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Sports briefs for Dec. 19, 2014

By Staff and Wire Reports on Dec. 19, 2014, at 5:38 p.m.
Fort Kent alumni games to tip off Dec. 27 FORT KENT — Fort Kent Community High School is holding alumni basketball games on Saturday, Dec. 27. The women’s ‘game is 5 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7 p.m. Area youth teams will play at halftime. Alumni will be …
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Windjammers blow past Gardiner

on Dec. 19, 2014, at 3:04 a.m.
HALLOWELL – The Camden Hills Regional High School boys’ hockey team put on a clinic at the Bank of Maine Ice Vault in Hallowell, scoring five goals playing a hard-nosed style of hockey en route to a 5-0 win over the Gardiner High School. The Windjammers looked the stronger team …
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Weinrich named honorary captain for AHL All-Star Classic

on Dec. 19, 2014, at 1:38 a.m.
Maine native and UMaine alum Eric Weinrich has been chosen by the American Hockey League to serve as an honorary captain for its upcoming 2015 AHL All-Classic in Utica, New York. Weinrich along with Bill Guerin, who was also selected as an honorary captain, will take part in the two-day …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Dec. 18, 2014

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 6:01 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — The University of Maine’s Senior and Junior Winter Baseball Clinics will be held Saturdays through Feb 8. The Saturday of Christmas will be off. Please visit goblackbears.com for more information or contact Nick Derba at 581-1097 or Nicholas.Derba@umit.maine.edu. GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine baseball team …
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Pirates vs. Manchester Monarchs (12/17/14)

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 5:52 a.m.
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Lackluster effort leads to Pirates’ worst loss of the season

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 4:46 a.m.
PORTLAND – Ray Edwards said his team could not do anything right Wednesday night. “The whole night is disappointing,” said Edwards. “The group was not ready to play tonight.” That much was clearly evident as the Portland Pirates suffered its worst loss of the season, falling 8-2 to the Manchester …
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Biddeford weathers the Storm

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:45 a.m.
SACO – The Biddeford Tigers’ offense was slow to start the game, but gathered enough goals to put away the Scarborough Red Storm, 3-1, in Class A boys’ hockey Wednesday night at MHG Ice Arena. Biddeford netted its first goal of the game as Kerry Crepeau picked up the rebound …
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Blue Devils deep six Clippers

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:21 a.m.
LEWISTON — The Lewiston High School Blue Devils showed its depth in boys’ hockey as six different skaters scored in the 6-1 victory over the Yarmouth Clippers Wednesday night. “We have nine or 11 forwards at any given time who can skate with anybody,” Lewiston coach Jamie Belleau said. “It’s …
Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom (32) makes a save on Boston's Torey Krug (47) during the second period of Wednesday's game at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Bruins won 3-2 in overtime.

Eriksson goal lifts Bruins past Wild in overtime

By Jess Myers, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 17, 2014, at 11:01 p.m.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota — Left winger Loui Eriksson scored in overtime as the Boston Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak, beating the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Wednesday. Centers Carl Soderberg and Patrice Bergeron also scored for Boston (16-13-3), which lost six of its previous seven games. Goalie Niklas Svedberg, starting …

Crosby returns to ice after mumps diagnosis

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 17, 2014, at 9:18 p.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated Wednesday as he points toward a return from a bout with the mumps. Crosby worked out on his own before the rest of the team took the ice. The NHL’s reigning MVP has missed Pittsburgh’s last three games after being diagnosed with the disease. …

Rinne wins duel with Rask as Predators edge Bruins

By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 17, 2014, at 9:16 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Some have wondered if Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette is risking wearing down goalkeeper Pekka Rinne by starting him in 27 of the first 30 games. The better question at this point might be why Laviolette would even consider sitting Rinne, considering how well the big Finnish …
Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) skates onto the ice for overtime against the New York Rangers during the overtime period at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 8.

Mumps outbreak in NHL has likely reached peak

By Reuters on Dec. 17, 2014, at 5:45 a.m.
The mumps outbreak that has spread through the National Hockey League over the past month and recently claimed the game’s best player has likely reached its peak, experts said on Tuesday. Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby sat out his team’s Monday game after becoming the 13th NHL player since early …
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) makes a save on Boston Bruins right winger Reilly Smith (18) during the shootout Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators defeated the Bruins in a shootout 3-2.

Rinne wins duel with Rask as Predators edge Bruins

By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 17, 2014, at 2:04 a.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Some have wondered if Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette is risking wearing down goalkeeper Pekka Rinne by starting him in 27 of the first 30 games. The better question at this point might be why Laviolette would even consider sitting Rinne, considering how well the big Finnish …

Sports briefs for Dec. 16, 2014

By Staff and Wire Reports on Dec. 16, 2014, at 6:11 p.m.
Bus trip planned for UMaine women’s basketball game The Friends of UMaine Women’s Basketball is organizing a bus trip to the Black Bears’ game at New Hampshire on Sunday, March 1. The bus will leave Old Town at 7:30 a.m. and make stops in Bangor and Newport. If needed, other …
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Class B Power Six Poll (Week ending 12/14/14)

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 6:09 p.m.
Here’s this week’s Top 6 Power Six for Class B boys’ HS Hockey Class B 1. Messalonskee 2. Camden Hills 3. Kennebunk 4. Brewer 5. Gorham 6. Cape Elizabeth
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Class A Power Six Poll (week ending 12/14/14)

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
Here’s this week’s Top 6 Power Six for Class A boys’ HS Hockey Class A 1. Falmouth 2. St. Dom’s 3. Cheverus 4. Bangor 5. Scarborough 6. Lewiston
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Class A and Class B Power Six poll (Week ending 12/14/14)

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 5:52 p.m.
Here’s this week’s Power Six for Class A and Class B boys’ HS Hockey Class A 1. Falmouth 2. St. Dom’s 3. Cheverus 4. Bangor 5. Scarborough 6. Lewiston Class B 1. Messalonskee 2. Camden Hills 3. Kennebunk 4. Brewer 5. Gorham 6. Cape Elizabeth
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NA3EHL eager to call Lewiston home

on Dec. 15, 2014, at 11:28 p.m.
LEWISTON — The commissioner of the North American 3 Eastern Hockey League Wayne Sheehan called the Androscoggin Bank Colisee one of the league’s flagship buildings. In 2015-16, the Colisee will become the full-time home of the New Hampshire Fighting Spirit, which will be renamed the Lewiston/Auburn Fighting Spirit. “We are …
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Fighting Spirit relocating to Lewiston for next season

on Dec. 15, 2014, at 10:50 p.m.
LEWISTON – The Androscoggin Bank Colisee will have a new tenant next season. Junior hockey will return to the Lewiston-Auburn area beginning in 2015 with the arrival of the Lewiston/Auburn Fighting Spirit. The New Hampshire Fighting Spirit will relocate to the Lewiston facility for the 2015-’16 season and adopt the …
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Junior hockey returning to the Colisee

on Dec. 15, 2014, at 10:47 p.m.
LEWISTON – The Androscoggin Bank Colisee will have a new tenant next season as junior hockey will return to the Lewiston-Auburn area beginning in 2015 with the arrival of the Lewiston/Auburn Fighting Spirit. The currently named New Hampshire Fighting Spirit will relocate to the Lewiston facility for the 2015-’16 season …
 
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