Will Portland Piratesí owner be able to revive hockey franch

Posted by: MBR on Sun Jul 6th, 2014 5:35 am
Will Portland Piratesí owner be able to revive hockey franchise?With a mix of humility and bravado, Ron Cain promises positive changes. And thereís no doubting this shrewd businessmanís passion for the game.BY GLENN JORDAN ..It wouldnít be hard to envision Ron Cain sitting on a wooden bench in a hockey rink, lacing up a pair of skates while talking trash before a menís league game.Until a few years ago, thatís exactly where the new majority owner and CEO of the Portland Pirates could be found, playing the game he learned while growing up outside of Boston...read more: http://www.pressherald.com/2014/07/06/w ... franchise/NOTE: Press Herald - allows 10 free reads per month for non-subscribers.
Posted by: MBR on Sun Jul 6th, 2014 5:37 am
Ron Cainís philanthropic efforts hard to pin downThe Piratesí majority owner says he keeps a low profile, but claims of charitable giving donít always add up with IRS records.BY J. CRAIG ANDERSON..Portland Pirates majority owner and CEO Ron Cain prides himself on being an avid philanthropist who has contributed to more than 20 charities. Details of Cainís philanthropy are difficult to pin down, however, in part because of his reluctance to disclose specific contributions or the name of his family charitable foundation.Read more: http://www.pressherald.com/2014/07/06/r ... -hard-pin/
I guess we now have an answer to the question... Turns out the Pirates had an owner worse than Art Modell.