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Michael Bitzer - 2017 Hobey Baker Top 10

Bemidji State University
Junior, Goalie, Moorhead, Minnesota

The workhorse goalie for the Beavers has played more minutes than any other tender in the country. Along the way he established a WCHA record with a 1.40 goals against average during conference games. Besides being the league goalie champion, Bitzer was named WCHA Player of the Year and First Team all-conference. His 1.71 overall goals against average leads the nation as do his six shutouts.

  • His final record is 22-14-3 – already owns several career goalie records at Bemidji
  • Has a goals against average of 1.71 and save percentage of .932 is fourth in the nation
  • Exercise Science major – volunteers as a gardener at a food shelf; assists youth hockey