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: Historic

For the Maryland Black Bears this year, much like others in the NAHL, there were plenty of hurdles to actually get the season rolling and completed. They started their season at their sister rink north of Baltimore, they had pauses and postponements for one reason or another, and then dealing with a big slide duringContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2020-21 Season in Review: Historic”

Black Bears on Brink of Elimination After Being Swept in Maine

Following a pair of 4-1 losses to the Maine Nordiques this weekend, the Maryland Black Bears are fighting for their playoff lives in an attempt to win the East Division. While four of those goals from Maine were with an empty net, the Black Bears couldn’t find a way to break through offensively for moreContinue reading “Black Bears on Brink of Elimination After Being Swept in Maine”

Black Bears Welcome Three Through Supplemental Draft

Ahead of the start of the Division Finals, the Maryland Black Bears and the rest of the NAHL took part in the Supplemental Draft. Every team got three selections and it was made up of players under 21 years old as of December 31st, 2021, who weren’t on an NAHL team or played less thanContinue reading “Black Bears Welcome Three Through Supplemental Draft”

Split at Home Forces Black Bears to Game Five

For the first time in franchise history, the Black Bears played in front of their home fans at The Den in Piney Orchard. While it was a typical tight affair with the Johnstown Tomahawks, the Black Bears won on Wednesday, but couldn’t close it out Thursday– forcing into a winner-takes-all game on Saturday night inContinue reading “Split at Home Forces Black Bears to Game Five”

Black Bears Overcome Slow Start, Come Back Home in an Even Series

There’s an old adage that says a playoff series doesn’t start until the road team wins a game. Thanks to Saturday night’s win in Johnstown, the Maryland Black Bears have made this a series. Game One wasn’t as great for the Black Bears on the scoreboard, but if you take away their shaky first period,Continue reading “Black Bears Overcome Slow Start, Come Back Home in an Even Series”

Maryland Black Bears 2021 East Division Semi-Final Preview

On Friday, the Maryland Black Bears will step into their first playoff game in franchise history, as they take on their rivals from Western PA, the Johnstown Tomahawks. Albeit, it is a one-sided rivalry with Johnstown having an all-time record of 7-21-7 record over the Black Bears, this season has had a much closer feelContinue reading “Maryland Black Bears 2021 East Division Semi-Final Preview”

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”