Bobcats Effort Stifled By Wings’ Goaltending

BISMARCK, N.D.–24 hours after a dominant performance led to a victory, the Bismarck Bobcats could not turn another good effort into points as the Aberdeen Wings won 4-1 at the VFW Sports Center on Saturday. Aberdeen scored the game’s first four goals, including a pair just 55 seconds apart to open the scoring in the […]

Bobcats Brave the Shave, Best Wings in Shootout

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bismarck Bobcats defeated the Aberdeen Wings 3-2 in a Brave the Shave night thriller at the VFW Sports Center on Friday. It took 48 shots on goal and 65 minutes of hockey–not to mention a shootout–for the Bobcats to pick up two points. Aberdeen’s Cole Moore, who stopped 46 of 48, provided the […]

Lippai Scores First Goal, Bobcats Split in Austin

AUSTIN, MINN.–Attila Lippai scored his first career goal and Logan Valkama finished off his best weekend as a Bobcat in a 5-2 loss to the Austin Bruins at Riverside Arena on Saturday. The two teams split the series. Bismarck finishes with a respectable head-to-head record of 3-4-1 against the central division’s top team. Lippai, an […]

Bobcats Defeat Bruins in Shootout

AUSTIN, MINN.–The Bismarck Bobcats began the final ten-game sprint with a 3-2 shootout win against the Austin Bruins at Riverside Arena on Friday. The victory snapped a three-game losing streak. It is Bismarck’s second straight victory in Austin, both by a one-goal margin. Nick Baer crashed the net on a two-on-one rush to open the […]

Garvey, Bobcats Defeat First-Place Bruins

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bismarck Bobcats entertained a sold-out crowd to a 4-1 victory over the Austin Bruins at the VFW Sports Center on Friday. Logan Valkama, Vertti Jantunen, Patrick Johnson, and Calvin Hanson all scored in the win against the central division’s top team. Valkama started the scoring with a four-on-four goal just 2:24 into the […]

Bobcats End February With Tight Loss in Minot

MINOT, N.D.–The Bismarck Bobcats split a two-game series with the Minot Minotauros after a 6-4 defeat at the Maysa Arena on Saturday. The game followed the same script as multiple others that have played out when the ‘Cats travel to Minot: Bismarck scores first, but the Tauros come back, and wins the game by one […]

Hanson’s Hat Trick Leads Bobcats Past Minot

BISMARCK, N.D.–Calvin Hanson’s first career hat trick fueled the Bismarck Bobcats to a 6-2 victory over the Minot Minotauros at the VFW Sports Center on Friday. Nico Chmelevski, Adam Pietila, and Michael Neumeier had one goal each to go along with Hanson’s three. The Bobcats scored twice in each period and never trailed in the […]

Bobcats Split Series in Austin

AUSTIN, MINN.–Over the course of a two-game weekend at Riverside Arena in Austin, the Bismarck Bobcats experienced a low and a high. The Bobcats put out their most disappointing effort of the season on Friday in a 4-0 loss to the Austin Bruins. Bismarck only managed 18 shots, very few of which were quality chances, […]

Bobcats’ Comeback Falls Short

BISMARCK, N.D.–A strong third period proved to be one goal short as the Bismarck Bobcats lost to the St. Cloud Norsemen 4-3 in front of a sold-out crowd at the VFW Sports Center on Saturday. Adam Pietila scored twice and Tyler Bautko notched his first career goal in the comeback effort. The Bobcats trailed 4-1 […]

Bobcats Stunned in Overtime

BISMARCK, N.D.–The St. Cloud Norsemen defeated the Bismarck Bobcats 5-4 at the VFW Sports Center on Friday. Nik Hong scored the overtime winner halfway through the sudden-death period. The Bobcats not earning two points was surprising given their play for much of the night. Bismarck controlled shot attempts, shots on goal, and possession time for […]