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”

Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: November 19th-20th vs. Northeast

The Black Bears needed that sweep this weekend of the Generals to kind of re-right the ship that had been on a four-game winless streak coming into the weekend. However, as good as it was to get the four points, still somet hings to take care of moving ahead. First and foremost, full marks toContinue reading “Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: November 19th-20th vs. Northeast”

Mountain Named Fourth Captain of Black Bears

The Maryland Black Bears announced that three-year Black Bear Luke Mountain has been named the fourth team captain in the franchise’s history. Mountain has played all 106 of his NAHL game with Maryland and was an alternate captain last season Joining Mountain in the leadership group is another third-year Black Bear in Thomas Jarman. LikeContinue reading “Mountain Named Fourth Captain of Black Bears”

Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: November 13-14 vs. New Jersey

This is a new bit I hope to keep up with where I give an opinion of what I saw from the weekend’s Maryland Black Bears games. Rather than a regular game summary, this will be a bit of a Cliff Notes approach to it all. Coming off of two weekend that were cancelled andContinue reading “Black Bears Weekend Takeaway: November 13-14 vs. New Jersey”

Notes and Thoughts From Another Weekend Pause

When I saw the news from Nathan Fournier of the Lewiston Sun Journal that the Maryland Black Bears and Maine Nordiques series this weekend has been postponed, it started to make the gears turn for me and what it would mean for the Black Bears. There’s been no reason given for the postponements of theContinue reading “Notes and Thoughts From Another Weekend Pause”

Small Sample Size, Big Opportunities for Gains

There has been only been six games in this young NAHL season. The Maryland Black Bears are 3-2-1 and really haven’t played badly. Conversely, there’s a lot of room for improvement, especially coming off of a weekend where they were swept, but had some problems that have become trends in these six games. Four ofContinue reading “Small Sample Size, Big Opportunities for Gains”