The UMaine hockey regular season ended Saturday night with another 5-2 loss at Providence and it means the Black Bears finish 10th in Hockey East.

The Bears will have to travel to Vermont for a best-of-three playoff series starting Friday night.

Maine finishes 8-12-2 in Hockey East and 13-20-3 overall.

Hockey East Playoffs 1st round byes: #1 BU, #2 Providence, #BC and #4 UMass Lowell

#12 UMass at #5 Notre Dame

#11 Merrimack at #6 Northeastern

#10 UMaine at #7 Vermont

#9 UConn at #8 UNH