OTTERS WEEKLY: DeBrincat shares record with McDavid

   January 28, 2015 1:00 am

News and notes from the Erie Otters and around the OHL: Alex DeBrincat set the franchise’s rookie scoring mark with his 67th point of the season in a 7-3 win at Owen Sound on Sunday. On Monday, the first-year winger shared credit for the record with the previous record-holder – linemate Connor McDavid. “Without him,…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Owen Sound Attack

   January 25, 2015 10:17 am

No. 6 Erie Otters (32-9-1-2) at Owen Sound Attack (20-13-2-7) When: Today, 2 p.m. Where: Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre – Owen Sound, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Peterborough (Thursday, 7:05 p.m.), at Kingston (Friday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters head into Owen Sound on a 5-game…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters unveil goaltending partnership

   January 21, 2015 4:51 pm

The Erie Otters hired former NHL goaltender Martin Biron as their goaltending advisor last week. Now the next step in the club’s search for consistently strong goaltending was announced today – a partnership with the Academy of Hockey, which is based in Buffalo’s new HarborCenter and where Biron serves as director of goaltending. This partnership…

OTTERS REPORT: Check out rosters for Top Prospects

   January 21, 2015 1:48 pm

Check out the rosters for Thursday night’s CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Meridian Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario (7 p.m., NHL Network) Team Cherry (Head coach – Don Cherry) Team Orr (Head coach – Bobby Orr)

OTTERS UPDATE: McDavid, Strome headline NHL midterm draft list

   January 20, 2015 11:31 am

Erie Otters C Connor McDavid stands atop the list of North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for the 2015 draft – ahead of Boston University C Jack Eichel. That’s no surprise. He’ll be the No. 1 pick in June. C Dylan Strome earned the No. 5 spot on that list. That’s no…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Belleville Bulls

   November 29, 2014 4:38 pm

Belleville Bulls (12-12-1-1) at No. 2 Erie Otters (21-3-0-1) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Owen Sound (Wednesday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters and Bulls are heading opposite directions as they head into tonight’s first of two regular-season matchups. The Otters…

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters finish trip in Sudbury

   October 25, 2014 1:10 am

No. 2 Erie Otters (10-0-0-1) at Sudbury Wolves (1-11-0-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Sudbury Community Arena – Sudbury, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Plymouth (Thursday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters follow Friday’s 6-4 win over Sault Ste. Marie in a matchup of the Western Conference’s top…

OTTERS REPORT: Otters, Greyhounds meet in key West battle

   October 24, 2014 10:27 am

No. 2 Erie Otters (9-0-0-1) at No. 4 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (9-2-0-0) When: Today, 7:07 p.m. Where: Essar Centre – Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Sudbury (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters and Greyhounds meet in a matchup of the Western Conference’s top…

OTTERS WATCH: Otters head to Buffalo to face IceDogs

   October 22, 2014 1:00 am

Erie Otters (8-0-0-1) vs. Niagara IceDogs (2-7-0-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: First Niagara Center – Buffalo, N.Y. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Sault Ste. Marie (Friday, 7:07 p.m.), at Sudbury (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters begin a three-game road trip with a “home” game. They are…

OTTERS REPORT: OA Donnay returned to Otters

   October 7, 2014 12:20 am

The Erie Otters will receive a boost of experience on a young defense. The Hartford Wolf Pack, the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers, announced Monday that defenseman Troy Donnay has been assigned to the OHL club for his overage season. Donnay, 20, who signed with the Rangers as a free agent in…