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UMaine men’s hockey defeats US Under-18 squad

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 02, 2011, at 8:08 p.m.
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 youngsters with a well-deserved …

Storm has UMaine hockey team scrambling to reach Fla.

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 27, 2010, at 9 p.m.
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 Orono before leaving for Boston and their 2:30 p.m. …

UMaine men’s hockey playing with confidence

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 15, 2010, at 9:03 p.m.
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, Maine is 3-1-3 when the opponents …
Jeff Dimmen (center) celebrates his unassisted goal at 6:12 of the third period with teammates Joey Diamond (39) and Robby Dee during Saturday night's Hockey East game against Boston University in Boston. The teams battled to a 2-2 overtime tie.

Bears persevere for 2-2 tie against BU

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 07, 2010, at 6 p.m.
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 first-round draft pick Charlie Coyle alertly …

UMaine defenseman Van Dyk has stepped up his game

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 05, 2010, at 7:11 p.m.
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 has had a great year. He has very …

UMaine men’s hockey quick on the draw

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 01, 2010, at 7:42 p.m.
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 faceoffs this year thanks to senior centers Robby Dee …

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 …
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