OTTERS EXTRA: Otters complete 5-game road trip tonight in Windsor

   September 27, 2013 9:05 pm    0

 

Erie Otters (2-1-1-0) at Windsor Spitfires (0-2-0-0)
When: Today, 7:05 p.m.
Where: WFCU Centre – Windsor, Ontario
On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream)
Up next: vs. North Bay (Oct. 5, 7 p.m.), vs. Owen Sound (Oct. 9, 7 p.m.)
What to watch: The Otters complete a season-opening, five-game road trip before returning home for next Saturday’s home opener at newly renovated Erie Insurance Arena. … They scored a season-high six goals – including four unanswered scores to end the game – in a 6-3 comeback win at Sarnia on Friday. … RW Connor Brown (3-5-8) set a single-game career high with five points (goal, four assists) against the Sting. … LW Dane Fox (3-2-5) also had a career-high four points (2 goals, 2 assists) in Sarnia. … The No. 1 line of Brown, Fox and C Connor McDavid (goal, 2 assists) combined for four goals and 12 points. … The Otters have allowed 10 goals (2.5 per game) and outshot opponents 164-134 in the first four games. … The Spitfires play their third straight home game to start the season. They lost the first two – 4-3 to Oshawa last weekend and 3-1 to Sarnia on Thursday. .. The Windsor Star has reported that Spitfires LW Chris Marchese, a former Otters’ first-round pick, will undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday. Marchese reportedly missed time a season ago with a concussion before finishing with nine goals and 24 points in 39 games with the Spitfires. He suffered a shoulder injury as a rookie with the Otters in the 2010-11 season (3 goals, 10 points in 40 games).

– Victor Fernandes

 

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