OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Guelph Storm

   December 20, 2014 1:00 am

No. 6 Erie Otters (24-7-0-2) at Guelph Storm (19-12-1-1) When: Today, 2 p.m. Where: Sleeman Centre – Guelph, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Kitchener (Dec. 28, 2 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters conclude the opening half of the regular season with the first of six meetings with the…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters still 4th in CHL top 10

   December 10, 2014 2:07 pm

CHL top 10 No. Club (league) — Record 1. Oshawa (OHL) — 23-3-1-0 2. Kelowna (WHL) — 24-4-3-0 3. Rimouski (QMJHL) — 21-8-1-1 4. Erie (OHL) — 22-6-0-2 5. Brandon (WHL) — 22-7-2-0 6. Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) — 21-6-0-2 7. Saint John (QMJHL) — 19-6-1-4 8. Medicine Hat (WHL) — 22-7-1-1 9. Everett (WHL)…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters left off 1st CHL top 10

   September 10, 2014 5:24 pm

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…

COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Guelph Storm

   September 6, 2014 8:47 am

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…

OTTERS EXTRA: Check out the Memorial Cup schedule

   May 15, 2014 3:02 pm

Mastercard Memorial Cup schedule at Budweiser Gardens – London, Ontario  Friday – Val d’Or (QMJHL champion) vs. London (Host club), 7 p.m. Saturday – Guelph (OHL champion) vs. Edmonton (WHL champion), 4 p.m. Sunday – London vs. Edmonton, 7 p.m. Monday – Guelph vs. Val d’Or, 7 p.m. Tuesday – Edmonton vs. Val d’Or, 7…

OTTERS EXTRA: Storm will hold off upstart Battalion to claim OHL title

   April 30, 2014 9:16 pm

OHL playoffs at a glance League finals (best-of-7 series) No. 1W Guelph vs. No. 2E North Bay Season series: Guelph won 2-0 Playoff recap: Guelph – def. No. 8 Plymouth 4-1 in Western Conference quarterfinals, def. No. 4 London 4-1 in semifinals, def. No. 3 Erie 4-1 in finals; North Bay – def. No. 7…

OTTERS EXTRA: Storm, Battalion begin OHL finals Thursday

   April 25, 2014 8:47 pm

Game 1, Thurs., May 1 North Bay at Guelph, 7:00 Game 2, Fri., May 2 North Bay at Guelph, 7:00 Game 3, Tues., May 6 Guelph at North Bay, 7:00 Game 4, Wed., May 7 Guelph at North Bay, 7:00 Game 5, Fri., May 9 North Bay at Guelph, 7:00* Game 6, Sun., May 11…

OTTERS POST-GAME: Otters beaten by better Storm

   April 25, 2014 8:43 pm

GUELPH, Ontario – There isn’t much to say about the Erie Otters’ season-ending 5-0 loss to Guelph in Game 5 of the OHL’s Western Conference finals. It was all Storm from start to finish of a dominant performance, starting with 3 special-teams goals in the first period and ending with Justin Nichols’ 40-save effort. The…

OTTERS EXTRA: Otters, Storm lineup for tonight’s pivotal Game 4

   April 25, 2014 3:02 pm

TONIGHT’S LINEUPS (starters in bold italics – starting lines/D pairings still to come) ERIE OTTERS Forwards Fox-McDavid-Brown Curtis-Strome-Burakovsky Wood-Gaunce-Wigle Evans-Pettit-Murphy Defense Genovese-Pelech MacDermid-Abraham Dermott-Donnay Goaltenders Williams Dansk Scratches: Felker, Raddysh, Maksimovich, Betz GUELPH STORM Forwards Rychel-Fabbri-Mitchell Bertuzzi-Dickinson-Kosmachuk McGinn-Horvat-Auger Bauman-Suter-Pierog Defense Finn-Trojanovic Leslie-Ebert Baltisberger-Harpur Goaltenders Nichols Mancina Scratches: Craievich, Stevens, McFadden Edited with BlogPad Pro

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look to stay alive again in Game 5

   April 24, 2014 9:34 pm

Check out the Game 5 edition of Knoblauch Korner here… D Spencer Abraham shares his thoughts on facing the Storm in another elimination game… OHL playoffs at a glance Western Conference finals, Game 5 No. 3 Erie Otters vs. No. 1 Guelph Storm When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Sleeman Centre – Guelph, Ontario On the…