The University of Maine men’s ice hockey team announced its 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday as they storied program starts play in October.

The Black Bears will begin the campaign with a pair of conference home games versus UConn on October 6th and 7th to start a six-game home stand that also includes match-ups with Miami (OH) and Minnesota-Duluth.  They also will play one game in Portland at the Cross Insurance Arena.

UMaine went 11-21-4 in 2016-17, including a 5-15-2 record in Hockey East conference play.  The Black Bears won nine of those game playing at home during the season.

2017-18 UMaine Men's Ice Hockey Schedule

Sun., Oct. 1Acadia (Exh.)
Fri., Oct. 6UConn*
Sat., Oct. 7UConn*
Fri., Oct. 20Miami (Oh.)
Sat., Oct. 21Miami (Oh.)
Fri., Oct. 27Minn-Duluth
Sat., Oct. 28Minn-Duluth
Fri., Nov. 3at UMass Lowell*
Sat., Nov. 4at UMass Lowell*
Fri., Nov. 17Boston University*
Sat., Nov. 18vs. Boston University* (Portland)
Fri., Nov. 24vs. TBA (Northern Ireland)
Sat., Nov. 25vs. TBA (Northern Ireland)
Fri., Dec. 1Vermont*
Sat., Dec. 2Vermont*
Fri., Dec. 8at Quinnipiac
Sat., Dec. 9at Quinnipiac
Fri., Dec. 29at RPI
Sat., Dec. 30at RPI
Sat., Jan. 6at Boston University*
Mon., Jan. 8at Brown
Fri., Jan. 12at Northeastern*
Sat., Jan. 13at Northeastern*
Tues., Jan. 16Massachusetts*
Fri., Jan. 19New Hampshire*
Sat., Jan. 20New Hampshire*
Fri., Jan. 26at Massachusetts*
Sat., Jan. 27at Massachusetts*
Fri., Feb. 2Merrimack*
Sat., Feb. 3Merrimack*
Fri., Feb. 9at Providence*
Weds., Feb. 14at New Hampshire*
Sat., Feb. 17Boston College*
Fri., Feb. 23at Boston College*
Sat., Feb. 24at Boston College*

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