Fox College Sports Atlantic, WVII/WFVX in Bangor and WPME in Portland to air post season play
Orono, ME – The post season journey begins Friday, March 6 for the Maine hockey squad as the Black Bears travel to Vermont to take on the Catamounts. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m. EST, airing live on Black Bear TV partners Fox College Sports Atlantic, WVII/WFVX and WPME.
“It’s great to have our post season hockey games airing live throughout the country for our fans and alumni,” said University of Maine Director of Athletics Karlton Creech. “We are thrilled to work with our TV partners to get these games on the air for all hockey fans.”
Black Bear Sports Properties will be televising the best of three series on Fox College Sports Atlantic, WVII/WFVX in Bangor and WPME in Portland, beginning Friday. Game two will be played the following night, Saturday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. and if necessary, the third game will air Sunday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. EST, with the respective TV station schedule below:
- Game 1: Friday, March 6 – Fox College Sports Atlantic, WFVX, WPME
- Game 2: Saturday, March 7 – Fox College Sports Atlantic, WVII, WPME
- Game 3 (if necessary): Sunday, March 8 – Fox College Sports Atlantic, WFVX, WPME
“Just when I thought the season was over, I have been given the gift of three more broadcasts of Black Bear Hockey,” said WVII Vice President and General Manager Mike Palmer. “Maine Hockey is one of those rare broadcast events where we all come together and cheer the home team. It is our team. Maine Hockey, you don’t even have to be a hockey fan, is something special, for all of us.”
“WPME is proud to be airing the Black Bears Playoffs in Southern Maine,” said WPME General Manager Jen Swain. “We wish them the best of luck!”
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