Posts tagged Jesse Saban

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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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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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #9 – Needing OAs at their best

   August 16, 2014 1:00 am    0

Spencer Abraham, Michael Curtis and Dane Fox brought different skills to the ice every night as the Erie Otters’ overagers in the 2013-14 season. Abraham, who I thought would be the odd OA out when training camp opened last August, saved his best OHL season for last with a more solid two-way game (8-27-35, +29,…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look for 4-game season sweep of Steelheads tonight

   December 11, 2013 1:02 pm    0

Mississauga Steelheads (13-17-1-2) at Erie Otters (26-4-1-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Niagara (Thursday, 7 p.m.), vs. London (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters return home after sweeping three game in Peterborough, Ottawa and Kingston this past weekend. … The…

 

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KNOBLAUCH KORNER: Otters' Knoblauch talks about roster moves, this week's games

   December 11, 2013 8:06 am    0

The Erie Otters have begun making arrangements to fill in roster spots during international tournament time. Defense prospect Cole Mayo joined the team Tuesday to fill in for departing D Adam Pelech, who along with C Connor McDavid leave Thursday to join Team Canada for the IIHF World Junior Championship, which will be held from…

 

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KNOBLAUCH KORNER: Otters’ Knoblauch talks about roster moves, this week’s games

   December 11, 2013 8:06 am    0

The Erie Otters have begun making arrangements to fill in roster spots during international tournament time. Defense prospect Cole Mayo joined the team Tuesday to fill in for departing D Adam Pelech, who along with C Connor McDavid leave Thursday to join Team Canada for the IIHF World Junior Championship, which will be held from…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: 3 prospects cut, roster at 25

   September 20, 2013 12:40 pm    0

The Erie Otters left for Guelph, Ontario, earlier today to play their season opener against the Midwest Division rival Storm. Three prospects – G Daniel Dekoning and Ds Jesse Saban and Cole Mayo – didn’t make the trip. Instead, they were cut from the roster and reassigned to their Tier II clubs. That leaves the…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: The 2013-14 Erie Otters

   September 19, 2013 2:05 am    0

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:…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Williams ready to play in opener

   September 16, 2013 12:49 pm    0

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…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters head to Hanover to face the Attack

   September 7, 2013 8:57 am    0

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…

 

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