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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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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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OTTERS REPORT: Logjam up front headlines final weeks of preseason

   September 3, 2014 1:00 am    0

Now it becomes a numbers game for Erie Otters prospects on the bubble, especially up front. The Otters normally take a 23-player roster into the regular season. So let’s assume the same for this season… Devin Williams and Daniel Dekoning are in net (unless club officials like him enough that they overlook that he’s 16…

 

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OTTERS WRAP-UP: Goaltending battle continues for Lawr, Dekoning

   August 30, 2014 8:45 pm    0

If you thought Daniel Dekoning was a shoo-in to back up Devin Williams this season, stop right there… 2014 second-round pick Jake Lawr is starting to state his case why he should stay as a 16-year-old. Dekoning would make the most sense on paper. He’s 2 years older than Lawr. He has OHL regular-season experience…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: CHL pick Vladykovski headlines latest camp cuts

   August 29, 2014 9:50 pm    0

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…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Bassin relying on youth to strengthen D

   August 27, 2014 7:53 pm    0

Perhaps the Erie Otters defense is more set than I thought. At least that’s the impression I got from GM Sherry Bassin after today’s Prospects Game at Erie Insurance Arena. He hasn’t begun pondering the idea of acquiring a veteran on the trade market, even though he has only three experienced defensemen (Travis Dermott, Cory…

 

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OTTERS COUNTDOWN: #2 – Williams era finally begins

   August 24, 2014 1:00 am    0

It seems like Devin Williams has been around the Erie Otters forever. In reality, it has been only three seasons. But I suspect it felt longer at times as Williams waited patiently to be the team’s No. 1 goaltender. After an extended dress rehearsal that was the 2014 OHL playoffs, and 86 games of experience…

 

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

   August 24, 2014 1:00 am    0

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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OTTERS COUNTDOWN: #2 – Williams era finally begins

   August 23, 2014 1:00 am    0

It seems like Devin Williams has been around the Erie Otters forever. In reality, it has been only three seasons. But I suspect it felt longer at times as Williams waited patiently to be the team’s No. 1 goaltender. After an extended dress rehearsal that was the 2014 OHL playoffs, and 86 games of experience…

 

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

   August 22, 2014 1:00 am    0

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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