Monthly Archives: October 2013

Umaine vs. Umass: This time it counts

The Black Bears will travel to Amherst, MA to take on the University of Massachusetts Minutemen in a two-game conference series Friday and Saturday night. The Black Bears and Minutemen squared off just last weekend at Alfond Arena in Orono, ME with Maine taking both games 3-2 OT and 8-4 earning them a sweep. On […]

Get Out the Brooms

The last time Maine swept a team at the Alfond, it was against Alabama-Huntsville in February of 2012. The Maine Black Bears took care of the Umass Minutemen 3-2 OT on Friday and 8-4 Saturday. In Friday night’s bout, it was a bit of a homecoming for coach Red Gendron as he faced off against […]

UMaine Hockey, Baby Steps

It wasn’t pretty, but the Maine Black Bears got the victory Saturday Night against the Bentley Falcons earning their first victory of the season, first home opening win since 2010, and the first victory for coach Red Gendron. Junior Forward Stu Higgins was the star of the game scoring both goals for Maine in their […]

New Season, Same Problems

The Black Bears dropped both games in the season opener against St. Lawrence Friday night (STL 3-1) and Saturday night (STL 5-2). Both nights saw disappointing turnovers, some bad plays by Marty, but also to give some props to St. Lawrence’s goaltender Matt Weninger was phenomenal stopping a total 58 shots out of 61 total […]

Top 10 Matchups for UMaine this season

I’ve made up my list of the Top 10 matchups for Maine this season. Now note that this list could be different by later this year based on performance. But on paper in October I feel these are the biggest matchups. Honorable Mentions: vs. Vermont November 8-9, 2013 (Alfond Arena) -While it is a conference […]

FAQs about UMaine Hockey Beat

What exactly is UMaine Hockey Beat about? It is a twice-weekly blog dedicated to coverage of the University of Maine Black Bears men’s ice hockey team. The season is underway so I’ll be posting reviews of the week’s previous action by Monday and previews for the upcoming matchups of the weekend by Wednesday. I myself […]

Media Day

This past Monday (September 30th), was Media day at the University of Maine for the Men’s Ice Hockey Team. The day when all members of media throughout the state of Maine. I got a chance to interview a few Maine Hockey Players. Highlights of the event was the revealing of the captains, Senior Brice O’Connor […]