Black Bears Drop Two in Last Two NAHL Showcase Games

BLAINE, MN– After a successful first two games, the Maryland Black Bears had a bit of bad luck in their final two games, dropping both of them to a score of 4-2. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17th, 2021: BLACK BEARS (2) vs. Odessa Jackalopes (4): The Black Bears were able to get off to a quick startContinue reading “Black Bears Drop Two in Last Two NAHL Showcase Games”

Two Days, Two Wins for Maryland at NAHL Showcase

BLAINE, MN– The NAHL is back at the NSC Super Rinks for the 2021 NAHL Showcase, where all the teams from the league head to Blaine, Minnesota to have inter-divisional play for four games. The Maryland Black Bears, having split their first weekend, took to the ice on Wednesday and Thursday against two teams fromContinue reading “Two Days, Two Wins for Maryland at NAHL Showcase”

Black Bears Settle For Weekend Split

ODENTON, MD– After a historic season last year, the Maryland Black Bears got back to the ice for the start of the 2021-22 season trying to build off of what they started last year. Returning nine full-time players and five players who saw some action as affiliated players, the Black Bears in the room knewContinue reading “Black Bears Settle For Weekend Split”

Cole Named 5th Black Bears Captain

The Maryland Black Bears announced their on-ice leadership on Thursday, with Conor Cole being named the fifth captain in Black Bears team history. Alternates for Cole will be Aden Bruich, Philip Törnqvist, Branden Piku, and Brad McNeil. Cole is in his second season with the Black Bears after posting nine goals and 25 points lastContinue reading “Cole Named 5th Black Bears Captain”

Carolina Hurricanes Select Montgomery in 2021 Draft

For the first time since 2016, a Marylander was selected in the NHL Draft. Bryce Montgomery had his named selected by the Carolina Hurricanes at pick 170. The Bowie native, currently playing with the London Knights, came up through the Washington Little Capitals and Team Maryland programs, while spending a brief time at DeMatha Catholic.Continue reading “Carolina Hurricanes Select Montgomery in 2021 Draft”

Maryland Selects Seven in 2021 NAHL Draft

The 2021 NAHL Draft has come and gone, with the Maryland Black Bears taking seven players overall, including one familiar face returning to The Den for the 2021-22 season. With the 18th pick in the first round, the Black Bears picked forward Tyler Young from the Islanders HC of the NCDC. Young is committed toContinue reading “Maryland Selects Seven in 2021 NAHL Draft”

Black Bears Trade Friedman, Kurtas to Corpus Christi

The Maryland Black Bears made a move less than a week before the NAHL Draft by trading Jude Kurtas and Grady Friedman to the Corpus Christi IceRays for a Tender contract, a 5th round pick in the 2021 NAHL Draft, and Conditional 2022 NAHL Draft Pick. The duo of Kurtas and Friedman connected on oneContinue reading “Black Bears Trade Friedman, Kurtas to Corpus Christi”

Black Bears, NAHL Release 2021-22 Schedule

Though the Robertson Cup was recently handed out, there is no rest for the wicked. The NAHL and their member teams released their 2021-22 schedule on Tuesday and the Black Bears have some highlights when it comes to their schedule. For a third time in their four-year history, the Black Bears will open up atContinue reading “Black Bears, NAHL Release 2021-22 Schedule”

Royal Farms Arena Renos and You

It was announced on Wednesday that the Royal Farms Arena is finally get a renovation to the tune of $150M thanks to a bid from the Oak View Group in association with Thirty Five Ventures, a firm partnered by NBA player and Maryland-native Kevin Durant. It is a project that is about two decades inContinue reading “Royal Farms Arena Renos and You”

Post 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Review

This past weekend, the NAHL held their Top Prospects Tournament, a yearly occurrences to give players who have not committed to a college a chance to show themselves off against other players in league who are in the same predicament. This event has been hosted in the last two seasons in Attleboro, MA in mid-February,Continue reading “Post 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Review”