Green Bay Gamblers

Bechen Commits to Minnesota-Duluth

December 1, 2023 - United States Hockey League (USHL)
Green Bay Gamblers News Release

Green Bay Gamblers forward Blake Bechen has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Bechen joins teammates forward Jayson Shaugabay and goaltender Adam Gajan as Gamblers committed to the Bulldogs. Bechen is the 21st player on the Gamblers roster to commit to NCAA Division 1 institution.

Bechen was acquired in an off-season trade with the Madison Capitols. The Dubuque, Iowa native ranks 2nd on the Gamblers in scoring, recording 19 points (9 goals & 10 assists) in 19 games.

Bechen was a member of the 2023 Clark Cup champion Youngstown Phantoms, collecting 12 points (4 goals & 8 assists) in 36 games. Bechen was traded to Madison after the completion of the season.

The Gamblers next home game is Friday, December 8 (7:00 PM) versus the Chicago Steel. To purchase individual tickets, go to or visit the Resch Center box office open, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday - Friday and on Gambler game days beginning at 10:00 AM.

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