CAMP COUNTDOWN: #1 – Burakovsky’s hockey fate will impact Otters

   August 24, 2014 1:00 am

Andre Burakovsky will participate in Erie Otters camp this week. But don’t read too much into that. He isn’t staying long, since he heads to Washington Capitals camp early next month. And like his agent, Kevin Epp of Titan Sports Management in Vancouver, British Columbia, said recently, he likely won’t return. “The chances of him…

OTTERS REPORT: Karlsson staying in Sweden for family reasons

   August 13, 2014 10:00 am

Kevin Epp of Titan Sports Management in Vancouver, B.C. – one of CHL 1st-round pick Anton Karlsson‘s North American-based agents – says Karlsson has chosen to play in his native Sweden to be closer to his family. Karlsson’s decision capped what Epp called a frustrating situation, which began in the months before the 2014 CHL…

OTTERS UPDATE: Burakovsky committed to join Otters

   August 22, 2013 11:08 am

Sherry Bassin has envisioned a line of Connor McDavid, Connor Brown and Andre Burakovsky. Now the Erie Otters can make that happen. Bassin, the OHL club’s managing partner and general manager, confirmed today that Burakovsky has committed to play with the Otters in the 2013-14 season. The Austrian-born Burakovsky, 18, whose expected to join his…

OTTERS UPDATE: Club officials to continue pursuing Burakovsky

   July 9, 2013 12:01 pm

The Erie Otters won’t give up on getting Andre Burakovsky in their lineup next season. “I believe the best possible (way) for Andre Burakovsky to become a professional (hockey player) is to come and play with us,” Dave Brown, Otters assistant manager of hockey operations, said today in response to reports that Burakovsky, the fifth…