Author: Megan Bonti

Hello! My name is Megan, and I am a staff writer here at Inside the Rink, assigned to cover the Maine Mariners of the ECHL. I have extensive experience in film and photography, but I also love to write. Previously I have also worked as a public speaker bringing awareness to mental health and suicide prevention. In my free time, I enjoy reading, cooking, and sewing. I live in the midcoast area of Maine with my significant other, with a baby on the way.

Making Waves: Francois Brassard

Francois Brassard is a well-known and fan-favorite goaltender of the Maine Mariners and has had a great season thus far. Brassard has skated in three seasons with the Mariners (2018-19, 2019-20, and 2022-23). In the 20-21 season and 21-22 seasons, Brassard skated in games with the Wheeling Nailers, the Jacksonville Icemen of the ECHL, and […]

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Maine Mariners Weekend Recap

Another three-game weekend brought me to the Cross Insurance Arena again, this time with one game against the Trois-Rivieres Lions (2/17) and two against the Atlanta Gladiators (2/18 & 2/19). Friday evening matched them up against the Lions once again. The Mariners have lost many key players to AHL call-ups the last couple of weeks, […]

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Maine Mariners Weekend Recap w/ Ian White Interview

My first weekend covering the Maine Mariners of the ECHL brought a three-game series against the Norfolk Admirals. Maine had just returned from a stint on the road, playing three games against Norfolk, one against Reading, and another against their division rivals- The Worcester Railers. During their three games at Norfolk on the 11th, 13th, […]

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Maine Mariners Sweep Norfolk Admirals

The Maine Mariners started their stint on the road in Norfolk on January 11th at the Scope Arena. Seven Mariners had multi-point nights, extending the team point streak to seven games with their third win in a row, according to the Mariners website. They ended up beating the Norfolk Admirals 7-2 that evening. Forward Alex […]

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Maine Mariners Release Roster Moves

On Monday, January 9th, the Maine Mariners announced roster moves. One forward, Alex-Olivier Voyer, and one goaltender, Kyle Keyser, have been recalled to the Providence Bruins of the AHL. Goaltender Francois Brassard has been reassigned to the Maine Mariners from the Providence Bruins. Forward Nick Jermain has also left the team to sign in Europe. […]

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