PORTLAND, ME – January 15, 2022 – The Mariners have signed rookie forward Tyler Hinam to a standard player contract, the team announced on Saturday. Hinam most recently played for Acadia University (USports), after coming out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
A 22-year-old forward from Cole Harbour, NS, Hinam played in the QMJHL from 2016-2020. Most of those years were spent with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies organization, which included a 2019 Memorial Cup championship. Hinam increased his point total each season in “The Q,” culminating with 58 points (22 goals, 36 assists) in 59 games in 2019-20. That season, he was traded from Rouyn-Noranda to Cape Breton, where he would finish his junior career.
Hinam has attended Acadia University (Wolfville, NS) since 2021. The hockey program did not play a 2020-21 season. This season, he’s played in three games, with one goal and one assist.
The Mariners, proud affiliates of the Boston Bruins, return to play on Friday, January 21st at home against the Orlando Solar Bears at 7:15 PM. It’s Women in Sports night, featuring a pre-game panel, highlighted by former U.S. Olympian and current President of the Boston Pride, Colleen Coyne. It’s also a 1-2-3 Friday: $1 popcorn, $2 hot dogs, and $3 Bud Light Drafts through the start of the 2nd period. The game is presented by Kit NA Brewing. The Mariners have back-to-back “3Kends” to finish January, hosting games on each of the final two Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays of January. Individual tickets for all games can be purchased online at MarinersOfMaine.com/tickets or by visiting the Trusted Choice Box Office inside the Cross Insurance Arena.