Maine Hockey Journal

Maine Splits

Manchester, NH– 8,811 fans packed the Verizon Wireless Arena for the second game between the Maine Black Bears and the University of New Hampshire Wildcats.

Maine was led by Scott Darling who made 34 saves in the 1-0 victory. He was named the game’s first star. Chris Hahn got his sixth of the season 42 seconds into the second on an unassisted effort. He was named the second star.

Brian Foster made 20 saves and was the game’s third star.

Maine was 0 for 7 with the man advantage and the Wildcats were 0 for 8 on the powerplay.

Maine is now 7-10-2 in Hockey East play and 12-13-3 overall. UNH drops to 9-7-3 in Hockey East and 13-9-4 overall.

Maine hosts the number one team in the nation, Boston University for a pair of games at the Alfond Arena next Friday and Saturday. UNH has a pair of games against Providence College.

Monarchs defeat the Glades

Earlier in the day, just over seven miles down the road, the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs defeated the Green Mountain Glades 6-4. Maine recruit, Adam Shemansky had three assists.

Brian Billet, the Kennebunk native and Boston College recruit stopped 31 of 35 shots

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