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OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Owen Sound Attack

   January 25, 2015 10:17 am

No. 6 Erie Otters (32-9-1-2) at Owen Sound Attack (20-13-2-7) When: Today, 2 p.m. Where: Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre – Owen Sound, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Peterborough (Thursday, 7:05 p.m.), at Kingston (Friday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters head into Owen Sound on a 5-game…

LAKERS WEEKLY: Misiak capitalizing on move to D

   January 23, 2015 1:00 am

Ryan Misiak couldn’t believe Mercyhurst men’s head coach Rick Gotkin just asked him to move to defense. He was a forward. Misiak always had been a forward. Now he can’t imagine playing any other position. “Back then, I was a little tentative,” he said. “But at this point in the season, it’s gone really well….

OTTERS REPORT: Otters stay 6th in CHL top 10

   January 22, 2015 8:46 pm

The Erie Otters remain 6th in the CHL top 10 list. Here’s how the list breaks down… No. Club (league) — Record 1. Oshawa (OHL) — 33-7-1-1 2. Kelowna (WHL) — 34-8-3-0 3. Brandon (WHL) — 33-9-3-1 4. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) — 32-9-0-2 5. Rimouski (QMJHL) — 29-12-2-1 6. Erie (OHL) — 31-9-1-2 7….

OTTERS REPORT: Otters unveil goaltending partnership

   January 21, 2015 4:51 pm

The Erie Otters hired former NHL goaltender Martin Biron as their goaltending advisor last week. Now the next step in the club’s search for consistently strong goaltending was announced today – a partnership with the Academy of Hockey, which is based in Buffalo’s new HarborCenter and where Biron serves as director of goaltending. This partnership…

OTTERS REPORT: Check out rosters for Top Prospects

   January 21, 2015 1:48 pm

Check out the rosters for Thursday night’s CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Meridian Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario (7 p.m., NHL Network) Team Cherry (Head coach – Don Cherry) Team Orr (Head coach – Bobby Orr)

OTTERS UPDATE: McDavid, Strome headline NHL midterm draft list

   January 20, 2015 11:31 am

Erie Otters C Connor McDavid stands atop the list of North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for the 2015 draft – ahead of Boston University C Jack Eichel. That’s no surprise. He’ll be the No. 1 pick in June. C Dylan Strome earned the No. 5 spot on that list. That’s no…

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Erie Otters vs. North Bay Battalion

   January 17, 2015 6:14 pm

ERIE OTTERS VS. NORTH BAY BATTALION Today, 7 p.m. at Erie Insurance Arena TONIGHT’S LINEUPS ERIE OTTERS FORWARDS DeBrincat-McDavid-Baptiste Elie-Strome-Betz Pettit-J. Marchment-Bily K. Maksimovich-Q. Maksimovich-Fellows DEFENSE MacDermid-D. Raddysh Dermott-Donnay Fergus-Murphy GOALTENDING Dekoning Williams SCRATCHES: Genovese (lower body), M. Marchment (healthy), T. Raddysh (healthy) NORTH BAY BATTALION FORWARDS Kujawinski-Paul-Amadio Olsson-McKenzie-Henriksson Baird-Huether-Santos Green-Poirer-Shoemaker DEFENSE Liberati-McIvor Miller-Wood Kosack-Bruce…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. North Bay Battalion

   January 17, 2015 3:24 pm

North Bay Battalion (21-10-5-3) at No. 6 Erie Otters (30-9-1-2) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Guelph (Friday, 7:30 p.m.), at Owen Sound (Jan. 25, 2 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters face the OHL’s second-ranked scoring defense (North Bay, 103 goals against)…

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Erie Otters vs. Kingston Frontenacs

   January 16, 2015 6:13 pm

ERIE OTTERS VS. KINGSTON FRONTENACS Today, 7 p.m. at Erie Insurance Arena TONIGHT’S LINEUPS ERIE OTTERS (29-9-1-2) FORWARDS DeBrincat-McDavid-Baptiste Elie-Strome-Betz Pettit-J. Marchment-T. Raddysh K. Maksimovich-Q. Maksimovich-Fellows DEFENSE MacDermid-D. Raddysh Dermott-Donnay Fergus-Murphy GOALTENDING Williams Dekoning SCRATCHES: Genovese (lower body – out another week), Bily (healthy), M. Marchment (healthy) KINGSTON FRONTENACS (16-16-4-2) FORWARDS Steege-Polesello-Crouse Pawley-Lammikko-Schutt McGlynn-Nichol-Caron Gilmour-Dorval-Field…

VIC’S PICKS: Weekly OHL rankings

   January 13, 2015 11:47 pm

With the OHL playoff push well underway, it’s time to unveil Vic’s picks, my first ranking of the top 5 clubs in the OHL: No. Club (record) – My take 1. Oshawa (31-6-1-1) – If the Generals have a weakness, no team has exploited it yet. 2. Sault Ste. Marie (30-9-1-2) – RW Justin Bailey…