Maine Men’s Hockey Team Posts Third Straight Shutout Win 

Since losing 7-2 at home to Vermont two weeks ago, the Black Bears have been playing some of their best hockey. They’ve won all three games since then and entering tonight, the Black Bears hadn’t allowed a goal in over eight periods.Sullivan in net again as the Bblack Bears take on the fourth ranked Merrimack Wwarriors.From start to finish, this one was all Black Bears. Under five minutes in. Spencer Abbott goes off the skate of a Merrimack defender. A power play goal. Abbott’s 15th of the season. 1-0 Maine.Under three minutes to go in the first, another Maine power play and another Maine goal. This time it’s abbott to Josh van Dyk. It’s the first goal of the season for the senior defenseman. 2-0 Black Bears going into the break.Merrimack coming at Sullivan. But the freshman standing tall. Only 15 saves for him to make tonight.The Black Bears continue to fly at the Warriors. Kyle Beattie to Tanner house. A great transition goal for Maine. The captain scores his 10th of the year. 3-0 Black Bears.End of the second, Maine puts this one away. Gustav Nyquist to Brian Flynn. One of the most impressive games Maine has played all season. Black Bears 4, Warriors 0. It’s the third straight shutout for the Black Bears. Goalie Dan Sullivan now has the second longest shutout streak in program history at 180 minutes.