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…

LAKERS GAMENIGHT: Mercyhurst men vs. Canisius

   January 13, 2015 6:58 pm

Mercyhurst vs. Canisius Today, 7:05 p.m. at Mercyhurst Ice Center MERCYHURST (10-6-3, 8-3-2 AHA) FORWARDS Zay-Just-Cook Riley-Elliott-Bahntge Charbonneau-Bodo-Frischmon Todd-Dutra DEFENSE Mastrodicasa-Misiak Gettinger-Enns Drouin-Shiplo Piacentini GOALTENDING Wildung Bacon Scratches: Monteith (healthy), Shields (injured), Nagtzaam (lower body), DeWald (healthy), Hrehoriak (healthy), Gotkin (healthy), Sarjeant (lower body) CANISIUS (8-8-5, 7-4-4 AHA) FORWARDS Conacher-Schmelzer-Cuddemi Rigney-McCrank-Freeman Beck-Murray-Sheeran Wiseman-Sabatini-Kielich DEFENSE Stander-Jessey…

OTTERS TALK: Let’s talk Otters after the trade deadline

   January 12, 2015 10:04 pm

Live Blog Otters Talk – Trade Deadline Edition  

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at London Knights

   January 9, 2015 2:01 pm

No. 4 Erie Otters (27-9-1-2) at No. 10 London Knights (24-11-0-3) When: Today, 7:30 p.m. Where: Budweiser Gardens – London, Ontario On the air: NHL Network, WFNN-AM/1330, (live stream) Up next: vs. London (Sunday, 5 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters meet the Midwest Division rival Knights on national television a night after squandering…

OTTERS REPORT: Erie Otters at Sarnia Sting

   January 8, 2015 3:18 pm

No. 4 Erie Otters (27-8-1-2) at Sarnia Sting (18-15-2-2) When: Today, 7:05 p.m. Where: RBC Centre – Sarnia, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, (live stream) Up next: at London (Friday, 7:30 p.m.), vs. London (Friday, 5 p.m.) What to watch: The start of a two-game road trip features the return of C Connor McDavid…

OTTERS UPDATE: Elie, Marchment provide options up front

   January 5, 2015 9:07 pm

Erie Otters GM Sherry Bassin made his big splash in November with the Nick Baptiste. Bassin needed to make the right move – big splash or not – to solidify a group of forwards that needed more experienced depth up front to win at OHL playoff time. Remi Elie fits right in on the left…

LAKERS UPATE: ‘Hurst women rise to 9th in USCHO poll

   January 5, 2015 3:33 pm

The Mercyhurst women’s hockey team hasn’t played since mid-December. But the Lakers still moved up a spot, to ninth, in the Division I poll released today. Division I poll (1st-place votes in parentheses) No. School — Record, Points 1. Boston College (15) — 17-0-1, 150 2. Minnesota — 17-1-2, 134 3. Wisconsin —…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Windsor Spitfires

   January 3, 2015 4:09 pm

Windsor Spitfires (13-21-1-0) at No. 4 Erie Otters (27-7-1-2) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, (live stream) Up next: at Sarnia (Thursday, 7:05 p.m.), at London (Friday, 7:30 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters have opened the second half of the regular season with three straight wins by…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters rise 2 spots in CHL poll

   December 31, 2014 1:37 pm

CHL top 10 No. Club (league) — Record 1. Oshawa (OHL) — 27-5-1-0 2. Kelowna (WHL) — 29-6-3-0 3. Brandon (WHL) — 27-7-3-1 4. Erie (OHL) — 25-7-1-2 5. Rimouski (QMJHL) — 24-11-1-1 6. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) — 26-8-0-2 7. Medicine Hat (WHL) — 26-9-1-1 8. Moncton (QJMHL) — 24-10-0-2 9. Saint John (QMJHL)…