BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team will host the Bemidji U10 and Grand Rapids U10 girls’ hockey teams for a mini game during the first intermission of Saturday’s game against No. 2 University of Minnesota. The mini game will celebrate the 2016 World Girls’ Hockey Weekend.
World Girls' Ice Hockey Weekend is presented by the International Ice Hockey Federation, and is a global initiative designed to honor the strides that have been taken in both participation and player development for girls’ hockey, while providing new families an opportunity to get involved.
Saturday’s showdown between the Beavers (2-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA) and the Gophers (2-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA) is scheduled to begin at 3:07 p.m.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).