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2008-09 Beaver Hockey Media Guide

B emidji State Hockey Quick Facts Bemidji State University

Location: Bemidji, Minn. (15,000) Founded/Enrollment: 1919 (5,020) Conference: College Hockey America CHA Members: Bemidji State; Ala.-Huntsville; Niagara; Robert Morris. Affiliation: NCAA Division I Nickname: Beavers School Colors: Green (PMS 3305) and White Home Ice: John S. Glas Fieldhouse Size (capacity): 200x85 (2,399) President: Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard Athletics Director: Dr. Rick Goeb Assoc. Athletic Director/SWA: Sarah Levesque Head Trainer: Bill Crews Assistant Trainer: Corinne Dauksavage Assistant Trainer: TBA Trainer Phone: (218) 755-2769 Compliance Coordinator: Sarah Levesque Compliance GA: Sara Anderson Compliance Phone: (218) 755-2769 Rink Manager: Vance Balstad Equipment Manager: Justin Enfield Equipment Phone: (218) 755-3292 Ticket Manager: Pamala Papp Ticket Phone: (218) 755-2045 Athletics Office Manager: Debbie Slough Athletics Phone: (218) 755-2941 Athletics Fax: (218) 755-3898

Athletic Media Relations

Director/Hockey: Brad Folkestad (Bemidji St ‘01) Office: (218) 755-4603 Cell: (218) 308-1115 e-mail: bfolkestad@bemidjistate.edu Ass’t Director: Troy Berneking (UM-Crookston ‘04) Office: (218) 755-2763 e-mail: tberneking@bemidjistate.edu Grad Ass’t: Cedrique Fleming (Kansas St. ‘07) e-mail: cflemming@bemidjistate.edu SID Phone: (218) 755-2763 SID Fax: (218) 755-3898 Hockey Press Box: (218) 755-3700 Web: http://www.bemidjistate.edu/athletics Mailing Address: Bemidji State University #29 (PE 203) 1500 Birchmont Drive NE Bemidji, MN 56601

Team Information 2007-08 Record: CHA Record: Skaters Returning: Skaters Lost:

17-16-3 13-4-3 (1st) 17 (10-F, 5-D, 2-G) 9 (5-F, 3-D, 1-G)

Program History

First Year of Hockey: 1947-48 First Season in Division I 1998-99 Overall Record: 923-442-81 (53rd year/.667) Division I record: 132-140-33 (10th year/.492) CHA Championships: 3 (2004-05-08) Tournament Champions: 2 (2005-06) Years in Post-Season Play: 28 ...in Div. I Post-Season Play: 2 (2005-06) National Championships: 13 NCAA Division II (5): 1984-93-94-95-97 NCAA Division III (1): 1986 NAIA (7): 1968-69-70-71-73-79-80

Coaching Staff

Head Coach Tom Serratore Alma mater Bemidji State ‘87 Office Phone: (218) 755-2879 e-mail tserratore@bemidjistate.edu Record at BSU: 120-102-28 (8th year) Career Record: 120-102-28 (8th year) Ass’t Coaches (218) 755-2765 Bert Gilling (Minnesota Duluth ‘99) e-mail: bgilling@bemidjistate.edu Ted Belisle (Bemidji State ‘01) e-mail: ebelisle@bemidjistate.edu Graduate Assistant: Ryan Marvin (Brockport State ‘06)

2007-08 Season Outlook

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Bemidji State Season Outlook 2008-09 Team Captains 2008-09 Schedule

BSU History and Records 2-8 3 7

Coaching and Support Staff Head Coach Tom Serratore Assistant Coaches Graduate Assistant

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Bemidji State Beavers 2008-09 Roster & Breakdowns 13 Returning Beaver Bios 14-27 Incoming Beaver Bios 28-29

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2008-09 Opponents Non-Conference Opponents 30-32 CHA Opponents 33 All-Time Series Results 34 Series Results vs Opponents 35-37

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2007-08 Season Recap A Look Back at 2007-08 Schedule & Results Final Team Statistics Final Individual Statistics Game-by-Game Scoring BSU’s Record When... The Last Time 2007-08 Game Recaps 2007-08 Line Combinations

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Beaver National Championships 78-79 BSU’s 31-0-0 Perfect Season 71 Bemidji State Coaching Records 72 Division I-Era Exhibition Results 75 National Playoff History 78-81 2005 NCAA Tournament 80 2006 NCAA Tournament 81 John S. Glas Fieldhouse 82-82 Strength and Conditioning 84-85 Previous BSU Arenas 86

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Our Foundation: Beaver Hockey Alumni Coach R.H. “Bob” Peters BSU All-America Honorees In Memory of Galen Nagle Joel Otto: 1984 Hobey Baker Beaver Hockey Alumni 50 Legends for 50 Years BSU’s Retired Numbers Division I-Era Player Awards Academic Excellence Division I-Era Beavers in Post-Collegiate Hockey BSU Traditions NHL Players & Olympians

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Your INtroduction: Bemidji State University

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Welcome to Bemidji Bemidji State University BSU Athletics Facilities Beaver Pride Media Information NCAA Rules Compliance BSU Media Outlets BSU Administration BSU Athletics Staff Directory

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College Hockey America College Hockey America 2007-08 CHA Recap CHA Statistical Leaders 2007-08 Players of the Week

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BSU History and Records Year-by-Year Results 58 All-Time Captains 58 Year-by-Year Team Stats 59-60 Indv. Year-by-Year Leaders 61-62 Indv. Career Scoring Leaders 63 Division I-Era Career Leaders 63 All-time Scoring Leaders 64 Defensemen Scoring Leaders 64 Individual Career Records 64 Division I-era Scoring Leaders 63 All-Time Goaltending Leaders 65 Indv. Game & Season Records 65 Team Records 66 Indv. Single-Season Leaders 66 All-Time Hat Trick List 67 All-Time Results 68-77

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The 2008-09 Bemidji State University Men’s Ice Hockey Media Guide is a production of the Bemidji State Office of Athletic Media Relations. Executive Editor Assistant Editors Cover Design Interior Covers Interior Design Stats Research Photography Printing

Brad Folkestad, Director of AMR Troy Berneking, Assistant Director of AMR Cedrique Flemming, Graduate Assistant Tim Evans, Student Assistant Alayna Skibness, Student Assistant Eric Story, Student Assistant Garret Kolin, Student Assistant Andy Bartlett, Associate Director of Marketing Rose Jones, Director of Marketing Kathy Berglund, Communications/Marketing Brad Folkestad Brad Folkestad and Andy Bartlett Bob Wolbeck John Swartz, BSU Photo Services Arrow Printing; Bemidji, Minn.

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2004, 2005 & 2008 College Hockey America Champions

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