Tag Archives: Maine Hockey

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 […]

Breaking down the UMaine hockey schedule: weak non conference slate will help with wins

By Ryan McLaughlin- Sports Chowdah. Well, if any of you want a distraction from the fact that the Red Sox stink and that the Patriots don’t open training camp for another few weeks, we know who the University of Maine hockey team will be facing this winter. UMaine released the team’s schedule for the 2019-2020 […]

UMaine hockey first semester report card: Not one to take home to mother.

The first semester of the season is in the books for the University of Maine hockey team, and it’s safe to say the Black Bears are what their 5-7-2 record says they are. An average team in a not-so-strong Hockey East. Maine’s league record sits at 3-3-2, “good” for seventh place in the 11-team conference. […]