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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Guelph Storm

   September 6, 2014 8:47 am    0

GUELPH STORM Coach/GM: Scott Walker/Mike Kelly 2013-14 finish: 52-12-2-2, 1st in Midwest Division, 1st in Western Conference Playoff finish: Won league championship, lost to Edmonton (WHL) in Memorial Cup final Key players: C Robby Fabbri (pictured at right – 45 goals, 42 assists, 87 points, plus-45, 14 power-play goals; St. Louis prospect), G Justin Nichols…

 

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VIC’S PICKS: Blackhawks will win a 2nd straight Cup title

   April 15, 2014 9:30 pm    0

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals No. 1A Boston def. WC2 Detroit, 4-1 No. 3A Montreal def. No. 2A Tampa Bay, 4-2 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. WC1 Columbus, 4-2 No. 2M N.Y. Rangers def. No. 3M Philadelphia, 4-3 Semifinals No. 1A Boston def. No. 3A Montreal, 4-1 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. No. 2M N.Y. Rangers, 4-2 Finals No….

 

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NHL EXTRA: Stanley Cup playoff preview – Western Conference

   April 15, 2014 9:25 pm    0

WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS No. 1C Colorado Avalanche vs. WC1 Minnesota Wild Season records: Colorado 52-22-8, Minnesota 43-27-12 Season series: Colorado won 4-0-1 Players to watch Colorado – G Semyon Varlamov (41-14-6 record, 2.41 goals-against average, .927 save percentage, 2 shutouts), C Matt Duchene (23 goals, 47 assists, 70 points), LW Gabriel Landeskog (26-39-65), C Ryan…

 

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NHL EXTRA: 5 former Otters set for Stanley Cup playoffs

   April 15, 2014 9:15 pm    0

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…

 

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

   April 11, 2014 12:38 pm    0

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…

 

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NHL EXTRA: NHL trade deadline’s winners and losers

   March 5, 2014 5:38 pm    0

After a long day of following the NHL’s deadline deals, here’s my top winners and losers from on trade market (in no particular order): WINNERS * Montreal – The Canadiens needed to solidify their offense in hopes of making a deep Stanley Cup run this season. They acquired F Thomas Vanek, one of the league’s…

 

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NHL EXTRA: NHL trade deadline's winners and losers

   March 5, 2014 5:38 pm    0

After a long day of following the NHL’s deadline deals, here’s my top winners and losers from on trade market (in no particular order): WINNERS * Montreal – The Canadiens needed to solidify their offense in hopes of making a deep Stanley Cup run this season. They acquired F Thomas Vanek, one of the league’s…

 

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HOCKEY UPDATE: Zapolski, Palmieri to play for Team USA in Germany

   October 26, 2013 7:57 am    0

Erie native and former Mercyhurst University goaltender Ryan Zapolski and former Erie Otters forward Nick Palmieri will represent the United States at the Deutchland Cup tournament Nov. 8-11 in Munich, Germany. Team USA faces Slovakia on Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m., followed by games against Switzerland on Nov. 9 at 1:45 p.m. and Germany on…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Update on Otters at NHL rookie camps

   September 6, 2013 7:22 pm    0

Erie Otters G Oscar Dansk earned a win in net today at the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., despite having a rough outing. He allowed five goals on 18 shots for Columbus in a 7-5 victory against Carolina (1-1-0) at Center Ice Arena. The Blue Jackets (1-1-0) scored three goals in the final…

 

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

   February 4, 2013 4:12 pm    0

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…

 

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