UMaine Hockey Fans “Skate with the Bears” 

Fans of UMaine Hockey had the opportunity to take to the ice with their favorite players today.

The annual Skate with the Bears event was held at Alfond Arena this afternoon.

The event was free and open to fans of all ages.

Fans had the opportunity to watch the men’s team practice…and then they were invited onto the ice for a meet-and-greet with the men’s and women’s teams.

“It’s a great event. It’s always great to see the fans out here. It’s awesome and i think we’ve got the best crowd in college hockey, and anytime we can be out here interacting with the crowd, it’s an unbelievable experience. This is why we play the game,” said Dan Sullivan, a player on the men’s team.

Fans enjoyed complimentary hot chocolate courtesy of Dunkin’ Donuts.