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Welcome to the Maine Junior Black Bears

 

Welcome to the MAINE Junior Black Bears!

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!


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Hockey Closet

Do you have some outgrown, slightly used hockey gear you would like to sell, or give away?  Check out our Hockey Closet and help get that hockey gear to a good home!

SKATES AND PADS

Bauer Sr Vapor X-50 Skates size 10 - $35. Bauer Jr Nexus 400 Elbow Pads - $10. Easton Jr 13" Shin guards - $15. Easton Jr 55S Shoulder Pads - $15

PETER REID

Vaughn Epic 8000 Goalie Pads, size 33"

Fundraising News

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UMaine Women's Ice Hockey Camp

The University of Maine Women's Ice Hockey Team is offering a week long summer camp from August 2-6, 2015 for female hockey players for ages 7 to 18 at the Alfond Arena. This clinic is open to any and all entrants. 

Coaches and players from the University of Maine Women’s Hockey Team will be leading the on ice instruction during all sessions.

We are pleased to share this information of interest to the hockey community as a courtesy, this program is not sponsored by the Maine Junior Black Bears.


Travel Assistant Coach Applications Now Being Accepted

MJBB is seeking exceptional assistant coaches for our travel teams.  

We will be accepting Assistant Coaching Applications from now until July 31. Please download the application and follow submission instructions on the bottom and THANK YOU!


Own The Crease Kents Hill Overnight Goalie Camp


Own The Crease Battle Dome Belt

Own The Creases most intense and popular goalie camp! 3 days of non-stop goaltending will provide the best opportunity for goalies to build on skill progressions. Along with ice sessions, goalies will also have classroom and dry land sessions.

We are taking registrations for our overnight camp Kents Hill School August 14-16th. Register here before it fills up: https://camperregsecure.com/ownthecrease/

See below flyer for more details

Travel Registration 2015-2016 Season

Travel (Tier II & III) registration for the 2015-2016 season is now available. Registration must be completed by June 30, 2015 for the upcoming season. Please click on the link below to register.

University of Maine Hockey - Female Ice Hockey Skills Sessions

The University of Maine is offering weekly skills sessions for female hockey players in grades 8-12 (beginning in September) at the Alfond Arena.

These skills sessions are open to any and all entrants. Coaches and players from the University of Maine Women’s Ice Hockey Team will be leading the on-ice instruction during all sessions. 

For more information and to register Please contact Richard Reichenbach 
Richard.d.reichenbach@maine.edu or 207.581.1732 
Please register prior to the session, walk ups will be accepted. 

Fees $10 per session

We are pleased to share this information of interest to the hockey community as a courtesy, this program is not sponsored by the Maine Junior Black Bears.



Maine Junior Black Bears Positions

Maine Junior Black Bears exclusively relies on volunteer position in administering the program to provide opportunities for youth to learn and play hockey at all ages and all abilities.  Each elected member of the board of directors is tasked with a role complimented by additional non-board volunteers filling many key positions.  

Initial positions were assigned at the last MJBB meeting, and those assignments have been posted on the Board page

Thank you to all who have already stepped forward to volunteer.  There will be a continuous need for volunteers throughout the season and we ask everyone to become involved to have a successful season.


Level 4 Coaching Clinics

USA Hockey will be offering two, Level 4 clinics in New England this year.  These will be the only two offered.  They are June 20-21 and August 8-9. Click here for more details.


Sixty-plus Hockey - Jason Smith Photography

 

Jason Smith, a local photographer, is publishing a blog featuring our local 60 plus year olds who play hockey.  His first subject is Mark Woodward, retired BDN Executive Editor.  Check out his blog here.



U18 Midgets-Update

The MJBB continues to developed a U18 roster.  The tryout demonstrated that a strong desire exits within the community for this level of play and a strong roster nucleus.  However, we are still a few players short of our goal for competing at the Tier II level.   If you have questions please contact Coach Hale at khalebhale@yahoo.com.


2015-2016 Travel Teams

The Maine Junior Black Bears is pleased to announce its travel teams for the 2015-2016 season.  As teams are selected they will be posted.  Please click here for the current list.  Congratulations to all!


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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Are you or your spouse a member of the US military?  Defending the Blue Line is an organization to support your children playing hockey.  Click on the logo above for more details.

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General Question?

Please contact:

Chuck McMahan, President

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How It's Made

Ever wonder how they make ice, goalie pads, or sticks?  Click here for some interesting videos!


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