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Alex Quirk

About Alex Quirk

Alex covers UMaine Hockey for WMEB Sports, the sports department at WMEB 91.9 FM, as the sideline reporter/live-tweeter during the games. .

I Remember My First Time …

I remember my first time I attended a University of Maine hockey game. I know what you’re thinking, and no it wasn’t at Alfond Arena. It was in Portland, Maine at the Cumberland County Civic Center. On January 6, 2002 the Maine Black Bears took on the Dartmouth Big Green at the Cumberland County Civic Center. […]

Recap of Everything Maine Black Bears

Hello folks, sorry for the hiatus without posting, I’ve been busy with academics and life in general as my time in my third year here at the University of Maine nears its conclusion. There’s been a lot going on since the season ended almost a month ago. Here’s a shortlist of some news and updates. […]

Black Bear Season in Review: Team Awards

With the season over, it’s now time for me to hand out my season awards for the players. I could only come up with five major awards, feel free to comment with any other awards to hand out. Snow-Dunham Trophy Martin Ouellette, Goaltender, Senior, #51 Named after the goaltending tandem that won Maine its first […]

Black Bear Season In Review: November 2013

For the second installment, we take a look at the month that kicked off Hockey East play, it’s the month of November. November 1-2, at Massachusetts, Mullins Center Results: T 1-1 & L 2-1 Post: Never Said It Was Gonna Be Easy The Black Bears road woes continued as they only collected one point in their […]

Home Stretch Proves Fatal For Black Bears

A month and a half ago the Black Bears were in great position in Hockey East. They were sitting in sixth place with a two game advantage on most conference foes with a 13-9-3 (6-4-2) record with eight games left. Devin Shore said, “There’s no more time to waste points, every point is crucial.” Well […]

Marty Leads Black Bears Past Merrimack

Martin Ouellette was on fire stopping all 29 shots in a terrific shutout performance with the Black Bears coming out on top 2-0. This was Marty’s fourth shutout of the season (Other three were 11/8 vs. UVM, 11/15 vs. BU, 12/28 vs. Princeton) No save came more important than with 30 seconds left when Hampus […]

Lomberg suspended for one game

Maine forward Ryan Lomberg will have to sit out Friday’s game against Northeastern following Hockey East handing down a one game suspension for an elbowing incident during Saturday’s game against Merrimack. Hockey East stated in a press release this morning “Hockey East has suspended University of Maine sophomore forward Ryan Lomberg (Richmond Hill, Ont.) for […]