Famed Mason Cup to be awarded to CCHA Playoff Champion

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association has announced that the league will award the Mason Cup to the CCHA Playoff champion.


CCHA to present MacNaughton Cup to regular season champion

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association has announced that the league's annual regular-season champion will be awarded the MacNaughton Cup, the premiere trophy in collegiate hockey.


CCHA launches new online home

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association, new conference home of the Bemidji State men's hockey program, has launched its new online home. The ccha.com website will provide fans access to league-wide content with a focus on a user-friendly experience.


Carrasco and Thompson named Bemidji State’s Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State track and field thrower Zöe Carrasco and Derek Thompson, of the BSU men’s basketball team team, were named 2020-21 Female and Male Athletes of the Year as a part of the 2021 Beaver Nation Celebration held virtually Thursday. In addition, Maryse Mbenoun, also of the track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Lukas Sillinger were selected BSU’s 2020-21 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.


Driscoll caps Bemidji State career with WCHA Goaltender of the Month

Bemidji State University senior Zach Driscoll has been selected as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Month after helping to lead the Beavers’ to a 6-3-0 mark in March and its first NCAA Regional final in 12 seasons.


Serratore recaps NCAA Tournament and 2020-21 season

Bemidji State men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore sat down with the media to look back at the 2021 NCAA Tournament, the 2020-21 BSU hockey team and the season.


Johnson and Somoza use COVID-19 extra eligibility to return to BSU in 2021-22

Bemidji State men’s hockey seniors Brad Johnson and Ethan Somoza have decided that their journeys as BSU student-athletes are not over. While both are seniors and have exhausted the traditional four years of eligibility, due to a COVID-19 delayed start and condensed 2020-21 season, the NCAA has granted the opportunity to take an additional year of eligibility. They will each pursue an MBA degree while returning to the Beaver Hockey program for a fifth season.


UMass ends Bemidji State's NCAA Tournament run

Carson Gicewicz recorded a hat trick and Filip Lindberg turned aside all 18 of Bemidji State’s shots on goal as the University of Massachusetts defeated the Beavers, 3-0, in the NCAA Tournament East Regional Final and advance to the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh, Pa. April 8 and 10.


Somoza scores two and leads Bemidji State to NCAA semifinal victory, 6-3

Ethan Somoza scored twice and Brendan Harris recorded a goal and two assists to lead the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to its first NCAA Tournament victory since March 29, 2009. The fourth-seeded Beavers defeated top seeded University of Wisconsin, 6-3, in the East Regional Semifinal Friday afternoon to advance to the regional championship game for just the second time in program history.


Beavers prepare to face Wisconsin in the NCAA East Regional Semifinal

The Bemidji State men's hockey team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 11 years and is set to open the single-elimination regional weekend matched up with University of Wisconsin (20-9-3) at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. at noon Friday.


The Beavers talk NCAA Tourney, the 2020-21 season and Wisconsin

Tom Serratore, Arron Miller, Ethan Somoza and Brendan Harris talk about the Beavers' NCAA automatic bid, the 2020-21 season and their East Regional Semifinal opponent, Wisconsin, prior to making the trip to Bridgeport, Conn.


Bemidji State enters NCAA Tourney at No. 15 in USA Today/USA Hockey Poll

Bemidji State finds itself back among the top 15 NCAA Division I men’s hockey teams in week’s USA Today/USA Hockey national poll. The Beavers checked in at No. 15 this week, down three spots from a week ago, marking its third appearance in the poll this season.


Bemidji State punches ticket to NCAA Tournament as East Region’s No. 4 Seed

The Bemidji State University men’s ice hockey program has earned a spot in the East Regional of the 2021 NCAA Ice Hockey Championships and will play Wisconsin in the regional semifinal. The announcement came this evening in a live NCAA Tournament selection show aired on ESPNU. The East Regional will be held at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. March 26-27.


Lake Superior State tops Bemidji State in WCHA semifinal

Lake Superior State got two goals during the final five minutes of the second period to put Bemidji State into a 3-0 hole and the Lakers would not look back, turning in a 4-1 victory to advance to face Northern Michigan in the WCHA’s championship game.


Serratore, Sillinger and Looft preview the Beavers semifinal matchup

Bemidji State University men's hockey Head Coach Tom Serratore, junior forward Owen Sillinger and sophomore defender Kyle Looft discuss BSU's WCHA semifinal opponent, Lake Superior State, the league Playoffs and the potential of an NCAA Tournament berth as a preview to the WCHA semifinal matchup.


No. 12 Bemidji State opens WCHA Championship weekend with Lake Superior State

he Bemidji State men's hockey team has advanced to the WCHA's semifinal game for the third consecutive season and is set to open the single-elimination championship weekend matched up with Lake Superior State (17-6-3) at 7:37 p.m. Friday. All three WCHA games this weekend will take place at Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center in Mankato, Minn.


Bemidji State men’s hockey returns to USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll

After 18 weeks absent from the top 15, the Bemidji State men’s hockey team is back in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine NCAA Division I men’s hockey national poll. The Beavers checked in at No. 12 this week marking their first appearance in the poll since they earned a No. 15 billing in the organization’s preseason poll.


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

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team is up two spots in USCHO.com NCAA Division I national poll this week. Voters ranked BSU to No. 13--a season-high--to mark its fourth consecutive week amongst the top 20 teams in the country.


Beavers flip switch in second period, beat MTU 4-1 to advance to WCHA semifinal

Zach Driscoll made 33 saves to backstop the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team to a 4-1 victory as the Beavers swept Michigan Tech in a best-of-three WCHA playoff series to advance to the semifinal round of the tournament.


Bemidji State opens WCHA best-of-three with 3-1 victory over Michigan Tech

Alex Ierullo and Lukas Sillinger each poured in a goal and an assist, while Zach Driscoll stopped 33-of-34 shots he faced to lead the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to a 3-1 victory over Michigan Tech and a 1-0 lead in the WCHA best-of-three playoff series.


Rosén and Driscoll among WCHA individual award recipients

Bemidji State sophomore blueliner Elias Rosén has been selected as the WCHA Defensive Player of the Year, while senior goaltender Zach Driscoll was announced as the league's Student-Athlete of the Year Thursday as the WCHA named its individual award recipients for the 2020-21 campaign.


Bemidji State trio earn All-WCHA honors

Three Bemidji State men’s hockey team members have been selected for All-WCHA Association honors. Sophomore defenseman Elias Rosén was named to the All-WCHA First Team, while Zach Driscoll was picked as the Third Team goaltender and freshman Lukas Sillinger earned a spot on the WCHA All-Rookie squad. In addition, 18 BSU student-athletes earned a spot on the WCHA All-Academic Team.


No. 15 Beavers host Michigan Tech for best-of-three WCHA playoff series

The Bemidji State men's hockey team opens the 2021 WCHA Playoffs with a best-of-three first-round series with Michigan Tech at Sanford Center this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, if needed.


Driscoll earns WCHA accolades

Bemidji State senior Zach Driscoll has been selected as the WCHA Goaltender of the Week after leading the Beavers’ to a 3-1-0 record in the final week of the regular season, which included a pair of shutouts performances.


Bemidji State men’s hockey jumps to 15 in men's hockey national poll

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team is up two spots in USCHO.com NCAA Division I national poll this week. Voters ranked BSU No. 15 to mark its third consecutive week amongst the top 20 teams in the country.


Driscoll posts Senior Day shutout to lead BSU to 4-0 win over Alabama-Huntsville

Zach Driscoll posted his second consecutive shutout, while Ross Armour and Alex Adam each collected a goal and an assist as the Bemidji State men’s hockey team posted a 4-0 victory over Alabama-Huntsville Sunday afternoon to ride a WCHA series sweep into the first round of the postseason.


Driscoll, Beavers stymie Alabama-Huntsville to open a WCHA series, 2-0

Bemidji State men’s hockey team's senior class stepped up Saturday to will the Beavers to a 2-0 victory over Alabama-Huntsville, 2-0. Zach Driscoll turned aside all 16 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season, Aaron Miller potted his fifth goal and Brendan Harris had a hand in both BSU goals, netting his eighth tally of 2020-21 to go with an assist.


Ten Bemidji State men’s hockey players earn WCHA Scholar-Athlete laurels

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced that 105 conference-member student-athletes make up the 2020-21 WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award recipients. Ten BSU student-athletes earned the prestigious award for outstanding achievement in the classroom.


Beavers and Chargers clash to cap regular season

The Bemidji State men's hockey team is back at Sanford Center this weekend for one last regular-season series as it hosts long-time rival Alabama-Huntsville. The two-game WCHA series will get started with a 4:07 p.m. opening faceoff Saturday before a 2:07 p.m. puck drop for the regular-season finale.


Lake Superior State tops Bemidji State, 5-2, to cap the series

Ashton Calder scored two third-period goals to complete a hat trick and put the game out of reach as Lake Superior State earned a WCHA series victory with the 5-2 win over Bemidji State Wednesday at Sanford Center.


Beavers drop Lakers in overtime, 2-1

Tyler Kirkup capped a 3-on-3 overtime rush with his third goal of the season to give the Bemidji State University men’s hockey team a 2-1 overtime victory over Lake Superior State Tuesday.


Beavers open four-game week versus Lake Superior State

The Bemidji State men's hockey team opens the final week of the 2020-21 regular season with a rare Tuesday-Wednesday WCHA series versus Lake Superior State at Sanford Center. The puck is set to drop at 6:07 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday's series finale will take place at 4:07 p.m.


Lukas Sillinger selected as WCHA Rookie of the Week

Bemidji State freshman Lukas Sillinger has been selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Week following the Beavers’ home-and-home series split with then-No. 3 Minnesota State University, Feb. 25 and 27.


Bemidji State men’s hockey up to 17 in national poll

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team is up two spots according to USCHO.com NCAA Division I national poll. Voters ranked BSU No. 17 to mark its second consecutive week amongst the top 20 teams in the country.


Armour, Beavers edge No. 3 Minnesota State in overtime, 4-3

Knotted at 3-3 and more than two minutes into 3-on-3 overtime play, Bemidji State University’s Lukas Sillinger skated end to end with the puck and found Ross Armour on the left post for a game-winning tap in to clinch the victory, 4-3, secure and extra point in the standings and split the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series with No. 3 Minnesota State University.


Bemidji State pushes No. 3 Minnesota State to overtime, falls in 3-on-3 play

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team erased a two-goal deficit and scored an extra-attacker goal with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to earn a point in the WCHA standings and push the game to overtime, but No. 3 Minnesota State tipped in the game-winning goal with 51 seconds left in 3-on-3 play to earn the victory.


Driscoll, Harris and Serratore look ahead to Minnesota State series

Seniors Zach Driscoll and Brendan Harris, along with Head Coach Tom Serratore, met with the media Tuesday to reflect on the Bemidji State University men's hockey team's recent sweep at Michigan Tech and looked ahead to its home-and-home series with Minnesota State.


Beavers and Mavericks ready for home-and-home series

The Bemidji State men's hockey team (9-6-3; 4-3-1 WCHA) is preparing for a home-and-home series with Minnesota State (15-2-1; 10-0-0 WCHA) Thursday and Sunday. The puck is set to drop in Mankato, Minn. at 7:07 p.m. Thursday and Saturday's series finale will take place at 6:07 p.m. at Sanford Center Saturday.


Beavers push final series back one day

The Alabama Huntsville-Bemidji State series originally set for March 5-6 at Bemidji State has been rescheduled for March 6 and 7. The March 6 game will begin at 4:07 p.m. CT. The March 7 contest will start at 2:07 p.m. CT.


Driscoll selected as WCHA Goaltender of the Week

Bemidji State senior Zach Driscoll has been selected as the WCHA Goaltender of the Week after stopping 80 of the 82 shots he faced in the Beavers’ road series sweep of Michigan Tech Feb. 19-20.


Bemidji State men’s hockey back in the top 20

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team is back amongst the top 20 NCAA Division I men’s hockey teams in the nation according to USCHO.com. Voters of the poll ranked BSU No. 19 to put them in the top 20 after a week on the outside looking in.


Bemidji State completes WCHA series sweep with 2-1 win at Michigan Tech

Ross Armour finished a 2-on-1 rush with his first goal of the season to break a 1-1 tie midway through the third period to push the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to a 2-1 victory over Michigan Tech Saturday at MacInnes Ice Arena.


Driscoll and Somoza propel Bemidji State to victory at Michigan Tech

Bemidji State University goaltender Zach Driscoll turned aside 47 of the 48 shots he faced and forward Ethan Somoza netted a pair of third-period goals to lead the Beavers to a 4-1 victory over Michigan Technological University.


Serratore, Solensky and Miller preview Michigan Tech series

Watch Bemidji State Men's Hockey Head Coach Tom Serratore, sophomore forward Sam Solensky and senior forward Aaron Miller discuss the Beavers' recent series versus Northern Michigan and their upcoming road series at Michigan Tech.


WCHA announces 2021 postseason format

The men’s league of the WCHA will hold its 2021 Postseason Tournament beginning with a quarterfinal weekend March 12-14 followed by a four-team, one-site championship weekend March 19-20.


Bemidji State set for WCHA clash at Michigan Tech

The Bemidji State men's hockey team returns to the road this weekend, making a trip to Houghton, Mich. for a two-game WCHA series with Michigan Tech (14-5-1; 4-2-0 WCHA). The puck is set to drop at 6:07 p.m. (CT) Friday and Saturday's series finale will take place at 5:07 p.m. (CT).


Beavers battle back, Northern Michigan steals win in 3-on-3 OT

The Bemidji State men's hockey team battled back from a pair of one-goal deficits and pushed Saturday's game to overtime, but 3:03 into the five-minute 3-on-3 frame, Northern Michigan's Ben Newhouse fired the puck over the shoulder of Zach Driscoll to tilt the game in the Wildcats' favor, 3-2.


Four-goal third period lifts Northern Michigan to victory over Bemidji State

Leading by 1-0 heading into the final period of play, Northern Michigan added four goals in the third period to take game one of the WCHA series 5-1 over Bemidji State Friday.


Bemidji State adds men’s hockey series for March 2-3

The WCHA has announced several changes to its schedule for the stretch run of the regular season. As a part of the modifications, Bemidji State will add its previously postponed series with Lake Superior State March 2-3.


Statement on fan attendance at Bemidji State Athletics

In the interest of maintaining the safest possible environment for student-athletes, coaches, officials and staff, fan attendance at Bemidji State athletic events will be limited to an allotted number of invited family members and guests. In addition, a limited number of current BSU students will be admitted. All fans in attendance will be required to follow current MDH and local health guidelines. With the number of schedule changes this season, we are currently not planning to sell tickets to athletic events. Our primary goal is to continue to provide our student-athletes with the best opportunity to complete their seasons in the safest manner. Go Beavers!


Serratore, Carr and Sillinger look to the NMU series and beyond

Watch Bemidji State Head Coach Tom Serratore, goaltender Michael Carr and forward Owen Sillinger talk about the Beavers' upcoming WCHA matchup with Northern Michigan and the importance of the stretch run in a COVID-shortened season.


Bemidji State hosts Northern Michigan toting six-game unbeaten streak

The Bemidji State University men's hockey team will put its six-game unbeaten streak on the line this weekend as it welcomes Northern Michigan University to Sanford Center for a two-game WCHA series.


Owen Sillinger earns WCHA Forward of the Week recognition

Bemidji State junior Owen Sillinger has been selected as the WCHA Forward of the Week following a five-point night while leading the Beavers to a 7-2 victory at Ferris State Saturday.


Bemidji State men’s hockey inches up to No. 17 in national poll

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey team is gaining steam amongst the top 20 NCAA Division I men’s hockey teams in the nation according to USCHO.com. Voters of the poll ranked BSU No. 17, up one spot from last week, marking its second straight appearance in the top 20 since and its sixth time in the USCHO.com Top 20 this season.


Owen Sillinger’s five-point night propels BSU to 7-2 victory at Ferris State

Owen Sillinger posted the Bemidji State men’s hockey team’s first four-goal game in more than 16 years, Alex Ierullo contributed three assists and Michael Carr turned aside 26 Ferris State shots on goal to lead the Beavers to a 7-2 victory Saturday in Big Rapids, Mich.


Bemidji State battles back to tie Ferris State 3-3, Drops shootout

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team battled back from a pair of one-goal deficits to even the score a 3-3, push the game to overtime and then the shootout, but Ferris State earned a 1-0 victory in the exhibition and took the extra point in the WCHA standings.


Johnson, Vold and Serratore talk defense and preview the Ferris State series

Watch Bemidji State men's hockey defenders Tyler Vold and Brad Johnson as well as Head Coach Tom Serratore discuss the team's recent defensive success and look ahead to the upcoming road trip to Ferris State.


Bemidji State takes a four-game winning streak to Ferris State in return to WCHA play

Riding a four-game winning streak, the Bemidji State men's hockey team hits the road for a WCHA series versus Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich. The series is set to get underway at 6:07 p.m. (Central) Friday before wrapping up with a 6:07 p.m. opening faceoff Saturday from Ewigleben Arena.


Bemidji State’s Driscoll named to Richter Award “Watch List”

Bemidji State senior Zach Driscoll is one of 33 collegiate goaltenders that has been placed on the 2020-21 Mike Richter Award watch list. The award sponsored by the Hockey Commissioners Association is in its eight year and is annually given to the top goaltender in NCAA Division I men’s hockey


Driscoll selected as WCHA Goaltender of the Week

Bemidji State senior Zach Driscoll has been selected as the WCHA Goaltender of the Week following the Beavers’ 4-1 non-conference victory over then No. 2 Minnesota State University.


Bemidji State men’s hockey back in the in USCHO.com national poll

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team is back among the top 20 NCAA Division I men’s hockey teams in the nation again this week according to the Feb. 1 USCHO.com. Voters of the poll ranked BSU No. 18 marking its first appearance in the top 20 since the team was No. 19 in the Nov. 30 version of the poll.


Driscoll; Beavers top No. 2 Minnesota State

Zach Driscoll stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced and his teammates combined for four goals as the Bemidji State University men's hockey team extended its winning streak to four games with a 4-1 victory over No. 2 Minnesota State University Friday at Sanford Center.


Bemidji State to host No. 2 MSU with three-game winning streak on the line

Despite a change in the schedule, the Bemidji State University men's hockey team will return to action this week when it host No. 2 Minnesota State University Mankato for a single non-conference affair at Sanford Center. The game replaces a Nov. 23 game postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests within the MSU program. The game will get underway at 4:07 p.m.


Looft and Serratore talk Bowling Green, Minnesota State and schedule shuffling

Watch as Bemidji State University sophomore defender Kyle Looft and Head Coach Tom Serratore reflect on the team's recent series sweep of No. 5 Bowling Green and look ahead to preview a rescheduled non-conference game versus No. 2 Minnesota State.


Driscoll and Looft recognized as WCHA Players of the Week

Bemidji State senior Zach Driscoll and sophomore Kyle Looft have been selected for WCHA player of the week honors following the Beavers’ non-conference series sweep of then No. 5 Bowling Green State University, Jan. 21-22.


BSU completes sweep of No. 5 Bowling Green, 3-1

Zach Driscoll stopped 32 of the 33 shots he faced and Alex Ierullo scored at the 5:50 mark of the third period to put the Bemidji State University men's hockey team in the lead for good Friday, handing No. 5 Bowling Green State University a 3-1 loss at Sanford Center.


Somoza, Beavers drop No. 5 Bowling Green in final minute, 2-1

Senior captain Ethan Somoza found the back of the net with 41.9 seconds left in regulation to break a 1-1 deadlock and give the Bemidji State University men's hockey team a 2-1, non-conference victory over No. 5 Bowling Green State University Thursday at Sanford Center.


Driscoll, Rosén and Serratore preview BSU's upcoming Bowling Green series

Watch as Bemidji State goaltender Zach Driscoll, defender Elias Rosén, and Head Coach Tom Serratore reflect on the team's recent series split at nationally-ranked Bowling Green and to preview this weekend's non-conference series versus the same Falcons squad during the team's weekly virtual press conference Jan. 19, 2021.


CCHA names Dominic Hennig Director of Strategic Communications and Brand Advancement

The reconstituted Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), a NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey conference which will begin play in the 2021-22 season, has named Dominic Hennig as the league’s Director of Strategic Communications and Brand Advancement.


Men's Hockey complete non-conference season with No. 5 Bowling Green

The Bemidji State men's hockey team will return to action this week when it host No. 5 Bowling Green for a two-game, non-conference series at Sanford Center. The series will get underway at 5:07 p.m. Thursday before a 2:07 p.m. opening faceoff Friday.


Former defenders represent Bemidji State on day one of 2020-21 NHL season

When the 2020-21 NHL season gets underway tonight, two faces familiar to Bemidji State hockey fans could be on the ice. The Minnesota Wild has announced that former BSU defender Brad Hunt (2009-12) is a part of its 22-player opening day roster, while Zach Whitecloud (2016-18) will be among the Vegas Golden Knights’ players.


Bemidji State-Alabama Huntsville series postponed

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has announced that the league series between Bemidji State and Alabama-Huntsville has been postponed and will now be played March 5-6.


Adams, Ierullo and Serratore look ahead to Alabama-Huntsville

Watch Bemidji State junior forwards Alex Ierullo and Alex Adams join Head Coach Tom Serratore to reflect on the team's recent series split at No. 6 Bowling Green and to preview this weekend's WCHA series versus Alabama-Huntsville during the team's weekly virtual press conference Jan. 12, 2021.


Beavers open six-game homestand with Alabama-Huntsville

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team returns to Sanford Center this weekend as it hosts the University of Alabama-Huntsville for a pair of WCHA contests. The series will get underway at 7:07 p.m. Friday with a 6:07 p.m. puck drop set for Saturday.


BSU to host athletics events without spectators through the end of January

The presidents of the six Minnesota State universities which sponsor intercollegiate athletics have agreed to not allow spectators at home athletic events through the end of January.


Beavers defeat No. 6 Bowling Green in overtime

The Bemidji State men's hockey team found itself locked in a 3-3 tie after 60 minutes of play Friday, but it would take senior captain Ethan Somoza just 13 seconds to tilt the WCHA contest in BSU's favor beating the Bowling Green goaltender on the first shot in 3-on-3 play to win the game, 4-3, and split the series with the Falcons.


No. 6 Falcons sink Beavers, 3-2

Owen Sillinger and Brendan Harris scored but Bowling Green used a two-goal second-period to hand Bemidji State a 3-2 loss Thursday to open WCHA play.


Harris and Serratore look ahead to No. 6 Bowling Green

Watch as Bemidji State senior forward Brendan Harris and head coach Tom Serratore reflect on the Lake Superior State series and ahead to this weekend's WCHA opener at No. 6 Bowling Green during the team's weekly virtual press conference Jan. 5, 2021.


Beavers clash with No. 6 Bowling Green to open WCHA slate

The Bemidji State men's hockey team travels to Bowling Green, Ohio this week to clash with one of the hottest teams in the nation. The No. 6 Bowling Green Falcons are 11-1-0 this season and are unbeaten in in WCHA play (2-0-0). The series gets underway at 6:07 p.m. Thursday with a 6:07 p.m. opening faceoff again set for Friday.


Lakers battle back to secure 2-2 tie

Lake Superior State University battled back from a 2-0 deficit after two periods of play to earn a 2-2 draw with Bemidji State University Sunday at Taffy Abel Arena. The Lakers would go on to earn an exhibition shootout victory in the seventh round.


Harris and Driscoll propel Bemidji State to first victory of 2021 calendar year

Tied 1-1 50 minutes into play, Bemidji State senior forward Brendan Harris found the back of the net and BSU would add a pair of empty-net goals late to tilt the non-conference battle in favor of the Beavers and hand Lake Superior State its first loss of the season, 4-1, Saturday in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.


BSU men's hockey opens 2021 with Lake Superior State road trip

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team returns from the holiday break to lift the lid on the 2021 calendar year with a road trip to Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. for a pair of non-conference games versus Lake Superior State Saturday and Sunday.


Beavers play No. 5 Minnesota State to 1-1 tie, MSU takes shootout in fifth round

No. 5 Minnesota State University, Mankato outshot BSU 41-17, but Zach Driscoll made a season-high 40 stops, including six in overtime 3-on-3 play, to keep the score even through 65 minutes and to earn Bemidji State University a 1-1 non-conference tie Saturday.


No. 5 Minnesota State edges Bemidji State, 5-4

Ethan Somoza scored twice and added an assist, while Tyler Vold registered a goal and an assist in Bemidji State’s high-scoring affair at Minnesota State Friday. The No. 5 Mavericks got out to an early 2-0 lead would hold off a BSU push during the final 40 minutes to grab a 5-4 non-conference victory.


Bemidji State adds four games to 2020-21 men's hockey schedule

The Bemidji State University men’s hockey schedule gained four games today as the Western Collegiate Hockey Association announced schedule changes to replace open dates created by the University of Alaska and the University of Alaska-Anchorage opting out of the 2020-21 season.


Sillinger and Serratore look ahead to No. 5 Minnesota State

BSU Head Coach Tom Serratore and freshman forward Lukas Sillinger spoke to the media Tuesday to preview the Beavers' upcoming non-conference road series at No. 5 Minnesota State.


Bemidji State men's hockey wraps up non-conference season at No. 5 Minnesota State

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team returns to action this weekend as it travels to Mankato, Minn. to wrap up the 2020-21 non-conference season with a pair of games versus No. 5 Minnesota State University. The teams will open the series at 7:37 p.m. Friday evening before a 5:07 p.m. start for the final game of the 2020 calendar year.


Huskies bounce back to split series with a 3-0 shutout

Blake Pietila turned aside all 31 shots he faced and Michigan Tech got a pair of assists from Collin Swayer to exit Bemidji, Minn. with a 3-0 win Sunday and a non-conference series split.


Second period flurry pushes Beavers past Huskies, 6-3

A five-goal second period by the Bemidji State University men's hockey team sealed a 6-3 victory over Michigan Technological University Saturday evening to earn the Beavers their first victory of the 2020-21 season.


Serratore, Adams and Johnson preview the Michigan Tech series

Bemidji State Men's Hockey Head Coach Tom Serratore, junior forward Alex Adams and senior defender Brad Johnson met with the media virtually Tuesday to discuss the Beavers' upcoming non-conference series with Michigan Tech, the layoff and returning to play.


Bemidji State hosts Michigan Tech in return to action

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team returns to action after more than two weeks without competition Saturday and Sunday to host Michigan Tech for a nonconference series at Sanford Center. The series will get underway with a 4:07 p.m. opening faceoff Saturday before wrapping the two-game set up with a 2:07 p.m. matinee Sunday.


BSU men and women to make up postponed series at Minnesota State Dec. 17-19

The Bemidji State women’s and men’s hockey teams have each added a series to their respective nonconference schedules. Dates have been set for previously postponed series versus Minnesota State University, Mankato. Both BSU hockey teams will travel to Mankato, Minn. the weekend of Dec. 17-19 to face Mavericks.


Bemidji State men’s hockey adds two for 2021-22 season

The Bemidji State men’s ice hockey team has announced the additions of Kirklan Irey (F, Bismarck, N.D.) and Donte Lawson (F, Taconite, Minn.) to open the NCAA’s signing period. Both players have inked the necessary NCAA paperwork and plan to begin their Beaver Hockey and collegiate academic careers in the fall of 2021.


Bemidji State men’s hockey series at Northern Michigan postponed indefinitely

The Bemidji State men's hockey nonconference series at Northern Michigan University, originally scheduled for Dec. 4-5 in Marquette, Mich., has been cancelled.


Bemidji State men’s hockey series finale with Minnesota State postponed

The Bemidji State University men's hockey nonconference series finale with No. 5 Minnesota State University, originally scheduled for 3:07 p.m. today, has been postponed.


No. 5 Mavericks drop Bemidji State in 2020-21 opener

Minnesota State University, Mankato got a pair of goals from Reggie Lutz and three assists from Jake Jaremko to power the No. 5 Mavericks past Bemidji State University Sunday at Sanford Center in the 2020-21 opener.


Beavers open 2020-21 in clash of top 20

Bemidji State opens its long-awaited 2020-21 season when it welcomes Minnesota State to Sanford Center, Sunday and Monday. The nonconference affair features a pair of top10 teams in No. 5 Mavericks and the No. 16 Beavers.


Gibbons returns to Bemidji State to fill assistant coaching post

Bemidji State Men’s Hockey Head Coach Tom Serratore has announced that Mike Gibbons will return to his alma mater to join the BSU men’s hockey coaching staff as an assistant coach. A national champion and two-time All-American as a Beaver, Gibbons played for legendary coach R.H. “Bob” Peters from 1975-79 and began his coaching career at BSU.


Serratore and Driscoll discuss the Beavers' season-opening series with Minnesota State

It's game week and the Bemidji State men's hockey team is eager to get back to the ice. Watch Head Coach Tom Serratore and senior goaltender Zach Driscoll talk preview the Beavers' nonconference series with Minnesota State.


Olczyk leaves Bemidji State men’s hockey program for NHL

After nearly five years as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Bemidji State University, Eddie Olczyk has resigned from his position with the men’s hockey program and will join the front office staff of the Seattle Kraken, the National Hockey League’s newest franchise.


Bemidji State hockey weekend set for Dec. 11-12 modified

Bemidji State University Director of Athletics Tracy Dill has announced date and time changes for the men’s and women’s hockey series originally scheduled for the weekend of December 11-12.


Bemidji State men’s hockey holds down No. 16 spot in USCHO.com Poll

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team will open the 2020-21 season this week ranked No. 16 in USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey Poll. The newest poll sets up a clash of top 10 opponents this weekend at Sanford Center as Minnesota State University, Mankato holds down the No. 5 spot in the weekly poll.


Season-opening men's hockey series pushed back two days

With the puck set to drop on the 2020-21 collegiate hockey season just in one week, Bemidji State University has announced that its season-opening series with Minnesota State University, Mankato, will be pushed back two days and will played Nov. 22-23.


Rosén tabbed Preseason All-WCHA by coaches; Beavers tabbed second

Just a day after the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's media selected the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to finish second in 2020-21, the league's coaches have followed up with the same prediction in the WCHA's Preseason Coaches’ Poll. BSU sophomore blueliner Elias Rosén earned recognition as a Preseason All-WCHA Defenseman in the same poll.


Beavers Picked Second in Media Poll; Sillinger and Rosén garner All-WCHA laurels

Media from across footprint of the WCHA have picked the Bemidji State men’s hockey team to finish second in 2020-21 WCHA Preseason Media Poll, while the league’s media also selected the BSU’s Owen Sillinger and Elias Rosén to the Preseason All-WCHA Team.


BSU men's hockey tabbed No. 15 in preseason USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team has been slotted No. 15 in the Preseason USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine NCAA Division I men’s hockey poll. The Beavers, who finished the 2019-20 season at 22-10-5 and No. 11 in the final poll of the season, have now appeared among the top 15 team in the country in six consecutive USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls.


Modified 2020-21 men’s hockey schedule announced

Seven weeks after leagues across the country delayed the start of the 2020-21 men’s hockey season due to the continued impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Bemidji State has unveiled its 26-game schedule. The 2020-21 season features eight non-conference games and an 18-game league docket. Play is set to begin Nov. 20-21.


Bemidji State opens 2020-21 campaign at No. 16 in USCHO.com poll

The Bemidji State men’s hockey team opens the 2020-21 season ranked No. 16 in USCHO.com Preseason Division I Men’s Hockey Poll. The Beavers, who finished the 2019-20 ranked No. 11 at 22-10-5, were one of two WCHA member teams to appear in the initial national poll of the season.


The Central Collegiate Hockey Association Unveils New Logo

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association, the new NCAA Division I men’s hockey conference that begins play in October 2021, introduced its new logo Oct. 13.


WCHA Men’s League Delays Start of 2020-21 Season

WCHA Men’s League Commissioner Bill Robertson announced today that Association will delay the start of its 2020-21 season and is in process of reviewing return to play plan and modified schedule.


Bemidji State’s annual Gordy Skaar Memorial golf event set for August 28

The 43rd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, August 28 at Bemidji Town and Country Club. The five-person scramble benefitting the Bemidji State University Athletic Scholarship Fund also features an online auction and hole sponsorships opportunities.


Bemidji State announces 2021 Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame inductees

The Bemidji State Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame induction class of 2021 includes five former student-athletes, a graduate who has gone on to achieve unparalleled success as a coach another who has made a tremendous impact on BSU since graduating, a former coach and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference champion men’s track and field team.


CCHA Welcomes the University of St. Thomas

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association Board of Directors has voted unanimously to welcome the University of St. Thomas as the league's eighth program beginning with the 2021-22 season.


Bemidji State Hockey has 23 named to all-America scholar list

Twenty-three Bemidji State men’s and women’s hockey players have been selected by the American Hockey Coaches Association to the Division I Krampade All-American Scholars list for 2019-20. With eight men and 15 women selected for the honor, BSU teams combined for a WCHA-best 23 student-athletes recognized.


CCHA establishes multi-year streaming rights agreement with FloSports

FloSports announced an exclusive multi-year agreement with the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) that will see every regular season and postseason event hosted by a CCHA member school streamed live and on-demand on FloHockey.


Kansas City Mavericks ink former Bemidji State defender Tommy Muck

The Kansas City Mavericks, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames, have announced the signing of former Bemidji State defenseman Tommy Muck to a standard player contract for the 2020-21 season.


Galen Nagle Memorial golf outing set for July 17; Registration open now

Bemidji State hockey greats, alumni, friends and fans of the BSU men’s ice hockey program will gather at the Bemidji Town and Country Club July 17 to participate in the Galen Nagle Memorial Golf Tournament. Registration for the 23rd-annual event is now open.


CCHA names Don Lucia Commissioner

The reconstituted Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), which will begin play in the 2021-22 season, has named Don Lucia as Commissioner, the seven member schools announced June 17.


Somoza to captain 2020-21 Bemidji State men’s hockey team

Bemidji State senior Ethan Somoza will serve as captain of the 2020-21 BSU men’s ice hockey team. Somoza continues a tradition of Beaver captains dating back to the 1947-48 season and the program’s first captain Ed Johnson, while he is thought to be the first Californian to wear the “C” for the Beavers.


Bemidji State unveils 2020-21 men’s hockey schedule

Eighteen regular-season home games, including non-conference contests with the University of North Dakota, St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Duluth, highlight Bemidji State’s 38-game 2020-21 men’s ice hockey schedule.


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