Nick Bydal Named New Head Coach of Magicians

The Minnesota Magicians, proud members of the North American Hockey League, have announced that they have named Nick Bydal the new Head Coach for the organization. “The entire Magicians organization is thrilled to have Nick Bydal as the next Head Coach for the organization,” said Owner Scott Krueger.  “Nick’s NAHL and NCAA playing and coaching experience is […]

Bickel Accepts NCAA Coaching Position with St. Thomas

The Minnesota Magicians, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are proud to announce Head Coach Stu Bickel has accepted the position as Assistant Coach for the University of St. Thomas Division I Men’s Hockey Team. “We are always excited when players move onto NCAA hockey and today, we are very proud and […]

Gaven Bickford accepts position with Madison in USHL

The Minnesota Magicians, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are proud to announce that Assistant Coach and General Manager Gaven Bickford has accepted the position as Assistant Coach and Director of Scouting the Madison Capitals of the United States Hockey League (USHL) “The Magicians have always been an organization that has moved players […]

Magician’s Claim Midwest Division Playoff Championship

The Minnesota Magician’s beat Kenai River 3 games to 2 to advance in the Robertson Cup playoffs and will face the Aberdeen Wings this Friday in Blaine, MN. The Magician’s opened the series winning the first 2 games at home before Kenai worked their way back to force a game 5 in Richfield.  The Magician’s […]

Magicians Eye Second Round Playoff Series

The Minnesota Magicians swept the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in the first round of the Robertson Cup playoffs and look forward to this weekends match up vs the Kenai River Brown Bears.  Games 1 and 2 will be Friday June 4th and Saturday June 5th at Richfield Ice Arena. “It was a great team effort in […]

Bickford Named Magicians General Manager

Richfield, MN – The Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League are excited to name Gaven Bickford to the position of General Manager and Director of Scouting. Gaven has proven over the last three seasons that he is one of the up and coming leaders in junior hockey.  ” Gaven has been instrumental in […]

Magicians Personnel Announcement

Richfield, MN – Due to the ongoing impacts of Covid-19, the Minnesota Magicians are making the following changes to their organizational structure effective December 15th.  Gaven Bickford has been named interim General Manager and will retain his role as Director of Player Personnel. Stu Bickel has been named interim Associate General Manager and will retain his […]

Midwest Division Play Paused

Richfield, MN – The Minnesota Magicians, proud members of the North American Hockey League, have announced a temporary pause in our league schedule until December 31, 2020. The pause is due to schedule complications associated with the most recent public health Order issued by the state of Minnesota, and the Magicians are evaluating the best possible […]

Magicians add to staff, hire Jake Hansen as Assistant Coach.

Richfield, MN – The Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Jake Hansen has been hired as Assistant Coach.  He will join the bench with Head Coach, Stu Bickel and Assistant Coach and Director of Player Personnel, Gaven Bickford. Hansen recently concluded his professional career, which spanned nine seasons […]

Magicians Name Bucchino President and General Manager. Hire former NHLer, Stu Bickel as Head Coach

  Richfield, MN – The Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that A.J. Bucchino has been named President and General Manager and hire former NHL player, Gopher and NAHL standout, Stu Bickel as their new Head Coach.   “After meeting with Magicians’ ownership, management, and hockey staff, it was easy […]