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Andy Dokken, right, restores order during a Western Collegiate Hockey Association game between Bemidji State and Minnesota Duluth earlier this season at the Sanford Center. The Bemidji native is a WCHA linesman and will be officiating games at this year’s Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer

Pittsburgh Bound: Bemidji native Dokken, a WCHA linesman, headed to Frozen Four

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BEMIDJI – Andy Dokken won’t forget his first regular-season game as a Western Collegiate Hockey Association official: Oct. 15, 2010.


That was the grand opening of the Sanford Center (then the Bemidji Regional Events Center). Bemidji State versus second-ranked North Dakota – the first-ever WCHA game for the Beavers.

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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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