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R.H. “Bob” Peters coached Bemidji State to 702 victories and 13 national championships from 1966 to 2001. His 1983-84 team produced 31 of those victories and did not lose a game en route to the NCAA Division II title. That squad is featured on a mural at the Sanford Center. Pat Miller | Bemidji Pioneer

31 games, 31 wins: Thirty years ago, Bemidji State fashioned a hockey season to remember


BEMIDJI — From his perch on the bench, R.H. “Bob” Peters has had a ringside seat to many historic events in the world of college hockey, and many of those moments have been created by his teams and his players.

During his 36 years as a head coach, Peters was the architect of teams that posted a record of 744 wins, 313 losses and 50 ties; won 13 national championships at Bemidji State University; and produced more than 80 All-America selections.

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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