OTTERS EXTRA: Reports – Otters G Festarini leaves IceDogs

   December 18, 2013 5:38 pm

Looks like former Erie Otters G Chris Festarini has left the Niagara IceDogs…read more by checking out these stories… http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/2013/12/18/festarini-leaves-icedogs http://www.localsportsreport.com/index.php?p=Blogs,View&blog=3&id=167 http://www.niagarathisweek.com/sports-story/4278221-goalie-festarini-quits-icedogs/

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look to continue winning streak tonight at IceDogs

   December 12, 2013 11:58 am

Erie Otters (27-4-1-0) at Niagara IceDogs (8-19-2-2) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Jack Gatecliff Arena – St. Catharines, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. London (Saturday, 7 p.m.), at Guelph (Sunday, 6:30 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters have won eight straight games, their second-longest winning streak of the season….

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Niagara IceDogs – UPDATED

   November 2, 2013 8:32 am

Erie Otters (12-2-1-0) at Niagara IceDogs (5-8-1-2) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Jack Gatecliff Arena – St. Catharines, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at London (Sunday, 2 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters can set a new franchise record tonight with an 11th straight win. … The Otters are 5-2-1-0…

Former Otter Festarini, IceDogs blank Otters in preseason game

   September 2, 2013 3:02 pm

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario – Rookie goaltender Daniel Dekoning gave the Erie Otters a chance to sweep their two-game weekend series against Niagara. He had a strong performance against the IceDogs. But it wasn’t enough for the short-handed Otters in a 2-0 preseason loss Monday at Jack Gatecliff Arena. The Otters played without several key veterans,…

OTTERS UPDATE: Dansk struggles again in loss to IceDogs

   February 13, 2013 8:17 pm

Erie Otters rookie goaltender Oscar Dansk has played nine periods of hockey in the past two months. They haven’t been his finest work. Dansk, who missed time midway through the season while sitting the bench for his native Sweden at the IIHF World Junior Championship and the past month with a concussion, continues to struggle…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters fall to IceDogs in season opener

   September 20, 2012 7:20 pm

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario – As expected, the Erie Otters are a work in progress. Highly touted No. 1 pick Connor McDavid will fill the stat sheet in the 2012-13 season. New goaltender Oscar Dansk will make enough key saves in net. And the Otters will produce more consistent efforts. But a defeat on opening night…

OTTERS UPDATE: Look at the Central Division

   September 17, 2012 2:45 pm

This week, I’ll break down all 20 OHL clubs division by division and unveil my predictions for the 2012-13 season. Today, let’s look at the Eastern Conference’s Central Division (listed in alphabetical order): Barrie Colts Coach/GM: Dale Hawerchuk/Jason Ford 2011-12 finish: 40-23-3-2, 2nd division, 3rd conference Playoff finish: Lost to Ottawa in conference semifinals Key…

OTTERS UPDATE: Williams stops 61 in Otters' 2-1 win vs. IceDogs

   February 15, 2012 8:03 pm

Devin Williams did everything but score a goal for the Erie Otters. But the Otters finally scored – two late goals, actually – to reward Williams for the game of his life. The rookie goaltender stopped a career-high 61-of-62 shots in Erie’s 2-1 comeback win against the Eastern Conference-leading Niagara IceDogs in front of 2,121…

OTTERS UPDATE: Williams stops 61 in Otters’ 2-1 win vs. IceDogs

   February 15, 2012 8:03 pm

Devin Williams did everything but score a goal for the Erie Otters. But the Otters finally scored – two late goals, actually – to reward Williams for the game of his life. The rookie goaltender stopped a career-high 61-of-62 shots in Erie’s 2-1 comeback win against the Eastern Conference-leading Niagara IceDogs in front of 2,121…

OTTERS EXTRA: Otters make needed trades; uncertain future in goal

   January 5, 2012 10:22 pm

The deals needed to be done. GM Sherry Bassin needed to trade Greg McKegg, Brett Cook and Derek Holden in order t officially begin rebuilding the Erie Otters. None will be in the OHL next season. It’s too early to know if third-year forward Dane Fox and second-year defenseman Troy Donnay will develop into the…