Bemidji State set for rare Wednesday/Friday series at Princeton

After a week off, Bemidji State hits the road for a non-conference series versus Princeton University, Nov. 22 and 24. The Beavers look to stop a pair of trends in the rare Wednesday-Friday series as BSU is coning off a pair of losses to Minnesota State and look to avenge two losses to Princeton a year ago. The series is set for Hobey Baker Arena in Princeton, N.J. with a 7 p.m. (EST) opening face off each night.


Bemidji State adds two for 2018-19 men's hockey season

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has announced the addition of Nicholas Cardelli (F, Bloomingdale, Ill.) and Darby Gula (D, Steinbach, Manitoba.). Both players have signed the necessary NCAA paperwork and plan to begin their Beaver Hockey careers in the fall of 2018.


Dickman hat trick not enough as Beavers drop series finale, 8-6

Jay Dickman recorded the first hat trick of his collegiate career, but he was matched by Max Coatta and the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team was edged by No. 10/11 Minnesota State University, Mankato in a shoot out, 8-6.


Michaelis hat trick pushes No. 11 Minnesota State past Bemidji State

Locked in a 1-1 after 20 minutes, Minnesota State University, Mankato score three times in the second period to break the tie and pull away with a 5-2, Western Collegiate Hockey Association, series-opening victory over Bemidji State University Friday.


Bemidji State braces for intrastate clash with No. 11 Minnesota State

Bemidji State welcomes one of its most familiar rivals to Sanford Center this weekend as the Beavers host Minnesota State University, Mankato for a WCHA series--the 116th and 117th all-time meetings between the teams.


The Beavers look ahead to Minnesota State

Bemidji State University Men's Hockey head coach Tom Serratore and junior defenseman Justin Baudry spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series with No. 10/11 Minnesota State.


Bemidji State’s Gerry Fitzgerald named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week

Bemidji State University forward Gerry Fitzgerald has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week for his role in Beavers’ series the University of Alaska, Nov. 3-4.


Power-play unit strikes gold in Alaska

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team got two goals from its power-play unit while its penalty-kill crew was perfect on three appearances Saturday as the Beavers earned 3-2 victory to even WCHA series with the University of Alaska.


Alaska edges Bemidji State 4-3 in overtime to open series

The University of Alaska held an advantage for just over two minutes but the Nanooks found a way to steal a Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory from Bemidji State University in Fairbanks, Alaska late Friday to open a two-game league series, 4-3. Chad Staley scored just 1:24 into overtime to break the tie and hand BSU its first loss in league play.


Beavers travel to Fairbanks for WCHA series with the Nanooks

The Bemidji State men's hockey team takes its 2-0-1-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association record on the road this weekend as it travels to Fairbanks, Alaska for a two-game series versus the University of Alaska.


Bemidji State’s Bitzer named as a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Bemidji State University forward Michael Bitzer is one of 20 NCAA Division I student-athletes named as a candidate for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate hockey.


Bitzer earns WCHA Goaltender of the Month honor

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Month for his outstanding play during the first month of the Beavers’2017-18 season.


Serratore and Whitecloud preview Alaska series

Bemidji State Head Coach Tom Serratore and sophomore defender Zach Whitecloud talk about the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series at Alaska and Whitecloud playing for Canada in the Karjala Cup in Switzerland and Finland Nov. 8-12.


BSU's Bitzer tabbed WCHA Goaltender of the Week

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Week for his role in Beavers’ series victory versus Ferris State University to open the league slate, Oct. 27-28.


Beavers earn series victory over Ferris State

Myles Fitzgerald had two goals and Michael Bitzer stopped all 19 shots he faced to lead Bemidji State University to a 2-0 victory over Ferris State University Saturday at Sanford Center.


Beavers gain shootout victory in WCHA opener

Kyle Bauman had two goals and Jay Dickman sent the Bemidji State University hockey fans home happy as the Beavers tied Ferris State University, 2-2, in the 2017-18 WCHA opener, but earned a shootout victory to gain an extra point in the league standings Friday at Sanford Center.


Whitecloud named to Hockey Canada’s roster

Bemidji State defenseman Zach Whitecloud is among a group of 25 players named to Hockey Canada’s National Team roster for the 2017 Karjala Cup, Nov. 8-12 in Biel, Switzerland and Helsinki, Finland. Hockey Canada General Manager Sean Burke and the team’s management group made the announcement official Thursday.


Bemidji State begins defense of WCHA title

The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team fficially begins the defense of its 2016-17 WCHA regular season title this weekend when it hosts Ferris State at Sanford Center for a two-game series. The series serves as the Beavers’ first taste of league play this season, while the Bulldogs were swept by Northern Michigan n Big Rapids, Mich., Oct. 13-14 to open WCHA play.


Serratore and Whitecloud preview the Beavers' 2017 WCHA opener versus Ferris State

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and sophomore defender Zach Whitecloud preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series opener versus Ferris State.


Air Force Salvages series split with 4-1 victory

The United State Air Force Academy rode a two-goal first period to a 4-1 victory over Bemidji State University Saturday at Sanford Center. The win gave the No. 20 Falcons a series split and stood as the first loss of 2017-18 for the Beavers.


Bauman's Two Goals Rally Beavers Past No. 20 Air Force

Senior Kyle Bauman scored a pair of third period special teams goals to lead the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 4-1 non-conference victory over the Air Force Academy Friday at Sanford Center. Bauman scored once on the power play and netted the Beavers' first short-handed goal of the season late in the period to headline the BSU attack.


Beavers rekindle rivalry with Air Force

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team (continues non-conference play this weekend as it welcomes long-time rival Air Force to Sanford Center for a two-game series. The teams, who have a storied history as members of the CHA, have not met since the 2009-10 season.


Serratore, Heller look ahead to Air Force series full of local ties

Bemidji State University Head Men's Hockey Coach Tom Serratore and senior captain Jordan Heller spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' upcoming non-conference series versus the Air Force Academy.


BSU's Bitzer named WCHA Goaltender of the Week

Bemidji State University goaltender Michael Bitzer has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Week for his role in Beavers’ home-and-home, non-conference series victory versus No. 9 University of Minnesota Duluth.


Bitzer backstops Beavers to 0-0 tie at No. 9 Minnesota Duluth

Bemidji State University and the University of Minnesota Duluth played 70 minutes and two overtime periods Saturday at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn. but each team was held scoreless forcing a shootout exhibition. After a pair of stops by Michael Bitzer, Jay Dickman tilted the game in BSU’s favor with a shootout goal.


Beavers Skate Past No. 9 Bulldogs in 2017-2018 Season Opener

Beavers were trailing by a goal after the first period, but rallied with a goal in the second and four goals in the third period to beat the no. 9 UMD Bulldogs by a score of 5-2.


Beavers welcome (9) Minnesota Duluth to open 2017-18 season

The 2016-17 WCHA regular-season champion Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team (0-0-0; 0-0-0-0 WCHA) opens its 2017-18 season this weekend at Sanford Center. The Beavers host No. 5/9 Minnesota Duluth (1-1-0; 0-0-0-0 NCHC) Friday to kick off a non-conference series before heading to Duluth, Minn. and AMSOIL Arena for the rubber match, Saturday.


The Beavers preview 2017-18 season opener

Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and seniors Michael Bitzer and Gerry Fitzgerald met with the media Tuesday to preview the team's 2017-18 season-opening home-and-home series with regional rival Minnesota Duluth.


Bemidji State's Bitzer named to Mike Richter Award Watch List

Bemidji State University Senior Michael Bitzer is one of 20 collegiate goaltenders that has been placed on the 2017-18 Mike Richter Award watch list by Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation. It marks the third seaosn the senior has appeared among the top 20.


Bemidji State men’s hockey honored by AHCA for academic success

Twelve members of the Bemidji State Men’s Hockey team team have been selected to the first class of American Hockey Coaches Association “All American Scholars” award. The new initiative honors NCAA Division I men’s hockey players who averaged at least a 3.6 GPA and participated in at least 40-percent of their respective school’s games during the 2016-17 season.


WCHA coaches; media tab Bemidji State second in preseason polls

WCHA coaches, along with the league’s media, have picked the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to finish second in the Mankato Free Press Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coaches’ and UAHHockey.com WCHA Media preseason polls. BSU seniors Michael Bitzer and Gerry Fitzgerald were each recognized as members of the Preseason All-WCHA teams.


Beaver Hockey captains set for 2017-18 season

Kyle Bauman, Jordan Heller, Dillon Eichstadt and Gerry Fitzgerald will serve as the captains of the 2017-18 Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team. Bauman and Heller will wear the “C” as team captains, while Eichstadt and G. Fitzgerald were named alternate captains.


WCHA.tv single-game and season passes for 2017-18 on sale now

Fans of the men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association can watch the league and their favorite team, live or on-demand, via WCHA.tv – the Association’s official online streaming platform. In partnership with Stretch Internet, WCHA.tv provides fans with HD broadcasts on multiple platforms, including TV-connected devices via custom apps on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.


Bemidji State Hockey Select-A-Seat night offers last chance for season tickets

The 2017-18 Bemidji State University hockey season is just over one month away and BSU and the Sanford Center are offering hockey fans one last chance to purchase season tickets, from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 13, before seats are released for single-game ticket sales.


Bemidji State hockey to hold equipment surplus sale Aug. 30

The Bemidji State University men's and women's hockey programs will hold a pre-priced surplus sale in the south concourse of the Sanford Center from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30. New and used equipment will be for sale at a price to move.


Bemidji State men’s hockey players to participate in NHL development camps

Three members of the BSU Men’s Hockey team will lace up their skates this week to participate in NHL development camps. Senior goaltender Michael Bitzer and sophomore defenseman Zach Whitecloud will travel to El Segundo, Calif., for the L.A. Kings’ camp, while BSU newcomer Brendan Harris will participate in his hometown Vegas Golden Knights' inaugural camp.


Students at the center of Bemidji State Athletics new broadcasting agreement

Tracy Dill, director of athletics at Bemidji State University, today announced a new broadcasting partnership with the university’s Department of Integrated Media that will deliver more than 100 Beaver Athletics events to a worldwide audience beginning this fall.


Bitzer and Harms cited for Academic All-America Honors

Michael Bitzer and Brendan Harms became the third and fourth Bemidji State Men's Hockey players to earn CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors. Both student-athletes were selected to the 2016-17 University Division At-Large Second Team.


Bemidji State’s Bitzer and Harms earn Academic All-District nods

Two Bemidji State University men’s hockey players have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America University Division At-Large Academic All-District® First Team. Both Michael Bitzer and Brendan Harms earn recognition for their efforts on the ice and in the classroom.


Bemidji State unveils 2017-18 men’s hockey schedule

Eighteen regular-season home games, eight games versus 2017 NCAA Tournament participants, including a home-and-home series with nation runner up University of Minnesota Duluth, and the return of the Air Force Academy highlight Bemidji State University’s 36-game 2017-18 men’s ice hockey schedule.


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