Preview: Maine Visits Amherst For Two Non-Conference Matches

Maine Black Bears 6-13-1 (2-6-0) Hockey East 10th


Massachusetts Minutemen 5-14-0 (1-10-0) Hockey East 12th

The Maine Black Bears and Massachusetts Minutemen have already played the games that counted in the Hockey East standings earlier in the year, with the Maine taking all four points.  But Red Gendron and the Black Bears will be coming south to Amherst to take on the Minutemen this weekend in a couple of non-conference affairs at the Mullins Center.  Just because there aren’t any league points at stake, doesn’t make these games meaningless.  Maine will want to continue the momentum they’ve built in winning 3 of their last 4.  The Minutemen meanwhile need to figure out a way to start winning some games, especially at home where they’ve won just once all season.