Posts tagged Kris Knoblauch

OTTERS WRAP-UP: Goaltending battle continues for Lawr, Dekoning

   August 30, 2014 8:45 pm    0

If you thought Daniel Dekoning was a shoo-in to back up Devin Williams this season, stop right there… 2014 second-round pick Jake Lawr is starting to state his case why he should stay as a 16-year-old. Dekoning would make the most sense on paper. He’s 2 years older than Lawr. He has OHL regular-season experience…


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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters top OHL with 6 all-star selections

   May 14, 2014 4:03 pm    0

OHL All-Star Team First team (voting points in parentheses) C – Scott Laughton, Oshawa (62) LW – Dane Fox, Erie (83) RW – Connor Brown, Erie (88) D – Aaron Ekblad, Barrie (93) D – Slater Koekkoek, Windsor (55) G – Alex Nedeljkovic, Plymouth (67) Coach – D.J. Smith, Oshawa (48) Second Team C – Connor…


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OTTERS POST-GAME: Otters beaten by better Storm

   April 25, 2014 8:43 pm    0

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…


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OTTERS POST-GAME: Otters struggling in many aspects of the game

   April 21, 2014 9:14 pm    0

My colleague, John Dudley, describes the Erie Otters’ troubles well in his column today – “The question isn’t who will be in net for the Erie Otters” for Game 4 Tuesday. “The question is whether it matters.” Devin Williams and Oscar Dansk had another tough night in goal against Guelph. The tandem in net allowed…


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OTTERS POSTGAME: Dansk, Otters D overwhelmed by Storm

   April 18, 2014 9:31 pm    0

GUELPH, Ontario – Oscar Dansk‘s struggles in net continued tonight, but he had plenty of help in allowing seven goals on 30 shots in a 7-2 loss to Guelph tonight in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. The OHL’s stingiest scoring defense in the regular season has been unable to handle wave after wave…


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OTTERS EXTRA: Move to Dansk will change series – for better or worse

   April 18, 2014 3:36 pm    0

GUELPH, Ontario – The turning point in the Western Conference finals will occur tonight in Game 2. Erie Otters head coach Kris Knoblauch is starting Oscar Dansk in net, a night after Devin Williams allowed 5 goals on 26 shots in a 5-4 Game 1 loss – but more importantly, after Williams played so well…


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OTTERS POST-GAME: Fox needs to rebound from tough Game 1 outing

   April 17, 2014 8:35 pm    0

GUELPH, Ontario – Even in a game with nine goals, five lead changes and four ties, Dane Fox – the OHL’s leading goal scorer in the regular season – was seemingly non-existent offensively in the Erie Otters’ Game 1 loss to Guelph tonight. Fox never found his rhythm offensively, because he wasn’t his usual aggressive…


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OTTERS CHAT: Check out a recap of the latest edition of Otters Talk

   April 16, 2014 4:06 pm    0

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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters’ Knoblauch finishes 2nd for OHL coaching honor

   April 16, 2014 7:46 am    0

Kris Knoblauch led the Erie Otters from last place in the Western Conference – and the league’s second-worst record – to a franchise-record 52 wins and the Western Conference championship series. But that wasn’t enough for Knoblauch to capture the OHL’s Coach of the Year award. Knoblauch earned 47 voting points, one behind Oshawa’s D.J….


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OTTERS EXTRA: Pettit back on the ice, Dansk feeling good and more news

   April 11, 2014 6:18 pm    0

Erie Otters C Kyle Pettit was back on the ice for a full practice for the first time since having his left calf slashed by a skate blade in Game 4 of the opening-round series against Saginaw. He’s expected to rejoin the lineup for the start of the Western Conference finals. For now, he will…


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