Bitzer, Bemidji State Shut Out Alaska Anchorage, 4-0
Senior goalie Michael Bitzer makes 20 saves for Beavers

Senior goalie Michael Bitzer made 20 saves for the Beavers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 18:27  BMJ1-0 EV GW Myles Fitzgerald (7)Kyle Bauman/13, Adam Brady/6
3rd 3:48  BMJ2-0 PP Jay Dickman (10)Gerry Fitzgerald/11, Adam Brady/7
3rd 9:55  BMJ3-0 PP Brendan Harris (2)Aaron Miller/6, Justin Baudry/5
3rd 14:01  BMJ4-0 EV Charlie Combs (6)Gerry Fitzgerald/12, Ian Janco/1
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Alaska Anchorage  0000
Bemidji State  0134
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Alaska Anchorage  410620
Bemidji State  10141337
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Alaska Anchorage (1-13-4)  0/2 8/24 0
Bemidji State (7-6-5)  2/6 3/6 0
Alaska Anchorage Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Olivier Mantha (L, 1-13-4)60:004 10131033
Bemidji State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Michael Bitzer (W, 7-5-5)59:570 410620
Empty Net0:030     

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji State scored four times in the final 21:33 and Michael Bitzer turned aside all 20 shots he face to blank the University of Alaska Anchorage, 4-0, and head into the holiday break on a five-game unbeaten streak.

With his 19th career shutout, Bitzer extended his own Western Collegiate Hockey Association and all-time BSU records.

Offensively, BSU was led by Gerry Fitzgerald and Adam Brady, who may not have found the back of the net, but each collected a pair of assists. Four different Beavers netted goals, with Myles Fitzgerald on the docket with the game-winner.

After 38:27 of scoreless play, Myles Fitzgerald corralled a Kyle Bauman rebound and finished a rush with his seventh goal of the season and third of the weekend. Adam Brady was also credited with an assist, starting the play with and outlet pass to Bauman. The Beavers took the one-goal lead into the intermission and returned to the ice with 1:25 of power-play time.

Bitzer moves to 7-5-5 on the season and 9-1-0 versus the Seawolves during his career.

The Beavers, now 7-6-5 over all and 4-4-4-2 in WCHA play, break for the holidays and return to action Dec. 29 and 30 when they host long-time rival University of Alabama-Huntsville for a two-game league contest. Opening face off is set for 7:07 p.m. each night at Sanford Center.