Black Bears announce 2024-25 schedule

ORONO, Maine – The University of Maine men's ice hockey team announced its schedule for the 2024-25 season on Friday. The 34-game regular season schedule includes 19 games at Alfond Arena, a 24-game Hockey East schedule and a return to Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.

The Black Bears will face AIC at home on Saturday, October 5. After an exhibition match against Army on October 12, Maine will close out its season opener with two home games against Quinnipiac (October 18-19).

Maine opens Hockey East play with two games at Northeastern (Oct. 25-26) before returning home to host Merrimack at Alfond (Nov. 1-2). The Black Bears travel to Boston College for two games against the 2024 national runner-up Eagles (Nov. 8-9) and then host Boston University the following weekend (Nov. 15-16). The Buffalo Wild Wings' border clash with rival New Hampshire continues in New Hampshire on Nov. 22. After a trip to RPI (Nov. 30 and Dec. 1), Maine closes the first semester at home against Stonehill (Dec. 7-8).

To begin the second half, Maine hosts Bentley in Portland on Dec. 29 before two games at Alfond Arena against 2024 national champion Denver (Jan. 3-4).

Then Hockey East will play the rest of the regular season. A trip to UMass Lowell (Jan. 10-11) precedes a home series with games against UConn (Jan. 17-18), Northeastern (Jan. 31) and UMass (Feb. 2). After a series in Providence (Feb. 7-8), Border Battle will take place on the ice at Alfond Arena on Feb. 14 and 15.

Maine will play a single game at UConn (Feb. 22) before its final regular-season home series against Vermont (Feb. 28 and March 1). A two-game series at UMass (March 7-8) will close out the regular season.

The first round of the Hockey East tournament is scheduled for March 12 and the quarterfinals for March 15, both on campus. The 2025 Hockey East Championship Weekend will be March 20 and 21 at TD Garden in Boston.

All dates and times are subject to change. Please visit for the most current information.

Flex Plans
Flex Plans go on sale Tuesday, August 13. Flex Plans can only be purchased online at

Single game tickets
Single game ticket sales begin Tuesday, August 27. Single game tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at the Alfond Arena ticket counter.

For more information or questions about tickets, please contact the Black Bear Ticket Office at 207-581-BEAR.

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