Providence Bruins Add Goaltender Brassard for the 2022-23 AHL Season

( Photo Credit: Jacksonville Icemen / ECHL.com )

By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

The American Hockey League Providence Bruins announced today that the top minor-pro affiliate of the National Hockey League Boston Bruins had signed veteran netminder Francois Brassard to a one-year AHL-only contract. The 28-year-old Quebec, Canada native, was a former sixth-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft held at the Consol Energy Center

Read More

Voyer has a Big Night in Bruins ECHL Affiliate Maine Mariners Debut

( Photo Credit: Providence Bruins / Flickr )

By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

After being reassigned from the American Hockey League Providence Bruins to the ECHL Maine Mariners, it certainly didn’t take long for forward Alex-Olivier Voyer to garner attention for a return to the higher level. The 22-year-old Quebec, Canada native, had zero points in six games for the top minor-pro affiliate of the NHL

Read More

Goaltender Troy Grosenick Returns After Injury to Earn First AHL Bruins Win

( Photo Credit: Providence Bruins / Flickr )

By: Mark Allred | Follow me on Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Last night the Providence Bruins earned two points and continue to climb the AHL Atlantic Division standings with an overtime victory over the visiting Hartford Wolf Pack. The extra session win at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, saw the return of veteran goaltender Troy Grosenick. The 32-year-old Wisconsin native was

Read More

AHL Bruins get Solid Goaltending From Veteran and Recently Recalled Jon Gillies

( Photo Credit: OurSports Central )

By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

A week ago South Portland, Maine goaltender Jon Gillies came full circle in his professional hockey career to accept a contract and debut in the ECHL with his hometown Maine Mariners. In his first ECHL appearance with the “AA” minor-pro affiliate, the 27-year-old stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Boston Bruins farm team in

Read More

Tralmaks Makes Impactful Return to Maine in the Mariners Season-Opening Victory

By: Mark Allred | Follow Me On Twitter @BlackAndGold277

Last night the ECHL Maine Mariners played in the first game of the 2021/22 regular season and officially kicked off the new “AA” minor-pro affiliation with the NHL Boston Bruins. The Mariners got off on the right foot with a huge 6-3 opening night victory in front of 4,541 supporting fans at

Read More

Bruins ECHL Affiliate: Mariners Bring Back Two Familiar Faces, Release Training Camp Roster

( Photo Credit: ECHL Maine Mariners )

By: Tom LaPlante | Follow me on Twitter @tlaplante7

With less than two weeks until the Maine Mariners kick off their third ECHL season, the Boston Bruins ‘AA’ affiliate was very busy over the last week, plus with player signings and season ticket holder events. The club kicked off last week by announcing they were bringing back two former Mariners in Alex Kile

Read More

Bruins ECHL Affiliate: Mariners Bring Bleackley Back

( Photo Credit: Maine Mariners )

By: Tom LaPlante | Follow me on Twitter @tlapante7

The Maine Mariners, the ECHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins, were busy again this week with roster moves, promotional giveaway announcements, and single-game ticket sales starting. Tuesday kicked off the week with the team announcing that they were bringing Conner Bleackley back to Portland for the 2021-2022 season. He played 15 games for the Mariners

Read More

Bruins ECHL Affiliate: Mariners Sign Two More Players

( Photo Credit: ECHL Maine Mariners )

By: Tom LaPlante | Follow me on Twitter @tlaplante7

It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means: the Maine Mariners have player signings to announce! As has been the norm of late, the ECHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins broke the news Tuesday that they have signed two more players to their 2021-2022 roster, forward Mathew Santos and goaltender Zachary Bouthillier. This week

Read More

Bruins ECHL Affiliate: Mariners Make a Trade and Announce 2021/22 Theme Nights!

By: Tom LaPlante | Follow me on Twitter @tlaplante7

The Maine Mariners, the ECHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins, are wheeling and dealing today as they made a trade today acquiring forward Cameron Askew from the South Carolina Stingrays in exchange for the always intriguing “future considerations.” Askew has spent his entire pro career in South Carolina with the Stingrays but was born in Boston and played his prep hockey

Read More

Bruins ECHL Affiliate: Maine Mariners Sign Two Rookies

( Photo Credit: ECHL Maine Mariners )

By: Tom LaPlante | Follow me on Twitter @tlaplante7

The Maine Mariners didn’t announce a signing last Tuesday, but it’s a new week, another week closer to opening night, and we have two more signings to talk about! Today the Boston Bruins’ ECHL affiliate confirmed the signing of two rookies to the growing lineup of players in Portland: Keltie Jeri-Leon from the Seattle

Read More