UMaine Black Bears win at “Slushy Fenway”

University of Maine's Ryan Lomberg celebrates after scoring a goal in the first period of a hockey game hockey game against Boston University, at Frozen Fenway Saturday just before a rain delay was called. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

University of Maine’s Ryan Lomberg celebrates after scoring a goal in the first period of a hockey game hockey game against Boston University, at Frozen Fenway Saturday just before a rain delay was called. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

The rain came down. The temperature soared into the 50s. Then the flashes of lightning stung my eyes. Next came the roar of thunder. The ice at Fenway Park puddled up. The puck splashed and skipped. The crowd huddled under the overhangs of the grandstand. Somehow, a hockey game happened and my cameras didn’t quit in the deluge. Maine’s Black Bears won 7-3 over Boston University.

 

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Troy R. Bennett

About Troy R. Bennett

Troy R. Bennett is a Buxton native and longtime Portland resident whose photojournalism has appeared in media outlets all over the world.