Portland’s new hockey team is coming together. Recently, the team, which will play out of the city’s Cross Insurance Arena opened up their website for name suggestions. Well, it looks like there are five finalists.
Mariners (also the name of Portland’s original pro hockey team)
Watchmen (decent, but semi creepy)
Wild Blueberries (now really, WHO submitted this one?)
According to WCSH, hockey will be returning to Portland. They are reporting that a former Portland Pirates player and GM, Brad Church and former owner, Godfrey Wood are planning to bring an ECHL team to Portland.
Wes McCauley, a NHL referee that now lives in South Portland, Maine, had some fun with the crowd in San Jose as the Sharks were playing the L.A. Kings. They had to go to official review if a goal was actually a goal.
Duncan Keith and Patrick Kane scored goals and goalie Corey Crawford was flawless in net, as the Blackhawks shut out the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-0, in Game 6 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago on Monday night. With the win, Chicago captured their third NHL championship in six seasons.