Bobcats Tender Defenseman Nick Baer

BISMARCK, N.D.–Prior knowledge of the city of Bismarck is not a requirement to join the Bismarck Bobcats, but the team’s latest tender knows the capital well. The Bobcats are excited to announce the tender signing of defenseman Nick Baer for the 2022-23 season. Baer, a native of Minnetonka, Minn. and Minnetonka high school senior captain, […]

McLean Commits to Bemidji State

BISMARCK, N.D.–It was only a matter of time before the Bobcats’ leading scorer found his collegiate hockey home, and it is a destination that always stands to be special for his head coach. Center Jake McLean has committed to play Division I hockey at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minn. The 19-year-old is in the […]

Bobcats Tender Goalie Kier

BISMARCK, N.D.–Every hockey player has their origin story. For C.J. Kier, it began at the squirt level in a Colorado rink. When his team’s goaltender broke his arm, C.J. was the one to step up and put the bigger pads on. It did not come as a surprise. “I honestly just thought (goalies) looked cool […]

Rudrud, VanRooyan Selected for Top Prospects Tournament

BISMARCK, N.D.–Forward Quinn Rudrud and defenseman Aiden VanRooyan have been selected to represent the central division at the North American Hockey League Top Prospects Tournament. Rudrud, a 20-year-old forward from Farmington, Minn., is in his second year with the Bobcats. One of only two players who have skated in every game, Rudrud leads the team […]

Food Drive and Teddy Bear Toss This Weekend!

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bobcats are hosting North Iowa at the VFW Sports Center Friday and Saturday, and are proud to help spread the holiday cheer with Christmas quickly approaching. Friday is our food drive sponsored by LibertyTax. Bring in two non-perishable food items and receive a voucher for $2 off a future Bobcat ticket, or $2 […]

Bobcats Sign Engel to Tender

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakotans may not like Ian Engel’s favorite football team, but there is a good chance they will like the big defenseman next year. The Bismarck Bobcats have signed defenseman Ian Engel to a tender for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Engel grew up in Hortonville, Wisconsin, about 40 miles away from the hometown Green […]

Bobcats Tender Big Defenseman Simmons

BISMARCK, N.D.–When Mitch Simmons was three years old in Raleigh, N.C., he tagged along to a local rink because his friend wanted to try out skating. While there, Mitch saw people playing hockey and was immediately interested. 15 years later, the Bismarck Bobcats have tendered the big defenseman from Alexandria, Minn.’s Northstar Christian Academy. Simmons, […]

Bobcats Tender Moorhead Native Lindberg

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bobcats are tapping the Moorhead to Bismarck pipeline once again. Moorhead native and Moorhead High School Spud Gavin Lindberg signed his tender with the Bobcats November 1. The 17-year-old forward follows Isaac Henkemeyer-Howe and Luke Gramer, who both played in Bismarck last season. “It is one of the best programs,” Lindberg said. “It […]

Bobcats Look South, Sign Blanton to Tender

BISMARCK, N.D. — Six seasons ago, Dallas’ Solag Bakich roamed the halls, and the ice, of the VFW Sports Center as a Bobcat. Now a solid contributor with the University of Notre Dame, many aspiring hockey players in the Metroplex look up to him. Sam Blanton is one of them. The Bobcats have signed the […]

Bobcats Sign “Physical” Marshall to Tender

BISMARCK, N.D. — Adam Marshall grew up playing pond hockey in Minnesota. His burgeoning hockey career will soon take him to North Dakota. The Bobcats signed the 18-year-old forward from Plymouth, Minn. to a tender as of November 1, the first eligible date for 2022-23 signees. Marshall is currently a senior at Benilde-St. Margaret’s school […]