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R.H. "Bob" Peters stands inside the Bemidji Regional Event Center with the newly named Robert H. Peters Rink in the background. The Bemidji City Council dedicated the rink in Peters' name Monday night in recognition of the 34 years he served as head coach of the Bemidji State University men's hockey team. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Peters honored: Beavers will compete at Robert H. Peters Rink


The Beavers next season will compete at home on the Robert H. Peters Rink.

The Bemidji City Council unanimously accepted a recommendation Monday night to name the ice sheet at the BREC the Robert H. Peters Rink at the Bemidji Regional Event Center.

Bob LeBarron, the executive director of the BREC, made the recommendation, stating that the gesture would recognize the contributions of the successful Bemidji State University hockey coach.

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