NAHL Releases 2022-23 Schedule

The NAHL followed through on their promist, releasing the 2022-23 season schedule on Tuesday– less the NAHL Showcase games. Twenty-eight games at home, twenty-eight on the road, four in Blaine– it makes for a nice hype in the off-season. It’s pretty basic, as the Black Bears will play their East Division foes constant, but there’sContinue reading “NAHL Releases 2022-23 Schedule”

New and Familiar Faces For Black Bears at 2022 NAHL Draft

The 2022 NAHL Draft took place on Wednesday and the Maryland Black Bears decided that they could pick up some familiar faces along the way this year. After a flurry of tender signings in the past few weeks, the Black Bears were left with eight picks this year to fill out their protected list.  OriginallyContinue reading “New and Familiar Faces For Black Bears at 2022 NAHL Draft”

Black Bears Deal Aden Bruich to El Paso

On Saturday, the Black Bears announced they had traded three-year Black Bear and former 1st Round pick Aden Bruich to the El Paso Rhinos for a tender and player development fee. Bruich leaves the Black Bears with 22 goals and 44 points over 126 games played. With the Black Bears, Bruich ranked 3rd in all-timeContinue reading “Black Bears Deal Aden Bruich to El Paso”

Five Black Bears, Five Marylanders Picked in USHL Draft

Another USHL has come and gone, as both Phases of the Draft were completed Monday and Tuesday. Per the USHL: Phase I Draft consists of 10 rounds of “Futures” age players, who will be under-17 players for the next season. For the 2022 Draft, this is 2006 birth year players. Phase II of the DraftContinue reading “Five Black Bears, Five Marylanders Picked in USHL Draft”

Maryland Black Bears 2021-22 Season in Review: My Three Wishes for 2022-23

As is tradition closing out the season, I’m going to put out my three wishes for next season. There’s not much rhyme or reason to it, just three things I’d like to see going forward with this team in trying to make them a permanent contender for the playoffs. Again, this is based on speculationContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2021-22 Season in Review: My Three Wishes for 2022-23”

Maryland Black Bears 2021-22 Season in Review: Fare Thee Well, Overagers

It happens every year, but never gets all that easy. The overagers in junior hockey will now move onto their next part of life in college. For the Black Bears, to have five of seven overage players get commitments this season shows they know the right cogs to bring in to get these players noticed.Continue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2021-22 Season in Review: Fare Thee Well, Overagers”

Maryland Black Bears 2021-22 Season in Review: Just Short

After the season that the Maryland Black Bears had in 2020-21, the squad from this season had a hard act to follow. With eight players returning from last season and two others who had affiliate time in, they knew what it took to get back to that pinnacle and beyond. While they were able toContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2021-22 Season in Review: Just Short”

Maryland Waits on Playoff Fate After Split with Jamestown

ODENTON, MD– The last weekend of the regular season loomed for the Maryland Black Bears and they were able to have their last two games at home after a month on the road. The Black Bears needed all four points in order to assure themselves a playoff berth, but unfortunately came up short and willContinue reading “Maryland Waits on Playoff Fate After Split with Jamestown”

Black Bears Take Three of Four Points in Final Road Weekend of Season

MIDDLETOWN, NJ– With playoffs looming in the distance, the Maryland Black Bears went to New Jersey to face the Titans for the last time in the regular season. Knowing they needed every point they could muster, the Black Bears went toe-to-toe, blow-for-blow against the East Division champs and were able to get three out ofContinue reading “Black Bears Take Three of Four Points in Final Road Weekend of Season”

Black Bears Swept in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, NY– After a heartbreaking loss last Saturday, the Maryland Black Bears travelled to Jamestown, New York to take on the Rebels looking points to help their own playoff chances and separate themselves from the cluttered pack in the East Division. Unfortunately, the Rebels came in on a hot streak and ended the weekend onContinue reading “Black Bears Swept in Jamestown”