Posts Tagged ‘North Dakota’

Maine's goalie Shawn Sirman (33) covers up the puck in a power play in the final minutes of the third period of their hockey game against North Dakota Friday night in Orono. Maine went on to win 7-3 and 4-2 on Saturday, a sweep sparked by a maintaining a simple approach and some line changes. (AP Photo/Michael C. York)

Simple approach, line changes sparked Bears’ turnaround

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 25, 2010, at 7:41 p.m.
ORONO — Over the weekend, the University of Maine Black Bears became just the fourth team to sweep the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team over the Fighting Sioux’s last 81 two-game series dating back to the 2005-2006 season. Maine triumphed 7-3 and 4-2. The Bears straggled into the …
Maine's Spencer Abbott (13) and Brian Flynn (10) celebrate their third-period goal in front of the North Dakota bench and goalie Brad Eidsness (31) in Orono, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.

Freshman goalie strong for Bears vs. North Dakota

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 23, 2010, at 9:58 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine Black Bears knew they would have their hands full with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux Saturday night following Friday night’s convincing 7-3 men’s hockey triumph. But the Black Bears weathered a strong first period showing by the nation’s second-ranked team and erased …

UMaine men’s hockey capsule vs. North Dakota

on Oct. 21, 2010, at 7:42 p.m.
N0. 11 MAINE vs. NO. 2 NORTH DAKOTA Time, site: Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday 7 p.m., Alfond Arena, Orono Records: Maine 1-1-2, North Dakota 3-0-1 Series, last meeting: UND leads 11-6-1, Maine 3-1 on 10/21/06Story continues below advertisement. Key players: Maine — LW Spencer Abbott (4 goals, 3 assists), C …

UMaine hockey hosts No. 2 North Dakota for two-game series

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 21, 2010, at 7 p.m.
ORONO — Robby Dee recalls attending games between the University of Minnesota and archrival North Dakota when he was a teenager growing up in Plymouth, Minn. “I’ve seen them play so many times,” said Dee, the University of Maine’s senior center. “Back then, 10 years ago, North Dakota and Minnesota …

Maine, North Dakota hockey programs are similar

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 19, 2010, at 4:42 p.m.
On Oct. 13, 2000, the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux were in Orono for a two-game set against the University of Maine. With Black Bear coach Shawn Walsh away in California getting treatment for kidney cancer, which would claim his life less than a year later, UND coach Dean …

Bears’ top line seeks scoring boost

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 18, 2010, at 8:12 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine men’s hockey team didn’t expect to be just 1-1-2 after its first four games, especially after a resounding game-opening 8-2 win over UMass Lowell. But the Black Bears have scored only two even-strength goals in their last three games: a 3-3 overtime tie against …