NHL EXTRA: 5 former Otters set for Stanley Cup playoffs

   April 15, 2014 9:15 pm

Five former Erie Otters are set to play in the Stanley Cup playoffs, which begin tonight… (includes position, age, current NHL club, total NHL games played and years played)  RW Mike Blunden (27), Montreal – 102 games (2006-08, 2009-14) * Spent most of the season with Hamilton (AHL), where he scored a career-high 18 goals…

OTTERS EXTRA: Former Otter Rupp banned 4 games for hit on Blues’ Oshie

   April 11, 2014 12:38 pm

Minnesota Wild winger and former Erie Otter Michael Rupp has been suspended four games without pay for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues winger T.J. Oshie on Thursday night, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Friday. Rupp was given a match penalty for intent to injure. Rupp, who has one point…

OTTERS UPDATE: Former Otters Rupp, Palmieri dealt in same trade

   February 4, 2013 4:12 pm

Former Erie Otters Michael Rupp and Nick Palmieri were involved in a trade between the NHL’s New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild. According to reports Monday, the Rangers sent Rupp, 33, to the Wild for Palmieri, 23, and fellow forward Darroll Powe. Rupp had four goals, five points and 109 points in 68 games since…

NHL EXTRA: Local ties to the Stanley Cup playoffs

   April 11, 2012 3:50 pm

Five players with ties to Erie will play in the Stanley Cup playoffs: * D Carlo Colaiacovo, St. Louis – a key member of the Blues’ league-best defense, had 19 points and a plus-7 in 64 games in the regular season; played on the Otters’ 2002 OHL championship team, had 43 goals, 136 points in…

HOCKEY EXTRA: Former Otter Rupp pays for spilled beer

   February 11, 2011 9:44 pm

Check out this story on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Michael Rupp, a former Erie Otter.

HOCKEY EXTRA: Former Otter Rupp builds career on toughness

   January 5, 2011 8:33 pm

Check out this story on Pittsburgh Penguins winger Michael Rupp, a former Erie Otter.