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MEN'S HOCKEY: Longtime BSU assistant Gilling hired as head coach at Mount Royal

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BEMIDJI -- Bert Gilling has seen a lot in his Bemidji State coaching career. A program elevating to Division I. A Frozen Four appearance. A brand-new facility. College hockey reorganization.


Gilling, an assistant for 15 years under former head coach R.H. "Bob" Peters as well as current head coach Tom Serratore, had helped build BSU's program virtually from the ground-up.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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