PORTLAND — The University of Maine men’s hockey team needed a wake-up call in its exhibition game against the United States National Team Development Program’s Under-18 squad. It came in the way of a game-opening goal by Team USA’s Reid Boucher, whose power-play goal supplied the… Read More
    The University of Maine men's hockey team has already had an adventure involving the Florida College Classic. And they haven't even reached Estero, Fla., yet. Originally, the ninth-ranked Black Bears were scheduled to practice Sunday night and early Monday morning in… Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine men’s hockey team hasn’t been a come-from-behind team in recent years. Over the previous three seasons, Maine was 14-39-5 when it surrendered the game’s first goal and 1-36-4 when trailing after two periods. But, so far this season,… Read More
    BOSTON — A tie can feel like a win or a loss. The players on the University of Maine’s men’s hockey team could have justifiably experienced both emotions after Saturday night’s 2-2 overtime tie with Boston University at Agganis Arena. Freshman center and NHL… Read More
    ORONO — Josh Van Dyk has shown consistent improvement during his four years along the blue line for the University of Maine men’s hockey team. But he has been overshadowed by point-producing defensemen Will O’Neill and Jeff Dimmen. Not any more. “He… Read More
    ORONO — The importance of faceoffs was showcased in the University of Maine's 3-2 men's hockey overtime win over Vermont on Saturday night. Maine's second and third goals came directly off faceoffs. The Black Bears have won 55.1 percent of their… Read More
    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,… Read More