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”

Two Thrilling Games Gives Maryland Three Points in Maine

LEWISTON, ME– In the last meeting between the Maryland Black Bears and the Maine Nordiques, both sides created very exciting hockey, with barely a dull moment to be had. With both games going to the shootout, Maryland was able to take three of four points on the weekend for much needed points on the weekend–Continue reading “Two Thrilling Games Gives Maryland Three Points in Maine”

In Need of Points, Black Bears Swept in New Jersey

MIDDLETOWN, NJ– After a heartbreaking weekend last week, the Maryland Black Bears looked to get back into the win column with a tilt against the division leading New Jersey Titans. While Friday night looked promising for the first half of the game; the weekend only yielded a single point, as Maryland was swept by NewContinue reading “In Need of Points, Black Bears Swept in New Jersey”

Black Bears Heartbreakingly Swept in Two One-Goal Games

ODENTON, MD– Knowing there is pressure coming in the standings, the Maryland Black Bears looked to get back on track this weekend against the Jamestown Rebels. With only four wins in their last ten coming into the series, Maryland had to figure out their slump quickly as we enter the last few weeks of theContinue reading “Black Bears Heartbreakingly Swept in Two One-Goal Games”