OTTERS EXTRA: The 2013-14 Erie Otters

   September 19, 2013 2:05 am

GOALTENDERS Oscar Dansk Number: 35 Age: 19 Hometown: Tumba, Sweden Height: 6-2 Weight: 188 How acquired: 1st round (2012) 2012-13 club: Erie 2012-13 stats: 11-23-3-3 record, 4.11 GAA, .888 save pct. (43 games) Career stats: 11-23-3-3 record, 4.11 GAA, .888 save pct. (43 games) Fast fact: Reassigned by Columbus (NHL) on Wednesday Devin Williams Number:…

OTTERS EXTRA: Williams ready to play in opener

   September 16, 2013 12:49 pm

One day after posting a solid effort in a 5-2 preseason win against Mississauga, goaltender Devin Williams (sports hernia surgery) said he’s ready to play in Friday night’s regular-season opener in Guelph. Yet head coach Kris Knoblauch will wait until Thursday, and possibly even Friday, before naming his starter. No. 1 goaltender Oscar Dansk remains…

OTTERS EXTRA: Otters head to Hanover to face the Attack

   September 7, 2013 8:57 am

The Erie Otters head to Hanover, Ontario, on Sunday looking to rebound from consecutive preseason losses. The Otters face Owen Sound in a 2 p.m. game at a sold-out P&H Centre with a depleted roster, especially up front. They will play without seven players at NHL rookie camps – goaltender Oscar Dansk (Columbus), defensemen Troy…

OTTERS EXTRA: Free agent Ricci hopes injury won’t cost him spot

   September 5, 2013 1:01 pm

Erie Otters free-agent LW Fabrizio Ricci watched practice Thursday at Ice Center of Erie without a sling to protect his injured right shoulder. Ricci is anxious to return to the ice. But he’s waiting on results of X-rays to determine the extent of the injury, which occurred during a scrum in last Monday’s preseason loss…

OTTERS EXTRA: Free agent Ricci hopes injury won't cost him spot

   September 5, 2013 1:01 pm

Erie Otters free-agent LW Fabrizio Ricci watched practice Thursday at Ice Center of Erie without a sling to protect his injured right shoulder. Ricci is anxious to return to the ice. But he’s waiting on results of X-rays to determine the extent of the injury, which occurred during a scrum in last Monday’s preseason loss…

Evans & Ricci week to week; Hodgson & Williams close to return

   September 4, 2013 2:49 pm

Here’s an updated on a few injured Erie Otters… C Jake Evans and free-agent LW Fabrizio Ricci (shoulder) are week to week at this point, although I still don’t know the extent of their injuries. Both were at practice today at Ice Center of Erie – Evans with a noticeable limp and Ricci with his…

CAMP CORNER: Trio of free agents appreciate chance at camp

   August 31, 2013 9:08 am

Free-agent LW Fabrizio Ricci has experienced the OHL before. He played a couple of preseason games with Barrie a season ago, and then was recalled by the Colts for five games in December. Yet he caught the attention of Erie Otters officials over the summer. Ricci, who was released by the Colts after the 2012-13…

CAMP CORNER: Otters cut 7 more prospects, 3 FAs survive

   August 30, 2013 9:39 pm

The Erie Otters cut seven more players from training camp late Friday night, including free agents Khadyn Butterfly, Nolan Dunn, Cameron Etherington and Jeff St. Pierre. That leaves two free agents that still have a chance to make the team – RW Cristiano DiGiacinto, Matt Marsden and LW Fabrizio Ricci. The other players released from…

CAMP CORNER: Tonight’s scrimmage rosters

   August 29, 2013 1:02 pm

TEAM RED 2 Travis Dermott – D 4 Jimmy McDowell – D 5 Jesse Saban – D 6 Troy Donnay – D 7 Gregory Allen – D 8 Andre Burakovsky – LW 10 Connor McDavid – C 11 Connor Crisp – C 12 Kyle Pettit – C 13 Nick Betz – RW 14 Travis Wood…

CAMP CORNER: Tonight's scrimmage rosters

   August 29, 2013 1:02 pm

TEAM RED 2 Travis Dermott – D 4 Jimmy McDowell – D 5 Jesse Saban – D 6 Troy Donnay – D 7 Gregory Allen – D 8 Andre Burakovsky – LW 10 Connor McDavid – C 11 Connor Crisp – C 12 Kyle Pettit – C 13 Nick Betz – RW 14 Travis Wood…