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 REPORT: Otters take over #1 in CHL top 10

   November 5, 2014 4:42 pm

The Erie Otters are making a habit of being ranked atop the CHL top 10. The Otters, who spent three consecutive weeks at No. 1 last December, are back in the top spot in the latest poll… No. Club (league) – Record 1. Erie (OHL) — 13-0-0-1 2. Kelowna (WHL) — 14-1-1-0 3. Saint John…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters stay 2nd in CHL top 10

   October 29, 2014 4:05 pm

The Erie Otters remain 2nd in the CHL top 10 poll releaed today…here’s the complete list: No. Club (league) — Record 1. Kelowna (WHL) — 12-1-0-0 2. Erie (OHL) — 11-0-0-1 3. Rimouski (QMJHL) — 13-4-0-1 4. Medicine Hat (WHL) — 11-2-1-0 5. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) — 10-3-0-0 6. Brandon (WHL) — 11-3-1-0 7….

OTTERS REPORT: CHL commissioners respond to lawsuit

   October 20, 2014 4:11 pm

The Canadian Hockey League has issued a statement from its three commissioners – David Branch (OHL), Gilles Courteau (QMJHL) and Ron Robison (WHL) – in response to the reported class action lawsuit filed in Toronto on Friday. Here’s a link to information class action suit. Here’s a story from the Toronto Star…Erie Otters officials have…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters rise 1 spot in CHL top 10

   October 15, 2014 3:46 pm

The Erie Otters have moved up 1 spot to 4th in the latest CHL top 10 list, which was released today… CHL top 10 1. Kelowna (WHL) — 8-0-0-0 2. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) — 7-0-0-0 3. Rimouski (QMJHL) — 9-3-0-0 4. Erie (OHL) — 6-0-0-0 5. Medicine Hat (WHL) — 8-1-0-0 6. Brandon (WHL)…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters move up 2 spots in CHL poll

   October 8, 2014 7:58 pm

The Erie Otters rose two spots to 5th in the latest CHL top 10 released today. Here’s the complete list… No. Club (league) – record 1. Rimouski (QMJHL) — 8-1-0-0 2. Kelowna (WHL) — 7-0-0-0 3. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) — 4-0-0-0 4. Brandon (WHL) — 5-0-1-0 5. Erie (OHL) — 4-0-0-0 6. Medicine Hat…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters move into CHL top 10

   October 1, 2014 5:15 pm

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….

OTTERS REPORT: CHL pick Vladykovski headlines latest camp cuts

   August 29, 2014 9:50 pm

The Erie Otters picked two players in the 2014 CHL Import Draft last month. None are on the roster. Second-round pick Igor Vladykovski headlined a group of 10 prospects cut Friday night, which left the club with 32 players heading into Saturday’s 5 p.m. preseason opener against Mississauga at Erie Insurance Arena. The Otters already…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters’ Genovese responds to OHL rule changes

   August 20, 2014 4:27 pm

Erie Otters D Cory Genovese made a pointed comment on Twitter, presumably about the OHL’s latest rule changes regarding fighting and other contact- related penalties… “(OHL commissioner and CHL president) Dave Branch is ruining junior hockey. If you’re scared to get hurt or scared your son will get hurt, sign up for a different sport…

OTTERS REPORT: Karlsson staying in Sweden for family reasons

   August 13, 2014 10:00 am

Kevin Epp of Titan Sports Management in Vancouver, B.C. – one of CHL 1st-round pick Anton Karlsson‘s North American-based agents – says Karlsson has chosen to play in his native Sweden to be closer to his family. Karlsson’s decision capped what Epp called a frustrating situation, which began in the months before the 2014 CHL…