Posts tagged joel wigle

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

By | August 22, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

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: #5 – Role players on the offensive

By | August 20, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

The Erie Otters won’t score 312 goals in the 2014-15 OHL season. That’s an easy statement to make, even with Connor McDavid, who’s coming off a 99-point season, leading the way. The Otters are losing as much offense as any team in the league – Connor Brown (45 goals, 83 assists, 128 points), Dane Fox…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #9 – Needing OAs at their best

By | August 16, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

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 EXTRA: Otters, Storm lineups for Game 4 tonight at EIA

By | April 22, 2014 2:49 pm | 0 Comments

TONIGHT’S LINEUPS (starters in bold italics)   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

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Lineups for Western Conference finals, Game 2

By | April 18, 2014 3:28 pm | 0 Comments

Western Conference finals, Game 1 Erie Otters vs. Guelph Storm TONIGHT’S LINEUPS Starters in bold italics ERIE OTTERS Forwards Burakovsky-Gaunce-Wigle Fox-McDavid-Brown Curtis-Strome-Evans Murphy-Pettit-Betz Defense Genovese-Pelech MacDermid-Abraham Dermott-Donnay Goaltenders Dansk Williams Scratches: Felker (healthy), Raddysh (healthy), Maksimovich (healthy), Wood (healthy) 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,…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Former Otters Cairns capitalizing with Spirit

By | March 25, 2014 9:20 pm | 0 Comments

SAGINAW, Mich. – Luke Cairns waited his entire OHL career to gain consistency in his offensive game. He has achieved it at the right time. The Saginaw Spirit forward had four goals and six points in his final seven regular-season games, and followed that with two goals and three points in the first three games…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Williams gets the nod in goal tonight in Game 2

By | March 22, 2014 8:22 am | 0 Comments

Looks like Devin Williams gets the start in net tonight for the Erie Otters in Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series at Erie Insurance Arena. Oscar Dansk, who was considered the No. 1 goaltender all season, seems to be handling it well… * Also looks like the Otters will have the same scratches…

 

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OTTERS GAMEDAY: Otters begin 4-game road trip in Kitchener

By | February 17, 2014 7:11 am | 0 Comments

Erie Otters (43-10-2-0) at Kitchener Rangers (20-32-2-1) When: Today, 2 p.m. Where: Kitchener Memorial Auditorium – Kitchener, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at North Bay (Thursday, 7 p.m.), at Sudbury (Friday, 7:30 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters begin a four-game road trip with a matchup with the Midwest Division…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Update on Otters’ Pettit, Wigle

By | February 16, 2014 4:26 pm | 0 Comments

Erie Otters C Kyle Pettit has what’s being listed as an upper-body injury, and no timetable for his return to the ice has been determined. So you would think Pettit will miss Monday’s game in Kitchener. He was injured while colliding awkwardly into the boards early in Saturday’s win against Niagara. Meanwhile, no word yet…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Update on Otters' Pettit, Wigle

By | February 16, 2014 4:26 pm | 0 Comments

Erie Otters C Kyle Pettit has what’s being listed as an upper-body injury, and no timetable for his return to the ice has been determined. So you would think Pettit will miss Monday’s game in Kitchener. He was injured while colliding awkwardly into the boards early in Saturday’s win against Niagara. Meanwhile, no word yet…

 

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