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Welcome to the Maine Junior Black Bears

Maine Junior Black Bears, PO Box 2087, Bangor, ME 04401

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Current News

Hockey Closet

Looking sell some used hockey gear or get a great deal?  Check out our Hockey Closet page! (updated 7-18-16)

Are you a friend or relative that would like to keep up with MJBB?  Become a member of our site.  Click on the mailbox for details.

The Maine Junior Black Bears will be offering a Try Hockey for Free event on Saturday, November 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Sawyer Arena, 107 13th Street, Bangor.   Click here for more details.

Summer Learn to Skate and Learn to Play

Posted: 5/27/2016 10:50 am

There is still availability and time to sign up for our Summer Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Session. This is a great opportunity for kids age 4-9 to get on the ice for fun and skills. Sessions will be Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am at Alfond Arena beginning August 6th. The cost is $35 and registration is now available.

Rental Gear will be available for a deposit of $50. Please contact Equipment Manger, Mike Estes, to arrange rental gear fitting,

Questions, please contact Grow the Game Director, Casey Harris,

Great Girl's Hockey News for 2016-17!

Posted: 8/11/16 10:30 am

At last night's MJBB board meeting (8/10/16), several positive decisions were made regarding our Girls U12 team for the coming season.  Click here for the exciting news!

Did you stop receiving emails from the site?

Posted 8/9/2016 1:20 pm

Our web host, NGIN, recently changed the domain name for emails sent from the site.  As a result some may not receive emails from the site like they did in the past.  If so, please try adding the following emails to the whitelist, approved senders list and/or spam filter:


If there are questions, please contact Webmaster, Paul Ivey,

Dylan McInnis Student Coaches' Development Program

Dylan McInnis

Posted 7/17/16 1:30 pm

The Maine Junior Black Bears is pleased to announce its Dylan McInnis Student Coaches' Development Program.  The program is open to second year squirts and above.  Student coaches will receive on and off ice training and mentoring and assist with our Learn to Play, Learn to Skate and Atoms programs.  Click here for more details and registration.

Level 2 & 3 Coaching Certification

Posted 7/16/16 8:30 am
Coaches, USA Coaching Certification dates are now posted for the 2016-2017 Season. Please sign up asap.  If you wait to the last minute and the number of attendees is too low, the clinic will be canceled. You will then to have to travel to southern Maine for a cliinic
  • October 2, LEVEL 2, ORONO
  • October 23,  LEVEL 3, ORONO

Here is a link for sign up for one of the coaching clinics,

Tier IV Coaching Applications Being Accepted

Posted: 7/14/16 1:30 pm

The Maine Junior Black Bears are now accepting coaching applications for the 2016-2017 season. Applications are available online until August 8th. Head coaches will be selected by August 15th.

Click here for more details and registration page.

SafeSport and Background Screening

If you are coach, board member, or team manager, USA Hockey requires you be registered with SafeSport and have a background screening.  Click here for more details.

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Tom Kirlin, President

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3. Contact the Webmaster, Paul Ivey, and provide your email address, name and the player's name to follow up with NGIN.


Our mission: The Maine Junior Black Bears are committed to providing a high-quality competitive Tier II, III and IV hockey program to our youth while focusing on instilling the values of respect, sportsmanship, self-esteem, teamwork, discipline, and responsibility in its players. The MJBB will provide a positive environment on and off the ice, to challenge its players to grow to their fullest potential in all aspects of the game and as individuals. Our program will foster an appreciation for youth hockey among the Greater Bangor Area children, along with life-long lessons that include discipline, competitive spirit, team play, an appreciation for rules, safety, and a love of the game!