Acadia Hockey Development adds U of Maine Coach to Showcase Camp
We are very happy to announce that the University of Maine Black Bears Associate Head Coach Ben Guite will be a guest coach at the Acadia Hockey Development Atlantic Hockey Showcase this summer.
“We are very excited to be bringing Ben to Wolfville as one of our lead instructors for the Acadia Hockey Development Showcase. Ben’s resume speaks for itself. He is an extremely well respected NCAA coach and it is exciting to have him at our camp. Our main goal is to educate and promote kids in Atlantic Canada and there are many different streams in the game of hockey. It will be a great experience for our kids to learn from Ben and be exposed to NCAA hockey.” – Kris MacDonald, Acadia Axemen assistant coach.
Ben Guite – Associate Head Coach
University of Maine Black Bears
Ben Guite, who helped lead Maine to the 1999 NCAA National Championship, begins his fourth season as assistant coach of the Black Bears. Following his graduation from the University of Maine, Guite spent 13 years in professional hockey.
While at Maine, Guite helped lead the Black Bears to their second national championship in 1999 before being named an assistant captain and guiding the Black Bears back to the Frozen Four in 2000. Guite totaled 47 goals, including nine game-winners, and added 49 assists for 96 points in 146 games at Maine. A Montreal, Quebec native, Guite scored the first goal in Maine’s national championship victory over New Hampshire and added an assist in the Frozen Four semifinal win over Boston College. During his senior year in 1999-00, Guite totaled a team-high 22 goals with 14 assists for 36 points in 40 games. As a junior, the former Black Bear forward had 12 goals and 16 assists in 40 games after totaling six goals and 12 assists in 32 games as a sophomore. During his rookie season, Guite ranked second among Maine first-year players with 14 points on seven goals and seven assists in 34 games. Read more ›