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November 26, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team looks to shake a six-game losing skid this weekend as it welcomes St. Cloud State University to Sanford Center for a two-game nonconference series. Opening face off Friday is set for 7:37 p.m. with a 7:07 p.m. start slated for Saturday.
November 25, 2014
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore and senior forward Mitch Cain preview the Beavers' upcoming nonconference home series versus St. Cloud State.
November 22, 2014
Bemidji State University carried play for the final 40 minutes Saturday, but an early 2-0 lead and an empty-net goal late was enough for Bowling Green State University to hold off the Beavers to earn a 3-2 victory and WCHA series sweep.
November 21, 2014
The Bemidji State men's hockey team got a goal from Cory Ward early, but saw Bowling Green come back to score three unanswered goals to take the WCHA series opener 3-1.
November 20, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team hits the road this weekend, and will travel to Bowling Green, Ohio for a two-game WCHA series versus Bowling Green State University Friday and Saturday. Each game is slated for a 6:07 p.m. opening face off.
November 19, 2014
Bemidji State University Athletics has announced a pair of unique, community-minded discount options for the BSU men’s hockey series versus St. Cloud State University Nov. 28-29.
November 18, 2014
Bemidji State men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore and senior defenseman Matt Prapavessis preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series at Bowling Green Tuesday at the team's weekly press conference.
November 15, 2014
After leading No. 5 Michigan Tech 2-1 deep into the second period, the fifth-ranked Huskies scored three unanswered goals to defeat the Bemidji State University men's hockey team, 4-2, Saturday evening at Sanford Center. Nate Arentz and Brendan Harms tallied goals for BSU.
November 14, 2014
Despite out shooting the No. 5 team in the country 36-22, the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team was defeated by Michigan Tech Friday evening at Sanford Center, 2-1. Markus Gerbrandt scored BSU's lone goal in the contest.
November 13, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the addition of T.J. Roo (Champlin, Minn.) and Dillon Eichstad (Bemidji, Minn.). Both players have signed the necessary NCAA paperwork and plan to begin their BSU hockey careers in the fall of 2015.
November 13, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team looks to extend its home wining streak to four games for the this weekend as it host No. 5 Michigan Tech in a WCHA series. The Military Appreciation festivities get underway at 7:37 p.m. Friday, while Saturday's series finale is set for 7:07 p.m. at Sanford Center.
November 12, 2014
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore previews the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series with Michigan Tech along with senior goaltender Andrew Walsh and senior blueiner Sam Rendle Tuesday as the team met the media.
November 08, 2014
Teddy Blueger recorded his first collegiate hat trick to power the No. 13 Minnesota State University hockey team past Bemidji State University Saturday at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minn. The victory gives the Mavericks a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series sweep.
November 07, 2014
Bryce Gervais posted two goals and two assists and Matt Leitner added a goal and two assists to power Minnesota State University, Mankato past Bemidji State University, 6-3, Friday in Mankato, Minn.
November 07, 2014
In an effort to honor the brave men and women defending the United States of America and the freedom we enjoy, Bemidji State University Athletics will host Military Appreciation Weekend Nov. 14-15.
November 06, 2014
The Bemidji State men's hockey team hits the road to face the league's preseason favorite in Minnesota State University, Mankato (5-3-0; 3-1-0 WCHA) Nov. 7-8. The series will get underway from Verizon Wireless Center at 7:07 p.m. Friday, with the opening faceoff for the series finale set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday.
November 06, 2014
Bemidji State University’s Brittni Mowat and Nate Arentz have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2.
November 04, 2014
Head Coach Tom Serratore along with sophomore forwards Brendan Harms and Nate Arentz recap a WCHA series sweep over Alaska and preview the teams upcoming series at Minnesota State.
November 03, 2014
Bemidji State University forward Nate Arentz has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Week honors after leading the BSU scoring attack in a series sweep of University of Alaska Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
November 01, 2014
Cory Ward scored 2:03 into overtime to propel the Bemidji State men's ice hockey team to a 4-3 victory over University of Alaska Saturday to clinch a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series sweep.
October 31, 2014
Charlie O'Connor scored twice, while Nate Arentz and Brendan Harms each added a goal and an assist to lead the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 6-1 victory over University of Alaska to open the WCHA season Friday at Sanford Center.
October 31, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is set to open the 2014-15 WCHA season this weekend when it hosts University of Alaska. The Beavers, now 1-3-0 overall, look to get back on track after losing their last three games, but draw a 5-1-0 Nanooks’ team to get league play underway.
October 29, 2014
Bemidji State University’s Rachel Craig and Markus Gerbrandt have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 20-26.
October 28, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is set to open the 2014-15 WCHA season this weekend when it hosts University of Alaska. The Beavers, now 1-3-0 overall, look to get back on track after losing their last three games, but draw a 5-1-0 Nanooks’ team to get league play underway.
October 25, 2014
Markus Gerbrandt's second goal of the night gave the Bemidji State University men's hockey team a 3-2 lead midway the second period, but No. 1 University Minnesota scored the final three goals of the game to earn a 5-3 nonconference victory to earn a sweep.
October 24, 2014
Top-ranked University of Minnesota netted a pair of power-play goals (2-for-6) and added a short-handed goal en route to a 5-2 nonconference victory over Bemidji State University Friday at Mariucci Arena.
October 23, 2014
The Bemidji State men's ice hockey team returns to action this weekend when it travels to Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis, Minn. to battle top-ranked University of Minnesota. The series will get underway at 8:12 p.m. Friday with a 7 p.m. opening face off set for the series finale Saturday.
October 15, 2014
Bemidji State University’s Hillary Arechigo (F, Jr., Monticello, Minn.) and Brendan Harms (F, So., Steinbach, Manitoba) have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 6-12.
October 13, 2014
Bemidji State University forward Brendan Harms (So., Steinbach, Manitoba) has been selected Western Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week after aiding the BSU men’s ice hockey team to a nonconference series split with No. 2 University of North Dakota Oct. 10-11.
October 11, 2014
Newcomer Myles Fitzgerald (F, Port Alberti, British Columbia) scored his first collegiate goal to rally the Bemidji State University men's hockey team in the third period, but the Beavers were unable to dig out of a two-goal deficit and dropped their 2014-15 home opener to University of North Dakota, 2-1, Saturday at Sanford Center.
October 10, 2014
Brendan Harms (F, So., Steinbach, Manitoba) scored twice and Markus Gerbrandt (F, Jr., Edmonton, Alberta) added a goal and an assist as the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team downed No 2 University of North Dakota, 5-1, for its first victory in Grand Forks since Feb. 7, 1970.
October 10, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is set to open the 2014-15 season with a non-conference home-and-home series versus University of North Dakota this weekend. The Beavers will travel to Grand Forks, N.D. and Ralph Engelstad Arena Friday to lift the lid on the season before they return to Sanford Center for their 2014-15 home opener.
October 08, 2014
When the National Hockey League’s 2014-15 season gets underway this week, Bemidji State University will be represented by two players that have found opening-day roles on NHL clubs. Former BSU forward Matt Read (2007-11) begins his fourth season for the Philadelphia Flyers and defenseman Brad Hunt (2008-12) found a place the Edmonton Oilers' roster after just three games a year ago.
October 07, 2014
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore and junior forward Markus Gerbrandt preview the Beavers 2014-opening, home-and-home series versus No. 2 North Dakota.
September 29, 2014
Minnesota State University, Mankato, the defending Broadmoor Trophy champion, has been tabbed as the favorite to win the MacNaughton Cup 2014-15 in both the Mankato Free Press Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coaches’ and the Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Media preseason polls.
September 29, 2014
The Western Collegiate Hockey Associationand Xcel Energy Center have announced that all-tournament ticket packages for the 2015 WCHA Final Five, to be held March 20-21 at Xcel Energy Center, go on sale today (Sept. 29) at noon.
September 24, 2014
Bringing live television coverage of its jewel event into homes across the State of Hockey, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and Commissioner Bill Robertson today announced an exclusive partnership with FOX Sports North to telecast the 2015 WCHA Final Five.
September 18, 2014
Single-game tickets for the 2014-15 Bemidji State University hockey season go on sale to the general public today (Sept. 19) at 10 a.m. Single-game tickets begin at $25 and can be purchased at the Sanford Center Bob Lowth Ford Pickup Window.
August 29, 2014
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, Sept. 3. New and used equipment will be for sale at a price to move.
July 18, 2014
Nearly 140 golfers, including close to 50 Bemidji State men's hockey alumni, converged on the Bemidji Town and Country Club Friday to participate in the 2014 Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament.
July 10, 2014
The men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association and Commissioner Bill Robertson today announced the 2014-15 composite schedule, highlighted by the return of the WCHA Final Five next March to Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, MN.
July 07, 2014
Brendan Harms (So., F, Steinbach, Manitoba) turned heads last season as a freshman on the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team. Harms finished fourth on the team in scoring with seven goals and 14 assists for 21 points. This week Harms again hopes to make an impact as he participates in the Winnipeg Jets' 2014 Development Camp.
July 02, 2014
Bemidji State University will induct six individuals and one outstanding team into its Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, as part of the University’s B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend.
July 01, 2014
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 18 to participate in the 17th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament.
June 30, 2014
Monday, Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Commissioners Bill Robertson (Men) and Aaron Kemp (Women) met with the Bemidji media before attending the Select-A-Seat event at Sanford Center. Watch the video below to see where the new Commissioners have been, plans for the future and their thoughts on BSU, Bemidji and Sanford Center.
June 06, 2014
Join Bemidji State athletics and the WCHA at Sanford Center June 30 from 5-7 p.m. for a special select-a-seat night event. Attendees will not only get a chance to find a perfect vantage point for the 2014-15 season, they will also have the opportunity to meet new WCHA commissioners Bill Robertson and Aaron Kemp, BSU coaches, staff and members of the BSU hockey teams.
May 27, 2014
Bemidji State University Head Men’s Hockey Coach Tom Serratore has announced the hiring of Travis Winter as assistant coach. The 2009 BSU graduate and former captain, returns to Bemidji State after getting his coaching feet wet in the United States (USHL) and North American (NAHL) Hockey Leagues.
May 15, 2014
The Bemidji State men’s and women’s ice hockey teams have again met the Academic Progress Rate standards set fourth by the NCAA. These scores provide performance benchmarks for all NCAA Division I programs under the Association’s standards for academic progress and performance beginning with data from the 2009-13.
May 08, 2014
Former Bemidji State University Assistant Coach Bert Gilling has been hired has head coach of the Mount Royal University men's Ice hockey team. MRU officials made the announcement today.
May 05, 2014
Former Bemidji State forward Matt Read is among a group of 23 players named to Canada’s National Team roster for the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. The appointment marks the second time Read has worn his native nation's colors. He also represented Canada at the 2013 World Championships in Finland and Sweden.
April 30, 2014
Seventeen regular-season games at Sanford Center, 13 games versus 2013-14 NCAA Tournament participants and Bemidji State University’s debut in the North Star College Cup highlight the Beavers’ 36-game 2014-15 men’s ice hockey schedule.
April 15, 2014
More than 400 attendees and 100 Bemidji State University student-athletes gathered at the Sanford Center Saturday night for the inaugural Green & White Dinner and Auction to Benefit BSU Athletics. Net proceeds from tickets, bids on auction items, as well as other activities, totaled more than $104,000 and included individual donations totaling $21,800 to “Build a Scholarship.”
April 08, 2014
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced that Bill Robertson has been selected as the new commissioner of college hockey’s most historic, tradition-rich and successful conference. He accepted a multi-year agreement with the WCHA.
March 21, 2014
Former Bemidji State University forward Radoslav Illo (Bystrica, Slovakia) has been signed to an amateur tryout contract with the Norfolk Admirals. The Admirals are the American Hockey league affiliate of the National Hockey League's Anaheim Ducks.
March 16, 2014
It took 85:15, but Ferris State University put an end to Bemidji State University's 2013-14 men's hockey season Saturday, scoring a goal at the 5:15 mark of the second overtime period to win game two, 3-2, and sweep the Western Collegiate Hockey Association first round playoff series.
March 14, 2014
Ferris State University scored eight goals on just 23 shots to take a 1-0 advantage over Bemidji State University in the best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoff series Friday at Robert L. Ewigleben Ice Arena in Big Rapids, Mich.
March 13, 2014
Bemidji State men’s ice hockey captain Matt Prapavessis (Jr., D, Oakville, Ontario) has been named Third-Team All-WCHA, highlighting the announcement of the 2013-14 league awards for the Beavers. In addition, freshman defenseman Ruslan Pedan (Moscow, Russia) earned a spot on the WCHA All-Rookie Team.
March 12, 2014
The No. 8 seeded Bemidji State University men's hockey team travels to Big Falls, Mich. this weekend to face the No. 1 seed, Ferris State University, in a best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoff series for the right to advance to the WCHA Final Five.
March 12, 2014
Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serraotre and sophomore forward Markus Gerbrandt preview the Beavers' upcoming best-of-three playoff series at 2014 WCHA regular season champion Ferris State.
March 09, 2014
The Bemdji State men's hockey team will extend it's 2013-14 campaign beyond the regular season. At 10-19-7 overall with a 10-14-4 mark in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play, the Beavers have earned the No. 8 seed in the 2014 WCHA Playoffs and will travel to regular season champion Ferris State University for a best-of-three series March 14-16.
March 08, 2014
Bowling Green State University netted three power-play goals, while Bemidji State University failed to convert any of its six opportunities, as the Beavers dropped their 2013-14 regular season finale, 5-3 Saturday at the BGSU Ice Arena in Bowling Green, Ohio.
March 07, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team dropped a 5-3 Western Collegiate Hockey Association contest to Bowling Green State University Friday at the BGSU Ice Arena.
March 05, 2014
Bemidji State University’s Kate Warmack (Sr. C, East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Jeff Jubinville (Sr., F, Edmonton, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 24-March 2.
March 05, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team packs its bags for Bowling Green, Ohio this weekend as the team embarks on the final series of the 2013-14 regular season with its eye on the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Playoffs.
March 04, 2014
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serrtore and sophomore John Parker talk about the team's impending road trip to Bowling Green State University for the final series of the 2013-14 regular season.
March 01, 2014
In quite possibly his final game at Sanford Center, senior Jeff Jubinville (F, Edmonton, Alberta) scored twice and added an assist to lead the Bemidji State University men's hockey team to a 4-1 victory over University of Alabama-Huntsville Saturday.
February 28, 2014
John Parker (So., F, Green Brook, N.J.) scored his first goal of the season, but that was all the offense the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team could muster, as University of Alabama-Huntsville recorded its second victory of the season with a 2-1 win Friday at Sanford Center.
February 27, 2014
The Bemidji State men’s hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend for its final home series of the 2013-14 regular season. The Beavers host long-time rival University of Alabama-Huntsville in a two-game WCHA series. Friday's special Native Nations series opener is slated for a 7:37 p.m. start with Saturday's senior day opening face off scheduled for 7:07 p.m.
February 25, 2014
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers upcoming (Feb. 28-March 1) WCHA series with long-time rival Alabama Huntsville.
February 15, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team scored twice during the first seven minutes of play and goaltender Andrew Walsh (Jr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) stopped 32 of 33 shots faced, as the Beavers earned a 2-1 victory over No. 4 Ferris State University Saturday to cap 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame weekend at Sanford Center.
February 15, 2014
Bemidji State University enshrined six individuals and two outstanding teams into its Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday at Sanford Center, in the culminating event of the University’s B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend.
February 14, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team hung with No. 4 Ferris State University for 40 minutes Friday, but the league-leading Bulldogs netted three goals in the third period of play to pull away from the Beavers and gain a 4-1 victory to open the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
February 13, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend to host No. 4 Ferris State University in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play. After playing seven of their last eight games on the road, the Beavers will host in four of their last six as the team fights to stay in the hunt for the right to host the first round of the 2014 WCHA playoffs.
February 13, 2014
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced the recipients of its ninth annual WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award. Student-athletes from Bemidji State University comprised 17 of the league's 113 recipients in 2013-14.
February 11, 2014
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA home series versus No. 4 Ferris State.
February 08, 2014
Trailing 1-0 to open the second period, Minnesota State University, Mankato used a pair of goals on a five-minute major to gain momentum and would survive a flurry in the game’s final minutes to take the series finale 3-2 and complete the Western Collegiate Hockey Association sweep over Bemidji State University Saturday at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minn.
February 07, 2014
Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh turned aside 43 shots and Cory Ward scored his team-leading 17th goal of the season Friday, but it was not enough as Minnesota State University, Mankato out shot the Beavers 48-28 in a 5-2 victory at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, Minn.
February 06, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team returns to action this weekend when it travels to Mankato, Minn. and Verizon Wireless Center for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series versus Minnesota State University, Mankato.
February 04, 2014
Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore, senior forward Jeff Jubinville and junior defender Sam Rendle preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series at Minnesota State Tuesday (Feb. 4, 2014) at the team's weekly media day.
January 26, 2014
Cory Ward posted a pair of goals and Radoslav Illo recorded a goal and an assist to lead the BSU attack, while Andrew Walsh turned aside 25 shots en route to a 4-0 shutout victory Saturday at Alaska.
January 25, 2014
Freshman goaltender Jesse Wilkins (Calgary, Alberta) recorded 28 saves, but the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team was unable to light the lamp in a 3-0 Western Collegiate Hockey Association loss to University of Alaska late Friday in Fairbanks, Alaska.
January 22, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team travels to The Last Frontier this weekend for a two-game WCHA set at University of Alaska. Both games are set for a 10:07 (CST) opening face-off from Carlson Center.
January 21, 2014
Bemidji State University defenseman Matt Prapavessis (Jr., Oakville, Ontario) has been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Week honors after anchoring the BSU men’s hockey team’s defensive unit to a nonconference series versus University of North Dakota Jan. 17-18.
January 18, 2014
The University of North Dakota posted back-to-back goals just 55 seconds apart early in the first period and the Bemidj State University men’s ice hockey team could not rebound, falling 4-2 in its final nonconference contest of the 2013-14 season.
January 17, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's hockey skated to a 1-1 tie versus University of North Dakota Friday at Sanford Center. Sophomore Cory Ward (Las Vegas, Nev.) scored BSU's goal, while goaltender Andrew Walsh (Jr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) posted 42 saves. The teams wrap up the home-and-home series tomorrow at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
January 16, 2014
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team returns to action this weekend to battle North Dakota in the Beavers’ final nonconference series of the season. Following a 7:37 p.m. match up at Sanford Center Friday, the teams will move the 7:07 p.m. series finale 119 miles west to Grand Forks, N.D. and Ralph Engelstad Arena Friday to complete the home-and-home series.
January 15, 2014
Bemidji State University’s Rachael Kelly (F, Jr., Rosemount, Minn.) and Matt Prapavessis (D, Jr., Oakville, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 6-12.
January 14, 2014
Sam Windle, Brendan Harms and Tom Serratore look back at the Bemidji State men's hockey team's recent WCHA series at Lake Superior State (1/10-11) and ahead to its upcoming home-and-home series versus North Dakota (1/17-18) at BSU's weekly media day Tuesday (Jan. 14).
January 14, 2014
Bemidji State University forward Cory Ward (So., Las Vegas, Nev.) and goaltender Jesse Wilkins (Fr., Calgary, Alberta) have been selected for Western Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Week honors after powering the BSU men’s ice hockey team to a series sweep at Lake Superior State University Jan. 10-11.
January 11, 2014
Junior captain Matt Prapavessis (Oakville, Ontario) netted a goal and an assist to lead the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team to a 3-1 come-from-behind, Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory over Lake Superior State University Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
January 10, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team connected on its first three power-play opportunities Friday at Taffy Abel Arena and cruised to a 5-2 victory over Lake Superior State University. Led by a three-assist effort from Cory Ward and a two-goal night from Brendan Harms, the Beavers snapped an eight-game winless streak.
January 08, 2014
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team hits to road for the first time since Dec. 6-7 this weekend as it travels to Sault Ste. Marie , Mich. for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series versus Lake Superior State. The two-game set will get underway at 6:37 p.m. (CST) with the series finale set for 6:07 p.m. Saturday at Taffy Abel Arena.
January 04, 2014
Jeff Jubinville posted his third goal of the season to even the score at 1-1 late in the first period Saturday, but that was all the offense the Bemidji State could muster as fell 3-1 to WCHA foe Northern Michigan.
January 04, 2014
Former Bemidji State men's hockey player, Brad Hunt, saw a childhood dream come to fruition Friday as he made his National Hockey League debut. Called up from Edmonton's America Hockey League team, the Oklahoma City Oil Barons, Hunt pulled on an Oilers' number 59 jersey for a 5-2 loss to Anaheim.
January 03, 2014
Northern Michigan University used a three-goal second period to erase an early deficit, gain control of play and earn a 4-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association series-opening victory over Bemidji State University Friday at Sanford Center.
January 02, 2014
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opens the 2014 calendar year with a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at Sanford Center this weekend versus Northern Michigan University. Friday's contest is set for a 7:37 p.m. opening faceoff, while the series finale will get underway at 7:07 p.m. Saturday.
December 31, 2013
Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beaver's return to action Jan. 3-4. BSU opens the second half of the season by hosting Northern Michigan University for a two-game WCHA series.
December 20, 2013
Bruce McLeod, one of the most influential and successful commissioners in the history of collegiate ice hockey, has announced his intent to retire on June 30 at the end of his current contract. Now in his 20th season at the helm of the 62-year-old Western Collegiate Hockey Association, McLeod has made a truly significant mark on both the game itself and the organization he has led.
December 18, 2013
The University of Minnesota, in conjunction with Xcel Energy Center, Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University, St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Duluth, has announced that tickets for the inaugural North Star College Cup at Xcel Energy Center are now on sale.
December 18, 2013
Bemidji State University’s Kate Warmack (C, Sr., East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Matt Prapavessis (D, Jr., Oakville, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Dec. 8-14.
December 18, 2013
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced a one-game suspension to Bemidji State University hockey player Phillip Marinaccio as a result of his actions in the December 14 game against University of Alaska.
December 14, 2013
The University of Alaska put the Bemidji State University men's hockey team in an early hole, netting a pair of even-strength goals in the first four minutes of action and the Beavers were never able to recover, dropping the series finale 5-1 Saturday at Sanford Center.
December 13, 2013
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team battled back from three separate one-goal deficits to skate to a 3-3 tie with University of Alaska Friday evening at Sanford Center.
December 12, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-8-5; 5-4-3 WCHA) looks to correct a four-game winless string this weekend as it hosts University of Alaska at Fairbanks (6-8-2; 3-7-0 WCHA) for a two-game Western Collegiate Conference series at Sanford Center.
December 10, 2013
Bemidji State University goaltender Jesse Wilkins (Fr., Calgary, Alberta) has been selected Western Collegiate Hockey Association Rookie of the Week after an outstanding collegiate debut at Michigan Technological University Dec. 6-7.
December 10, 2013
Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore and junior forward Mitch Cain talk about the Beavers recent series at Michigan Tech and look forward to the upcoming WCHA series versus Alaska Tuesday (12/10/13) and the team's weekly press conference.
December 07, 2013
Bemidji State University freshman Jesse Wilkins (G, Calgary, Alberta) made 39 saves and backstopped a penalty-kill unit that held Michigan Technological University scoreless on six power-play opportunities as the Beavers and Huskies skated to a 2-2 draw to split the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series in Houghton, Mich. Saturday.
December 06, 2013
Cory Ward (F, So., Las Vegas, Nev.) scored two goals and goaltender Jesse Wilkins (Fr., Calgary, Alberta) made 36 saves to lead the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team to a 2-2 tie at Michigan Technological University Friday.
December 06, 2013
Bemidji State University’s Kate Warmack (C, 6-2, Sr., East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Radoslav illo (F, Sr., Bystrica, Slovakia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Nov. 24-30.
December 06, 2013
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and Van Andel Arena announced today that three-game, all tournament packages for the 2014 WCHA Final Five championship, to be held March 21-22 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich., will go on sale beginning Sunday, December 8 at 10:00 am ET.
December 05, 2013
For the first time in nearly a month, the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team will hit the road this weekend, making the trip to Houghton, Mich. to battle the Huskies of Michigan Tech in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
December 04, 2013
The Bemidji State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host its annual Teddy Bear Toss in conjunction with a hat and mitten drive when the BSU men’s hockey team hosts University of Alaska Fairbanks Dec. 13-14.
December 03, 2013
Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore briefs the media about the Beavers' upcoming Western Collegiate Hockey Association road series at Michigan Tech Tuesday (12/3/13) at his weekly press conference.
November 30, 2013
Sparked by a three-goal third period, the nationally-ranked Miami University men's ice hockey team earned a 6-3 nonconference victory over Bemidji State University Saturday at Sanford Center.
November 29, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team erased a three–goal, third-period Miami University lead and gained a 4-4 tie Friday to open a nonconference series at Sanford Center.
November 27, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (5-7-2; 5-4-1 WCHA) wraps up a six-game homestand this weekend as it hosts Miami University (7-6-1; 2-4-0 NCHC) for a two-game nonconference series at Sanford Center.
November 26, 2013
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore previews Miami University and the Beavers' upcoming series versus the RedHawks, Tuesday Nov. 27 at his weekly press conference.
November 23, 2013
Cory Ward (F, So., Las Vegas, Nev.) scored his team-leading eight goal of the year one minute into overtime to lift the Bemidji State men's hockey team to a 2-1 victory over Lake Superior State University Saturday at Sanford Center.
November 23, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the addition of Brett Beauvais, Michael Bitzer, Gerry Fitzgerald, Leo Fitzgerald, Myles Fitzgerald and Corey Petrash. All six of the players signed the necessary NCAA paperwork and plan to begin their BSU hockey careers in the fall of 2014.
November 22, 2013
The Lake Superior State University men's ice hockey team got a pair of power-play markers just 57 seconds apart to erase a 2-1 Bemidji State University lead early in the third period and take the opening game of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series, 3-2, Friday at Sanford Center.
November 21, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (4-6-2; 4-3-1 WCHA) continues its six-game homestand this weekend as it hosts Lake Superior State University (6-3-1; 2-2-0 WCHA) in a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at Sanford Center.
November 19, 2013
Bemidji State head coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media during his weekly press conference Tuesday (11/19/13) to preview the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series versus Lake Superior State.
November 19, 2013
Bemidji State University forward Phil Marinaccio (Fr., Nobleton, Ontario) has been selected Western Collegiate Hockey Association Rookie of the Week after aiding the BSU men’s ice hockey team to a series victory over University of Alaska-Anchorage Nov. 15-16.
November 16, 2013
Trailing University of Alaska-Anchorage by a goal with just over 15 minutes to play, the Bemidji State University men's hockey team got a goal from Phillip Marinaccio to force overtime and the Beavers escaped with a 4-4 draw Saturday at Sanford Center.
November 15, 2013
Seven different Bemidji State University men's hockey players contributed to the scoring as the Beavers opened Military Appreciation weekend with a 4-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory over University of Alaska-Anchorage Friday at Sanford Center.
November 14, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (3-6-1; 3-3-0 WCHA) looks to snap a three-game losing skid this weekend as it returns to Sanford Center to host University of Alaska-Anchorage (5-3-0; 2-2-0 WCHA) in a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
November 12, 2013
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore previews the Beavers' return to Sanford Center to host Alaska-Anchorage Tuesday at his weekly press conference.
November 12, 2013
In an effort to honor the brave men and women defending the United States of America and the freedom we enjoy, Bemidji State University Athletics will host Military Appreciation Weekend Nov. 15-16. All current and former military men and women are eligible for a buy one, get one ticket deal for the Nov. 15-16 men's and women's hockey games.
November 09, 2013
Markus Gerbrandt scored twice to spark a three-goal second period for the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team, but the comeback would fall short as Ferris State would take the game 5-3 to complete the series sweep.
November 08, 2013
Bemidji State University held a 4-3 lead over Ferris State University with 13:35 left in regulation Friday at Robert L. Ewigleben Ice Arena, but the Bulldogs would rally to push the game to overtime and steal the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series opener, 5-4, just 1:28 into the extra frame.
November 08, 2013
The Beavers, now 3-4-1 and 3-1-0 in league play will travel to Big Rapids, Mich. to battle league-newcomer Ferris State (5-2-0; 2-0-0 WCHA). The series is set to get underway with a 6:07 p.m. CST Friday, with the series finale slated for a 6:07p.m. opening face off. Both games will be played at Robert L. Ewigleben Ice Arena.
November 07, 2013
Bemidji State University’s Tiffany VanHaaften (M, Sr., Chaska, Minn.) and James Hansen (D, So., Maple Grove, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Oct. 28-Nov. 3.
November 05, 2013
Bemidji State head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team's Western Collegiate Hockey Association road series at Ferris State.
November 02, 2013
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team scored back-to-back goals to cap the second period and skate into the third tied with Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2-2, but the Mavericks broke the tie with 4:52 to play and would add another to steal a Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory, 4-3, Saturday at Sanford Center.
November 01, 2013
The Bemidji State men's ice hockey team posted a 4-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association victory over Minnesota State University, Mankato Friday at Sanford Center.
October 31, 2013
Bemidji State University’s Maria McLeod (M, Jr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) and Markus Gerbrandt (F, So., Edmonton, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Oct. 21-27.
October 31, 2013
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team (2-3-1; 2-0-0 WCHA) looks to protect is perfect league mark this weekend as it returns to Sanford Center to host preseason Western Collegiate Hockey Association favorite Minnesota State University, Mankato (2-2-0; 0-0-0 WCHA) for a two-game league series.
October 29, 2013
Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore, along with student-athletes Markus Gerbrandt and Brendan Harms, talk about the Beavers' series sweep at Alabama-Huntsville and preview the team's upcoming home series versus Minnesota State.
October 29, 2013
Bemidji State University forwards Markus Gerbrandt (So., Edmonton, Alberta) and Brendan Harms (Fr., Steinbach, Manitoba) have been selected as Western Collegiate Hockey Association Players of the Week after aiding the BSU men’s ice hockey team to a series sweep at the University of Alabama-Huntsville Oct. 25-26.
October 26, 2013
Cory Ward (F, So., Las Vegas, Nev.) scored his fourth goal of the season midway through the first period and Andrew Walsh (G, Jr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) turned aside 14 shots to lead the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team to a 1-0 victory over University of Alabama-Huntsville Saturday at Von Braun Center.
October 25, 2013
Sophomore Markus Gerbrandt (F, Edmonton, Alberta) posted the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team's first hat trick since Nov. 21, 2009 to lead the Beavers to a 6-1 victory over the University of Alabama-Huntsville to open the Western Collegiate Hockey Association season Friday at Von Braun Center.
October 24, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (0-3-1) opens Western Collegiate Hockey Association play this weekend as it travels to Huntsville, Ala. to face long-time rival University of Alabama-Huntsville. The opening faceoff is set for 7:07 p.m. each night from the Von Braun Center.
October 23, 2013
Bemidji State University’s Ivana Bilic (D, So., Port Coquitlam, British Columbia) and Danny Mattson (F, Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Oct. 14-20.
October 22, 2013
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore addressed the media Tuesday to preview the team's 2013-14 WCHA opener at the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
October 19, 2013
Sam Warning posted two goals and an assist to lead the No. 3/5 University of Minnesota to a 5-1 victory and a nonconference series sweep over the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team.
October 18, 2013
Led by Sam Warning's goal and two assists, the University of Minnesota men's ice hockey team had 10 players contribute to the scoring as the No. 5 Golden Gophers defeated Bemidji State University 6-3 in the Beavers' home opener.
October 17, 2013
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (0-1-1) returns to Sanford Center this weekend to host No. 3/5 University of Minnesota (2-0-0) in the 2013-14 home opener. Friday's match up will begin at 7:37 p.m., while Saturday's series finale is set for a 7:07 p.m. opening faceoff.
October 15, 2013
Bemidji State University head men's hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discus the Beavers' home opener versus No. 3 Minnesota.
October 12, 2013
Phil Brewer (F, So., Cambridge, Ontario) posted a goal and an assist and Andrew Walsh (G, Jr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) recorded 44 saves as the Bemidji State University men ice hockey netted a 2-2 tie versus No. 9 St. Cloud State University Saturday in St. Cloud, Minn.
October 11, 2013
Special teams play proved to be the difference Friday as St. Cloud State University used a goal on the power play and another in a short-handed situation to edge the Bemidji State University men's hockey team, 3-2, in the 2013-14 season-opener.
October 10, 2013
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team lifts the lid on the 2013-14 season Friday versus St. Cloud State University at the newly-renovated Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. The opening faceoff is set for 7:37 p.m.
October 09, 2013
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday regarding the Beavers' upcoming season-opening series at (9) St. Cloud State University.
October 03, 2013
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team will take its first step toward the 2013-14 season this weekend. The Beavers will skate in their first official practice Saturday from 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at Neilson-Reise Arena. With just six days to prepare for its 58th season opener and 2013 Frozen Four participant St. Cloud State University (Oct. 11-12), BSU will be hard at it again Sunday from 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m.
October 03, 2013
Change. No single word could be more appropriate to describe the 2013-14 Bemidji State men's hockey season. Virtually every aspect of the program is in the midst of transition. The WCHA has seen teams come and go, BSU lost nine players to graduation, while it gained 11 new recruits all while the Beavers attempt to bounce back from a 6-22-8 2012-13 campaign.
October 02, 2013
Bemidji State University will induct six individuals and two outstanding teams into its Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, as part of the University’s B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend. This year's inductions will include Steven Boss "81, Jayne Dusich '91, Mary Gergen '91 and Patti (Fitzgerald) Zwierz.
September 26, 2013
Bemidji State University and Lakeland Public Television have announced a television broadcast partnership for BSU men’s hockey in 2013-14. The partnership will deliver Beaver hockey into households across the upper Midwest.
September 25, 2013
Minnesota State University, Mankato has been tabbed as the favorite to win the MacNaughton Cup, garnering nine of 10 first-place votes in the Mankato Free Press WCHA Men’s Hockey 2013-14 Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Bemidji State University was selected seventh in the same poll.
September 24, 2013
With the dawning of a new era, the WCHA today announced an exciting new partnership with America ONE Sports. WCHATV powered by America ONE Sports will provide fans around the world an opportunity to watch league-member games live via broadband telecast distribution to their computers and mobile devices.
September 24, 2013
Minnesota State was a nearly-unanimous pick to win the new-look Western Collegiate Hockey Association in 2013-14 according to the media who participated in the Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Preseason Media Poll, but if the poll rings true, parity among league members may be the story of the coming season.
September 20, 2013
Single-game tickets for the 2013-14 Bemidji State University hockey season go on sale to the general public Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m.
September 16, 2013
Student season tickets for the Bemidji State University 2013-14 men's hockey season go on sale today for all students. This year's tickets are just $40 for all 19 home games and can be purchased at the Hobson Memorial Union Information Desk.
September 13, 2013
The Bemidji State Department of Athletics has announced that single-game tickets for the 2013-14 Beaver hockey season will be released for sale to current season ticket holders at 10 a.m. Monday, September 16. and to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, September 20.
September 11, 2013
Secure your place at Sanford Center for the 2013-14 BSU hockey season. Season ticket packages begin at just $275. Whether you have yours, you've been meaning to reserve them or you need to renew your season tickets, come to Sanford Center Sept. 12 from 4-7 p.m. for Select-A-Seat Night. See which seats are available, get the scoop on the new pricing structure and learn more about the benefits of Beaver Pride membership.
September 05, 2013
Bemidji State University, in conjunction with Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University, St. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Duluth and Xcel Energy Center, announced the North Star College Cup on Thursday, giving an official title to the state’s inaugural Division I men’s hockey tournament next year in St. Paul, Minn.
August 30, 2013
Bemidji State University is offering Beaver hockey fans three new ticket package options for 2013-14. Customizable packages, which include tickets to three, five or 10 BSU men's hockey home games, will go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 3, starting at just $65.
August 16, 2013
Ronald McKechney played baseball and hockey at Bemidji State University from 1959-61 and for his efforts was named into the Bemidji State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1988. Now, the former Beaver student-athlete and coach is set to be inducted into the individual category of the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame, as a player, Aug. 17.
July 15, 2013
Nearly 130 golfers, which included over 40 Beaver Hockey alumni, participated in the Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, July 12 at Bemidji Town and Country Club. In addition to golf, participants took part in a dinner and live auction to raise funds for Bemidji State men's hockey
July 08, 2013
The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Edmonton Oilers and General Manager Craig MacTavish announced the organization agreed to terms with former Bemidji State University defenseman Brad Hunt Sunday. The contract will make him part of the Oilers’ organization through the 2014-15 season.
July 02, 2013
Bemidji State University's 16th Annual Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Friday, July 12 at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. Register now to participate in this annual fund raiser for BSU men's ice hockey.
June 21, 2013
The University of Minnesota, in conjunction with Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University-Mankato, St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Duluth, is adding a unique twist to celebrate the inaugural Minnesota Division I NCAA hockey tournament at Xcel Energy Center next year. Over the next weeks, fans will have the opportunity to help name the tournament.
June 13, 2013
Beaver Athletics has unveiled a modified pricing structure for 2013-14 men’s hockey season tickets, making it more affordable than ever to be a season ticket holder. Season ticket packages begin at $275 per seat; packages include a 20-game home schedule, free parking and admission to all BSU women’s hockey home games.
June 04, 2013
The collegiate hockey season may be four months away, but Bemidji State men's and women's hockey invite you to be a part of the action now. Wednesday, July 11, BSU and Beaver Pride are hosting Select-A-Seat Night at Sanford Center from 4-7 p.m. providing potential season-ticket holders with an opportunity to view available seat locations for the upcoming season.
June 03, 2013
Summer vacation is upon us, so make your plans now to attend the many summer athletic camp offerings at Bemidji State! Summer camps are available for five different sports for girls and boys ranging from age 7 through graduating high school seniors. Opportunities are filling fast and early registration dates are nearing, so sign up now!
May 17, 2013
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).
April 29, 2013
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.
April 22, 2013
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.
March 23, 2013
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.
March 23, 2013
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.
March 23, 2013
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.
March 22, 2013
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.
March 21, 2013
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).
March 16, 2013
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.
March 15, 2013
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.
March 14, 2013
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.
March 14, 2013
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.
March 12, 2013
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore spoke to the media Tuesday regarding the Beavers' upcoming WCHA Playoff series at (2) Minnesota.
March 10, 2013
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.
March 09, 2013
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.
March 08, 2013
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.
March 07, 2013
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.
March 07, 2013
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.
March 06, 2013
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.
March 05, 2013
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.
March 05, 2013
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.
March 02, 2013
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.
March 01, 2013
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.
February 28, 2013
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.
February 28, 2013
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.
February 26, 2013
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.
February 20, 2013
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.
February 19, 2013
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.
February 16, 2013
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.
February 15, 2013
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.
February 14, 2013
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).
February 13, 2013
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.
February 12, 2013
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.
February 09, 2013
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.
February 08, 2013
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.
February 08, 2013
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.
February 05, 2013
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.
February 02, 2013
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.
February 02, 2013
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.
February 01, 2013
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.
January 31, 2013
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.
January 29, 2013
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.
January 26, 2013
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.
January 25, 2013
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.
January 24, 2013
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.
January 22, 2013
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.
January 19, 2013
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.
January 18, 2013
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.
January 17, 2013
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.
January 17, 2013
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.
January 15, 2013
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.
January 09, 2013
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.
January 05, 2013
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.
January 04, 2013
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.
January 03, 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.
January 02, 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.
December 31, 2012
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.
December 30, 2012
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.
December 28, 2012
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.
December 27, 2012
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.
December 27, 2012
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.
December 19, 2012
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.
December 19, 2012
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.
December 15, 2012
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.
December 15, 2012
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.
December 14, 2012
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.
December 13, 2012
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.
December 11, 2012
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.
December 08, 2012
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.
December 08, 2012
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.
December 07, 2012
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.
December 07, 2012
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.
December 05, 2012
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.
December 04, 2012
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.
December 01, 2012
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.
November 30, 2012
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.
November 29, 2012
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.
November 28, 2012
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.
November 27, 2012
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).
November 24, 2012
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.
November 24, 2012
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.
November 23, 2012
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.
November 21, 2012
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.
November 20, 2012
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.
November 17, 2012
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.
November 16, 2012
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.
November 16, 2012
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).
November 15, 2012
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.
November 13, 2012
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.
November 12, 2012
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.
November 10, 2012
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.
November 09, 2012
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.
November 08, 2012
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.
November 06, 2012
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.
October 27, 2012
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.
October 26, 2012
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.
October 25, 2012
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.
October 24, 2012
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.
October 23, 2012
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.
October 23, 2012
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.
October 20, 2012
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.
October 20, 2012
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.
October 19, 2012
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.
October 18, 2012
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.
October 16, 2012
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.
October 13, 2012
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.
October 13, 2012
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.
October 12, 2012
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.
October 09, 2012
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.
October 07, 2012
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.
October 04, 2012
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.
September 25, 2012
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.
September 19, 2012
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.
September 05, 2012
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.
July 25, 2012
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.
July 20, 2012
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.
July 13, 2012
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.
July 13, 2012
Joseph Gorshe has been named strength and conditioning coach, while Jeremy Coupal joins the Bemidji State University hockey program as a volunteer assistant coach.
July 10, 2012
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.
June 29, 2012
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.
June 18, 2012
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.
May 03, 2012
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.
April 18, 2012
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.
April 07, 2012
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.
March 23, 2012
Former Bemidji State University forward Drew Fisher (International Falls, Minn.) has signed a professional contract with the Tulsa Oilers of the Central Hockey League (CHL). The move reunites him with former BSU teammate and fellow International Falls, Minn. native Ryan Cramer (2007-2011).
March 16, 2012
Jamie MacQueen (St. Thomas, Ontario), a former forward for the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team, has signed a professional contract with the Lake Erie Monsters, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche.
March 16, 2012
Former Bemidji State University forward Shea Walters (Hibbing, Minn.) has signed a professional contract with the Washington Capitols’ East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) affiliate South Carolina Stingrays, the organization today announced.
March 14, 2012
The Vancouver Canucks’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Chicago Wolves, today announced that the club has signed former Bemidji State University defenseman Brad Hunt (Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement. Photos: Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves
March 10, 2012
Down 4-1 with 3:56 left in the game, Jamie MacQueen (Sr., F, St. Thomas, Ontario) scored two goals in just 19 seconds to reel the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team to within a goal of the University of North Dakota, but he nationally-ranked Fighting Sioux would hold on for a 4-3 victory and earn a berth into the Red Baron/WCHA Final Five.
March 10, 2012
Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff at they chronicle all the action from the second game of BSU men's hockey WCHA best-of-three playoff series at North Dakota.
March 09, 2012
Trailing 2-0 with 6:55 left in the third period, Aaron McLeod (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) potted his ninth goal of the season on the power-play to draw the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team to within a goal, but University of North Dakota would respond 63 seconds later to put the game out of reach and take the first game of the best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association opening-round playoff series, 4-1.
March 09, 2012
Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff at they chronicle all the action from tonight's BSU men's hockey WCHA best-of-three playoff series opener versus North Dakota at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
March 08, 2012
Fifteen Bemidji State University student-athletes were recognized today as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today doled out its All-WCHA Academic Team. The announcement came as a part of the association’s 2011-12 postseason awards.
March 08, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team jumps into postseason play this weekend as the No. 9 seed Beavers travel to fourth-seeded University of North Dakota for a best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff opening-round match up. The series gets underway at 7:37 p.m. Friday with games at 7:07 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, if necessary.
March 07, 2012
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Wednesday (March 7) to discuss the Beavers' Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff first-round draw University of North Dakota March 9-11.
March 07, 2012
Bemidji State University student-athletes Courtney Anderson (Sr., RHP, Virginia, Minn.) and Brance Orban (Jr., F, Lethbridge, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 27-March 4.
March 06, 2012
Bemidji State University hockey fans not lucky enough to find tickets to the Beavers’ Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) playoff first round series at University of North Dakota this weekend (March 9-11) will have the opportunity to view the series locally on the UND Sports Network or Fox College Sports Central.
March 05, 2012
There are a limited number of tickets available for the Bemidji State University men's hockey team's Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) playoff opening-round best-of-three series at University of North Dakota.
March 04, 2012
Brance Orban (Jr., F, Lethbridge, Alberta) netted a pair of goals with an assist and Shea Walters (Sr., F, Hibbing, Minn.) added two goals to lead the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team to a 5-4 victory over University of Alaska-Anchorage Saturday at Sullivan Arena.
March 03, 2012
Jordan George (Jr., F, Madison, Minn.) scored two first-period goals and Dan Bakala (Sr., G, Calgary, Alberta) turned aside 13 of 14 shots Friday as the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team ended a four-game losing skid by defeating University of Alaska-Anchorage 2-1 in the opening game of the final series of the 2011-12 regular season.
March 02, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (15-16-3; 9-14-3 WCHA) finishes the 2011-12 regular season this weekend as it makes its first trip to Alaska for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at University of Alaska-Anchorage (9-21-2; 5-20-1 WCHA).
February 27, 2012
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Monday (Feb. 27) to discuss the Beavers' final regular-season series of 2011-12. The Beavers make their first ever trip to Alaska to battle the University of Alaska-Anchorage in a WCHA series Mar. 2-3.
February 25, 2012
The University Wisconsin scored three unanswered goals in the final 21:30 of play to hand the Bemidji State University men's ice Hockey team a 4-2 loss to complete the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series sweep Saturday at Sanford Center.
February 25, 2012
Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff at they chronicle all the action from tonight's BSU men's hockey WCHA series finale versus Wisconsin.
February 24, 2012
The University of Wisconsin erased an early deficit scoring three goals in the second period en rout to handing the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team a 4-2 loss in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play Friday at Sanford Center.
February 24, 2012
Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff at they chronicle all the action from tonight's BSU men's hockey WCHA series opener versus Wisconsin.
February 23, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (15-14-3; 9-12-3 WCHA) is back at Sanford Center this weekend to host University of Wisconsin (13-15-2; 8-14-2 WCHA) in its final regular season home series of the 2011-12 campaign Feb. 24-25. Friday's series opener is slated or a 7:37 p.m. start and Saturday's finale will commence at 7:07 p.m.
February 22, 2012
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Wednesday (Feb. 24) to discuss the Beavers' final regular-season home series of 2011-12. The Beavers welcome first-time visitor University of Wisconsin to Sanford Center for a WCHA series Feb. 24-25.
February 18, 2012
On a night when Brad Hunt (Sr., D, Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) officially etched his name as one of the greatest in Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey history, Erik Haula spoiled the celebration, scoring twice to lead No. 7 University of Minnesota to a 4-1 victory over the Beavers at Mariucci Arena.
February 17, 2012
Zach Budish scored a pair of first period goals and the No. 7 University of Minnesota held Bemidji State University to a season-low 13 shots on goal as the Golden Gophers cruised to a 3-0 Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) victory Friday at Mariucci Arena.
February 16, 2012
Bemidji State University hockey fans not lucky enough to find tickets to the Beavers’ Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at University of Minnesota this weekend (Feb. 17-18) will be able to see the games televised locally on Fox Sports North and Fox Sports North Plus.
February 16, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is back on the road this weekend for WCHA showdown at No. 7 University of Minnesota. The series will get underway with a 7:07 opening face off Friday and with a 7:07 p.m. start Saturday to wrap up the two-game set. Both games will be played at Mariucci Arena.
February 15, 2012
Bemidji State University athletes Zuzana Tomcikova (Sr., G, Bratislava, Slovakia) and Aaron McLeod (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 5-12.
February 15, 2012
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today announced recipients of its seventh annual WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award. Student-athletes from Bemidji State University comprised 24 of the league-record 110 recipients in 2011-12.
February 14, 2012
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Sr., Calgary, Alberta) has been selected as the Red Baron® WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Beavers to a league series sweep over then-No. 10 Colorado College.
February 14, 2012
Head Coach Tom Serratore addresses the media regarding the Bemidji State men's hockey team's upcoming WCHA series at No. 7 Minnesota (Feb. 17-18) at his weekly press conference Tuesday (Feb. 14).
February 11, 2012
Jordan George (Jr., F, Madision, Wis.) and Aaron McLeod (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) head netted two points and Dan Bakala (Sr., G, Calgary, Alberta) turned aside 23 shots as the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team defeated No. 10 Colorado College to complete a WCHA series sweep at Sanford Center Saturday.
February 11, 2012
Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations staff at they chronicle all the action from tonight's BSU men's hockey series finale versus No. 10 Colorado College.
February 10, 2012
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team scored three third period goals to erase a one-goal deficit and hand No. 10 Colorado College a 4-2 loss Friday at Sanford Center. Brance Orban (Jr., Lethbridge, Alberta) scored two goals to lead the Beavers, while Tyler Tosunian's (Fr., Whittier, Calif.) first collegiate goal 9:49 into the final frame put BSU ahead for good.
February 10, 2012
Join the Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations Office at they chronicle all the action from tonight's men's hockey series opener versus No. 10 Colorado College.
February 09, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (13-12-3; 7-10-3 WCHA) is back at Sanford Center this weekend for WCHA showdown versus No. 10 Colorado College (15-9-2; 12-7-1 WCHA). In addition to serving as the centerpiece to BSU’s 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame weekend, the two-game set marks the close of the Beavers’ season series with CC.
February 07, 2012
Head Coach Tom Serratore addresses the media regarding the Bemidji State men's hockey team's upcoming WCHA series versus Colorado College (Feb. 10-11) at his weekly press conference Tuesday (Feb. 7).
February 04, 2012
Jordan George (Jr., F, Madison, Wis.) posted a goal and two assists and both Ben Kinne (Jr., F. St. Paul, Minn.) and Shea Walters (Sr., F, Hibbing, Minn.) added a goal and an assist Saturday as the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team outlasted University of Nebraska-Omaha to gain a 6-4 victory and three points in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb.
February 03, 2012
Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Sr., Calgary, Alberta) turned a side 37 University of Nebraska-Omaha shots and held the Mavericks without a goal for 56:20, but goal by Bryce Aneloski late in the third period forced overtime. The teams would settle for a 1-1 tie at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb.
February 03, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (12-12-2; 6-10-2 WCHA) returns to the road this weekend for a weekend WCHA showdown at University of Nebraska-Omaha (12-10-4; 9-6-3 WCHA). The two-game series marks the third and fourth times the teams have met this season and the ninth and 10th occasions the teams have met since the beginning of the 2010-11 season.
February 01, 2012
Bemidji State University athletes Kirsten Maras (Sr., Ramsey, Minn.) and Dan Bakala (Sr., G, Calgary, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 22-28.
January 31, 2012
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media to discuss the Beavers' Feb. 3-4 Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at University Nebraska-Omaha at his weekly press conference Tuesday (Jan. 31).
January 28, 2012
The Bemidji State men's ice hockey team wasn't able to recover from 3-2 2nd period deficit, dropping game two and splitting the weekend series with Minnesota State University, Mankato 5-2. After a scoreless first both teams found off their offense in the second combining for five goals.
January 27, 2012
Jordan George's (Jr., Madison, Wis.) goal halfway through the third period put the Beavers ahead for the first time, as they hold on to beat Minnesota State 2-1. Bemidji State improves to 12-11-2; 6-9-2 WCHA, while the Mavericks fall to 8-18-1; 4-14-1 WCHA. Dan Bakala (Sr., Calgary, Alberta) stopped 39 of 40 shots in net to earn his sixth win of the season (6-7-1).
January 27, 2012
Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles the action from the Beavers' Western Collegiate Hockey Association series opener between Minnesota State and Bemidji State at Sanford Center. The blog will begin at 7:00 p.m. and is interactive, so be sure to chime in with comments and questions and vote in the polls.
January 26, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns to host long-time intrastate rival Minnesota State University, Mankato for a weekend Western Collegiate Hockey Association showdown. The two-game series marks the Mavericks’ first trip to Bemidji as BSU’s WCHA foe and their first look at Sanford Center.
January 24, 2012
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers' Jan. 27-28 Western Collegiate Hockey Association series versus Minnesota State University, Mankato at his weekly press conference (Jan. 24).
January 14, 2012
Jason Zucker scored twice and had an assist as the Denver Pioneers defeated the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team 3-2 Saturday at Magness Arena in Denver to complete the series sweep.
January 13, 2012
A five-goal second period propelled the University of Denver men's ice hockey team past Bemidji State University, 6-3, Friday at Magness Arena in Denver, Colo.
January 12, 2012
After a stellar first half of the 2011-12 season, former Bemidji State University hockey player and current Philadelphia Flyers rookie Matt Read was among 46 players selected today by the National Hockey League (NHL) to play in the 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game, to be played Jan. 29 in Ottawa.
January 12, 2012
Bemidji State University hockey fans not planning to make the trip to Denver this weekend will still have the opportunity to see the Beavers open their Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus University of Denver. ROOT SPORTS™ will be at Magness Arena broadcasting the opening game of the series to a regional and satellite audience making the game available nation-wide.
January 11, 2012
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns from a week of rest and relaxation to the rigors of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) this weekend as it travels west to the heart of the Rocky Mountains to face the University of Denver for a two-game set. The series is set to get underway at 8:37 p.m. CT Friday with the series finale slated for 8:07 p.m. CT Saturday,
January 10, 2012
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers' Jan. 13-14 Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at University of Denver at his weekly press conference (Jan. 10).
January 06, 2012
Bemidji State University freshman goaltender Andrew Walsh (Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been named Hockey Commissioners’ Association (HCA) National Rookie of the Month for December, Association officials announced today. He becomes the Beavers' first Commissioners' Choice since the program was elevated to the NCAA Division I level prior to the 1999-2000 season.
December 31, 2011
A David Boehm breakaway goal with one second remaining in the second period proved to be the game winner as the Bemidji State University men's hockey team prevailed 2-1 over Bowling Green State University.
December 30, 2011
Three goals in the second period helped guide the Bemidji State men's hockey team to a 4-1 victory over Bowling Green State University Friday night at Sanford Center. Aaron McLeod, Drew Fisher and Ben Kinne all found the net in the period as the Beavers improve to 10-9-2 (5-7-2 WCHA).
December 28, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (9-9-2) returns from a week of rest and relaxation to wrap up the 2011 calendar year and its 2011-12 nonconference schedule this weekend as it hosts first-time opponent Bowling Green State University (6-11-3) for a two-game set at Sanford Center.
December 21, 2011
Bemidji State University athletes Ellie Wessling (So., G/F, Winsted, Minn.) and Andrew Walsh (Fr., G, Dawson Creek, British Columbia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 12-18.
December 20, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (Fr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Week after leading the Beavers to a pair of shutout victories and a nonconference sweep of the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
December 17, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team got scoring from 10 different players, netted three power-play goals and freshman goaltender Andrew Walsh (Dawson Creek, British Columbia) recorded 27 saves en route to a 5-0 shutout victory to wrap up a nonconference series sweep of the University of Alabama-Huntsville Saturday at Sanford Center.
December 16, 2011
Backed by a 20 save effort by freshman goaltender Andrew Walsh (Dawson Creek, B.C.), the BSU men's hockey team beat the University of Alabama-Huntsville, 3-0 on Friday night at the Sanford Center.
December 15, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team continues its six-game homestand this weekend as it welcomes University of Alabama-Huntsville to Sanford Center for a nonconference series. The two-game set marks the 15th consecutive season the Beavers and Chargers have gone head-to-head.
December 14, 2011
Bemidji State University athletes Kate Warmack (So., C, East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Andrew Walsh (Fr., G, Dawson Creek, British Columbia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 5-11.
December 14, 2011
When Gail Hunt was tying her three-year-old grandson’s skates at skating lessons in the coastal mountain town of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, there was no way for her to know where that dedication would lead. Now 20 years later, her grandson has grown into a 5-foot-nine-inch, 170-pound collegiate hockey player on the verge of leaving the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey program as one of the greatest defenseman to wear the green and white, and Brad Hunt is not done.
December 13, 2011
Bemidji State head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers' Dec. 16-17 nonconference series versus University of Alabama-Huntsville at his weekly press conference (Dec. 13).
December 13, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (Fr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Week after leading the Beavers to 2-1 versus then-No. 13 University of Denver.
December 12, 2011
The Beaver Dam is making it easy for you to give the give of Green and White this holiday season by announcing extended store hours through Dec. 23. Customers spending at least $100 Dec. 12-17 online or in the store will receive a $10 gift card.
December 10, 2011
A Ben Kinne goal 4:03 into the third period lifted Bemidji State University over No. 13 University of Denver 2-1. Jordan George tallied BSU's other goal and Andrew Walsh tallied a career-high 36 saves as the Beavers improved to 7-9-2 (6-7-2 WCHA).
December 10, 2011
Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles the action from the WCHA series finale between Bemidji State and No. 13 Denver at Sanford Center.
December 09, 2011
No. 13 University of Denver used two late third period goals to get past the Bemidji State University men's hockey team 3-2 Friday night at Sanford Center.
December 08, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (6-8-2; 4-6-2 WCHA) is back in the comfort of Sanford Center this weekend as it welcomes first-time visitor University of Denver (6-5-3; 4-3-3 WCHA) for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series. Home for just its fourth series of 2011-12, BSU is 3-2-1 at Sanford Center this season.
December 07, 2011
Bemidji State University athletes Kate Warmack (So., C, East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Brad Hunt (Sr., D, Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4.
December 06, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University defenseman Brad Hunt (Sr., Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) has been selected WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Beavers to a three-point weekend at St. Cloud State University Dec. 2-3.
December 06, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers' Dec. 9-10 Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus University of Denver and Brad Hunt's recent accomplishments at his weekly press conference (Dec. 6).
December 03, 2011
Brad Hunt (Sr., D, Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) became the sixth defenseman in the history of the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey program to eclipse the 100-point mark Saturday netting the game-winning goal to lead the Beavers to a 3-1 victory at St. Cloud State University.
December 02, 2011
Junior Jordan George (F, Madison, Minn.) scored two goals and posted an assist to lead the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team to a 6-6 tie with St. Cloud State University Friday at National Hockey Center. Aaron McLeod (Jr., F, Ottawa, Ontario) added a pair of goals and Brad Hunt (Sr., D, Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) posted two assists.
December 01, 2011
The Bemidji State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host its annual Teddy Bear Toss in conjunction with its hat and mitten drive at BSU men’s and women’s hockey games Dec. 9-10.
November 30, 2011
The rubber meets the road this weekend for the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team as it embarks on its only road trip of December. The Beavers travel to St. Cloud, Minn. for a two-game WCHA series versus St. Cloud State University on the Olympic ice sheet of National Hockey Center. Friday's series opener will begin at 7:37 p.m. with a 7:07 opening face off set for the finale Saturday.
November 29, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers' Dec. 2-3 Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at St. Cloud State University at his weekly press conference (Nov. 29).
November 20, 2011
Feb. 7, 1970. That was the last time the Bemidji State University men's hockey team had beaten the University of North Dakota before picking up a 1-0 win over the Fighting Sioux Sunday night at Sanford Center. Jordan George's (Jr., F, Madison, Wis.) second period power-play goal proved to be the only goal of the game as Dan Bakala (Sr., G, Calgary, Alberta) back stopped the Beavers to a shutout of the Fighting Sioux.
November 19, 2011
The University of North Dakota used third period goals from Mario Lamoureux and two from Ben Blood to get by Bemidji State University 5-2 Saturday night at Sanford Center. The Beavers were tied up 2-2 with the Fighting Sioux after a Shea Walters goal early in the third period but UND quickly answered with their three late goals.
November 18, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is back in the comfort of Sanford Center this weekend as it hosts regional rival University of North Dakota for a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series. The Beavers, 4-7-1 overall and 2-5-1 in WCHA play, seek their first victory versus UND (3-6-1; 1-5-0 WCHA) since Feb. 7, 1970--a streak spanning 21 games (0-20-1).
November 16, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the signing of defenseman Graeme McCormack (Thunder Bay, Ontario) to a National Letter of Intent during the NCAA’s early signing period (Nov. 9-16). McCormack is currently top-scoring defenseman in the BCHL and is playing for Nanaimo Clippers.
November 16, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Wednesday to discuss the Beavers' upcoming WCHA series (Nov. 19-20) versus North Dakota at his weekly press conference (Nov. 16).
November 12, 2011
Terry Broadhurst scored twice and Jayson Megna added a pair of assists to lift the University of Nebraska-Omaha over the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play Saturday at Sanford Center.
November 11, 2011
Bemidji State junior Jordan George (F,Madison, Wis.) scores with 0:58 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, as Beavers earn 3-3 tie vs. Nebraska-Omaha. Full recap to follow
November 09, 2011
Eleven games into the 2011-12 season, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team is back in the comfort of Sanford Center for its second home series Nov. 11-12 as it hosts Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) foe University of Nebraska-Omaha. The series begins an eight-week stretch during which the Beavers will play 10 of 12 games on their home ice.
November 08, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers upcoming WCHA series (Nov. 11-12) versus Nebraska-Omaha at his weekly press conference (Nov. 8).
November 05, 2011
No. 13 Lake Superior State University dominated play early and clung to a one-goal lead late to salvage a 2-1 victory over the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team and a nonconference series split at Taffy Abel Arena in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. Saturday.
November 04, 2011
Bemidji State took and early two-goal lead, but No. 13 Lake Superior State battled back to push the game to overtime with a goal in the second and another in the third. With 41.1 left in the extra frame, Jordan George (Jr., F, Madison, Wis.) put a one-timer in the back of the net to give the Beavers the victory 3-2.
November 04, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (2-5-0; 2-4-0 WCHA) is back on the road this weekend (Nov. 4-5) as it makes the trip to Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. for a nonconference affair with Lake Superior State University (7-1-0; 5-1-0 CCHA) of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA). Each game is set to begin at 6:00 p.m. at LSSU’s Taffy Abel Arena.
November 01, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers upcoming nonconference series (Nov. 4-5) at Lake Superior State University at his weekly press conference (Nov. 1).
October 29, 2011
Jack Connolly broke a scoreless deadlock on a power-play goal at the 11:21 mark of the third period and goaltender Kenny Reiter would make 23 saves en route to his first shutout of the season and lead No. 15 University of Minnesota Duluth to a 1-0 victory over Bemidji State University Saturday at AMSOIL Arena. With the win, the Bulldogs completed the WCHA series sweep.
October 28, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team (3-4-0; 2-3-0 WCHA) scored on its first two shots of the night, but the defending NCAA Division I Champion University of Minnesota Duluth (3-3-1; 1-2-1 WCHA) scored six unanswered goals to earn a 6-2 victory over the Beavers at AMSOIL Arena Friday evening.
October 27, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (3-3-0; 2-2-0 WCHA) is back on the road this weekend (Oct. 28-29) as it makes the trip 150 miles east to Duluth, Minn. to battle the defending NCAA Division I champions University of Minnesota Duluth (2-3-1; 0-2-0 WCHA) in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) two-game set. Each game is set to begin at 7:07 p.m. at UMD’s new AMSOIL Arena.
October 26, 2011
Danny Mattson grew up hearing stories about the Bemidji State hockey family. He learned about legendary coach R.H. “Bob” Peters, the successes of his teams and how he preached hard work, loyalty and commitment. For Mattson, son of Terry Mattson, a fixture on the Bemidji State blueline from 1985-88, a passion for hockey was inherited.
October 26, 2011
Bemidji State University athletes Montana Vichorek (Sr., D, Moose Lake, Minn.) and Andrew Walsh (Fr., G, Dawson Creek, British Columbia) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Oct. 17-23.
October 25, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday to discuss the Beavers upcoming WCHA series (Oct. 28-29) at defending national champion University of Minnesota Duluth at his weekly press conference (Oct. 25).
October 25, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Andrew Walsh (Fr., Dawson Creek, British Columbia) has been selected WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after backstopping the Beavers to a sweep over previously-unbeaten Michigan Tech Oct. 21-22.
October 22, 2011
Ben Kinne tallied a goal and an assist as the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team picked up a 3-1 victory over Michigan Tech to earn the WCHA series sweep. The Beavers improve to 3-3-0 (2-2-0 WCHA). The Huskies fall to 4-2-0 (2-2-0).
October 21, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team was down 3-1 13 minutes into the opening period Friday, but stormed back to own a 4-3 lead at the end of the frame and would eventually hold on for a 6-5 victory against Michigan Technological University in the home opener at Sandford Center.
October 20, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (1-3-0; 0-2-0 WCHA) returns to Sanford Center to open the 2011-12 home season this weekend versus unbeaten Michigan Technological University (4-0-0; 2-0-0 WCHA). The teams open the WCHA series Friday at 7:37 p.m. and will complete the two-game set with a 7:07 p.m. opening faceoff Saturday’s finale.
October 20, 2011
This week, the Mayor of Bemidji, David A. Larson, issued a proclamation making Oct. 21-22, 2011 Go Green! days in Bemidji, in recognition of the BSU men’s hockey team’s home opening weekend. The same proclamation makes all Fridays until the end of the academic year Go Green! Fridays.
October 19, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media to discuss the Beavers' 2011-12 home-opening series versus unbeaten Michigan Tech Oct. 21-22 at his weekly press conference, Tuesday (Oct. 18).
October 15, 2011
Holding the lead on four different occasions, which included a 4-3 edge to open the third period, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team, led by Radoslav Illo's career-high three-point night, saw No. 8 Colorado College score three unanswered goals during the final 20 minutes Saturday as the Tigers outlasted the Beavers to gain a 6-4 victory and a series sweep.
October 14, 2011
Bemidji State University newcomer Mitch Cain (Fr., F, Fort Frances, Ontario) netted a goal in his first collegiate game, but that was all the offense the Beavers could muster as No. 8 Colorado College capitalized on a pair of turnovers to spoil BSU’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association opener, 3-1, Friday at World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo.
October 13, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team breaks the seal on it second season as members of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association this weekend as it hits the road for two-game set at Colorado College. The nationally-ranked Tigers welcome the Beavers to World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo. to open the series Friday at 8:37 p.m. (CST) before wrapping up the series Saturday at 8:07 p.m. (CST).
October 11, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore met with the media Tuesday (Oct. 11) to discuss the Beavers' 2011-12 Western Collegiate Hockey Association-opening series at (8) Colorado College Oct. 14-15 at his weekly press conference.
October 08, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team went toe-to-toe with the nation’s top-ranked team, Miami University, for 55 minutes Saturday, but a short-handed goal by Matt Tomassoni in the game’s final minutes proved too much as the RedHawks earned a 3-2 victory to split in the season-opening, nonconference series in Oxford, Ohio.
October 07, 2011
Junior forward Aaron McLeod (Ottawa, Ontario) scored twice and the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team got two goals in the final 6:10 of play to defeat No. 1 Miami University 5-3 at Steve Cady Arena in Oxford, Ohio.
October 07, 2011
Bemidji State University men’s hockey games will again be televised on Lakeland Public Television in 2011-12. 18-game BSU hockey coverage begins Oct. 21-22 when the Beavers host Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) foe Michigan Tech.
October 06, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team lifts the lid on its 56th season of intercollegiate hockey this weekend as it hits the road for a nonconference series at Miami University. The nationally-ranked RedHawks welcome the Beavers to Oxford, Ohio and Steve Cady Arena to open the series Friday at 6:35 p.m. (CST) before wrapping up the two-game set Saturday at 6:05 p.m. (CST).
October 05, 2011
When the National Hockey League’s (NHL) 2011-12 season gets underway next week, Bemidji State University will be represented by two players that have found opening-day roles on clubs playing at the highest level of ice hockey. Former BSU forwards Matt Read (2007-11) will play for the Philadelphia Flyers and Andrew Murray (2001-05) settled in on the San Jose roster.
October 05, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore meet with the media to discuss the Beavers' 2011-12 season-opening series at (1) Miami University (Ohio) Oct. 7-8, Tuesday (Oct. 5) at his weekly press conference.
October 02, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team used seven goals Sunday night to get the victory over University of Regina in an exhibition game.
September 30, 2011
What can fans of BSU hockey expect for an encore to a 2010-11 season that saw a first-round playoff sweep at Nebraska-Omaha, an OT victory versus eventual National Champion Minnesota Duluth at the Final Five, new league membership and the opening of one of the finest facilities in college hockey? Head coach Tom Serratore couldn’t make a prediction, but pointed out the team looks to build on that foundation as it prepares for 2011-12.
September 28, 2011
With the official beginning of the 2011-12 season just days away, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) coaches have entered their predictions for the upcoming season as the Grand Forks Herald unveiled its 41st Annual Preseason WCHA Coaches’ Poll.
September 27, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore took time to meet with the media to discuss the 2011-12 season, his team and the Oct. 2 exhibition opener versus the University of Regina Tuesday (Sept. 27) at his first media day of the season.
September 27, 2011
The Denver Pioneers, who finished second in the WCHA standings a year ago before falling to North Dakota in the NCAA Midwest Regional Final, earned the top spot in this year’s 94X WCHA Preseason Media Poll. The survey of media members covering the league was released today.
September 15, 2011
The Bemidji State University Department of Athletics has announced that single game tickets for the 2011-12 BSU men’s hockey season will go on sale Friday (Sept. 16) at 10 a.m. Adult tickets range from $21-$41 per game and can be purchased at the Sanford Center Box Office, at any Ticketmaster outlet, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
September 14, 2011
Hundreds of Beaver hockey fans attended Select-a-Seat Night Tuesday at Sanford Center. In addition to those that were at the event to purchase season tickets or get a first-hand look at their vantage point for the upcoming hockey season, friends of the program and fans had the opportunity to socialize with BSU athletics staff, coaches and players.
September 09, 2011
The ice is in at Sanford Center and the 2011-12 hockey season is less than one month away so its time to secure your seat in the Bemidji State University Beaver Dam student section. Student hockey season tickets go on sale Monday at 6 a.m. at the Hobson Memorial Union Information Desk on the campus of Bemidji State University.
August 26, 2011
Less than 24 hours after receiving formal invitations to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Ferris State University and Lake Superior State University have made their intentions known. All three teams have accepted membership offers and will join the Association beginning with the 2013-14 season.
August 25, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today (Aug. 25) extended invitations to five Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) member institutions to join the league beginning with the 2013-14 season. Those CCHA institutions that were extended membership invitations are University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bowling Green State University, Ferris State University, Lake Superior State University and Western Michigan University.
August 24, 2011
Members of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) met jointly today (Aug. 23) in Chicago, working from an agenda that included sharing information about each other, engaging in productive discussions about the challenges that each institution and each conference face, and seeking common ground to work together for the betterment of the parties involved and of college hockey in general.
July 21, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) is extremely pleased to announce today (July 20, 2011) that former conference member Northern Michigan University will be re-joining the Association family effective with the 2013-14 season. The NMU Wildcats were unanimously approved for membership in a conference call of league members held earlier today.
July 15, 2011
Joel Otto and Drey Bradley celebrate Bradley's birdie put on the Bemidji Town and Country Club's hole number five Friday as a part of the 14th Annual Galen Nagle Golf Tournament. Bradley and Otto were teammates on Bemidji State's undefeated (31-0) national championship team in 1983-84.
July 15, 2011
The Chief Executive Officers of the five Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) programs committed to the league for the 2013-14 season met Friday in St. Paul, Minn. to discuss issues regarding the future of the Association.
July 13, 2011
As expected, five members of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) announced Tuesday they would be leaving the association to participate in the start-up NCAA Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) beginning with the 2013-14 season. The departing members include: Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota Duluth, Nebraska-Omaha and North Dakota. The announcement came just months after Minnesota and Wisconsin made public their intentions to leave the league for the Big Ten Conference, and further accelerates the changing landscape in collegiate hockey.
May 25, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s and women’s ice hockey teams have again met the Academic Progress Rate (APR) standards set fourth by the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). These scores provide performance benchmarks for all NCAA Division I programs under the Association’s standards for academic progress and performance beginning with data from the 2006-07 and extending through the 2009-10 academic year.
May 25, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s and women’s ice hockey teams have again met the Academic Progress Rate (APR) standards set fourth by the NCAA. These scores provide performance benchmarks for all NCAA Division I programs under the Association’s standards for academic progress and performance beginning with data from the 2006-07 and extending through the 2009-10 academic year.
May 24, 2011
The 2011-12 collegiate hockey season is just over 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.
May 24, 2011
June 1, Sanford Center will be open from 5-8 p.m. providing potential season-ticket holders an opportunity to view which seat locations are available for the upcoming season, to stock up on BSU gear at the Beaver Dam Store and to get a behind-the-scenes look around Sanford Center--one of the premier venues in collegiate hockey. In addition, BSU is holding a pre-priced surplus sale in the south concourse.
May 19, 2011
Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey defenseman Ryan Adams (Sr., Deloraine, Manitoba) has been selected to the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-District® V Men’s At-Large Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Adams, a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Scholar Athlete, earned a first team nod and will now be included on the 2010-11 University Division Capitol One/CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot.
May 19, 2011
Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey defenseman Ryan Adams (Sr., Deloraine, Manitoba) has been selected to the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-District® V Men’s At-Large Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Adams, a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Scholar Athlete, earned a first team nod and will now be included on the 2010-11 University Division Capitol One/CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot.
May 04, 2011
Ben Kinne (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.), Jake Areshenko (Jr., Port Coquitlam, British Columbia) and Brad Hunt (Sr., Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) will serve as the captains of the 2011-12 Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team. Kinne will wear the “C” and captain the team, while Areshenko and Hunt were named alternate captains.
May 04, 2011
Ben Kinne (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.), Jake Areshenko (Jr., Port Coquitlam, British Columbia) and Brad Hunt (Sr., Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) will serve as the captains of the 2011-12 Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team. Kinne will wear the “C” and captain the team, while Areshenko and Hunt were named alternate captains.
April 29, 2011
Eighteen regular-season home contests and its first meeting with Bowling Green State University highlight Bemidji State University’s 37-game 2011-12 men’s ice hockey schedule announced today by head coach Tom Serratore. In addition to the Beavers’ 28-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) slate, BSU has eight nonconference contests which include a home series versus long-time rival University of Alabama Huntsville and an exhibition game.
April 29, 2011
Eighteen regular-season home contests and its first meeting with Bowling Green State University highlight Bemidji State University’s 37-game 2011-12 men’s ice hockey schedule announced today by head coach Tom Serratore. In addition to the Beavers’ 28-game WCHA slate, BSU has eight nonconference contests which include a home series versus long-time rival University of Alabama Huntsville and an exhibition game.
April 28, 2011
Bemidji State University’s Kristi Buerkle (Sr., Stacy, Minn.) and Matt Read (Sr., Ilderton, Ontario) were named as the 2010-11 Bemidji State University Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year, tonight at the BSU Student-Athlete Appreciation Banquet Thursday at Sanford Center. In addition, Mackenzie Haupert (Fr., Andover, Minn.) James Ellisor (Jr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) were selected BSU’s 2010-11 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.
April 19, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the addition of Mitch Cain (Fort Frances, Ontario), Danny Mattson (Minneapolis, Minn.), Sean Rudy (Long Sault, Ontario) and Andrew Walsh (Dawson Creek, British Columbia) to the Beaver hockey program for the 2011-12 season. All four incoming student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA’s regular signing period that began April 13.
April 07, 2011
Former Bemidji State University forward Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario) finishing among the top 10 finalist for the 2010-11 Lowe's Senior CLASS award announced today by Lowe's, at the NCAA Men's Frozen Four in St. Paul, Minn.
March 29, 2011
Former Bemidji State University men's ice hockey standout Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario) made his professional hockey debut with the Philadelphia Flyers' AHL affiliate Adirondack Phantoms March 25 and scored a game-winning power-play goal in just his second of three games played over the weekend.
March 23, 2011
The Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League announced today that the team has signed Matt Read (F, Ilderton, Ontario) to a contract beginning with the 2011-12 season.
March 23, 2011
Bemidji State University’s Meg Hafdahl (So., Virginia, Minn.) and Shea Walters (Jr., F, Hibbing, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances between March 14-20.
March 18, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team's inaugural season in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association came to an abrupt end Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The University of Denver scored four unanswered goals in the third period to down the Beavers 6-4 in the the Red Baron WCHA Final Five.
March 17, 2011
The Beavers needed overtime, but 6:12 into the extra frame, Shea Walters (Jr., F, Hibbing, Minn.) scored on the power-play to defeat the No. 3 seed University of Minnesota Duluth 3-2 and propel Bemidji State to the 2011 Red Baron WCHA Final Five semifinals. The Beavers will face the No. 2 seed University of Denver tomorrow at 2 p.m.
March 16, 2011
Bemidji State University’s Kristi Buerkle (Sr., Stacy, Minn.) and Matt Read (Sr., F, 5-10, Ilderton, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of March 7-13.
March 15, 2011
Making its first Red Baron WCHA Final Five appearance, the 14-17-5 Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opens play at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. as the No. 6 seed and will face Minnesota Duluth (21-13-2), the tournament’s No. 3 seed, Thursday a 3:37 p.m. The winner of game one advances to the semifinals to face No. 2 University of Denver Friday at 2:07 p.m.
March 15, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's Red Baron WCHA Final Five debut versus Minnesota Duluth at his weekly press conference on March 15.
March 15, 2011
On the heels of a best-of-three WCHA playoff sweep over University of Nebraska-Omaha Bemidji State University junior goaltender Dan Bakala (Calgary, Alberta) was named as the Inside College Hockey Player of the Week in a website posting by insidecollegehockey.com Monday.
March 14, 2011
The Beaver Dam is making it easy for you to ‘Go Green’ to support the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team’s postseason run. The official source of BSU athletics wear is announcing extended store hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 14-16.
March 13, 2011
Fresh off is first playoff series win as a member of the Western Collegiate College Hockey Association, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has been seeded No. 6 and will play the No. 3 seed University of Minnesota Duluth to open the 2011 WCHA Red Baron Final Five Thursday. Game 1 is set for a 3:37 p.m. opening face-off at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
March 12, 2011
Buoyed by a 41-save performance by junior goaltender Dan Bakala (Calgary, Alberta), the 10-seeded Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team used a pair of goals by Matt Read (Sr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) and another from Jamie MacQueen (Jr., F, St. Thomas, Ontario) to down three-seeded University of Nebraska-Omaha, 3-1, and advance to the Red Baron WCHA Final Five at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. March 17-19.
March 11, 2011
Goaltender Dan Bakala (Jr., Calgary, Alberta) posted a career-high 46 saves and Jamie MacQueen (Jr., F, St. Thomas, Ontario) scored the game-winner with 1:53 to play Friday as the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team defeated No. 12 University of Nebraska Omaha 4-2 in the first game of a best-of-three WCHA Playoff series at Quest Center in Omaha, Neb.
March 10, 2011
Twenty-one Bemidji State University student-athletes were recognized today when the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today announced its All-WCHA Academic Team. The announcement came as a part of the association’s postseason awards.
March 10, 2011
With the 2010-11 regular season behind it, the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team opens the WCHA playoffs as the No. 10 seed and will face fellow league newcomer University of Nebraska at Omaha the tournament’s No. 3 seed, at the Quest Center in Omaha, Neb. March 11-13. The best-of-three series is set to get underway Friday at 7:37 p.m.
March 09, 2011
Bemidji State University’s Courtney Anderson (Jr., P, 6-0, Virginia, Minn.) and Aaron McLeod (So., F, 5-9, Ottawa, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 28-March 6.
March 08, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) best-of-three playoff match up at University of Nebraska Omaha during his weekly press conference on March 8.
March 06, 2011
They joined the league together, they played each other four times in their inaugural seasons and now the Bemidji State University and University of Nebraska Omaha men’s ice hockey teams will face each other in the opening round of the 2011 Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs March 11-13.
March 05, 2011
Nick Bjugstad scored just 20 seconds into overtime to lift the University of Minnesota over Bemidji State in Saturday's regular-season finale. The overtime-winner capped a two goal night for Bjugstad and a three-goal comeback for the Golden Gophers.
March 04, 2011
Brad Hunt (Jr., Def., Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) netted the game-tying goal with 19 seconds remaining in the third period while on the power play to help the Bemidji State University men's hockey team tie the University of Minnesota 3-3 Friday night at the Sanford Center.
March 03, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend to wrap up the 2010-11 regular season. The Beavers host the University of Minnesota in the inaugural Western Collegiate Hockey Association meeting between the teams as the Golden Gophers make their first trip to Bemidji since an Oct. 14, 2000 game at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse to open the 2000-01 campaign.
March 02, 2011
Bemidji State University hockey fans not lucky enough to get tickets to the Beavers’ final series of the 2010-11 regular season will still have the opportunity to see BSU host the University of Minnesota in Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) play locally, regionally and nationally.
March 01, 2011
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore disscussed the Beavers' upcoming regular-season finale versus the University of Minnesota at his weekly press conference March 1.
March 01, 2011
The Bemidji State University Department of Athletics, Beaver Hockey and Midcontinent Communications are calling for a “whiteout” at Sanford Center March 4-5 for the Beaver men’s ice hockey team’s final series of the 2010-11 regular season versus the University of Minnesota.
February 27, 2011
No. 1 North Dakota used a four-goal second period to drop the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team, 5-1, Sunday at Ralph Engelstad Arena and complete the season series sweep.
February 26, 2011
Top-ranked University of North Dakota potted three power-play goals en route to a 5-2 victory over Bemidji State University to open the WCHA series Saturday at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Jason Gregoire and Matt Frattin each collected two goals for the Fighting Sioux.
February 25, 2011
Bemidji State University hockey fans not making the trip to Grand Forks, N.D. this weekend will still have the opportunity to see the Beavers face No. 1 University of North Dakota in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play. The Fighting Sioux Network along with Fox College Sports will air both games live from Ralph Engelstad Arena.
February 24, 2011
Four months after the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opened WCHA play versus the University of North Dakota (Oct. 15-16), the Beavers hit the road this weekend to face the same Fighting Sioux squad for the team’s final road trip of its inaugural season in the league. The rare Saturday-Sunday series is set to get underway Saturday at 3:37 p.m. with a 3:37 p.m. start Sunday to wrap up the series at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
February 23, 2011
The Bemidji State University Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Sanford Center Box Office today announced that remaining tickets for the Beavers March 4-5 Western Collegiate Hockey Association match up with University of Minnesota have been released for purchase by the general public.
February 19, 2011
Brance Orban (So., F, Lethbridge, Alberta) and Jamie MacQueen (Jr., F, St. Thomas, Ontario) both scored on the power play Saturday, while Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary, Alberta) turned away 34 shots to help lift the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team past Colorado College, 2-1, at Sanford Center.
February 18, 2011
The Bemidji State men's ice hockey team trailed at four different times Saturday at Sanford Center but battled back to earn a 5-5 tie with No. 18 Colorado College to open the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
February 17, 2011
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend after a four-game road swing to host Colorado College in Bemidji, Minn. for the first time. The inaugural WCHA series between the teams is slated to get underway Friday at 7:37 p.m. with the series finale is set for Saturday at 7:07 p.m.
February 16, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore previews BSU's upcoming Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series versus Colorado College during his weekly press conference on Feb. 16.
February 12, 2011
Bemidji State University sophomore Jordan George (F, Madison) scored with just 1:33 remaining Saturday to break a 0-0 deadlock and propel the Beavers to a three-point weekend at Michigan Tech. Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary, Alberta) turned away 23 shots in the victory for his sixth career shutout.
February 11, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team bounced back from a one-goal deficit on a goal from Aaron McLeod (So., F, Ottawa, Ontario) late, but tied 2-2 at the end of regulation, the teams played the five-minute extra frame without a goal and settled for a tie and a point in the standings.
February 10, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced recipients of its sixth annual WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award. Student-athletes from Bemidji State comprise 21 of the 90 recipients not only set the pace for all member institutions, none of BSU's WCHA counterparts received more than 12 selections.
February 10, 2011
The Bemidji State men’s hockey team wraps up a four-game road swing this weekend as it travels to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for its first WCHA meeting with Michigan Tech. The series, which is a centerpiece of the Huskies’ annual Winter Carnival, gets underway Friday at 6:07 (CST) from the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena. Saturday’s series finale is scheduled as a rare Saturday matinee beginning at 4:07 p.m.
February 09, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at Michigan Tech during his weekly press conference on Feb. 9.
February 09, 2011
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University’s Katherine Wolak (Jr., 5-7, Geneseo, Ill.) and Dan Bakala (Jr., G, 5-11, 185, Calgary, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6.
February 08, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Jr., Calgary, Alberta) has been selected WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week after stopping 81 of 84 shots on net in a league series at Minnesota State University, Mankato Feb. 4-5.
February 05, 2011
Sophomore Jordan George (So., F, Madison, Wis.) recorded two goals and Matt Read (Sr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) added three helpers to power the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team to a 4-1 victory over Minnesota State University, Mankato at the Verizon Wireless Center Saturday.
February 04, 2011
Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Jr., Calgary, Alberta) stopped a career-high 41 of 43 shots and Jordan George (So., F, Madison, Wis.) posted his 10th goal of the season to match Minnesota State, 1-1, with just over two minutes to play, but Bemidji, Minn. native Channing Boe netted a blast 2:32 into the extra frame to give MSU the win, 2-1.
February 04, 2011
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team hits the road this weekend opening a four-game road swing in search of its first win since Jan. 15. The team will travel south to Mankato, Minn. to battle long-time rival Minnesota State for the first time as Western Collegiate Hockey Association foes. The series is set for a 7:37 p.m. start Friday and a 7:07 opening face-off Saturday from Verizon Wireless Center.
February 03, 2011
Bemidji State University men's ice hockey captain Matt Read (Sr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) has been named as one of 10 finalists for the 2011 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award in hockey.
February 01, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at Minnesota State University, Mankato during his weekly press conference on Feb. 1.
January 22, 2011
The St. Cloud State University men's ice hockey team scored three times during the first 10 minutes of Saturday's Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) game at Sanford Center and Bemidji State University would not recover dropping the game 5-1.
January 22, 2011
Please join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff they chronicle all the action from Saturday's contest between the BSU men's hockey team and St. Cloud State University.
January 21, 2011
St. Cloud State University got a goal from Nic Dowd with just 28.5 seconds remaining in overtime to steal a 2-1 victory from Bemidji State University Friday as the Huskies and Beavers opened a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) series at the Sanford Center.
January 21, 2011
Please join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as they chronicle all the action from Friday night's contest between BSU men's hockey and St. Cloud State.
January 19, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns to the Sanford Center for the first time since Dec. 4 as it welcomes long-time rival St. Cloud State University to Bemidji, Minn. for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) two-game set. The series is slated to get underway Friday at 7:37 p.m., while Saturday, the teams will drop the puck for the series finale at 7:07 p.m.
January 19, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discussed BSU's upcoming WCHA home series versus St. Cloud State University during his weekly press conference on Jan. 19.
January 18, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University defenseman Ryan Adams (Sr., Deloraine, Manitoba) has been selected as the Red Baron® WCHA Defensive Player of the Week for his defensive contribution to the Beavers’ three-point road series at then-No. 10 University of Nebraska Omaha.
January 15, 2011
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team needed overtime again Saturday, but a Matt Read (Sr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) goal 52 seconds into the extra frame spared the Beavers from back-to-back stalemates with No. 10 University of Nebraska Omaha. The senior’s second goal of the evening gave BSU a 3-2 victory over the Mavericks at Quest Center Omaha and allowed the Beavers to escape holding three of four points from the WCHA series.
January 15, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team looks to wrap up a six-game road swing with a 7:07 p.m. versus the University of Nebraska Omaha tonight at the Quest Center Omaha. After a 2-2 tie last night, the Beavers can take three points from the Mavericks with a win tonight and complete the season series 3-0-1 versus UNO.
January 14, 2011
Senior forward Ryan Cramer (International Falls, Minn.) figured in on both BSU goals, netting the game-tying tally with 3:52 left in the second, as the Bemidji State men's ice hockey team battled back to gain a 2-2 tie at No. 10 University Nebraska Omaha.
January 14, 2011
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team jumps back into Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) play this weekend as it travels to Omaha, Neb. to battle the nationally-ranked Mavericks. The teams open the league series at the Quest Center Omaha, Neb. Friday at 7:37 p.m. with the finale set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday.
January 12, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming WCHA series versus Nebraska-Omaha during his weekly press conference on Jan. 12.
January 08, 2011
Emil Billberg (Sr., F, Stockholm, Sweden) netted his fifth goal of the season to reel Ala.-Huntsville to within a goal later in the second period Saturday at the Von Braun Center, but the Chargers' power-play unit would net three goals on four chances to bury the Beavers, 4-3, and split the series.
January 07, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey got two goals from senior forward Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario), while Kyle Brodie's (Fr., D, Northglenn, Colo.) first collegiate goal stood as the game-winner in a 3-1 victory at Ala.-Huntsville Friday. The win extends BSU's winning streak to three for the first time this season.
January 06, 2011
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team looks to continue solid play to begin 2011 and extend his winning streak beyond two games this weekend as it travels to Huntsville, Ala. to face long-time rival University of Alabama Huntsville in the Beavers’ final nonconference series of the season. The two-game set will get underway 7:05 p.m. Friday before a 3:05 p.m. finale Saturday. Both games will be played at the Von Braun Center.
January 06, 2011
The National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes and General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the club has recalled goaltender former Bemidji State University goaltender Matt Climie (2004-08) from the San Antonio Rampage, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate.
January 05, 2011
The Western Collegiate Hockey Conference (WCHA) announced today that Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Jr., Calgary, Alberta) has been selected as its Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Beavers to the Mariucci Classic championship, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, with victories over Ferris State University and then-No. 14 Union College.
January 05, 2011
Bemidji State University’s Anna Hebrink (Sr., G, 5-8, Austin, Minn.) and Sam Rendle (Fr., D, 5-9, 170, Grand Rapids, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 4.
January 04, 2011
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming nonconference series versus long-time rival Ala.-Huntsville at his weekly press conference Jan. 4.
January 03, 2011
On the heels of a 2-0 weekend and Mariucci Classic title, accolades continue to roll in for the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team. At the conclusion of the event, tournament officials announced that Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary Alberta), Jordan George (So., F, Madison, Wis.), Matt Read (Sr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) and Sam Rendle (Fr., D, Grand Rapids, Minn.) were selected to the All-Mariucci Classic Team, with Bakala anchoring the squad as the event’s most valuable player.
January 01, 2011
Matt Read (Sr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) scored two goals, Jordan George (So., F, Madison, Wis.) added a goal and an assist, while Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary, Alberta) turned away 30 of 31 shots to lead the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team to a 3-1 victory over No. 14 Union College and the 2010-11 Mariucci Classic title Saturday at Mariucci Arena.
January 01, 2011
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team and No. 14 Union College meet to wrap up play in the Mariucci Classic today. The Beavers seek their first win versus the Dutchmen (0-2-3) as the teams rekindle a series that has been dormant since the 2002-03 campaign.
December 31, 2010
Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary, Alberta) was nearly flawless, making 35 saves on 37 shots, and saw teammates Matt Carlson (So., D, Grand Forks, N.D.) and Drew Fisher (Jr., F, International Falls, Minn.) net the first goal of their respective collegiate careers as the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team opened the Mariucci Classic with a 3-2 victory over Ferris State University (9-8-3) Friday afternoon.
December 23, 2010
After back-to-back idle weeks, the BSU men’s ice hockey team is back in action for a pair of nonconference match ups at the Mariucci Classic in Minneapolis, Minn. Dec. 31-Jan. 1 The Beavers wrap up 2010 with a 3:07 p.m. affair versus Ferris State University (9-7-3; 6-6-3 CCHA) Friday before unwrapping the new year with No. 14 Union College (10-5-3; 3-2-1 ECAC) at 4:07 p.m. Saturday.
December 14, 2010
Bemidji State sophomore Jordan George (F, Madison, Wis.) is a feature of this week's College Hockey All Access Radio Show.
December 11, 2010
After scoring two goals in the first 2:30 of the series, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team was held without a goal for the remaining 117:30 of its time in Madison, Wis., which included a 2-0 shutout loss to the University of Wisconsin Saturday at the Kohl Center. The Beavers enter the holiday break at 5-10-1 overall and a 4-9-1 in WCHA play.
December 10, 2010
Sophomore Jordan George (F., Madison, Wis.) netted a power-play goal to put Bemidji State up 2-0 versus his hometown Badgers just 2:30 into play Friday, but Wisconsin would score three straight to battle back and gain a 3-2 WCHA victory.
December 10, 2010
Bemidji State University men’s hockey fans not making the trip to Madison, Wis. this weekend will still have the opportunity to see the Beavers wrap up the first half of the 2010-11 season at the University of Wisconsin Saturday. Fox Sports Network Wisconsin will broadcast the BSU-UW series live from the Kohl Center at 7:07 p.m. (CT).
December 09, 2010
The BSU men’s ice hockey team hits the road this weekend for a WCHA match up with Wisconsin. The Beavers’ trip to Madison, Wis. and the Kohl Center wraps up the first half of the 2010-11 season and offers BSU an opportunity to climb within a victory of .500 despite playing without a win through the first five games of the season (0-4-1). The puck is slated to drop at 7:07 p.m. both Friday and Saturday.
December 08, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Kristi Buerkle (Sr., Stacy, Minn.) and Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5.
December 07, 2010
Stopping 64 of 65 shots while leading the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team to a series sweep of then-No. 4 University of Nebraska Omaha, junior goaltender Dan Bakala (Calgary, Alberta) has been named WCHA Co-Defensive Player of the Week.
December 07, 2010
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore addressed the media at his weekly press conference Dec. 7 regarding the Beavers' upcoming WCHA at Wisconsin.
December 07, 2010
Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Calgary, Alberta) has been named as the Inside College Hockey Player of the Week in a recent release by insidecollegehockey.com. Although the junior has twice been recognized as the INCH National Player of the Week Runner-up (1/4/10 and 2/22/10), this week’s award marks the first of its kind for Bakala and just the fifth occasion a BSU men's hockey player has earned national player of the week accolades.
December 04, 2010
A second period goal with less than one second left on the clock was the catalyst in a three-goal offensive effort that saw the Bemidji State University men's hockey team earn its first WCHA sweep downing No. 4 Nebraska Omaha 3-1 on Saturday night at the Sanford Center.
December 04, 2010
Please join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff they chronicle all Saturday's action as the BSU men's hockey team hosts No. 4 Nebraska Omaha to wrap a WCHA series between the league's two newest members.
December 03, 2010
Bemidji State University goaltender Dan Bakala (Jr., G, Calgary, Alberta) turned away 25 University of Nebraska Omaha shots and defender Jake Areshenko netted his first collegiate goal to lift the Beavers over the No. 4 Mavericks 3-0 Friday at the Sanford Center.
December 03, 2010
Please join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff they chronicle all Saturday's action as the BSU men's hockey team hosts No. 4 Nebraska Omaha to open a WCHA series between the league's two newest members.
December 01, 2010
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming WCHA series versus No. 4 Nebraska Omaha at his weekly press conference Dec. 1.
December 01, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team dips back into Western Collegiate Hockey Association play this weekend as it welcomes nationally-ranked University of Nebraska Omaha to the Bemidji Regional Event Center. The first ever conference series between the WCHA newcomers is set to get underway Friday at 7:37 p.m., while Saturday, the teams will drop the puck for the series finale at 7:07 p.m.
November 30, 2010
The Bemidji State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host its annual Teddy Bear Toss Saturday in conjunction with its hat and mitten drive at all BSU athletic events Dec. 3-4.
November 27, 2010
Goaltender Dan Bakala (Jr., Calgary, Alberta) collected 17 saves and senior forwards Emil Billberg (Stockholm, Sweden) and Ian Lowe (Bradwardine, Manitoba) each posted a goal and an assist as the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team blanked Northern Michigan University, 4-0, to salvage a nonconference series split at the Bemidji Regional Event Center Saturday.
November 26, 2010
The Bemidji State University men's hockey team fell to Northern Michigan University 4-0 Friday at the Bemidji Regional Event Center in nonconference action.
November 24, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns to the Bemidji Regional Event Center this weekend to host Northern Michigan University in the Beavers’ 2010-11 nonconference opener. The series is set to begin Friday at 7:37 p.m., while Saturday, the teams will drop the puck for the series finale at 7:07 p.m.
November 24, 2010
Bemidji State University, BSU men’s hockey and the Bemidji Regional Event Center have announced several ticket specials for this weekend’s nonconference series with Northern Michigan University. In an effort to help restock the Bemidji Community Food Shelf this holiday season, BSU and the BREC will discount single-game tickets for Friday or Saturday $5 to all Beaver hockey fans that donate a non-perishable food item at the box office a the time of ticket purchase.
November 20, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team battled back from an early 1-0 deficit to hold a one-goal lead at the conclusion of the first period, but a pair of rebound goals by No. 14 University of Denver vaulted the Pioneers past BSU, 4-2, Saturday at Magness Arena in Denver, Colo.
November 20, 2010
Despite a stout defensive effort, solid goaltending an early goal by freshman defenseman Sam Rendle (Grand Rapids, Minn.), the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team was unable to hold on for a victory Friday at the University of Denver. The Beavers allowed an even-strength goal each period, which included an empty-net marker late, dropping the WCHA series opener, 3-1, at Magness Arena in Denver.
November 18, 2010
Bemidji State University men’s hockey fans not making the trip to Denver, Colo. this weekend will still have the opportunity to see the Beavers open the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series at the University of Denver Friday. Fox Sports Net Rocky Mountain will broadcast the BSU-DU series-opening game live from Magness Arena at 8:35 p.m. (CT).
November 18, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the signing of defensemen Matt Prapavessis (Oakville, Ontario) and Sam Windle (Maple Grove, Minn.) to National Letters of Intent. Both signed NCAA National Letters of Intent with the Beavers during the early signing period and will join the Bemidji State program for the 2011-12 campaign.
November 17, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team continues Western Collegiate Hockey Association play this weekend as it travels to No. 14 University of Denver for the first league series between the teams. The two-game set will begin Friday at 8:35 p.m. (CST) with the finale scheduled for an 8:05 p.m. opening face off Saturday.
November 17, 2010
Bemidji State University head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore discusses BSU's upcoming series at No. 13 Denver at his weekly press conference Nov. 17.
November 17, 2010
Bemidji State University forwards Erin Cody (Sr., Roseville, Minn.) and Matt Read (Sr., Ilderton, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after posting outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Nov. 8-14.
November 13, 2010
Bemidji State University goaltender Mathieu Dugas (So., L'Assomption, Quebec) turned away all 18 University of Alaska Anchorage shots and forward Matt Read (Sr., Ilderton, Ontario) scored two goals while adding an assist to propel the Beavers to a 4-0 victory over the Seawolves at Bemidji Regional Event Center Saturday.
November 13, 2010
Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff they chronicle all the action Saturday as the BSU men's hockey team attempts to top the Seawolves of the University of Alaska Anchorage and salvage a series split.
November 12, 2010
Bemidji State University Senior Matt Read (F, Ilderton, Ontario) netted two goals and the Beavers entered the third period tied 3-3 with Alaska Anchorage, but a pair of Seawolves' goals in the final frame ultimately proved to be too much for BSU. UAA claimed the first ever meeting between the teams, 5-4, Friday at Sanford Center.
November 12, 2010
Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff they chronicle all the action from Friday's first ever contest between the BSU men's hockey team and the the Seawolves of the University of Alaska Anchorage.
November 10, 2010
Bemidji State Head Men's Hockey Coach Tom Serratore discussed the upcoming WCHA series versus first-time opponent University of Alaska Anchorage at his weekly media day Wednesday.
November 10, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team returns home this weekend for its first ever meeting with the University of Alaska Anchorage. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association series is set for a 7:37 p.m. start Friday, followed by a 7:07 p.m. opening face off Saturday.
November 10, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Ashlee Ellefsen (Sr., F, Hugo, Minn.) and Jordan George (So., F, Madison, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after posting outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Nov. 1-7.
November 09, 2010
Bemidji State University forward Jordan George (So., Madison, Wis.) was named Red Baron Western Collegiate Hockey Association Co-Offensive Player of the Week in an announcement by league officials Monday. The honor comes on the heels of BSU’s series split at intrastate rival St. Cloud State University, which featured the Beavers’ first win as members of the WCHA.
November 09, 2010
In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Bemidji State University has identified the Nov. 12-13 men’s ice hockey series versus the University of Alaska Anchorage as Armed Forced Weekend. Veterans and current members of the military or military reserve can purchase tickets at a discounted price with proper military/veteran identification.
November 06, 2010
Ian Lowe (Sr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) led Bemidji State to its first victory of the season Saturday as the team defeated St. Cloud State 3-2 in overtime. The senior scored a game-tying, power-play goal with 2:41 remaining in regulation and netted the game-winner just 46 seconds into overtime.
November 06, 2010
Jordan George (So., F, Madison, Wis.) posted a season-high three points on a goal and two assists Friday, to lead the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team in its first road contest of 2010-11. Despite the Beavers climbing to within a goal of the hosting Huskies midway through the third period, SCSU pulled away to claim a 6-3 WCHA victory.
November 04, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team hits the for the first time of 2010-11 this weekend when it travels to St. Cloud, Minn. for a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) match up with long-time intrastate rival St. Cloud State University. Game times are set for 7:07 p.m. each night from the National Hockey Center.
November 03, 2010
Bemidji State Head Men's Hockey Coach Tom Serratore discusses the upcoming WCHA series with St. Cloud State University at his weekly media day Tuesday.
October 30, 2010
Bemidji State senior forward Emill Billberg (Stockholm, Sweden) netted his first goal of the 2010-11 campaign with just 91 seconds remaining in regulation and the Beavers escaped from the night with a 1-1 tie to earn its first point as a member of the WCHA.
October 29, 2010
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team battled nationally-ranked University of Minnesota Duluth to the bitter end of overtime, but with 7.8 seconds left the Bulldogs got a goal to escape with a 3-2 victory.
October 26, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team (0-2-0; 0-2-0 WCHA) returns to action this weekend as it hosts No. 3 University of Minnesota Duluth (5-1-0; 2-0-0 WCHA) in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) two-game series at the Sanford Center.
October 16, 2010
The Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team gave No. 2 University of North Dakota all it could handle Saturday, but a pair of empty-net goals in the game's final two minutes put the game out of reach, 5-2, and allowed UND to complete a series sweep.
October 16, 2010
The 5-2 loss was not quite as planned, but for the capacity crowd of 4,373 at the Bemidji Regional Event Center, Oct. 15, 2010 will go down as a dream come true. Friday the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey opened its new hockey home by hosting No. 2 University of North Dakota.
October 13, 2010
Bemidji State University senior Matt Read (F, Ilderton, Ontario) was announced today as one of 20 NCAA men’s ice hockey student-athletes who have been selected as candidates for the 2011 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. The award honors seniors who excel both on and off the ice.
October 13, 2010
In the 55 seasons since Bemidji State first sponsored a collegiate ice hockey team, few have come with the anticipation of the 2010-11 campaign. Not only are the Beavers celebrating the completion of their $90 million state-of-the-art hockey home, they also open play as members of the WCHA this weekend when they host the nationally-ranked University of North Dakota.
October 09, 2010
Behind a two-goal effort from senior alternate captain Ian Lowe (F, Bradwardine, Manitoba), the White team edged its green counterpart, 4-1, Saturday as the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team hit Robert H. Peters Rink at the Bemidji Regional Event Center for a controlled, two-period, intersquad scrimmage to officially open BSU’s new hockey home.
October 05, 2010
Bemidji State hockey season-ticket holders and fans of Beaver Hockey got a sneak peek at the sight lines and available ticket options at the Bemidji Regional Event Center Tuesday evening during BSU's Select-A-Seat Night.
October 05, 2010
Bemidji State University athletic director Dr. Rick Goeb today announced that the BSU men’s ice hockey Green/White game, originally scheduled for the evening of Thursday, Oct. 7, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 at 2:07 p.m.
October 01, 2010
Bemidji State head men's ice hockey coach Tom Serratore and the Beavers have busy preparing to transition into to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and finalizing details for the opening of the Bemidji Regional Event Center. Tomorrow at 10 a.m. that preparation will be bumped to a new level when BSU hits the ice at Neilson-Reise Arena for their first official practice of the 2010-11 campaign.
September 29, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team has been slated to finish eighth and ninth in its inaugural season the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) in a preseason poll of the league’s media members and coaches, respectively.
September 15, 2010
Lakeland Public Television General Manger Bill Sanford today announced that the local public television station has expanded its broadcast of Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey home hockey games to its main channel--Lakeland Prime. The addition of BSU hockey to Lakeland Prime will bring live hockey action to homes all over central and northern Minnesota in high definition.
September 08, 2010
Lines of students are normal on a college campus, but lines of students in near freezing temperatures at 5 a.m. are not nearly as common. Wednesday morning hundreds of students braved the elements and some like Mike Geisler, who was first in line, camped over night, to get a chance to purchase student season tickets for the BSU hockey team's inaugural season at the Bemidji Regional Event Center.
August 30, 2010
Today, Bemidji State University Director of Athletics Dr. Rick Goeb announced another option to check out the Beavers during their inaugural season in the Robert H. Peters Rink at the BREC. Single-game tickets for the upcoming hockey season will go on sale to the general public beginning Oct. 18 at the BREC ticket office and online at www.ticketmaster.com.
August 16, 2010
Bemidji State University men’s hockey has a new television home. Today, Lakeland Public Television General Manger Bill Sanford along with Bemidji State Director of Athletics Dr. Rick Goeb announced that organizations have reached a two-year agreement to televise all BSU men’s ice hockey home games.
August 16, 2010
Bemidji State University men’s hockey has a new television home. Today, Lakeland Public Television General Manger Bill Sanford along with Bemidji State Director of Athletics Dr. Rick Goeb announced that organizations have reached a two-year agreement to televise all BSU men’s ice hockey home games.
July 27, 2010
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore today announced changes to the 2010-11 men’s ice hockey schedule. The Beavers have cancelled an exhibition game originally scheduled for Oct. 2 versus the University of Manitoba. The game was planned contingent upon the completion of the Bemidji Regional Event Center and the Oct. 2 date pushed the limits of the estimated occupancy date.
July 27, 2010
Bemidji State University head coach Tom Serratore today announced changes to the 2010-11 men’s ice hockey schedule. The Beavers have cancelled an exhibition game originally scheduled for Oct. 2 versus the University of Manitoba. The game was planned contingent upon the completion of the Bemidji Regional Event Center and the Oct. 2 date pushed the limits of the estimated occupancy date.
July 26, 2010
The Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations office has confirmed a report by the St. Paul Pioneer Press that men’s ice hockey forward Ben Kinne (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.) suffered a stroke on Friday, July 23, 2010. His family continues to see positive signs of improvement as he continues to recuperate.
July 26, 2010
The Bemidji State University Athletic Media Relations office has confirmed a report by the St. Paul Pioneer Press that men’s ice hockey forward Ben Kinne (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.) suffered a stroke on Friday, July 23, 2010. The family continues to see positive signs of improvement as he continues to recuperate.
July 19, 2010
Over 150 fans, alumni and friends of the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey program gathered at the Bemidji Town and Country Club July 16 to raise funds for the Beaver hockey program while participating in the Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament.
July 16, 2010
Over 150 fans, alumni and friends of the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey program gathered at the Bemidji Town and Country Club July 16 to raise funds for the Beaver hockey program while participating in the Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament.
July 09, 2010
Bemidji State University All-America forward Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario) is not taking the summer of 2010 lightly. The senior is using his final collegiate off-season to prepare for a future in ice hockey’s professional ranks. Read has been included on the Minnesota Wild Development Camp set for St. Paul, Minn. July 13-18.
July 09, 2010
Bemidji State University All-America forward Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario) is not taking the summer of 2010 lightly. The senior is using his final collegiate off-season to prepare for a future in ice hockey’s professional ranks. Read has been included on the Minnesota Wild Development Camp set for St. Paul, Minn. next week.
July 06, 2010
Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced Friday that the Coyotes have signed former Bemidji State goaltender Matt Climie to a contract for 2010-11. As per club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
July 06, 2010
Don Maloney, General Manager of the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes announced Friday that the Coyotes signed former Bemidji State University goaltender Matt Climie to a free agent contracts. As per club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
July 01, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program takes its place as a member of the esteemed Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today, July 1. The league transition is the program’s first official move a 2010-11 campaign packed full of new and exciting changes set to loft one of the most tradition-rich programs in all of collegiate sports to new levels.
July 01, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program takes its place as a member of the esteemed Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) today, July 1. The league transition is the program’s first official move a 2010-11 campaign packed full of new and exciting changes set to loft one of the most tradition-rich programs in all of collegiate sports to new levels.
May 20, 2010
Bemidji State men’s ice hockey defenseman Kyle Hardwick (Sr., Warroad, Minn.) has been selected to the ESPN The Magazine/College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) University Division All-District V At-Large squad. Hardwick earned a first team selection and will now be included on the 2010 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot.
May 17, 2010
When the Bemidji Regional Event Center opens its doors for a pair of Bemidji State University ice hockey games Oct. 15, 2010, the heart of the complex--the hockey rink portion of the facility--will be called the Robert H. Peters Rink, in recognition of the legendary coach’s significant contributions to the game of hockey.
April 16, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program today announced the addition of Kyle Brodie (Northglenn, Colo.) and Garrett Ladd (Fenton, Mich.) to the Beaver hockey program for the monumental 2010-11 season. Both incoming student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA’s regular signing period beginning April 14.
April 09, 2010
Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey junior forward Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario) has been named Second Team RBK All-America. The announcement came from the American Hockey Coaches’ Association (AHCA) on Friday as a part of the 2010 NCAA Frozen Four festivities in Detroit, Mich. Read becomes the first BSU Division I-era player to earn AHCA postseason recognition.
April 01, 2010
Jim Schoenfeld, General Manager of the New York Rangers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced that the club has signed Bemidji State University’s Chris McKelvie (F, New Brighton, Minn.) to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.
March 27, 2010
In the first at-large bid to the NCAA Div. I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team dropped the opening round game of the Midwest Regional to the University of Michigan by a score of 5-1 Saturday night at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind.
March 26, 2010
NCAA Tournament activities got underway today as the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team and the rest of the Midwest Regional field took to the ice at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum for a practice and then met with the media. The Beavers take on Michigan tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. for the right to take one step toward the 2010 Frozen Four.
March 25, 2010
The Bemidji State men’s hockey team has extended its schedule to include the NCAA Division I Tournament for the second consecutive season. BSU’s road back to the Frozen Four begins at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Beavers, who earned their first at-large bid to the tounament, open Midwest Regional play Saturday, Mar. 27. when they face University of Michigan at 6:30 p.m. (CST).
March 25, 2010
The Bemidji State men's hockey team will play University of Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Midwest playoffs this Saturday at 6:30 pm central time. FSN has agreed to pick up the broadcast rights from ESPN and will show the Bemidji State / Michigan game upon the completion of the University of North Dakota / Yale game, which begins at 4:00 pm.
March 24, 2010
Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey fans will have the opportunity to follow the Beavers’ 2010 NCAA Tournament opener from the comfort of their own living rooms after all. Fox Sports North has agreed to broadcast the Bemidji State University-University of Michigan Midwest Regional semifinal contest live from Fort Wayne, Ind. at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
March 22, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team remained among the nation’s top 10 in the latest version of the NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey national polls. The Beavers jump to No. 9 in the USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine poll, while holding strong to the No. 10 spot in the final USCHO.com/CBS College Sports publication of the 2009-10 campaign, marking a run of nine straight weeks in the top 10.
March 21, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program has been placed in the Midwest Regional of the 2010 NCAA Ice Hockey Championships and will play University of Michigan in the regional semifinal. The Beaver's 2010 NCAA Tournament opener is slated for a 6:30 p.m. (CST) start Saturday, Mar. 27 at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind
March 16, 2010
With its third consecutive CHA Regular-Season Championship, a 23-9-4 overall record and 21 consecutive weeks among the nation’s top teams in the review mirror, all signs point towards the Bemidji State men’s hockey team garnering an at-large bid for this year’s NCAA Tournament. Tournament pairings will be aired live during the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament Selection Show on ESPN2 Sunday, Mar. 21.
March 15, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team remained among the nation’s top 10 in the newest version of the NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey national polls. The Beavers cling to No. 10 in both the USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine and USCHO.com/CBS College Sports polls, marking a run of eight straight weeks in the top 10.
March 13, 2010
Staring at back-to-back College Hockey America Tournament losses and the possible elimination from the 2010 NCAA Tournament picture, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team rallied from a 3-1 deficit Saturday to earn a 3-3 draw versus Robert Morris University at Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, N.Y.
March 13, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team’s chance at the final College Hockey America (CHA) Tournament title came to an abrupt ending Friday evening as the top-seeded Beavers were bumped from the championship round by No. 4 Niagara University, 5-4 at Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, N.Y.
March 11, 2010
College Hockey America (CHA) recognized its 2010 individual postseason award winners Thursday and Bemidji State stole the show. Beaver freshman Jordan George (F, Madison, Wis.) was named CHA Rookie of the Year, Matt Read (Jr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) was tabbed player of the year, senior Kyle Hardwick (D, Warroad, Minn.) won the league’s Student-Athlete of the Year award, while head coach Tom Serratore garnered coach of the year honors in a poll of CHA coaches.
March 11, 2010
If the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team can’t replicate its magical postseason run of 2009, the Beavers will be represented during the 2010 Frozen Four weekend. The NCAA today announced that BSU senior forward Chris McKelvie (New Brighton, Minn.) has been selected as one of 32 male and female student-athletes to participate in the 2010 NCAA Frozen Four Skills Challenge held in Detroit, Mich. April 9.
March 10, 2010
Dan Bakala (So., G, Calgary, Alberta), Brad Hunt (So., D, Ridge Meadows, British Columbia), Ian Lowe (Jr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) and Matt Read (Jr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) of the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team were announced as members of the 2010 College Hockey America All-League Teams today. League coaches voted Bakala, Hunt and Read to the first team while Lowe was selected Second-Team All-CHA.
March 10, 2010
The weekly radio show, “Sports in the Round,” which is held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at The Ground Round, will head east this week as Brian Schultz has put together a College Hockey America Tournament preview from Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, N.Y., the home of Niagara University and the site of the 2010 CHA Tournament.
March 10, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Emily Erickson (R-Fr., F, Coleraine, Minn.) and Matt Read (Jr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of March 1-7.
March 10, 2010
The No. 8 Bemidji State men’s ice hockey opens the 2010 postseason this weekend along with Ala.-Huntsville, Niagara and Robert Morris to write the final chapter in College Hockey America (CHA) history. The teams will meet on the banks of Niagara Falls for the last CHA Tournament. The league that gave each member team a launching pad into the highest level of collegiate hockey will supply one team with a shot at a national championship.
March 09, 2010
Bemidji State University freshmen Jake Areshenko (D, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia), Mathieu Dugas (G, L’Assomption, Quebec) and Jordan George (F, Madison, Wis.) have been named to the 2010 College Hockey America (CHA) All-Rookie Team today in a vote by the league’s coaches.
March 08, 2010
Seventeen Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey players have been selected to the 2009-10 College Hockey America (CHA) All-Academic Team. Conference officials released its yearly academic honors list today as the teams prepare for the 2010 CHA Tournament.
March 08, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team held on to the No. 8 spot in the NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey national polls for the second consecutive week after a 1-0-1 weekend at University of Alabama-Huntsville to wrap up College Hockey America (CHA) play and the 2009-10 regular-season.
March 06, 2010
The result may not match the desires of the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team, but the Beavers got a third-period, power-play goal from Ian Lowe (Jr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) to knot the score at 2-2 and force overtime. Unable to score in the extra frame, BSU escaped the Von Braun Center with a tie versus University of Ala.-Huntsville to cap the 2009-10 College Hockey America regular season.
March 05, 2010
Tied 2-2, the No. 8 Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team got a goal from senior captain Chris McKelvie (F, New Brighton, Minn.), with just over seven minutes remaining in the third period, to push the Beavers past University of Alabama-Huntsville, 3-2, in the series-opener at the Von Bran Center Friday.
March 04, 2010
The No. 8 Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team wraps up the 2009-10 regular season this weekend as it makes its way to Huntsville, Ala. for a two-game College Hockey America (CHA) series at University of Alabama-Huntsville. The series is set for a 5:30 p.m. start Friday and will conclude with a 3 p.m. matinee Saturday.
March 03, 2010
In one of the many moves the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs made leading up to the trade deadline, President and General Manager Brian Burke announced today that organization has obtained the rights to Bemidji State defenseman Chris Peluso (Sr., Wadena, Minn.) from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for the Maple Leafs’ six-round draft pick in the 2010 Entry Draft.
March 02, 2010
Time is running out for you to have a voice in this year’s Hobey Baker Award race. The fan balloting phase of the 2010 award selection ends Mar. 7. That means just five days remain for you to do your part to place Bemidji State University’s Matt Read (Jr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) among the top 10 vote-getters.
March 01, 2010
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team dropped two spots in this week’s NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey national polls after splitting a nonconference series at No. 20/RV University of Nebraska-Omaha Feb. 26-27. The Beavers have been slotted No. 8 in the USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine poll as well as the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports publication.
February 27, 2010
In a game that the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team was out played for two periods and out shot 27-16, the Beavers threw caution to the wind during the final 20 minutes, but fell short to University Nebraska-Omaha, 3-2, Saturday in nonconference play at Quest Center in Omaha, Neb.
February 27, 2010
Bemidji State University may have been out shot 25-17 at the Quest Center in Omaha, Neb., but the only shots that count are the ones that find the back of the net and tonight the Beavers scored three times, while BSU goaltender Dan Bakala (So., Calgary, Alberta) turned away 24 shots to lift BSU to a 3-1 victory at University of Nebraska-Omaha.
February 22, 2010
Bemidji State men’s ice hockey players Matt Read (Jr., F, Ilderton, Ontario) and Dan Bakala (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) have been selected as College Hockey America Players of the Week. The league office today announced Read as the offensive player of the week, while Bakala garnered its defensive honor.
February 22, 2010
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team swept a two-game set over Niagara Feb. 19-20 to make a move in the most recent NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey polls. The Beavers have been slotted No. 6 in the USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine poll as well as the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports publication.
February 20, 2010
After 43 years of calling the John S. Glas Fieldhouse home, the Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team skated off its ice for the final time Saturday, but not before adding another win to one of the finest legacies of hockey history ever assembled.
February 20, 2010
A pair of third period goals and water-tight penalty-kill play allowed the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team to escape the John S. Glas Fieldhouse with a 3-2 victory Friday over Niagara University. The win, which improved the No. 7 Beavers’ record to 12-3-0 in CHA play was enough to clinch the school’s third consecutive regular-season league championship and unprecedented 22nd conference crown in program history.
February 17, 2010
The weekly radio show, “Sports in the Round,” which is held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at The Ground Round, will this week feature the Bemidji State University men’s and women’s hockey teams’ final weekend in the John. S. Glas Fieldhouse and the 2010 BSU Athletics Hall of Fame inductees, which will be held Feb. 19-20.
February 17, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Alana McElhinney (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) and Tyler Lehrke (Sr., F, Park Rapids, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 8-14.
February 15, 2010
Bemidji State’s Tyler Lehrke (Sr., F, Park Rapids, Minn.) and Mathieu Dugas (Fr., G, L’Assomtion, Quebec) have been selected as College Hockey America’s Players of the Week. Lehrke was named as the league’s offensive player of the week, while Dugas garnered both defensive player and rookie of the week honors.
February 13, 2010
Senior Tyler Lehrke (F, Park Rapids, Minn.) netted a career-high four points to spur the No. 5 Beavers to a 5-2 victory at Robert Morris and salvage a CHA road series split Saturday.
February 13, 2010
Tyler Lehrke netted the sixth goal of his senior season, but Bemidji State struggled to generate offense Friday as Robert Morris handed the No. 5 Beavers a 5-2 College Hockey America loss at RMU Island Sport Center in Moon Township, Pa.
February 11, 2010
Freshman Jordan George (F, Madision, Wis.) and the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team look to close the book on their third consecutive College Hockey America regular-season championship this weekend in Pittsburgh, Pa. In four career games versus the Colonials, George has 5-2=7 points.
February 08, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team may have been idle last week, but the team continues its ascension in the nation’s major NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey polls. The Beavers have been slotted at No. 5 in this week’s USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine poll as well as the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports poll.
February 03, 2010
Robert Morris University stung No. 6 Bemidji State University Saturday handing the Beavers a 5-2 setback on a night when the Beavers honored their senior class.
February 03, 2010
BSU junior froward Ian Lowe (Bradwardine, Manitoba) led the Beavers with four points in a two-game College Hockey America series versus Robert Morris Jan. 29-30. Lowe recorded a career-high two goals, including the game-winner, while adding two assists in the Beavers’ 5-1 victory Friday. For his efforts, he has been selected as Beaver Pride's Athlete of the Week.
February 01, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Ian Lowe (Jr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) and Jordan George (Fr., F, Madison, Wis.) have been selected as College Hockey America Player of the Week honorees for the second consecutive week. Lowe was named as the league’s offensive player of the week, while George took home rookie of the week honors.
February 01, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team remains among the nation’s top 10 NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey programs this week as it slipped a spot to No. 7 in the USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine poll and held down the No. 7 spot in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports poll for the second straight week.
January 30, 2010
The Bemidji State men's ice hockey team got two goals from both Jordan George (Fr., F, Madison, Wis.) and Ian Lowe (Jr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) to earn a College Hockey America victory a the expense of Robert Morris, 5-1 Friday. The win marked the 500th for the Beaver hockey program in its 43rd, and final, season of calling the John S. Glas Fieldhouse home.
January 25, 2010
The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team used a nonconference sweep of then-No. 4 Minnesota Duluth to jump back into the top 10 nationally. The Beavers climbed eight spots to No. 6 in the USAToday/USA Hockey Magazine poll, while the team jumped from No. 14 to No. 7 in this week’s edition of the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports poll.
January 25, 2010
For just the eighth time in the 11 years since the team made the jump to the NCAA Division I level, the Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team has swept the College Hockey America weekly awards. CHA officials announced today that, Ian Lowe (Jr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) has been selected offensive player of the week, Brad Hunt (So., D, Ridge Meadows, British Columbia) earned defensive player of the week laurels and Jordan George (Fr., F, Madison, Wis.) is the recipient of the league’s rookie of the week award.
January 23, 2010
Trailing 2-1 after 40 minutes of play, the No. 14 Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team tied the score three times in the game's final 13 minutes and would need just 36 seconds of extra time to hand No. 4 Minnesota Duluth a 5-4 loss and complete the nonconference series sweep.
January 23, 2010
Ian Lowe (Jr., F, Bradwardine, Manitoba) posted two goals and an assist and Dan Bakala (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) piled up 29 saves as the No. 14 Bemidji State University men's ice hockey topped No. 4 University of Minnesota Duluth, 4-1, to open a home-and-home series Friday at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse.
January 20, 2010
The weekly radio show, “Sports in the Round”, which is held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at The Ground Round, will this week feature the Bemidji State University men's hockey team.
January 20, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Kristi Buerkle (Jr., Stacy, Minn.) and Brance Orban (Fr., F, Lethbridge, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 11-17.
January 18, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team slipped to No. 14 in both major national NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey polls this week following a College Hockey America series split at Niagara University last weekend.
January 17, 2010
In his first collegiate start, Brance Orban (Fr., F, Lethbridge, Albert), not only held his own, he led the Beavers to a 4-3 College Hockey America victory over Niagara University at Dwyer Arena in Lewiston, N.Y. Orban notched a pair of goals, including the game winner, while adding an assist.
January 15, 2010
Niagara University scored six unanswered goals and held off a late Bemidji State charge to battle back from and early 2-0 deficit and hand the Beavers their first CHA loss of the season Friday at Dwyer Arena.
January 13, 2010
The No. 11 Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team (14-4-2; 8-0-0 CHA) makes its final regular-season trek to Dwyer Arena this weekend to battle College Hockey America rival Niagara University (5-12-2; 1-3-1 CHA)in a two-game set. The series set for a 6:05 p.m. (CST) puck drop Friday with the finale getting underway Saturday at 6:05 p.m.
January 11, 2010
As the 2009-10 hockey season moves into its home stretch, the race for college hockey’s most prestigious award, the Hobey Baker Award, is underway and Bemidji State University junior Matt Read (Ilderton, Ontario) is among those eligible for the honor.
January 11, 2010
The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey team slipped from the nation’s top ten in both major polls for the first time since Nov. 9, ending a school record eight-week reign among college hockey’s elite teams.
January 06, 2010
Bemidji State University’s Sydney Epema (So., G, Crookston, Minn.) and Dan Bakala (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 28 to Jan. 3.
January 05, 2010
Bemidji State University sophomore goaltender Dan Bakala (Calgary, Alberta) has been named College Hockey America Defensive Player of the Week. The announcement came from the league office Tuesday.
January 03, 2010
Water-tight goaltending and a potent power-play propelled the Bemidji State University men's ice hockey team to a 3-0 nonconference victory over Western Michigan University Sunday at Lawson Ice Arena in Kalamazoo, Mich.
January 02, 2010
For the first time in 54 years of hockey at Bemidji State, the Beavers skated to a 0-0 tie. Saturday BSU and its opponent Western Michigan failed to score in 60 minutes of regulation and the five-minute overtime period, while Dan Bakala (So., G, Calgary, Alberta) posted his second career shutout in the scoreless tie at Lawson Ice Arena in Kalamazoo, Mich.
December 16, 2009
Free shuttle available for men’s hockey home games. Fans parking in Bangsberg can use the BSU shuttle to get to the John S. Glas Fieldhouse.
December 15, 2009
Celebrate the past, prepare for the future with the Men’s Hockey 5-Game Ticket Package. $80 gets fans the final five home games at the John S. Glas Fieldhouse and priority seating for next year’s season tickets at the Bemidji Regional Events Center.
December 14, 2009
Bemidji State slides out of top five in national polls. Consecutive losses to Minnesota State causes BSU to dip to 9/10.
December 12, 2009
Beavers swept for the first time in 2009-10. Minnesota State holds on to drop Beavers, 3-2.
December 11, 2009
Minnesota State hands No. 4 Beavers 5-1 loss to open series. Beavers suffer first loss at home since Mar. 6, 2009.
December 07, 2009
George named College Hockey America Rookie of the Week. Beaver newcomer honored for play in the Niagara series.
December 07, 2009
Bemidji State holds down No. 4 in both national polls. Series sweep over Niagara solidifies Beavers’ top-five ranking.
December 05, 2009
No. 4/5 Beavers hold off Niagara for 3-2 victory. Bemidji State completes series sweep.
December 04, 2009
No. 4/5 Bemidji State rolls to 8-2 win versus Niagara. Lowe posts first two-goal game to ground the Purple Eagles.
December 04, 2009
Debris will fly during this weekend's BSU hockey series. Bemidji State to hold annual Teddy Bear, Hat and Mitten Toss Saturday and Sunday.
November 30, 2009
Bemidji State climbs to No. 4/5 in national polls. Victory over top-ranked Miami (Ohio) lifts Beavers to new heights in rankings.
November 30, 2009
McKelvie and McLeod garner College Hockey America recognition. Beavers honored by league for play at the Subway Holiday Classic.
November 28, 2009
Beaver Pride tabs Kaus and McKelvie Athletes of the Week. ‘Team behind the teams’ recognizes student-athletes for outstanding play.
November 28, 2009
Ohio State stings No. 6 Bemidji State in overtime, 2-1. Beavers drop second game of the season.
November 27, 2009
No. 6 Bemidji State topples nation’s top-ranked team, 3-2. McKelvie lifts Beavers over Miami (Ohio) with third-period goal.
November 25, 2009
Beaver Pride tabs Epema and Hunt Athletes of the Week. ‘Team behind the teams’ recognizes student-athletes for outstanding play.
November 23, 2009
Bemidji State reaches new heights in national polls. Decisive series sweep carries Beavers to No. 6 in both publications.
November 23, 2009
Dominating play translates to CHA weekly awards for three Bemidji State players. Beavers sweep league honors for third time this season.
November 21, 2009
Hunt; No. 8 Beavers break Chargers, 6-3. Beavers improve to 6-0-0 in CHA play on strength of defenseman’s first hat trick.
November 20, 2009
George posts three-points to lead No. 8 Beavers to 6-1 victory. Beavers drop Ala.-Huntsville to improve to 5-0-0 in College Hockey America play.
November 18, 2009
'Team behind the teams' recognizes student-athletes for outstanding play
November 17, 2009
Bemidji State adds two during early period. Illo and Jubinville to join Beavers for 2010-11.
November 16, 2009
Bemidji State’s George earns CHA Rookie of the Week honors. Beaver freshman posted three points in Minnesota series.
November 16, 2009
Bemidji State ranked No. 8 in both national polls. Beavers remain in the top 10 for second consecutive week.
November 15, 2009
No. 7 Bemidji State salvages road split at Minnesota, 6-2. Beavers gain first-ever win over intrastate rival Minnesota
November 14, 2009
Beavers’ unbeaten streak ends at eight games
November 09, 2009
BSU ranked No. 7 in both major polls
November 09, 2009
Beavers recognized for series sweep over Robert Morris
November 07, 2009
Beavers get scoring contributions from 13 players
November 06, 2009
Bemidji State stops Robert Morris, 2-0
November 02, 2009
BSU matches highest ranking in USAToday Poll; Rises to No. 11 in USCHO.com ranking
November 02, 2009
Sophomore goalie posts pair of overtime wins at Ala.-Huntsville
November 01, 2009
Beavers need extra time, but open CHA season with sweep over Ala.-Huntsville
October 31, 2009
Junior scores two goal to push Beavers to a 2-1 win in CHA opener
October 26, 2009
BSU makes debut in USAToday Poll; Rises to No. 14 in USCHO.com publication
October 26, 2009
Beavers recognized for stellar play in three-point road weekend
October 24, 2009
McKelvie nets two goals in victory
October 23, 2009
Freshman Jordan George nets goal and assist to keep BSU unbeaten
October 14, 2009
‘Team behind the teams’ recognizes student-athletes for outstanding play
October 13, 2009
BSU makes debut in INCH and USCHO polls; Garners support in USAToday Poll
October 12, 2009
Bemidji State duo recognized for stellar play in opening series of 2009-10
October 10, 2009
Junior forward posts career-high four points as Beavers complete series sweep
October 09, 2009
Bakala posts 20 saves in first collegiate victory
September 29, 2009
Beaver to open Bemidji Regional Events Center versus North Dakota
September 28, 2009
Read named Preseason Player of the Year; Hunt picked to Preseason All-CHA squad
July 14, 2009
Friends and Alumni of the BSU men’s hockey program set to take to the links
July 02, 2009
Final CHA contests to be played at Dwyer Arena
March 29, 2009
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December 16, 2005
BSU announces first 10 members of team to honor 50th season of intercollegiate competition.
November 08, 2005
2005-06 marks 50th season of competition for one of the sports most-celebrated programs.
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