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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Saginaw Spirit

   September 18, 2014 1:00 am    0

SAGINAW SPIRIT Coach/GM: Greg Gilbert/Jim Paliafito 2013-14 finish: 33-30-4-1, 3rd in West Division, 6th in Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Erie 4-1 in conference quarterfinals Key players: RW Jimmy Lodge (19 goals, 27 assists, 46 points, 8 power-play goals; Winnipeg prospect), RW Nick Moutrey (15-26-41; Columbus prospect), LW Luke Cairns (16-24-40; former Erie Otter),…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Update from NHL rookie camps

   September 15, 2014 11:14 am    0

Here’s an update on players from the Erie Otters and Mercyhurst University participating in NHL rookie camps…check back here for more updates NHL Prospects Tournament (Traverse City, Mich.) G Oscar Dansk – had a slow start in his NHL Prospects Tournament debut with Columbus on Saturday, as he allowed two first-period goals to Detroit in…

 

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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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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: 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: Guelph Storm

   September 6, 2014 8:47 am    0

GUELPH STORM Coach/GM: Scott Walker/Mike Kelly 2013-14 finish: 52-12-2-2, 1st in Midwest Division, 1st in Western Conference Playoff finish: Won league championship, lost to Edmonton (WHL) in Memorial Cup final Key players: C Robby Fabbri (pictured at right – 45 goals, 42 assists, 87 points, plus-45, 14 power-play goals; St. Louis prospect), G Justin Nichols…

 

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VIC’S PICKS: Blackhawks will win a 2nd straight Cup title

   April 15, 2014 9:30 pm    0

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals No. 1A Boston def. WC2 Detroit, 4-1 No. 3A Montreal def. No. 2A Tampa Bay, 4-2 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. WC1 Columbus, 4-2 No. 2M N.Y. Rangers def. No. 3M Philadelphia, 4-3 Semifinals No. 1A Boston def. No. 3A Montreal, 4-1 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. No. 2M N.Y. Rangers, 4-2 Finals No….

 

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NHL EXTRA: Stanley Cup playoff preview – Eastern Conference

   April 15, 2014 9:20 pm    0

EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS No. 1M Pittsburgh Penguins vs. WC1 Columbus Blue Jackets Season records: Pittsburgh 51-24-7, Columbus 43-32-7 Season series: Pittsburgh won 5-0 Players to watch Pittsburgh – C Sidney Crosby (36 goals, 68 assists, 104 points), C Evgeni Malkin (23-49-72), LW Chris Kunitz (35-33-88), RW James Neal (27-34-61), D Kris Letang (11-11-22, minus-8 in…

 

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NHL EXTRA: NHL trade deadline's winners and losers

   March 5, 2014 5:38 pm    0

After a long day of following the NHL’s deadline deals, here’s my top winners and losers from on trade market (in no particular order): WINNERS * Montreal – The Canadiens needed to solidify their offense in hopes of making a deep Stanley Cup run this season. They acquired F Thomas Vanek, one of the league’s…

 

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NHL EXTRA: NHL trade deadline’s winners and losers

   March 5, 2014 5:38 pm    0

After a long day of following the NHL’s deadline deals, here’s my top winners and losers from on trade market (in no particular order): WINNERS * Montreal – The Canadiens needed to solidify their offense in hopes of making a deep Stanley Cup run this season. They acquired F Thomas Vanek, one of the league’s…

 

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