Anchorage.


No. 15 Beavers open second half at Alaska Anchorage

The No. 15 Bemidji State men's hockey team returns from nearly two weeks free from competition to battle Alaska Anchorage in a WCHA two-game series at Sullivan Arena, Dec. 30-31.


Bemidji State’s Bitzer named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week after posting 60 saves versus top-ranked University of Minnesota Duluth, Dec. 16-17.


Bemidji State men’s hockey remains No. 15 in both national polls

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is No. 15 in both the USCHO.com top 20 poll and the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll for the second consecutive week, after going toe-to-toe with top ranked University of Minnesota Duluth, Dec. 16-17.


Top-ranked Minnesota Duluth edges BSU, 2-1, to cap first half

The University of Minnesota Duluth took its first lead of the game with just 7:27 left in the third period, but it is the last lead that matters. The top-ranked Bulldogs handed No. 15 Bemidji State University a 2-1 loss, Saturday at Sanford Center, to take the non-conference series.


Beavers earn tie at top ranked Bulldogs; Whitecloud scores in 3-on-3

Michael Bitzer turned aside a season-high 35 shots and Phillip Marinaccio supplied the offense as the Bemidji State men's hockey team earned a 1-1 tie at Minnesota Duluth Friday, getting a goal from Zach Whitecloud in the first minute of 3-on-3 play to earn bragging rights heading into the non-conference series finale.


Beavers set for top 15 home-and-home series with Minnesota Duluth

The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team breaks from Western Collegiate Hockey Association play this weekend to play a home-and-home series with top-ranked Minnesota Duluth.


BSU prepare for a top 15 showdown with top ranked Minnesota Duluth

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and senior forward Nate Arentz preview the Bemidji State men's hockey team's upcoming non-conference series versus top ranked Minnesota Duluth.


Beavers No. 15 in the national polls

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team dropped to No. 15 in the USCHO.com top 20 poll and No. 15 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll for the second consecutive week, after taking five of six points out of it’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association series versus Lake Superior State University, Dec. 9-10.


Dickman’s game-winner caps five-point weekend versus Lake Superior State

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team got goals from Brendan Harms, Nate Arentz and Jay Dickman, while Myles Fitzgerald contributed a pair of assists to lead the Beavers to a 3-2 victory over Lake Superior State University Saturday.


Beavers and Lakers play to 1-1 draw; BSU wins in shootout

Kyle Bauman logged his sixth goal of the season and Michael Bitzer turned aside 17 of the 18 shots he faced Friday as the Bemidji State men's hockey team battled Lake Superior State to a 1-1 draw. Myles Fitzgerald scored in the second round of the shootout to garner an extra point in the Western Collegiate Association standings.


No. 13 Beavers rekindle storied rivalry with Lake Superior State

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team looks to maintain its grip on the Western Collegiate Hockey Association standings this weekend as it hosts a two-game league series versus Lake Superior State at Sanford Center.


Bemidji State men's hockey previews Lake Superior State series

Bemidji State men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore and sophomore defender Justin Baudry talked to the media Tuesday to preview the team's upcoming WCHA series versus Lake Superior State.


Bemidji State men's hockey back in both national polls

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is No. 13 in the USCHO.com top 20 poll, and returned to the top 15 of the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll following it’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association series split at Michigan Tech.


Bemidji State's WCHA unbeaten streak ends at Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech’s Michael Neville found the back of the net with 3:19 left in the third period to break a 1-1 deadlock, tilt the Western Collegiate Hockey Association contest in the Huskies’ favor and end Bemidji State University league unbeaten streak at 13 games.


Bemidji State remains unbeaten in WCHA play with 3-1 victory at Michigan Tech

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team increased its lead in the WCHA standings with a 3-1 victory over second place Michigan Tech Friday at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena. Charlie O’Connor led the Beavers recording a goal and an assist, while Kyle Buaman added a short-handed, game-winning goal and goaltender Michael Bitzer stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced.


No. 13 Beavers battle Michigan Tech to retain stronghold on WCHA standings

The No. 13 Bemidji State men's hockey team looks to strengthen its hold on the Western Collegiate Hockey Association lead this weekend as it travels to Houghton, Mich. to battle Michigan Tech, which opens the series in second place behind the Beavers.


Bemidji State previews a WCHA battle at Michigan Tech

The No. 13 Bemidji State en's hockey team looks to strengthen its hold on the WCHA lead this weekend as it travels to Houghton, Mich. to battle Michigan Tech, which opens the series nine points behind the Beavers, second in the league standings.


Bemidji State men's hockey No. 13 in USCHO.com national poll

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team dropped three spots in the USCHO.com top 20 poll, and narrowly missed the top 15 of the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll following it’s non-conference series with Princeton University.


Tigers complete sweep of Bemidji State, 3-1

Princeton University's David Hallisey scored twice in the second period to erase a 1-0 deficit and propel the Tigers a 3-1 non-conference victory over Bemidji State University Saturday at Sanford Center.


Princeton tops Bemidji State 4-1 in series opener

A pair of second period goals propelled Princeton University to a 4-1 victory over No. 10 Bemidji State University Friday at Sanford Center.


Bemidji State announces Thanksgiving weekend hockey ticket deals for the whole family

The Bemidji State University department of athletics has announced three ticket deals to save, support the community and watch the nationally-ranked Beaver Hockey team this weekend when BSU hosts Princeton University.


Serratore and Harms talk Princeton, pairwise and polls

Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore and senior forward and reigning WCHA Offensive Player of the Week Brendan Harms spoke with the media Tuesday to preview the team's upcoming non-conference series versus Princeton.


No. 10/12 Bemidji State breaks from league play to host Princeton

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team wraps up its four-game homestand this weekend with a non-conference series versus Princeton University at Sanford Center. The No. 10 Beavers enter the series unbeaten in their last eight games (7-0-1) of the season and look to go 8-0-0 at home with a pair of games versus the Tigers.


Harms named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week

Bemidji State University forward Brendan Harms has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Beavers to a WCHA series sweep over Northern Michigan University, Nov. 18-19.


Bemidji State/Bowling Green game included in TSN's NCAA hockey TV schedule

The excitement of NCAA hockey returns to TSN, Canada’s largest sports network, for a third year in a row, with Canadian viewers treated to 37 regular-season games in 2016-17. TSN and College Hockey Inc. unveiled the network’s regular-season schedule, which features coverage of Frozen Fenway and the Beanpot tournament in addition to No. 10 Bemidji State’s WCHA road series opener at Bowling Green, Jan. 6.


Bemidji State men’s hockey climbs to No. 10/12 in national polls

After a series sweep of Northern Michigan University, Nov. 18-19, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has climbed to 10 in the USCHO.com top 20 poll, while earning the No. 12 spot in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll, extending a run of eight weeks in the polls.


No. 13 Beavers use four-goal first period to complete WCHA series sweep

Led by its upper classmen, the Bemidji State University men's hockey team used a 5-2 victory to complete the Western Collegiate Hockey Association sweep of Northern Michigan University and remain unbeaten in league play.


Bemidji State holds on to defeat Northern Michigan, 2-1

Brendan Harms posted a goal and an assist and Michael Bitzer turned aside 16 of 17 the shots he faced as the Bemidji State University men's hockey team improved to 10-2-1 and remained unbeaten in league play with a 2-1 victory over Northern Michigan University, Friday.


No. 13 BSU host Northern Michigan in attempt to remain unbeaten in WCHA play

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is back at Sanford Center this weekend to host Northern Michigan University for a two-game WCHA series. The No. 13 Beavers look to extend their league unbeaten streak to 12 games -- the team’s beast start since it went 18-0-0 in NCHA play en route to the NCAA Division II championship to cap the 1983-84 season.


Bemidji State men’s hockey adds Johnson to early signing class

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has announced the addition of Bradley Johnson (D, Chesterfield, Mo.) to its 2016-17 early signing class. Johnson is a USHL veteran defender currently playing for the Fargo Force.


Serratore, Bitzer talk to the media

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and junior goaltender Michael Bitzer recap the Beavers' five-point weekend at Minnesota State and preview their upcoming series with Northern Michigan.


Bemidji State men’s hockey climbs to No. 13, make debut in national poll

After a series victory at then-No. 11 Minnesota State University, Nov. 11-12, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has climbed to 13 in the USCHO.com top 20 poll, while breaking into the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll at No. 14.


Bitzer nabs WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week honors after leading the Beavers to a WCHA series win at then-No. 11 Minnesota State University, Mankato, Nov. 11-12.


Arentz and Bemidji State take 2-1 overtime victory at No. 11 Minnesota State

Senior Nate Arentz scored his first goal of the season 1:37 into overtime to give Bemidji State a 2-1 victory at Minnesota State and help the Beavers claim five of six points in the WCHA standings.


No. 15 Beavers force overtime and earn extra point at No. 11 Minnesota State

It took more than 65 minutes and the Beavers’ debut in 3-on-3 play, but the No. 15 Bemidji State University men’s hockey team battled back to force overtime, gain a 1-1 tie and earn an extra point in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association standings Friday at No. 11 Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Bemidji State adds two for 2017-18 men’s hockey season

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has announced the addition of Brendan Harris (F, Henderson, Nev.) and Ethan Somoza (F, Simi Valley, Calif.). Both players have signed the necessary NCAA paperwork and plan to begin their BSU hockey careers in the fall of 2017.


No. 15 Bemidji State travels to No 11 Minnesota State in battle for WCHA bragging rights

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team takes its 8-2-0 overall record and perfect 8-0-0 mark in league play to Mankato, Minn. this weekend to battle the Minnesota State University. The two-game series between top 15 teams will get underway at 7:07 p.m. each night from the Verizon Wireless Center.


Serratore previews Bemidji State's upcoming WCHA match up with No. 11 Minnesota State

Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore looks ahead to the No. 15 Beavers' upcoming WCHA match up with No. 11 Minnesota State.


Bemidji State's Marinaccio earns WCHA Offensive Player of the Week award

Bemidji State University forward Phillip Marinaccio has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week honors after helping lead the Beavers to a two-game WCHA series sweep of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Nov. 4-5.


Beavers jump to No. 15 in national poll

After a series sweep at University of Alaska and extending its win streak to four games, Nov. 4-5, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has jumped to 15 in the USCHO.com top 20 poll, while they received votes in the fifth straight USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll of the season.


Bemidji State stays perfect in WCHA play, uses 3-1 victory to sweep Alaska

It wasn’t always easy, but the No. 18 Bemidji State University men’s hockey team earned a hard-fought 3-1 victory at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, late Saturday, to improve to 8-2-0 overall and to stay perfect, 8-0-0 in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play.


No. 18 Bemidji State opens series with 6-2 victory at Alaska

Gerry Fitzgerald and Kyle Bauman each scored twice to lead the No. 18 Bemidji State University men’s hockey team to a 6-2 victory at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks Friday.


No. 18 Beavers travel to Alaska to open WCHA series with the Nanooks

he Bemidji State University men's hockey team takes its 6-2-0 overall record and perfect 6-0-0 mark in league play to Alaska this weekend to battle the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The two-game series will get underway at 10:07 p.m. Friday from Carlson Center. The series finale is also set for a 10:07 p.m. opening faceoff.


Bitzer earns WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week honors after leading the Beavers to a two-game WCHA series sweep of the University of Alaska Anchorage, Oct. 28-29.


Men's Hockey climbs to No. 18 in USCHO.com poll

After a series sweep of Alaska Anchorage, Oct. 28-29, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has climbed to 18 in the USCHO.com top 20 poll, while they received votes in the fourth straight USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll of the season.


Bitzer claims 13th career shutout as Beavers sweep Seawolves

Michael Bitzer stopped 17 shots en rout to backstopping the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 4-0 victory over the University of Alaska Anchorage and becoming the Beaver Hockey program's all-time shutouts leader with 13.


Beavers, Marinaccio prevail in overtime

It took its first overtime period of the season, but the Bemidji State University men's hockey team improved to 5-2-0 with a 2-1 victory over the University of Alaska Anchorage Friday at Sanford Center. Phillip Marinaccio scored the game-winner 2:05 into the extra frame.


No. 20 Beavers look to extend unbeaten streak versus Seawolves

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opens this weekend’s two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series versus the University of Alaska Anchorage as the nation’s No. 20 team. The Beavers and Seawolves battle at 7:07 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Sanford Center.


Beavers talk hockey with the media

Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore and junior forward Leo Fitzgerald previews the team's upcoming WCHA series versus Alaska Anchorage and looked back a its nonconference series at No. 1 North Dakota.


BSU Men's Hockey remains among the nation's top 20

For the second straight week, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is ranked among the top 20 NCAA Division I teams in the country. The Beavers appear at No. 20 in the USCHO.com ranking, while they received votes in the fourth USA Today/ USA Hockey Magazine Poll of the season.


Bemidji State rally falls short at No. 1 North Dakota, 5-4

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team got goals from Jay Dickman, Brendan Harms and Dillon Eichstadt in the third period, but the rally would fall short as the University of North Dakota held on for a 5-4 nonconference victory to complete the series sweep, Saturday in Grand Forks, N.D.


Boeser and No. 1 North Dakota battle back to defeat No. 18 Bemidji State, 3-2

Brock Boeser recorded a natural hat trick to lead No. 1 University of North Dakota back from a 2-0 deficit to hand the No. 18 Bemidji State University men’s hockey team its first loss of the season, 3-2, Friday.


No. 18 Beavers take 4-0-0 record to No. 1 North Dakota

Bemidji State University takes its 4-0-0 record on the road for the second consecutive weekend, Oct. 21-22, when it travels west to Grand Forks, N.D. to battle regional rival University of North Dakota. The No. 18 Beavers and No. 1 Fighting Hawks open the nonconference series at Ralph Engelstad Arena at 7:37 p.m. Friday, with the series finale set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday.


Serratore and Bitzer preview road series at No. 1 North Dakota

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and junior goaltender Michael Bitzer look ahead to the No. 18 Beavers' upcoming nonconference road trip to No. 1 North Dakota, Oct. 21-22.


Bemidji State’s Bitzer tabbed WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors following back-to-back shutouts at Northern Michigan, Oct. 14-15.


Bemidji State men’s hockey breaks into the nation’s top 20

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team entered the NCAA Division I polls this week. Missing from the polls since March 22, 2010, the Beavers appeared at No. 18 in the USCHO.com ranking, while it received votes in the third USA Today/ USA Hockey Magazine Poll of the season.


Beavers complete sweep at Northern Michigan, 2-0

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team used a 2-0 victory over Northern Michigan University Saturday to improve to 4-0-0 to open the season for the first time since 2005-06.


Beavers improve to 3-0 after shutout victory at Northern Michigan

Michael Bitzer turned aside all 21 shots he faced and Leo Fitzgerald and Jay Dickman provided scoring punch as the Bemidji State University men's hockey team used a 2-0 victory over Northern Michigan University to improve to 3-0 on the season.


Beavers hit the road for a WCHA clash with Northern Michigan

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team makes its first road trip of the 2016-17 season this weekend as it travels to Marquette, Mich. for a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association matchup with Northern Michigan University. Game times are set for 6:07 p.m. Friday and Saturday.


Bitzer named to Mike Richter Award watch list

Bemidji State University junior Michael Bitzer is one of 20 collegiate goaltenders that has been placed on the 2016-17 Mike Richter Award watch list by Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation.


Serratore and Beauvais preview BSU's upcoming WCHA series at Northern Michigan

Bemidji State Head Coach Tom Serratore and junior defender Brett Beauvais talked to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' Oct. 14-15 WCHA series at Northern Michigan.


Whitecloud draws league honor following collegiate debut

Bemidji State University defender Zach Whitecloud has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Rookieof the Week honors following a two-point collegiate debut weekend versus No. 15 Bowling Green State University, Oct. 7-8.


Bemidji State uses strong third period to defeat No. 15 Bowling Green

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team scored three third-period goals Saturday to pull away from No. 15 Bowling Green State University, 4-1, and sweep the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.


Two-goal first period carries Bemidji State to victory over No. 15 Bowling Green

The Bemidji State men's hockey team opened the 2016-17 season with a victory over nationally-ranked Bowling Green State University, Friday at Sanford Center.


Bemidji State hosts No. 15 Falcons to open 61st season of men's hockey

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opens its 61st season of collegiate hockey this weekend as the Beavers host Bowling Green State University for a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.


Serratore, Arentz preview 2016-17 men's hockey season

Bemidji State head men's hockey coach, Tom Serratore and senior alternate captain Nate Arentz talked about expectations for the 2016-17 season and previewed the Beavers season-opening series versus Bowling Green.


Bemidji State hockey to be featured on ASN's Friday Night College Hockey

Once again bringing the men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association to a national audience, the league will renew its partnership with the American Sports Network to broadcast two Association games as part of ASN’s Friday night college hockey package.


WCHA coaches, league media tab Bemidji State sixth in preseason polls

Western Collegiate Hockey Association coaches, along with the league’s media, have picked the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team to finish sixth in the Mankato Free Press Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coaches’ and Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Media preseason polls.


WCHA.tv webstreaming packages for 2016-17 are on sale now

For as low as 56¢ per game, fans of the men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) can take the league and their favorite team with them wherever they go via WCHA.tv – the Association’s official online streaming platform.


BSU launches new flexible hockey ticket plans; Single-game tickets on sale now

Bemidji State Director of Athletics Tracy Dill has announced the new TruFlex multi-game ticket plans, presented by TruStar Federal Credit Union for the 2016-17 men’s hockey season. In addition, single-game tickets are now on sale at the Sanford Center Box Office.


WCHA introduces changes to overtime, points structure and nets

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has announced three pivotal changes to take effect for the upcoming 2016-17 season: Introduction of 3-on-3 overtime and shootout (both if necessary) for regular season league games, a three-point-per-game structure to the league standings and mandatory National Hockey League nets in all arenas.


Pedan inks KHL contract

Bemidji State University defenseman Ruslan Pedan signed a two-year contract with HC Sochi of the Kontinental Hockey League, foregoing his final year of collegiate eligibility.


Bemidji State Athletics, BIG Athletics and adidas announce five-year partnership

Bemidji State University Athletics has partnered with BIG Athletics to establish a five-year agreement that will outfit the Beavers’ 15 athletic programs in adidas® uniforms, apparel, footwear and equipment through the 2020-21 season.


Eddie Olczyk named to men’s hockey assistant coach position

Bemidji State University Head Men’s Hockey Coach Tom Serratore has announced the hiring of Eddie Olczyk (OHL-chek) as an assistant coach. The former NCAA Division I player joins the BSU coaching staff after coaching stops at Division I and Division III programs on the east coast.


Bemidji State recruit, Jack Burgart, to participate in Chicago's Development Camp

Future Bemidji State University goaltender Jack Burgart is among nearly 70 of the Chicago Blackhawks’ top prospects next week when the National Hockey League organization’s development camp begins at Johnny’s Ice House West in Chicago.


Galen Nagle Memorial golf outing set for July 15

Bemidji State University greats, alumni, friends and fans of the BSU men’s ice hockey team will gather at the Bemidji Town and Country Club Friday, July 15 to participate in the 19th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by Sanford Health.


Future Bemidji State forward participates in Stars’ development camp

Future Bemidji State University forward Hampus Sjodahl (SHOW-dawl) is among 30 of the Dallas Stars’ top prospects this week, participating in the National Hockey League organization’s development camp in Frisco, Texas.


Belisle leaves Bemidji State Hockey program for NHL

After nearly 20 years of affiliation with the Bemidji State Men’s Hockey program, Ted Belisle has resigned from his position as assistant coach to pursue a professional opportunity with the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings.


Bemidji State unveils 2016-17 men's hockey schedule

Seventeen regular-season home games, at least six games versus 2016 NCAA Tournament participants, including a series at defending champion University of North Dakota, and the North Star College Cup highlight Bemidji State University’s 36-game 2016-17 men’s ice hockey schedule.


The WCHA revamps postseason begining in 2016-17

The WCHA has announced that beginning with the 2016-17 season, it will bring the postseason directly to its member institution fans. From the quarterfinal best-of-three series' to the championship game, the league's highest remaining seed will host the playoffs at on-campus sites.


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