LAKERS REPORT: Highlights from ‘Hurst hockey media night

   September 24, 2014 10:32 pm

Here’s a few notes of interest from tonight’s media night for the Mercyhurst men’s amd women’s hockey teams… * Women’s head coach Michael Sisti and men’s head coach Rick Gotkin are both within striking distance of milestones. Sisti (387-108-34 in the past 15 seasons) needs 13 wins to reach the 400 mark, while Gotkin (474-336-72…

CAMP COUNTDOWN: #10 – Otters heading home for camp

   August 15, 2014 1:00 am

The Erie Otters again were nomads for training camp last August, since the finishing touches were being made on the vastly improved Erie Insurance Arena. They were much closer to their downtown home – Mercyhurst Ice Center instead of three hours away at Morgan Firestone Arena in Ancaster, Ontario (their camp home before the 2012-13…

OTTERS EXTRA: Otters, Storm set to open Western finals next Thursday

   April 11, 2014 7:26 pm

GUELPH, Ontario – The Erie Otters and Guelph Storm – the OHL’s top two teams in the regular season – will meet for a chance to play for a league championship. The Storm edged Midwest Division rival London 5-4 in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night at Sleeman Centre to close out…

OTTERS EXTRA: Burakovsky, Strome update; other news & notes from Otters practice

   January 20, 2014 9:03 pm

Andre Burakovsky seemed like he was itching to get back on the ice as practice began today at JMC Ice Arena. He stood by the gate as teammates stepped onto the ice. But like fellow forward Dylan Strome, Burakovsky had to wait until the final 20 minutes of practice to skate for the first time…

OTTERS POST-GAME: Otters blank Kitchener to end 3-game skid

   December 31, 2013 8:37 pm

The Erie Otters snapped a 3-game losing streak – and in the process, extended their franchise-record, home-winning streak to 19 games – in a 4-0 win against Kitchener tonight at Erie Insurance Arena. Check out post-game interviews with head coach Kris Knoblauch, linemates Connor Brown and Dane Fox (who had a goal and assist apiece,…

OTTERS POST-GAME: Otters speak to the media after win vs. Rangers

   November 19, 2013 4:18 pm

The Erie Otters overcame G Oscar Dansk’s shaky return to game action and a disappointing defensive effort to beat Kitchener 9-6 on Tuesday at Erie Insurance Arena. Check out the post-game news conferences by clicking the following links… Adam Pelech Oscar Dansk Dane Fox Kris Knoblauch

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Peterborough Petes

   October 26, 2013 7:36 am

Peterborough Petes (7-5-0-1) at Erie Otters (11-2-1-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Niagara (Saturday, 7 p.m.), at London (Nov. 3, 2 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters have won nine straight games, their longest streak since the OHL title-winning season in 2001-02….

OTTERS EXTRA: Otters to wear Cancer Awareness jerseys Wed. and Sat.

   October 7, 2013 4:33 pm

The Erie Otters will wear special Cancer Awareness jerseys for home games Wednesday against Owen Sound and Saturday against Saginaw at Erie Insurance Arena. The club will offer those jerseys to the general public for purchase, as well as hold a raffle for Connor McDavid‘s jersey, following Saturday’s game. Raffle tickets, which cost $25 or…

OTTERS EXTRA: EIA sound system being tested today

   October 7, 2013 10:48 am

The Erie Insurance Arena has testing the sound system before Otters practice today. Although I could hear PA announcer Dean Pepicello and the music during Saturday’s home opener, apparently people on the bottom level couldn’t hear well. The players had a difficult time hearing their names being called during pre-game introductions. Now I can’t hear…

OTTERS EXTRA: Interactive tour of Erie Insurance Arena

   October 1, 2013 9:30 am

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