Bobcats Report for 2022-23 Season

BISMARCK, N.D.–The 26th season in the Bismarck Bobcats’ storied history officially begins on September 14 in Blaine, Minn. The team’s three weeks of preparation is well underway at the VFW Sports Center. The Bobcats welcomed their preseason roster of 33 to Bismarck on Sunday, August 21. Since then, the group has undergone workouts and testing […]

Bobcats’ Showcase Schedule Released

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bismarck Bobcats’ first four regular season games now have times, dates, and opponents. The Bobcats open the 2022-23 season, the 26th in franchise history, with four contests at the North American Hockey League showcase in Blaine, Minn. Bismarck’s first game is against the Lone Star Brahmas on Wednesday, September 14. The second scheduled […]

Bobcats Announce 2022-23 Schedule

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bismarck Bobcats’ 2022-23 regular season, its 26th in franchise history, is set to begin on Wednesday, September 14. The 60-game schedule, with 56 contests against central division opposition, begins with four games at the North American Hockey League showcase in Blaine, Minn. Those matchups have yet to be announced. The Bobcats’ first divisional […]

Former Bobcat Chladek Signs With Augsburg

BISMARCK, N.D.–Former Bismarck Bobcats forward Daniel Chladek is jumping back into competitive hockey. Chladek, who scored 31 goals over two seasons for the Bobcats, has committed to play at Division III Augsburg University next season. “(Chladek) could come in right away and not miss a beat from Bismarck,” said Augsburg assistant coach Garrett Hendrickson, who […]

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 […]