Lombardi scores winner for BC
Senior's first career hat trick gives Eagles Hockey East crown
BOSTON -- Maine started the season with a bonding exercise, climbing the state's tallest peak, 5,267-foot Mount Katahdin.
It was a harbinger for the season, as Maine faced a near-constant uphill battle, starting with low expectations (picked to finish eighth in Hockey East in the preseason polls) and continuing with a rash of injuries, and later suspensions, to key starters. But coach Tim Whitehead's squad persevered.
Ultimately, though, the one thing the Black Bears (19-17-3) couldn't ...
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