With the Maine Mariners season canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, head coach and assistant general manager Riley Armstrong has had plenty of … Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mariners voluntarily suspended operations through at least the 2020–21 ECHL season. Later, he would also become its general … The Maine Mariners were a Minor Professional hockey team based in Portland, ME playing in the American Hockey League from 1977 to 1987. As such, the first annual Armstrong Skills Competition will take place on Mar. He later coached in Hershey, Pennsylvania, winning the Calder Cup as coach of the 1988 AHL champion Hershey Bears.He was named head coach of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets in 1991, becoming the first Manitoba-born coach of the franchise. Sideline Stories. The Bears and Minutemen are rivals in … 1977-78 Maine Mariners Ticket Brochure . McGuire, the Mariners final head coach (’91-’92) died of cancer on April 7, 2011 at age 58. Anthony Bohn named Assistant Coach. ORONO, Maine University of Maine announced Wednesday that Ben Barr is the new men's ice hockey coach for the Black Bears. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, I grew up in a family of five. He came to the Mariners from the Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) where he was an assistant coach from 2016-18. PORTLAND – When the Maine Mariners season got shutdown due to the pandemic, head coach Riley Armstrong wanted to do something positive for the Maine hockey community. May 14, 2020. E.J. Carver led Maine Maritime to their fourth-consecutive NAC Championship … PORTLAND (WGME) -- When the Maine Mariners’ season was shut down because of COVID, head coach Riley Armstrong wanted to do something positive for kids in … Meet Coach Carver. Bob McCammon was the team's first head coach. Coaching career. Tricia Carver enters her ninth season at the helm of the Mariners. The team played in the Cumberland County Civic Center. It proved to be bad news for the Maine Nordiques, who ceased operations after the 1977 season. Sideline Stories: Coach Armstrong, Maine Mariners. American Hockey League Media Guides. 337 talking about this. Philadelphia was the only franchise that wanted to utilize Portland as their team's sole top-level farm club, and in 1977, the agreement to create the Maine Mariners was struck. MAINE MARINERS ADD TO COACHING STAFF. Links “A major among the minors “, Kathy Blumenstock, Sports Illustrated, February 18, 1980. The Maine Mariners are a professional ice hockey team in the ECHL that began play in the 2018–19 season.Based in Portland, Maine, the team plays their home games at Cross Insurance Arena.The team participate in the North Division of the Eastern Conference. The Maine Mariners are a member hockey club of the ECHL. His wife, Amber, came up with the idea of having a hockey skills challenge. Portland, ME – June 19, 2018 – The Maine Mariners are proud to announce Anthony Bohn as Assistant Coach. Over his time in Aberdeen, the Wings compiled a 68-40-12 record while having 22 players commit to play Division I college hockey. Paddock began coaching with the Maine Mariners of the AHL, winning the Calder Cup in his first year. Bohn, 33, is in his second season as Assistant Coach. And, by that, I mean a family of five skaters; my Dad was a hockey player and my mom is in her 40 th year of coaching figure skating. Downloads. In 2019 Carver's Mariners posted a 24-4 overall record and an unblemished 6-0 record in conference play. 1977-78 Maine Mariners Ticket Brochure. 12 at The Rink at Thompson’s Point in Portland. Bohn, 33, comes to the Mariners from the Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) where he was an assistant coach the past two season. Become its general … E.J from 1977 to 1987 Cup in his first year will! 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