Portland-based producer follows Maine Mariners as they chase their dreams
In the summer of 2017, Maine newspaper reporters began writing about a new minor league hockey team starting up in Portland. They had no idea they were writing Devon Platte the synopsis for his latest reality TV project.
Completed in 2018 and airing this year on NBCSN, this documentary series about the return of the Maine Mariners hockey team in Portland is from filmmaker Devon Platte. The series, about aspiring hockey players trying to make it to the NHL via Portland-based, on-ice heroics, promises to put Maine back on the map, as far as inspirational minor league hockey storytelling goes.