OTTERS REPORT: Erie Otters vs. Oshawa Generals

   December 13, 2014 4:10 pm

No. 1 Oshawa Generals (23-4-1-0) at No. 4 Erie Otters (23-6-0-2) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Niagara (Friday, 7 p.m.), at Guelph (Dec. 20, 2 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters look to avenge last Saturday’s 4-1 loss in Oshawa in a…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Saginaw Spirit

   November 22, 2014 1:37 pm

No. 2 Erie Otters (18-3-0-1) at Saginaw Spirit (10-9-1-1) When: Today, 7:35 p.m. Where: Dow Event Center – Saginaw, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Mississauga (Thursday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters began this weekend road trip with a 7-1 win in Sarnia on Friday night. They have…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters, Greyhounds meet in key West battle

   October 24, 2014 10:27 am

No. 2 Erie Otters (9-0-0-1) at No. 4 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (9-2-0-0) When: Today, 7:07 p.m. Where: Essar Centre – Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Sudbury (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters and Greyhounds meet in a matchup of the Western Conference’s top…

OTTERS REPORT: Meet the 2014-15 Erie Otters

   September 24, 2014 10:17 am

Numerical roster No. Pos. Name (age) Ht. Wt. Hometown 2013-14 club (league) 3 D Cory Genovese (19)^ 6-2 206 Hespeler, Ont. Erie (OHL) 6 D Patrick Murphy (19) 6-0 187 Hamilton, Ont. Erie (OHL) 8 RW Joel Wigle (20)^ 6-2 205 Brantford, Ont. Erie (OHL) 9 LW Kyle Maksimovich (16)* 5-7 160 Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)…

COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Erie Otters

   September 23, 2014 12:00 am

Erie Otters Coach/GM: Kris Knoblauch/Sherry Bassin 2013-14 finish: 52-14-2-0 record, 2nd in Midwest Division, 3rd in Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Guelph 4-1 in conference finals Key players: C Connor McDavid (pictured at right) 28 goals, 71 assists, 99 points, 7 power-play goals, 2 short-handed goals), G Devin Williams (23-5-1-0 record, 2.57 goals-against average,…

OTTERS REPORT: Update from NHL rookie camps

   September 15, 2014 11:14 am

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…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters, Lakers at NHL rookie tournaments

   September 10, 2014 4:50 pm

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…

OTTERS REPORT: Logjam up front headlines final weeks of preseason

   September 3, 2014 1:00 am

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…

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

   August 30, 2014 8:45 pm

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…

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…