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A former Bemidji State men’s hockey player is heading to the North American Hockey League as a coach.
Winter, a St. Cloud native, has served on the Beavers’ bench for eight seasons as an assistant coach.
Over a dozen Beavers hockey players have been recognized for their achievements in the classroom.
A Beaver hockey legend will remain in the NHL for at least two more years.
A season ticket guarantees the holder a seat at all 17 home regular-season games, including nonconference matchups with North Dakota, Minnesota Duluth, St. Cloud State and Arizona State, with the potential of up to five home CCHA playoff games.
BSU will host the Gophers at 5:07 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at Sanford Center.
A funeral will be held for the legendary fixture in Beaver athletics at 10 a.m. at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Bemidji, followed by an open house from 1-4 p.m. at the Beaux Arts Ballroom on the campus of Bemidji State. All are welcome at both events.
The Bemidji State women’s hockey team will have a new face behind the bench this season, as head coach Jim Scanlan announced the hiring of Sarah Bobrowski as the program’s second assistant coach on Friday.