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”

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”

Black Bears Weekend Takeaways: December 11th at Johnstown

What was supposed to be a two-game set turned into a frenzied one-game affair. The overtime loss salvaged what otherwise was a very subpar game from the Black Bears. If anything, it felt like the previous Friday’s game against New Jersey where the Black Bears got outworked and it wasn’t until the end of theContinue reading “Black Bears Weekend Takeaways: December 11th at Johnstown”

Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: December 4th and 6th vs. New Jersey

Maryland was riding high going into this weekend against the Titans, but the Black Bears were quite humbled on the Friday night. It seemed like the day off between the games helped the Black Bears and they came back with more life on Sunday to garner a split out of the weekend. The Titans teamContinue reading “Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: December 4th and 6th vs. New Jersey”

Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: November 27th and 28th vs. Johnstown

What’s better than a sweep last weekend?? A second sweep this weekend. The Black Bears keep rolling along as they took both games from the Johnstown Tomahawks to take the lead in the NAHL East. In both games, the Black Bears had to come back from a deficit, but this weekend showed a bit ofContinue reading “Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: November 27th and 28th vs. Johnstown”