The 13 year NHL Veteran Eric Lindros is confirmed to plan in the Philadelphia Flyers Alumni vs Boston Bruins Alumni game on February 17th at the Cross Insurance Arena. Lindros, a seven time NHL All-Star, spent eight seasons with the Flyers compiling 372 goals and 493 assists through 760 career games.
Game tickets are available by Clicking Here or can be purchased at the Cross Insurance Arena. The Alumni game will take place at Cross Insurance Arena on February 17 at 3:00 pm.
Philadelphia Flyers Alumni vs. Boston Bruins Alumni game February 17
Former NHL players take the ice at Cross Insurance Arena in February
Portland, ME – December 12 – This evening, Maine Mariners Vice President of Hockey Operations, Danny Briere announces that the alumni teams of the Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins will play on Saturday, February 17th in the Cross Insurance Arena.
“Flyers and Bruins have one of the best rivalries in hockey. It is going to be a great afternoon to see some of the greats lace it up again,” said Briere.
The Bruins and Flyers have strong ties to the area. The Maine Mariners were the minor league affiliate for the Flyers from 1977-1983 and the Bruins affiliate from 1987-1992. The Flyers and Bruins have faced off against each other nearly 200 times during their history in the NHL. They have also met 5 times in the playoffs.
The rosters for the game are still to be determined. Participants will be announced once they are confirmed.
Ticket prices for the event will range from $13-$25 for adults and all kids tickets will be $10. The seating chart can be found at MarinersOfMaine.com
What: Maine Mariners Town Hall Meeting PLUS Major Announcement
Where: Cross Insurance Arena, CN Brown Landing 1 Civic Center Square, Portland, ME 04101
When: Tuesday, December 12th from 6-8pm
Who: Danny Briere, VP Hockey Operations, Maine Mariners; Matt Herpich, General Manager, Cross Insurance Arena; Adam Goldberg, VP Business Operations, Maine Mariners; Linsey MacDougall, Director of Sales, Maine Mariners
Details: This event is open to the public. The Mariners welcome all fans to come share their thoughts and questions with the Mariners and arena staff. Danny Briere will be making an announcement at the beginning of the event! We plan to have multiple Town Hall Meetings as we move towards puck drop in October 2018.
Portland-based creative firm will build new look to be released in November
Portland, ME – October, 19 – Maine Mariners choose Big Room Studios of Portland, Maine to create their primary and secondary logos. The local design company was chosen from a collection of firms and is building an all-encompassing look to be released in November.
“The logo is such an important part to every sports team. We wanted to make sure we chose the right fit for the Mariners. Big Room Studios impressed us with their creativity, understanding of the local market and a comprehensive vision for the look of the team,” said Adam Goldberg, VP of Business Operations for the Maine Mariners.
Big Room Studios is tasked with creating a brand new appearance for the Mariners. The nostalgic Mariners logo from the past will be utilized in various promotions, but this is a new beginning for hockey in Maine.
“There are so many reasons we’re excited to work alongside the Mariners to design this logo” says Tim Mateosian, founder of Big Room Studios. “We have a history with Maine hockey as fans, players and designers. As a creative team, we’re looking forward to the challenge of creating a bold and iconic visual brand with a nod to the strong history of the original Maine Mariners team that fans remember.”
Big Room Studios is a place where technology, design-thinking and humanity meet to create beautiful products. As a digital design and software engineering agency, we specialize in startup branding, custom web app solutions, UX design, and virtual reality.
Tim and Sam Mateosian founded Big Room Studios in 2002 after many years in corporate software development. Since then, the brothers have successfully built a company known for its culture of innovation and expertise in emerging technologies.
Team name announced after two months of fan submissions and feedback
Portland, ME – September 29 – Comcast Spectacor, owner of Portland Hockey LLC, today announced the name of their recently purchased ECHL franchise as the Maine Mariners. The name was chosen through a collection of fan submitted names and a vote since the team was introduced in July of this year.
The Maine Mariners first played in Portland 40 years ago in 1977 before eventually moving to Providence.
“Announcing the Maine Mariners name today is an important step in connecting with the community and building our team identity,” said Paul Holmgren, President of the Philadelphia Flyers and Maine Mariners. “The hockey fans of the area have always been passionate and supportive starting back when the Mariners arrived 40 years ago. I am happy to be a part of bringing professional hockey back to Portland, Maine.”
“We have a lot of work to do before the puck drops next fall,” said Danny Briere, Maine Mariners Vice President of Hockey Operations, “but we could not be more excited to have a name and one that means so much to the area.”
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Now that the name Mariners has been decided, Comcast Spectacor will soon unveil a logo, color scheme updated website and mascot created. The new logo and website will be released in November.
The team is currently collecting deposits on full season tickets as they prepare for their inaugural season starting October 2018. The $50 deposits can be placed at PortlandMaineHockey.com. Full pricing model and seating chart will be released in the near future.