Media report on passing of UMaine coach Red Gendron
Numerous media outlets reported on the sudden passing of University of Maine hockey coach Red Gendron on April 9. The Associated Press, NBC Boston (Channel 10), the Bangor Daily News, the Portland Press Herald, U.S. College Hockey Online, News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7) and WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) shared statements from Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine System vice chancellor for research and innovation and president of UMaine, and Ken Ralph, UMaine athletic director. Centralmaine.com and WABI offered a retrospective on Gendron’s career on the ice. In extended coverage, the Bangor Daily News recapped his career and reported on the reaction of the UMaine hockey community to his death. Maine Public, ESPN and Federal News Network shared the AP story. The New Hampshire Union Leader shared the BDN story. The Boston Globe and Q106.5 FM also reported on Gendron’s death.