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At 2-2-1 since Valentines Day- Black Bears not giving us much to love

The University of Maine hockey team put itself in a perilous position heading into the final two games of its season by not sweeping a dreadful Vermont team at home last weekend. The Black Bears entered Saturday night’s game with Providence 1-19-1 against the Friars since the start of the 2013-14 season. Nate Leaman owns […]

This is the exact point in the UMaine men’s hockey season where it usually implodes

The college hockey season is a grind. It’s a half year test of physical and mental toughness for players and coaches alike. The past five marathon seasons have seen the UMaine Black Bears hit Heartbreak Hill right at this very point. But perhaps this year will finally be different. Maine has two regular season games […]

The Black Bears men’s hockey season reminds us of a classic sports movie

If you’ve seen the movie “Major League,” you may remember the demented Rachel Phelps angrily asking her general manager “Who do these guys think they are?” when the fictional 1988 Cleveland Indians were making an unexpected pennant charge. Does this University of Maine men’s hockey team remind you of that loveable band of misfits in […]