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Lowering UMaine hockey ticket prices is just shuffling deck chairs as the ship takes on water

Attendance at University of Maine hockey games is on a steady decline. Shocker, right? So, Athletic Director Ken Ralph announced this week that they are lowering ticket prices at the Alfond Arena next year. Season tickets will be decreasing an average of $75; single-game tickets will have an an average savings of $8 according to […]

The excuses for UMaine hockey are very well polished. But what’s the plan?

Right here on this site you’ll see a great article from BDN Maine Sportswriter Larry Mahoney addressing the mediocre state of the University of Maine hockey program. It is very well done. Nobody walking this planet knows more about Black Bear hockey than Larry. His article is thorough and fair. He points out evidence of […]

Disappointing regular season for Black Bear hockey. Will postseason be different?

The regular-season finale for the University of Maine hockey team was a warm and fuzzy one in an otherwise disappointing regular season. Senior goaltender Rob McGovern, relegated to the role of backup the last two years, shut out Boston University 6-0 in an otherwise meaningless game, as Maine was locked into the sixth seed in […]

These are the best fans in the state of Maine

Students create the atmosphere at college games. You see it on TV at every major college sporting event. Throngs of rowdy and jubilant students, united in dress and cause, chanting, cheering, standing and taunting. Cameron Crazies exist at most major universities these days, especially when the TV cameras are watching. It’s a scene that has […]

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. […]

Bad weekend for UMaine Men’s hockey team

Inexcusable. Pitiful. Embarrassing. Those are a few adjectives to describe the University of Maine hockey team’s performance at UConn this weekend. While the Black Bears did escape with a 2-2 tie on Saturday after losing 5-2 Friday, they needed an extra-attacker goal to gain their first Hockey East point. In the beginning, it appeared the […]