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OTTERS POST-GAME: Double game misconducts, potent PP and more

   October 4, 2014 11:51 pm    1

I learned something new tonight at Erie Insurance Arena. Apparently, you can be ejected from the same game…twice. Erie Otters RW Nick Betz was given a game misconduct for taking part in a second fight during the same stoppage in the third period. Then he earned a second game misconduct for what was listed on…


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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters open home slate vs. Sting

   October 4, 2014 6:24 pm    0

The puck drops in about an hour. But before that, here’s a few highlights for the Erie Otters’ home opener against Sarnia at Erie Insurance Arena… Nick Betz moves to the top line after his strong offensive start to the season. Newly signed 2014 draft pick Riley MacRae makes his OHL debut as the center…


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OTTERS REPORT: Raddysh picked to play World U17s

   October 2, 2014 3:15 pm    0

Erie Otters rookie winger Taylor Raddysh has been chosen to play for his native Canada’s Team White at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, which will be held Nov. 2-8 in Sarnia and Lambton Shores, Ontario. On Thursday, Hockey Canada unveiled the 66 players representing three Canadian national teams – Black, Red and White –…


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OTTERS REPORT: Otters move into CHL top 10

   October 1, 2014 5:15 pm    0

The Erie Otters turned a 3-0 start to the OHL’s regular season into a spot in the CHL top 10…the Otters are 7th after not being ranked in the opening poll of the season. No. Club (league) – record 1. Rimouski (QMJHL) – 5-1-0-0 2. Kingston (OHL) – 2-0-0-0 3. Brandon (WHL) – 4-0-0-0 4….


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OTTERS REPORT: Otters’ options to replace Wigle

   September 30, 2014 4:44 pm    0

The Erie Otters are down to one overager, D Cory Genovese, on the roster now that RW Joel Wigle is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. But there no immediate plans to acquire an OA. The Otters want the OHL’s maximum of three OAs, but not before they know what will happen with potential OAs…


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OTTERS UPDATE: Wigle out indefinitely & other news

   September 29, 2014 3:05 pm    0

Joel Wigle is back on the injured list, and head coach Kris Knoblauch figures it will be awhile before he rejoins the Erie Otters’ lineup. Knoblauch called it an upper-body injury Wigle suffered in a third-period fight with Saginaw D Jacob Ringuette in Wednesday’s season opener. Knoblauch said Wigle didn’t reinjure the shoulders he had…


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OTTERS REPORT: Vote for the inaugural Otters Player of the Week

   September 28, 2014 5:28 pm    1

Who was the Erie Otters’ best player during last week’s games? Vote now on the Shootout blog (deadline is Tuesday at 5 p.m.), and I’ll post the results in the Otters Weekly notebook that appears in every Wednesday’s sports section…


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OTTERS WATCH: Otters look to cap perfect road trip

   September 27, 2014 1:00 am    0

Erie Otters at (2-0-0-0) at Plymouth Whalers (1-0-0-0) When: Today, 7:05 p.m. Where: Compuware Arena – Plymouth, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, (live stream) Up next: vs. Sarnia (Oct. 4, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters conclude a season-opening, three-game road trip as the visiting team for the last of three straight three…


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OTTERS REPORT: Murphy earned move back to D

   September 24, 2014 3:05 pm    0

Here are a couple of notes to consider heading into the Erie Otters’ season opener tonight in Saginaw… * Patrick Murphy’s move from the wing to D is permanent because of the team’s youth on the blue line. But the move also shows how much Murphy has improved his game – and more importantly, matured…


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OTTERS WATCH: Otters open season in Saginaw

   September 24, 2014 10:46 am    0

Erie Otters at (0-0-0-0) at Saginaw Spirit (0-0-0-0) When: Today, 7:11 p.m. Where: Dow Event Center – Saginaw, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, (live stream) Up next: at Windsor (Friday, 7:35 p.m.), at Plymouth (Saturday, 7:05 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters begin the 19th season in franchise history as the opponent in straight…


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