OTTERS WEEKLY: DeBrincat shares record with McDavid

   January 28, 2015 1:00 am

News and notes from the Erie Otters and around the OHL: Alex DeBrincat set the franchise’s rookie scoring mark with his 67th point of the season in a 7-3 win at Owen Sound on Sunday. On Monday, the first-year winger shared credit for the record with the previous record-holder – linemate Connor McDavid. “Without him,…

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 WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Guelph Storm

   December 31, 2014 1:33 pm

Guelph Storm (20-13-1-1) at No. 4 Erie Otters (25-7-1-2) When: Today, 6 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Mississauga (Friday, 7:30 p.m.), vs. Windsor (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters conclude 2014 with a New Year’s Eve matchup against Midwest Division rival Guelph after…

OTTERS REPORT: Top Prospects Game rosters

   December 17, 2014 8:56 pm

2015 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game Rosters TEAM CHERRY Goaltenders Callum Booth (Quebec Remparts) Samuel Montembeault (Blainville-Boisbriand Armada) Defensemen Brandon Carlo (Tri-City Americans) Vince Dunn (Niagara IceDogs) Noah Juulsen (Everett Silvertips) Matt Spencer (Peterborough Petes) Mitchell Vande Sompel (Oshawa Generals) Jakub Zboril (Saint John Sea Dogs) Forwards Anthony Beauvillier (Shawinigan Cataractes) Filip Chlapik (Charlottetown Islanders)…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Oshawa Generals

   December 7, 2014 3:44 pm

No. 4 Erie Otters (22-4-0-2) at No. 1 Oshawa Generals (22-3-1-0) When: Today, 6:05 p.m. Where: General Motors Centre – Oshawa, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Kitchener (Tuesday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters and Generals meet in a battle of the OHL’s top two clubs. The Otters…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Belleville Bulls

   November 29, 2014 4:38 pm

Belleville Bulls (12-12-1-1) at No. 2 Erie Otters (21-3-0-1) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Owen Sound (Wednesday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters and Bulls are heading opposite directions as they head into tonight’s first of two regular-season matchups. The Otters…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Saginaw Spirit

   November 22, 2014 1:37 pm

No. 2 Erie Otters (18-3-0-1) at Saginaw Spirit (10-9-1-1) When: Today, 7:35 p.m. Where: Dow Event Center – Saginaw, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Mississauga (Thursday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters began this weekend road trip with a 7-1 win in Sarnia on Friday night. They have…