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Beavers Hockey

Elias Rosén helped the Beavers take five points against St. Thomas over the weekend, and he was instrumental in those efforts.
St. Thomas picked up a goal with 1:20 remaining, sending what would have been a three-point triumph for the Beavers into overtime. Neither team scored in the additional frame, and Bemidji State won the shootout 2-1 to clinch two of a possible three points in the CCHA standings.
Bemidji State hung with Wisconsin deep into the final frame, keeping the margin within one goal until UW separated late for the victory.
It was a cathartic feeling when Bemidji State sealed off St. Thomas down the stretch on Friday at the Sanford Center, holding off the Tommies 6-4 despite losing two different leads – one of which was by two goals.

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“It was a good old-fashioned ass-kicking,” Bemidji State head coach Jim Scanlan said. “That's what it was.”
The goalie mask has been elevated to an art form, and the helmets that secure the noggins of Bemidji State’s netminders are no exception.
Clair DeGeorge doesn't stay still for long. The former Bemidji State women's hockey player, then a national champion at Ohio State, is now a Mayo Clinic nurse balancing a professional hockey schedule.
A native of Mora, Sweden, Rosén wins the award for the fourth time overall and first time this season. He was named Defenseman of the Week thrice in 2021-22.
Trailing 3-0 entering the third period, Bemidji State showed signs of life after Kaden Pickering’s shorthanded goal, scoring twice in just over a minute. But three goals was too much for the Beavers to make up.
Senior defender Abby DeLaRosa turned passes from Gabbie Smith and Calli Forsberg into her first collegiate goal during the second period.

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"The most important thing is how the athletes are doing in their experience," Sarah Bobrowski said. "Obviously hockey is important, but the experience and how they're doing out in life too is really important to us."
The first period went as well as the Bemidji State men’s hockey team could have hoped – the Beavers led 2-0, killed a five-minute major penalty and successfully challenged North Dakota’s eventually disallowed goal. But the Fighting Hawks stormed back in the second period.
Facing No. 4 Quinnipiac at the Nutmeg Classic in Hamden, Conn., the Beavers fell down just 17 seconds into the game on Maya Labad’s goal. The Bobcats steadily built the lead from there, scoring twice in the second and third periods.

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