John Carter and other Bruins Greats will be once again visiting Portland for their annual game against the local high school all-stars this coming Friday, April 9th at 7 PM at the Cumberland County Civic Center.
The Portland Firefighters IAFF Local No. 740 and ECMG are proud to bring to the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland former Boston Bruins greats such as Kenny Linseman, Glenn Featherstone, NESN Analyst Andy Brickley, Reggie Lemelin, Bobby Beers and more to play the Greater Portland High School All-Stars this coming Friday, April 9th, at 7pm. The game has become a tradition for Maine residents with a near capacity crowd last year. This year the Class A State Hockey Champion Biddeford Tigers will be participating (along with Travis Roy Award winner Trevor Fleurent) as well as, for the first time, Cumberland County's top senior female hockey players.
In addition to the game, there will be entertainment, festivities, give-aways and opportunities for autographs, photos with celebrities, the Pirates and Red Claws mascots and more. Also, a special “Heroes” game at 6 PM will feature members of the Portland Fire Department who will square of against members of the Portland Police Department for local hockey bragging rights. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the many worthwhile causes that the Portland Firefighters IAFF Local No. 740 supports throughout the year including fire safety, education and more. Tickets will be available at the door for a suggested $10 donation. Children under 12 get in free. Families’ welcome, Doors open at 5. FMI on this event email alex at ecmgevents.com