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.
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.
“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.
Despite twice rallying from one-goal deficits, Bemidji State suffered a 3-2 overtime loss to Northern Michigan on Saturday night.
The Beavers (7-5-3) and Wildcats (6-11-0) meet at 6:07 p.m. Saturday in the second game of a WCHA series.
Entering the third period trailing 1-0, No. 17 Bemidji State conceded four goals in the final frame and suffered their first loss since Jan. 7.
The Beavers (7-4-3) and Wildcats (5-11-0) meet at 7:07 p.m. Friday in the first game of a WCHA series.
A limited number of BSU students will also be admitted. Bemidji State is distributing 20 free tickets to students to attend each game of this weekend’s men’s hockey series at the Sanford Center on a first come, first serve basis.
Last month’s postponed men’s hockey series between Bemidji State and Lake Superior State has been rescheduled for March 2-3 at the Sanford Center.
At this time of year, all eyes would normally be on the Pairwise comparison rankings, the metric used to select the field for the NCAA men’s hockey tournament. That’s not the case this season.
Bemidji State (7-4-3) climbed one spot to No. 17 in this week’s USCHO top 20 poll, while Owen Sillinger was named WCHA Forward of the Week for his five-point performance Saturday.
Owen Sillinger bagged four goals, including a natural hat trick, and assisted on brother Lukas Sillinger’s goal en route to a 7-2 victory for No. 18 Bemidji State.
The Beavers (6-4-3) and Bulldogs (1-13-1) meet at 6:07 p.m. Saturday in the second game of a WCHA series.
Bemidji State twice clawed back from one-goal deficits to force the tie, but fell 1-0 to Ferris State in a shootout.
The Beavers (6-4-2) and Bulldogs (1-13-0) meet at 6:07 p.m. Friday in the first game of a WCHA series.
The Beavers topped No. 2/3 Minnesota State 4-1 last Friday, which, coupled with a sweep of No. 5 Bowling Green the week prior, marked the team’s third straight win over an opponent ranked in the top five nationally. Bemidji State had never previously accomplished such a feat since moving to Division I in 1999-2000.
Bemidji State men’s hockey goaltender Zach Driscoll is one of 33 netminders to be named to the 2020-21 Mike Richter Award watch list.
The Apple Valley native finished the weekend with a 1.00 goals against average and a .972 save percentage, both of which led the WCHA.
BSU's rise comes on the heels of a four-game win streak, all against top-10 teams in the country.
Despite being held to 10 shots on goal, Bemidji State knocked off Minnesota State 4-1 on Friday, snapping the No. 2/3 Mavericks' six-game win streak.
The Beavers (5-4-2) and Mavericks (9-1-1) meet at 4:07 p.m. Friday in a nonconference contest.
Bemidji State freshman defenseman Ethan Gauer recently joined the team mid-season after transferring from Alaska Anchorage.
Thanks to COVID-19 issues with their original opponents, Bemidji State and Minnesota State will meet for the fourth time in two months this Friday at the Sanford Center.
Zach Driscoll earned Goaltender of the Week honors, while Kyle Looft was tabbed Defenseman of the Week for Bemidji State.
Bemidji State will host Minnesota State in a single game this Friday, Jan. 29, after its home series against Lake Superior State was postponed.
The Jan. 15-16 WCHA series between Bemidji State and Alabama Huntsville has been rescheduled for March 5-6.