Commentary: The star QB gets a decent salary, and the team can afford a personnel upgrade.
Brett Brown, formerly of South Portland, has proven that he can be a head coach in the NBA.
He pitches two hitless innings in Boston's 15-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Matt Brooks scores the winner for the Dragons, who lost a lead late in regulation.
Portland scores three power-play goals on four chances in its 6-3 win over Boston.
Western Class B: Cape Elizabeth adjusts after a rough first period and holds off the Clippers 4-3 to set up a semi with Greely.
Western Class A: The Rams build a 3-0 lead, then make it through hectic moments to beat Portland-Deering, 3-2.
Boston, which has won four straight – all on the road – is 16-3-1 in its last 20 games against the Islanders.