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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #1 – Burakovsky’s hockey fate will impact Otters

By | August 24, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

Andre Burakovsky will participate in Erie Otters camp this week. But don’t read too much into that. He isn’t staying long, since he heads to Washington Capitals camp early next month. And like his agent, Kevin Epp of Titan Sports Management in Vancouver, British Columbia, said recently, he likely won’t return. “The chances of him…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #3 – The Otters are McDavid’s team

By | August 22, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

Connor McDavid arrived in Erie two years ago with an immense spotlight around him that seemingly extended from one end of North America to the other. The OHL’s most highly anticipated prospect in recent memory has been as advertised – and more – on the way to being a cornerstone of the Otters’ long-awaited turnaround…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #5 – Role players on the offensive

By | August 20, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

The Erie Otters won’t score 312 goals in the 2014-15 OHL season. That’s an easy statement to make, even with Connor McDavid, who’s coming off a 99-point season, leading the way. The Otters are losing as much offense as any team in the league – Connor Brown (45 goals, 83 assists, 128 points), Dane Fox…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #7 – Strome heads into big 2nd season

By | August 18, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

Look beyond Dylan Strome‘s offensive numbers to find just how good of a debut season he had with the Erie Otters. He finished sixth among all rookies with 39 points (10 goals, 39 points in 60 games), well behind the one player picked ahead of him in the 2013 OHL draft – Ottawa C Travis…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #8 – Will DeBrincat be a pleasant surprise?

By | August 17, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

Erie Otters GM Sherry Bassin did a masterful job of keeping prospect Alex DeBrincat well hidden from 19 other GMs for a few months before signing the diminutive yet high-scoring forward (54 goals, 111 points in 50 games with Lake Forest Academy out of Illinois a season) after the OHL draft in April. Bassin’s work…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Would GM Bassin ever trade McDavid?

By | August 15, 2014 1:49 pm | 0 Comments

Erie Otters GM Sherry Bassin‘s sense of humor came through loud and clear when addressing the thought of potentially trading C Connor McDavid in what likely will be his final OHL season… Bassin said, “There’s a better chance of Chicken Little pulling the string and the sky falling than trading Connor McDavid.”

 

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OTTERS REPORT: McDavid playing a bigger, stronger game

By | August 9, 2014 12:19 pm | 0 Comments

I’m hearing Erie Otters C Connor McDavid is pushing 195 pounds after another summer of training with former NHL player Gary Roberts. Check out this story from the Toronto Sun’s Terry Koshan to find out how being physically stronger is already helping McDavid on the ice…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters top OHL with 6 all-star selections

By | May 14, 2014 4:03 pm | 0 Comments

OHL All-Star Team First team (voting points in parentheses) C – Scott Laughton, Oshawa (62) LW – Dane Fox, Erie (83) RW – Connor Brown, Erie (88) D – Aaron Ekblad, Barrie (93) D – Slater Koekkoek, Windsor (55) G – Alex Nedeljkovic, Plymouth (67) Coach – D.J. Smith, Oshawa (48) Second Team C – Connor…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters’ Brown, McDavid up for CHL awards

By | May 9, 2014 11:43 am | 0 Comments

Erie Otters Fs Connor Brown and Connor McDavid captured OHL awards. Now they have a chance to add CHL honors to their resume. The CHL announced today the finalists for 10 major awards that will be presented at the league’s annual Awards Ceremony on May 24 in London, Ontario. Brown, the OHL’s reigning Red Tilson…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look to stay alive again in Game 5

By | April 24, 2014 9:34 pm | 0 Comments

Check out the Game 5 edition of Knoblauch Korner here… D Spencer Abraham shares his thoughts on facing the Storm in another elimination game… OHL playoffs at a glance Western Conference finals, Game 5 No. 3 Erie Otters vs. No. 1 Guelph Storm When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Sleeman Centre – Guelph, Ontario On the…

 

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