Black Bears Sweep Northeast; Take East Lead

ODENTON, MD– In the first of what will be many important weekends to come, the Maryland Black Bears welcomed the Northeast Generals to The Den for control of first place in the East Division early in the season. Thanks to the specialty teams of Maryland, the Black Bears were able to sweep the Generals andContinue reading “Black Bears Sweep Northeast; Take East Lead”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Maryland Black Bears 2020-21 Season in Review: My Three Wishes for 2021-22

With the Black Bears wrapping up the 2020-21 season, it’s time to look ahead to what’s next. A foundation season is only as meaningful as the seasons that come after that and how it shapes the team and players going forward. So, here’s my personal three wishes heading into next season. Disclaimer, I have ZEROContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2020-21 Season in Review: My Three Wishes for 2021-22”

Maryland Black Bears 2020-21 Season in Review: Fare Thee Well, Overagers

It’s one of the more difficult posts to write on the year in junior hockey, it’s the players who won’t be with the team next year due to them being over the junior age of eligibility. For some of these players, they’ve been with the squad only a year, maybe less; for one, since dayContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2020-21 Season in Review: Fare Thee Well, Overagers”