Posts tagged Erie Otters

OTTERS REPORT: Bassin goes big for ALS awareness

   August 28, 2014 10:59 pm    0

Erie Otters managing partner/GM Sherry Bassin completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday at Erie Insurance Arena – and he did in grand style. He was drenched by a Zamboni filled with ice water that was operated by frontline forwards Andre Burakovsky, Connor McDavid and Dylan Strome. Bassin was nominated by Aaron Nagy, Strome’s…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Otters cut 11 from training camp

   August 28, 2014 9:48 pm    0

Eight members of the 2014 OHL draft class headlined tonight’s opening round of cuts from Erie Otters training camp…that was roughly half what of the 20 cuts GM Sherry Bassin originally expected. D Zach Hoffman (7th round) LW Jack Gill (8th round) D Cole Evans (9th round) D Jordan Sambrook (10th round) LW Christian Girhiny…

 

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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 REPORT: Team rosters for Otters training camp (UPDATED)

   August 27, 2014 1:00 am    0

Here are the rosters for the three teams – Red, Gold and Blue – at Erie Otters training camp this week at Erie Insurance Arena: TEAM RED Goaltenders 36 Cosimo Lazzarino Defensemen 2 T.J. Fergus 4 Darren Raddysh 11 Bailey Newton 12 Ryan Wheeler 17 Jordan Sambrook 22 Donato Cipriano Left wings 7 Christian Girhiny…

 

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OTTERS TALK: Check out a recap of tonight’s Otters Talk

   August 24, 2014 9:39 am    0

Live Blog Otters Talk – Training Camp Edition  

 

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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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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #4 – Dermott moves to the forefront on back end

   August 21, 2014 1:00 am    0

Adam Pelech quietly went about his business on and off the ice in his four seasons with the Otters. Sometimes, you took for granted his importance, especially on defense, because of his consistency. But if he doesn’t rejoin the Otters (and I don’t foresee a scenario in which the New York Islanders would return him…

 

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