After a wild final weekend of Hockey East play, the Maine Black Bears finish in 6th place and will have to play a one game winner-take-all playoff game against Merrimack to get into the quarterfinal round.

The Bears lost 3-2 to the Providence College Friars and the weekend sweep by the Friars left the Maine with a 9-8-3 HE record (6th place). The Bears overall record is 15-13-4.

The first round playoff game with #11 Merrimack is Saturday night (March 8th) at 7pm.

Hockey East
Overall
GP
W
L
T
Pts
GF
GA
W
L
T
GF
GA
Boston College
20
16
2
2
34
75
40
25
5
4
142
71
UMass Lowell
20
11
6
3
25
54
43
21
9
4
96
66
Providence
20
11
7
2
24
50
49
19
9
6
102
79
New Hampshire
20
11
9
0
22
64
51
19
16
1
113
92
Northeastern
20
10
8
2
22
52
51
18
12
4
108
93
Maine
20
9
8
3
21
59
48
15
13
4
97
76
Vermont
20
10
10
0
20
49
48
18
12
3
95
76
Notre Dame
20
9
9
2
20
43
40
20
12
2
101
68
Boston University
20
5
12
3
13
43
66
10
20
4
79
110
Massachusetts
20
4
13
3
11
42
61
8
21
4
75
104
Merrimack
20
3
15
2
8
32
66
8
21
3
62
95