Portland, Maine – The Portland Pirates announced today that they have reached a multi-year affiliation agreement with the Phoenix Coyotes to begin with the 2011-12 season. The announcement was made by Pirates Managing Owner/CEO Brian Petrovek at a press conference at the Civic Center this afternoon.
Monthly Archive: June 2011
ORONO, Maine – The University of Maine announced today that it has selected seven former student-athletes for induction into the 2011 Sports Hall of Fame. Former track and field student-athlete and coach Jim Ballinger (Maine ’66), basketball captain and benefactor Dick Collins (Maine ’59), women’s soccer great Linda Consolante-Hathorn (Maine ’06), football All-American Mark Coutts …
Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – While the Boston Bruins beelined across the ice to mob him at the buzzer, Tim Thomas tapped both goalposts, sank to his knees and rubbed the ice in front of his empty goal. Thomas drew a virtual line in his crease throughout these crazy, contentious Stanley Cup finals, …
ORONO, Maine – Highlights of Maine’s 2011-2012 men’s ice hockey schedule, released on Thursday, June 16, 2011, include a home series with Boston College, a trip to North Dakota, a game with Clarkson in Portland and a return trip to the Florida College Classic. “We are very excited about our 2011-12 hockey schedule,” said head …
The bruins defeat the Canucks 4-0 to win the 2011 Stanley Cup
BOUCHERVILLE, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 – The Commissioner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Gilles Courteau, today announced that the Lewiston MAINEiacs franchise will be bought out by the League. The decision was rendered this afternoon following a vote from League Members. The financial terms were not disclosed.
Mark Just, Majority Owner of the Lewiston MAINEiacs, has confirmed that after posting financial losses for eight consecutive seasons, that the organization is exploring all options available to it. The franchise has very passionate fans and corporate partners. As much as the organization values the support received over the years, it has not been enough …