OTTERS UPDATE: Pelech invited to Canada's National Junior camp

   December 3, 2012 2:43 pm

Erie Otters defenseman Adam Pelech has been invited to participate in Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp, which is set for Dec. 11-13 at the Markin MacPhail Centre Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta. The third-year veteran ranks among the OHL’s top scoring defensema this season with 24 points in 29 games. He will be…

OTTERS UPDATE: Pelech invited to Canada’s National Junior camp

   December 3, 2012 2:43 pm

Erie Otters defenseman Adam Pelech has been invited to participate in Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp, which is set for Dec. 11-13 at the Markin MacPhail Centre Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta. The third-year veteran ranks among the OHL’s top scoring defensema this season with 24 points in 29 games. He will be…

OTTERS UPDATE: McDavid added to Super Series roster

   October 31, 2012 1:42 pm

Erie Otters rookie Connor McDavid has been chosen to play for Team OHL against Team Russia in the first of two games in the Subway Super Series. McDavid, 15, who will play Nov. 8 at Sleeman Centre in Guelph, Ontario, is the youngest player to ever play in this 10-year-old event, which helps determine Canada’s…

OHL PREVIEWS: Look at the East Division

   September 16, 2012 7:14 am

This week, I’ll break down all 20 OHL clubs division by division and unveil my predictions for the 2012-13 season. Today, let’s look at the Eastern Conference’s East Division (listed in alphabetical order): Belleville Bulls Coach/GM: George Burnett 2011-12 finish: 35-32-1-0, 2nd division, 7th conference Playoff finish: Lost to Ottawa 4-2 in conference quarterfinals Key…

OTTERS UPDATE: Generals ambush Otters in home-opening loss

   October 1, 2011 7:26 pm

The Erie Otters allowed fewer shots on goal in their home opener Saturday night. But that didn’t stop Oshawa from adding to the Otters’ goals-against total in Erie’s 7-4 loss in front of 4,911 at Tullio Arena. The Otters (04-0-0) have allowed 28 goals in their season-opening, four-game losing streak. A winless start to the…

OTTERS FINAL: Oshawa Generals 4, Erie Otters 2

   October 30, 2010 7:03 pm

The Erie Otters are close on the scoreboard. But they are falling behind in the standings. The Otters fell to Oshawa 4-2 in front of 2,865 at Tullio Arena Saturday night, their second straight loss and ninth in the past 10 games. Erie (4-11-1-0) also has nine times by two goals or fewer. “At least…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Oshawa Generals

   October 29, 2010 8:16 pm

What: Oshawa Generals (7-3-1-2) at Erie Otters (4-10-1-0) When: Saturday, 7 p.m. Where: Tullio Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Players to watch Erie – C Greg McKegg (9 goals, 14 assists, 23 points), C Mike Cazzola (8-12-20), RW Shawn Szydlowski (6-7-13), D Tyler Hostetter (3-7-10), C Phil Varone (1-2-3 in 6 games)…

DRAFT EXTRA: Intriguing draft leads to expanded prospect lists

   April 28, 2010 10:25 pm

Niagara IceDogs general manager Dave Brown will take a long list of potential first-round prospects into the OHL Priority Selection on Saturday. “I’ve looked at more guys this year that I probably wouldn’t have entertained in prior years,” said Brown, who has the Nos. 6 and 8 overall picks. “There are guys that are really…