Ross Armour scored midway through overtime to lift Bemidji State to a 4-3 victory against Minnesota State on Saturday at Sanford Center in Bemidji.
Minnesota State scored a 4-3 overtime victory Thursday night in Mankato.
More than have of the finalists for the Mike Richter Award, given annually to men's college hockey's top goalie, have ties to the region, while a Bulldog, and former puck-stopping stars in Forest Lake and Bismarck, are finalists for the women's goaltending award.
Minnesota state junior one of three WCHA goalies among the nine finalists to be named the country's top goalie.
Bemidji State scored a late tying goal but Minnesota State clinched the program’s unprecedented fourth straight MacNaughton Cup with a 4-3 overtime victory.
Minnesota State let a two-goal lead slip away in the third period Thursday night, but the Mavericks rallied behind goalie Dryden McKay and a balanced offensive performance to beat Bemidji State and win the WCHA regular season championship.
The Beavers (9-6-3) and Mavericks (15-2-1) meet at 7:07 p.m. Thursday in the first game of a WCHA series.
The teams meet again Saturday night in Bemidji.
The seniors on the Minnesota State men's hockey team have had a stranglehold on the MacNaughton Cup during their college careers. They're not about to let it go.
Minnesota State is 15-2-1 overall and ranked No. 3 in the country, but the Mavericks haven't been able to gauge themselves against opponents from outside the WCHA this season.
The No. 19 Beavers are set to play six games, a full 25% of their regular season schedule, over just 11 days beginning Thursday, Feb. 25.
The series between Bemidji State and Alabama Huntsville scheduled for March 5-6 at the Sanford Center has been pushed back one day, the WCHA announced Tuesday.
We've crunched the numbers. There are multiple paths Minnesota State can take to capture its fourth consecutive WCHA regular season championship. The simplest one is the one MSU is focused on: Winning its next game.
Bemidji State is back in the USCHO.com top 20 rankings after a one-week absence.
Playing all or part of the game without three of its captains, Minnesota State outshot and outplayed Ferris State in a 5-1 victory. The Mavericks are now one win away from capturing the WCHA regular season championship and the MacNaughton Cup.
Bemidji State completed a WCHA series sweep of No. 18 Michigan Tech with a 2-1 victory Saturday night in Houghton, Mich.
The Beavers (8-6-3) and Huskies (14-7-1) meet at 5:07 p.m. Saturday in the second game of a WCHA series.
The teams finish their two-game series in Big Rapids.
On a night where Dryden McKay was pulled after allowing four goals on 10 shots, No. 3 Minnesota State survived and beat one-win Ferris State on a Reggie Lutz overtime goal.
A trio of third-period goals and a 47-save performance by Zach Driscoll paved the way for a 4-1 road victory for Bemidji State over No. 18 Michigan Tech.
The Beavers (7-6-3) and Huskies (14-6-1) meet at 6:07 p.m. Friday in the first game of a WCHA series.
The Mavericks are 22-7-1 all-time against Ferris State
Junior defenseman Andy Carroll has become quite valuable for Minnesota State in all facets of the game. ... The Mavericks cannot overlook Ferris State this weekend for a number of reasons. ... And a look at MSU's historical dominance in this rivalry.
Minnesota State's defensive corps is led by two senior captains and a handful of others who have filled their roles perfectly this season. The Mavericks are allowing -- by a wide margin -- the fewest shots on goal per game in the country.
Minnesota’s Mike Crowley and North Dakota’s Dean Blais were named Player and Coach of the Decade, respectively.
Connor Mackey was an every-other night player in the USHL just five years ago. Now he's a rookie in the NHL and he recorded his first point as a pro on Monday night.
“COVID we thought was going to be our biggest nemesis and it hasn’t,” head coach Tom Serratore said. “It’s been injuries.”
The WCHA has altered the format for its 2021 postseason tournament compared to years past.
The 2021 WCHA postseason tournament will take place over two weeks, with the top four teams in the league hosting quarterfinal series March 12-14. The top remaining seed among the quarterfinal winners will host the single-elimination semifinals and championship game March 19-20.
Despite twice rallying from one-goal deficits, Bemidji State suffered a 3-2 overtime loss to Northern Michigan on Saturday night.