ORONO, Maine -- Black Bear Fans! Here is a rundown of everything you need to know to catch all of the action as the Black Bears travel to Worcester, Mass for the NCAA Regionals, facing off against Minnesota Duluth at 7:30 PM on Saturday evening at the DCU Center!
NCAA Regional festivities will kickoff with a Pep Rally today (Tuesday) at 12:30 PM inside Memorial Union.
A pregame party has been scheduled in at Maxwell Silverman's Toolhouse Restaurant in Worcester on Saturday from 4 PM to 7 PM. A special $20 BBQ buffet will be available to all fans who register online ahead of time. Registration required if planning to attend but no pre-payment is necessary as money will be collected at the door. Fans must register by Wednesday, March 21. Cash bar will be available. For more information on the pre-game party, please click here.
The games will kickoff on Saturday, March 24 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Game one will see Air Force battle Boston College at 4 PM before the Black Bears take the ice next, matching up against Minnesota Duluth at 7:30 PM. The two winners from day one will meet the following day at 8 PM. To view the official NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Bracket please click here.
Fans can purchase tickets through the Maine Athletic Ticket Office at 207-581-BEAR (through Wednesday), by visiting Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. All-session ticket packages are $85 per person (which allows entry to all games) or fans can purchase single-day tickets for $47.50 each.
If interested in registering for a bus trip down to the NCAA Regionals please call 207-581-1086. Registration deadline for the bus trip is Wednesday at noon. Pricing for the bus trip is $167 for non-students, which includes an All-Session ticket and the cost of the bus ride. Hotel information for the non-student bus trip is available by calling 207-581-1086. Pricing for the student bus trip is $40 and includes an All-Session ticket and the cost of the bus ride. All students who are interested in the student bus trip package are asked to register at the Rec Center. Hotel information for this trip to follow.
Fans can tune into the radio to listen to the games on the Black Bears Sports Network on 94.5 FM and 910 AM in the Bangor market. For a full listing of radio networks, please click here. Audio will also be streamed live over the internet at this link.
Saturday's Maine game will be available for viewing locally on The CW in the Bangor Area and on WPME-TV in the Portland market. Games will also be available for viewing on the internet through ESPN3.
A watch party has been scheduled to take place at the Memorial Union on the University of Maine campus on Saturday and Sunday, if necessary.