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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Ottawa 67’s

   September 14, 2014 1:00 am    0

OTTAWA 67’s Coach/GM: Jeff Brown/Pat Higgins 2013-14 finish: 23-39-3-3, 5th in East Division, 10th in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Did not qualify Key players: RW Travis Konecny (26 goals, 44 assists, 70 points), C Erik Bradford (25-43-68), C Dante Salituro (22-37-59), LW Brendan Bell (25-24-29), Key losses: G Philippe Trudeau (22-32-3-3 record, 4.03 goals-against average,…

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Oshawa Generals

   September 13, 2014 1:00 am    0

OSHAWA GENERALS Coach/GM: D.J. Smith/Roger Hunt 2013-14 finish: 42-20-0-6, 1st in East Division, 3rd in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Lost to North Bay 4-0 in conference finals Key players: LW Michael Dal Colle (39 goals, 56 assists, 95 points, 16 power-play goals; N.Y. Islanders prospect), C Cole Cassels (24-49-73, 11 PPG; signed with Vancouver), C…

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: North Bay Battalion

   September 12, 2014 1:00 am    0

NORTH BAY BATTALION Coach/GM: Stan Butler 2013-14 finish: 38-24-4-2, 1st in Central Division, 4th in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Won Eastern Conference championship, lost to Western Conference champion Guelph 4-1 in league finals Key players: G Jake Smith (23-12-3-1 record, 2.52 goals-against average, .904 save percentage, 4 shutouts), C Nick Paul (26-20-46; Ottawa prospect), D…

 

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NHL REPORT: NHL unveils rule changes for 2014-15 season

   September 11, 2014 3:21 pm    0

Shootouts remain in the NHL, but Spin-O-Rama goals during those shootouts are now a thing of the past…read more about the league’s rules changes for the 2014-15 season by clicking here.

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Niagara IceDogs

   September 11, 2014 1:00 am    0

Niagara IceDogs Coach/GM: Marty Williamson 2013-14 finish: 24-35-3-6, 4th in Central Division, 6th in Eastern conference Playoff finish: Lost to North Bay 4-3 in conference quarterfinals Key players: C Carter Verhaeghe (28 goals, 54 assists, 82 points, 13 power-play goals; signed with Toronto), LW Brendan Perlini (34-37-71, 16 PPG, 2 short-handed goals; signed with Arizona),…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Otters, Lakers at NHL rookie tournaments

   September 10, 2014 4:50 pm    0

23 players with current or past ties to the Erie Otters and Mercyhurst University are attending NHL rookie camps. The schedules include only games involving those players… NHL PROSPECTS TOURNAMENT at Center Ice Arena – Traverse City, Mich. Players – D Brady Austin (Buffalo), G Oscar Dansk (Columbus), D Troy Donnay (N.Y. Rangers), F Hayden…

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Mississauga Steelheads

   September 10, 2014 1:00 am    0

MISSISSAUGA STEELHEADS Coach/GM: James Boyd 2013-14 finish: 24-38-1-5, 5th in Central Division, 8th Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Oshawa 4-0 in conference quarterfinals Key players: G Spencer Martin (24-33-1-4 record, 3.54 goals-against average, .899 save percentage, 3 shutouts; Colorado prospect), D Sean Day (6-10-16, minus-35), C Bryson Cianfrone (17 goals, 27 assists, 44 points),…

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: London Knights

   September 9, 2014 1:00 am    0

LONDON KNIGHTS Coach/GM: Dale Hunter/Mark Hunter 2013-14 finish: 49-14-1-4; 3rd in Midwest Division, 4th in Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Guelph 4-1 in Western Conference semifinals, finished 0-3 in Memorial Cup Key players: LW Max Domi (34 goals, 59 assists, 93 points, 11 power-play goals; signed with Arizona), D Nikita Zadorov (11-19-30, plus-30 in…

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Kitchener Rangers

   September 8, 2014 1:00 am    0

KITCHENER RANGERS Coach/GM: Troy Smith/Murray Hiebert 2013-14 finish: 22-41-2-3, 5th in Midwest Division, 9th in Western Conference Playoff finish: Did not qualify Key players: RW Nick Magyar

 

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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Kingston Frontenacs

   September 7, 2014 12:12 am    0

KINGSTON FRONTENACS Coach/GM: Paul McFarland/Doug Gilmour 2013-14 finish: 39-23-3-3, 2nd in East Division, 3rd in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Peterborough 4-3 in conference quarterfinals Key players: C Sam Bennett (36 goals, 55 assists, 91 points, 10 power-play goals; signed with Calgary), RW Spencer Watson (33-35-68; Los Angeles prospect), D Roland McKeown (11-32-43, plus-38;…

 

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