Black Bears Overcome Slow Start, Come Back Home in an Even Series

There’s an old adage that says a playoff series doesn’t start until the road team wins a game. Thanks to Saturday night’s win in Johnstown, the Maryland Black Bears have made this a series. Game One wasn’t as great for the Black Bears on the scoreboard, but if you take away their shaky first period,Continue reading “Black Bears Overcome Slow Start, Come Back Home in an Even Series”

Maryland Black Bears 2021 East Division Semi-Final Preview

On Friday, the Maryland Black Bears will step into their first playoff game in franchise history, as they take on their rivals from Western PA, the Johnstown Tomahawks. Albeit, it is a one-sided rivalry with Johnstown having an all-time record of 7-21-7 record over the Black Bears, this season has had a much closer feelContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2021 East Division Semi-Final Preview”

Black Bears Clinch Playoff Spot

For the first time in franchise history, the Maryland Black Bears are headed to the post-season. With the Maine Nordiques beating the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks in regulation Friday night allowed the Black Bears to clinch a spot on points percentage. Especially considering the 2019-20 season was cut short due to COVID, this is aContinue reading “Black Bears Clinch Playoff Spot”

Marathon Week Leads to Sprint Run for Black Bears

Friday night, Mother Nature tried to give the Maryland Black Bears an extra day to their marathon week of six games in eight days. The lights did come back on in the rink, but the Black Bears couldn’t get the win in the late-night due, dropping a 5-0 decision to the New Jersey Titans. AtContinue reading “Marathon Week Leads to Sprint Run for Black Bears”

Reworked Schedule Gives Black Bears Six Games in Eight Day Stretch

When I last wrote about the Black Bears before real-life, work, and apathy towards writing happened, they were mired in a pretty big skid of eight games. Unfortunately, it got to the a franchise-record 12 games before they finally broke through into the win column. After the down streak, the Black Bears have gone 5-0-1Continue reading “Reworked Schedule Gives Black Bears Six Games in Eight Day Stretch”

Lacey Eden Arrives on National Scene

With two game-winning goals, including the title-clinching overtime winner, it’s probably safe to say that Lacey Eden’s arrival season in the NCAA can be deemed a success. While there’s still the NCAA tournament to go, the Annapolis native has been nothing but stellar in her first season with the Wisconsin Badgers. To think, it almostContinue reading “Lacey Eden Arrives on National Scene”

Attempting to Snap Slide as Crunch Time Hits for Black Bears

Bear down. It’s not just a clever pun, but it needs to become the mantra for the Maryland Black Bears right now. Mired in an eight-game losing skid, you have to feel it’s a frustrating feeling for these young men. A team that got out to a lightning start, that looked like world beaters, thatContinue reading “Attempting to Snap Slide as Crunch Time Hits for Black Bears”

Another Division I Commitment Adds To Success Culture for Black Bears

On Thursday, Maryland Black Bears’ defenseman Jack Hillman announced his commitment to College of the Holy Cross. It is the sixth commitment from a Black Bears this season, fifth to a Division 1 school. With Hillman’s commitment, the Black Bears have 13 players on their current roster going to D1 schools in the future. NotContinue reading “Another Division I Commitment Adds To Success Culture for Black Bears”

Trio of New Signees for Black Bears

After trading away Brendan Hill to Kenai River last week, the Maryland Black Bears restocked their defensive cabinet by signing two defensemen and a goalie, as Dylan Finlay, Philip Tornqvist, and Hannes Kollen signed with the team on Tuesday. Dylan Finlay joins the Black Bears after spending last season with the Powell River Kings. InContinue reading “Trio of New Signees for Black Bears”

Black Bears Weekend Takeaways: January 7th and 8th at New Jersey

The first weekend back of the new year for the Maryland Black Bears ended up in a split in New Jersey. With a month off between games, the Black Bears looked solid off the hop on Friday. Though, the less said about the Saturday match-up, probably the better, but we digress. The star of theContinue reading “Black Bears Weekend Takeaways: January 7th and 8th at New Jersey”