OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Sarnia Sting

   November 21, 2014 9:33 am

No. 2 Erie Otters (17-3-0-1) at Sarnia Sting (8-10-1-1) When: Today, 7:05 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Saginaw (Saturday, 7:35 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters snapped their first two-game losing skid of the season with a 4-3 shootout win against Plymouth on Wednesday. ……

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Mississauga Steelheads

   November 11, 2014 10:48 am

Mississauga Steelheads (6-8-1-1) at No. 1 Erie Otters (15-1-0-1) When: Today, 5:30 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Niagara (Friday, 7 p.m.), vs. Kitchener (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters complete a stretch of four games in six nights against the visiting Steelheads. The…

OTTERS REPORT: OA Donnay returned to Otters

   October 7, 2014 12:20 am

The Erie Otters will receive a boost of experience on a young defense. The Hartford Wolf Pack, the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers, announced Monday that defenseman Troy Donnay has been assigned to the OHL club for his overage season. Donnay, 20, who signed with the Rangers as a free agent in…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters open home slate vs. Sting

   October 3, 2014 11:08 pm

Sarnia Sting (0-2-1-0) at No. 7 Erie Otters (3-0-0-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Kitchener (Friday, 7:30 p.m.), vs. Kitchener (Oct. 11 vs. Kitchener) What to watch: The Otters play their first home game after opening the regular season with a 3-0…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters’ options to replace Wigle

   September 30, 2014 4:44 pm

The Erie Otters are down to one overager, D Cory Genovese, on the roster now that RW Joel Wigle is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. But there no immediate plans to acquire an OA. The Otters want the OHL’s maximum of three OAs, but not before they know what will happen with potential OAs…

OTTERS UPDATE: Wigle out indefinitely & other news

   September 29, 2014 3:05 pm

Joel Wigle is back on the injured list, and head coach Kris Knoblauch figures it will be awhile before he rejoins the Erie Otters’ lineup. Knoblauch called it an upper-body injury Wigle suffered in a third-period fight with Saginaw D Jacob Ringuette in Wednesday’s season opener. Knoblauch said Wigle didn’t reinjure the shoulders he had…

OTTERS WATCH: Otters open season in Saginaw

   September 24, 2014 10:46 am

Erie Otters at (0-0-0-0) at Saginaw Spirit (0-0-0-0) When: Today, 7:11 p.m. Where: Dow Event Center – Saginaw, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Windsor (Friday, 7:35 p.m.), at Plymouth (Saturday, 7:05 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters begin the 19th season in franchise history as the opponent in straight…

OTTERS REPORT: Meet the 2014-15 Erie Otters

   September 24, 2014 10:17 am

Numerical roster No. Pos. Name (age) Ht. Wt. Hometown 2013-14 club (league) 3 D Cory Genovese (19)^ 6-2 206 Hespeler, Ont. Erie (OHL) 6 D Patrick Murphy (19) 6-0 187 Hamilton, Ont. Erie (OHL) 8 RW Joel Wigle (20)^ 6-2 205 Brantford, Ont. Erie (OHL) 9 LW Kyle Maksimovich (16)* 5-7 160 Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)…

OTTERS REPORT: Look at possible opening-night lineup

   September 22, 2014 5:37 pm

The Erie Otters had their last practice today in preparation for their season opener Wednesday in Saginaw. I had a chance to check out the line combinations and defense pairings head coach Kris Knoblauch could use against the Spirit. Veteran Fs Kyle Pettit (knee) and Travis Wood (knee) aren’t expected to play. D Travis Dermott…

CAMP COUNTDOWN: #3 – The Otters are McDavid’s team

   August 22, 2014 1:00 am

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…