BEMIDJI, Minn. – 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. The games will now be spread out to include four straight days of hockey. The change will allow for the Sanford Center to be properly sanitized and will eliminate team crossover in player spaces.
The BSU women’s hockey team was originally slated to host St. Cloud State University for a pair of Western Collegiate Hockey Association games at Sanford Center Dec. 11-12. The series will now be played beginning at 6:07 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10. The series finale is set for 3:07 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11.
The Beaver men’s hockey team was scheduled to host Michigan Technological University Dec. 11-12 in the teams’ final nonconference contests of the abbreviated regular season. That series has been pushed back one day to Dec. 12-13. The two-game set will get underway with a 4:07 p.m. opening faceoff Saturday, Dec. 12 and will conclude play for the weekend with a 2:07 p.m. puck drop Sunday, Dec. 13.
Both series will still be played at Sanford Center.
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has developed a Return to Competition document that all league members must follow as we navigate hosting games during the COVID-19 pandemic with the goal of providing a safe environment for the student-athletes, coaches, fans, and staff.
With that in mind, there will be no fans allowed at BSU women’s or men’s hockey until further notice.
While no fans will be allowed inside Sanford Center, there are still options for fans to follow the Beavers live. All games will again be streamed on FloHockey through the WCHA.tv platform on a pay-to-view subscription basis. As always, all games will also be carried by RP Broadcasting and the Beaver Radio Network both online and on the FM radio dial.
Streaming and Radio Options:
Watch every Bemidji State men’s and women’s hockey game this season, whether the teams are at home or on the road, from the comfort and safety of your own home. For the third consecutive season, the WCHA has partnered with FloHockey to stream games on WCHA.tv.
Fans who subscribe to WCHA.tv will also have access to on-demand coverage of WCHA games, additional college hockey coverage, which includes select Big Ten Conference hockey games through the company’s distribution deal with the Big Ten Network.
Viewing plans begin at $29.99 and can be obtained for just $12.50 per month with a year-long subscription.
To get your subscription for the 2020-21 Beaver Hockey season, visit flohockey.tv, and download the app for your favorite device or smart tv on iOS, Roku or Apple TV 4.
In addition, RP Broadcasting will also provide radio broadcast:
RP Broadcasting will cover every Bemidji State hockey in 2020-21 continuing a 21-year broadcasting partnership between BSU and the local broadcasting company. Tune into The River 92.1 FM in the Bemidji, Minn. area, 107.9 FM in the Grand Rapids, Minn. area or online at BeaverRadioNetwork.com anywhere on the globe to listen Brian Schultz and Brian Bissonett call every minute of the men’s hockey season, while Kelly Schultz will handle play-by-play duties for the women’s hockey team.
In addition, visit BeaverRadioNetwork.com to see pre- and post-game interviews, video profiles and interviews with student-athletes and coaches, photos and more Beaver Athletics content.
Brian and Kelly will also bring you the audio for Bemidji State home WCHA.tv streaming broadcasts.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University 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).