Posts tagged Erie Otters


   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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OTTERS REPORT: Otters left off 1st CHL top 10

   September 10, 2014 5:24 pm    0

The CHL has unveiled its preseason top 10…the Erie Otters are’t on the list. BMO CHL Top 10 Rankings – Pre-season 1. Rimouski Oceanic 2. Kingston Frontenacs 3. Brandon Wheat Kings 4. Quebec Remparts 5. Kelowna Rockets 6. Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 7. Calgary Hitmen 8. Guelph Storm 9. Halifax Mooseheads 10. Portland Winterhawks Honorable…


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   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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OTTERS REPORT: Betz’s offensive game, rookies in top 6 and more

   September 8, 2014 8:40 pm    0

Erie Otters RW Nick Betz made his biggest impact along the boards to this point in his NHL career. But he’s found a new home so far this season – in front of the opposing net. He has a power forward’s frame, which apparently grew by about 20 pounds in the offseason. Now it’s time…


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   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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   September 5, 2014 1:00 am    0

BELLEVILLE BULLS Coach/GM: George Burnett 2013-14 finish: 23-38-4-3, 4th in East Division, 9th in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Did not qualify Key players: LW Remi Elie (29 goals, 39 assists, 68 points, 10 power-play goals), D Stephen Harper (13-35-48, plus-4; former Erie Otters LW, now moving to D), D Jordan Subban (12-30-42, -11), C Jake…


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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 GAMENIGHT: Lines for tonight’s game vs. Mississauga

   August 30, 2014 4:50 pm    0

ERIE OTTERS Goaltenders Jake Lawr Daniel Dekoning Defense Fergus-Mayo Byrne-D. Raddysh Saban-Egan Forwards Evans-Strome-DeBrincat Q. Maksimovich-Fox-Betz Marchment-Bily-T. Raddysh Fellows-Pucci-Murphy MISSISSAUGA STEELHEADS Goaltenders Dawson Carty Spencer Martin Defense Day-Walsh Zottl-Graves DiTomaso-Gibson Forwards MacIntyre-Barwell-Goldberg Thompson-Bastian-Gerhart Bourne-McLeod-Venuto Smith-Clark-Robinson


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