Former UMaine hockey captains help NHL teams end playoff dro

Posted by: MBR on Tue Apr 30th, 2013 6:07 am
Former UMaine hockey captains help NHL teams end playoff droughtsBy Larry Mahoney Two former University of Maine hockey teammates and two-year captains have helped lead their teams into the Stanley Cup playoffs after prolonged absences.Bangor resident Jack Capuano, in his third season as the head coach of the youthful New York Islanders, piloted the Islanders to an eighth-place finish in the Eastern Conference and their first playoff berth since the 2006-2007 season.They will open their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series on the road against top seed Pittsburgh at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/04/29/s ... -droughts/