Hockey East

 
UMaine head coach Red Gendron talks to his team during the annual UMaine Hockey Blue/White scrimmage at Alfond Arena on Sunday Oct. 4, 2015.

Hockey East looking at 24 league games if it doesn’t add a team to replace Irish

By Larry Mahoney on May 05, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
If it doesn’t add another team, Hockey East will probably go to to a 24-game league schedule in two years after the University of Notre Dame leaves to join the Big Ten Conference.

Notre Dame leaving Hockey East after next season

By Larry Mahoney on March 22, 2016, at 8:07 p.m.
Notre Dame had joined Hockey East in the 2013-14 season.
ANALYSIS
The University of Maine’s Dan Renouf (right) moves the puck past the University of Connecticut’s Joey Ferriss during their game on Jan. 16 at Alfond Arena in Orono. Renouf, Maine’s top defenseman, finished with six goals and nine assists and will return for  his senior season next year.

Lack of goal production plagued UMaine hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on March 07, 2016, at 5:47 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey team got outshot by just 40 shots this season, 1,268-1,228, but opponents scored 51 more goals than the Black Bears (129-76) and that was the primary reason the Black Bears had a forgettable regular season. Two gritty overtime losses to the nation’s hottest team, …

Northeastern-Maine hockey summary

on March 06, 2016, at 1:05 a.m.
Men’s college hockey Northeastern 4, Maine 3 (OT) Maine (8-24-6) 0-1-2-0 — 3 Northeastern (18-13-5) 3-0-0-1 — 4 First period — 1. NU, Williams 7 (Roy, Collier), 14:51; 2. NU, N. Stevens 17 (Cockerill, Aston-Reese), 16:09; 3. NU, Roy 7 (Kurker), 16:57. Second period — 4. Maine, Brown 8 (Merchant, …
The University of Maine's Cam Brown (left) moves the puck around Princeton University's Tommy Davis during a game last November in Orono. Brown scored a power-play goal in Maine's 4-3 overtime loss to Northeastern in the Hockey East playoffs Saturday night in Boston.

Northeastern ousts Maine in Hockey East playoffs with overtime win

By Larry Mahoney on March 05, 2016, at 10:14 p.m.
The resilient University of Maine Black Bears erased a 3-0 deficit but senior left wing Kevin Roy scored with 6:15 left in overtime to give the Northeastern University Huskies a 4-3 victory and a sweep of their best-of-three Hockey East first-round series Saturday night at Matthews Arena in Boston. Northeastern …

Northeastern-Maine hockey summary

on March 04, 2016, at 10:41 p.m.
Men’s college hockey Northeastern 3, Maine 2 (OT) Maine (8-23-6) 2-0-0-0 — 2 Northeastern (17-13-5) 0-1-1-1 — 3 First period — 1. Maine, Brown 7 (Renouf, Byron), 17:51 (pp); 2. Maine, Tegeler 4 (Vesey, Hamilton), 18:08. Second period — 3. NU, J. Stevens 9 (Aston-Reese, N. Stevens), 14:39. Third period …

UMaine hockey needs strong goaltending in series vs. Northeastern

on March 03, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
College hockey Hockey East playoffs No. 11 MAINE vs. No. 6 NORTHEASTERN Time, site: Friday, Saturday, Sunday (if necessary) 7 p.m., Matthews Arena, Boston Records: Maine 8-22-6 (5-15-2 Hockey East); Northeastern 16-13-5 (10-8-4) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 52-45-19, NU 7-1 on Feb. 2/27/16 Key players: Maine — LW Blaine …
Nolan Vesey (left) of the University of Maine, pictured during a game in November 2015, scored the team's only goal in a 7-1 Hockey East loss to Northeastern on Saturday night.

Northeastern thumps penalty-plagued UMaine hockey team

By Pete Warner on Feb. 27, 2016, at 11:25 p.m.
Northeastern University capitalized on four of its seven power-play chances on Saturday night, setting the tone for a 7-1 Hockey East victory over the University of Maine at Matthews Arena in Boston. The Huskies grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first period, then scored twice each in the second and …

UMaine men’s hockey faces Northeastern

on Feb. 25, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
Men’s hockey MAINE vs. NORTHEASTERN Time, site: Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m., Matthews Arena, Boston Records: Maine 8-20-6 (5-13-2 Hockey East); Northeastern 14-13-5 (8-8-4) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 52-43-19, Maine 6-3 on 2/21/15 Key players: Maine — LW Blaine Byron (8 goals, 13 assists), LW Will Merchant (12 & 8), …

Maine-Merrimack college hockey summary

on Feb. 21, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
Men’s college hockey Maine 3, Merrimack 2 (OT) Merrimack (9-16-7) 0-0-2-0 – 2 Maine (8-20-6) 0-0-2-1 – 3 First period — No scoring. Second period — No scoring. Third period — 1. Maine, Swavely 9 (Merchant), 8:48; 2. Maine, Brown 6 (unassisted), 14:13 (pp); 3. Mmk, LeBlanc 5 (Petti, Seney), …
VIDEO
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling (33) blocks a shot by Toronto Maple Leafs center Leo Komarov (47) during the second period on Feb. 15 at the United Center in Chicago.

Obama praises former UMaine goalie at White House ceremony

on Feb. 21, 2016, at 11:11 a.m.
President Barack Obama praised the former University of Maine hockey goalie, who now plays for the Chicago Blackhawks, when the team was honored at the White House Thursday for its 2015 Stanley Cup Championship.
University of Maine forward Danny Perez.

Freshman’s goal in overtime gives Maine win over Merrimack

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 20, 2016, at 9:56 p.m.
ORONO | It was Seniors Night at Alfond Arena on Saturday night and it turned out to be an emotional roller coaster for the University of Maine men’s hockey team’s five seniors. But, in the end, it was a pair of freshmen who stole the show in overtime as …

Maine hockey team looking to snap four-game losing streak

on Feb. 18, 2016, at 6:55 p.m.
Men’s college hockey MAINE vs. MERRIMACK Time, site: Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m., Alfond Arena, Orono Records: Maine 7-19-6 (4-12-2 Hockey East), Merrimack 8-15-7 (2-9-7) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 67-17-8, Maine 5-3 on Feb. 14, 2015 Key players: Maine — RW Blaine Byron (8 goals, 13 assists), LW Will Merchant …
University of Maine's Steven Swavely (left) moves the puck around University of Vermont's Yvan Pattyn during their hockey game on Nov. 20, 2015, at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Maine’s five hockey seniors playing last regular-season home games

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 18, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
They said they haven’t posted as many wins as they would have liked. But the five seniors on the University of Maine’s men’s hockey team have had a memorable experience in their time at the school and they all said it’s hard to believe it’s coming to an end. Maine …

Notre Dame-Maine college hockey summary

on Feb. 14, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
Men’s college hockey Notre Dame 5, Maine 1 Maine (7-19-6) 0-0-1 — 1 Notre Dame (18-5-7) 1-2-2 — 5 First period — 1. ND, Evans 7 (Wade), 13:55. Second period — 2. ND, Herr 10 (Jenkins, Evans), :31; 3. ND, Hurley 5 (Gross, Lucia), 14:09 (pp). Third period — 4. …

Notre Dame completes sweep of Black Bears behind goalie’s 40 saves

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 13, 2016, at 11:40 p.m.
Sophomore goalie Cal Petersen made 40 saves and the University of Notre Dame received a goal and two assists from sophomore center Jake Evans to deal the University of Maine its fourth straight loss, 5-1, at the Compton Family Ice Arena on Saturday night. Notre Dame is now 18-5-7 overall …

Notre Dame-Maine hockey summary

on Feb. 12, 2016, at 11:17 p.m.
Men’s college hockey Notre Dame 4, Maine 1 Maine (7-18-6) 1-0-0 — 1 Notre Dame (17-5-7) 1-0-3 — 4 First period — 1. ND, DiPauli 11 (Lucia, Hurley), 4:08; 2. Maine, Tegeler 2 (Perez, Hamilton), 8:05. Second period — No scoring. Third period — 3. ND, Jenkins 2 (Evans, Herr), …

Third-period goals 1:29 apart lift Notre Dame past Maine

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 12, 2016, at 10:26 p.m.
Third-period goals 1:29 apart by Jack Jenkins and Mario Lucia snapped a 1-1 tie and gave the University of Notre Dame a 4-1 Hockey East win over the University of Maine Friday night at the Compton Family Ice Arena in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame has won seven of its …

Fighting Irish on a roll entering series vs. Maine hockey

on Feb. 11, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.
Men’s college hockey MAINE vs. No. 8 NOTRE DAME Time, site: Friday, 6:35, Saturday, 7:05 p.m., Compton Family Ice Arena, South Bend, Indiana Records: Maine 7-17-6 (4-10-2 Hockey East); Notre Dame 16-5-7 (12-2-2) Series, last meeting: Notre Dame leads 6-2-1, Notre Dame 5-1 on Feb. 7, 2015 Key players: Maine …

Providence-Maine hockey summary

on Feb. 07, 2016, at 12:17 a.m.
Men’s college hockey Providence 4, Maine 2 Providence (19-5-4) 2-1-1 — 4 Maine (7-17-6) 2-0-0 — 2 First period — 1. PC, Foley 5 (Parisi), 2:57 (pp); 2. Maine, Schurhamer 1 (Lacroix), 9:13; 3. PC, Rooney 4 (McParland, McKenzie), 16:17; 4. Maine, Robbins 3 (Renouf), 16:59. Second period — 5. …