Saturday Nov 16
Pirates beat Monarchs before full house
With veteran center Gilbert Brule providing the spark, the Portland Pirates cruised to a 4-1 win against the Manchester Monarchs before a sellout crowd at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee Friday night.
Meet the Pirates 2013-14
Mathieu Brisebois, No. 7 Age: 21 Position: Defense Height: 5-11 Weight: 195 Hometown: Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec History: Signed as a free agent, Brisebois spent part of his first season in the QMJHL with the old Lewiston Maineiacs.
Plenty of prospects vying to be Pirates
Portland Pirates Coach Ray Edwards expects as many as 24 players will be on the ice Monday morning when the AHL team opens its training camp at the OA Performance Center in Saco.
Thursday's Sports Transactions
Exercised the 2014 contract options for RHPs Chandler Barnard, Alex Bates, and Corey Frerichs; INFs Miguel Alfonzo and Jordan Marks; and OFs Cody Hudson and Joseph Hicks.
Pirates go west hoping to remain
Twenty-four players who played for the Portland Pirates last season will participate Thursday morning on opening day of training camp for the Phoenix Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz.