Monthly Archives: September 2013

Preseason coaches polls

This past Tuesday was Hockey East media day at TD Garden in Boston, MA. Part of the annual event was the release of the preseason coaches poll and Maine was selected 8th in the poll. The preseason coaches poll is the coaches making predictions of where teams are going to finish in the Hockey East […]

Frozen Fenway III (College Edition II)

It was announced by Hockey East back in the spring that Frozen Fenway would return again for college hockey. They announced four matchups that’ll span over two days in January. Among those matchups, Maine is tabbed to make a return to Fenway Park on January 11th. But this time around instead of playing arch-rival UNH […]

2013-14 Black Bears Schedule breakdown

On July 1st the Maine Black Bears announced their schedule for the 2013-14 season. A couple notes on the schedule is they’re scheduled to play 32 games with three exhibition games against Canadian teams throughout the season. Of those 32 games, 20 will be scheduled as conference match-ups playing each team in the conference twice. […]

Red, No Whitehead, and Blue

The Maine Black Bears have a new head coach this year, Dennis “Red” Gendron will take over for Tim Whitehead who was relieved of his duties back in April. After 12 seasons, this past April the University of Maine decided to remove hockey coach Tim Whitehead after 12 years which culminated from one of the […]

The Ice at the Alfond is being made

Welcome reader, this is the introductory post to what is the UMaine Hockey Beat. This blog will be dedicated to coverage of the UMaine Black Bear’s men’s ice hockey team. There will be post on a semi-weekly basis, unless something breaking happens then it will be more frequently. Although the team is currently in the […]