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OTTERS REPORT: Betz’s offensive game, rookies in top 6 and more

   September 8, 2014 8:40 pm    0

Erie Otters RW Nick Betz made his biggest impact along the boards to this point in his NHL career. But he’s found a new home so far this season – in front of the opposing net. He has a power forward’s frame, which apparently grew by about 20 pounds in the offseason. Now it’s time…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Logjam up front headlines final weeks of preseason

   September 3, 2014 1:00 am    0

Now it becomes a numbers game for Erie Otters prospects on the bubble, especially up front. The Otters normally take a 23-player roster into the regular season. So let’s assume the same for this season… Devin Williams and Daniel Dekoning are in net (unless club officials like him enough that they overlook that he’s 16…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Tonight’s lineup vs. Mississauga

   August 30, 2014 3:39 pm    0

As expected, only a few veterans will play in today’s 5 p.m. preseason opener against the Mississauga Steelheads at Erie Insurance Arena…one interesting note, Patrick Murphy is listed as a defenseman. Guess we’ll see if that’s where he plays… TONIGHT’S ROSTER * denotes veterans GOALTENDERS Jake Lawr Daniel Dekoning DEFENSEMEN Mitchell Byrne Taylor Egan T.J….

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #3 – The Otters are McDavid’s team

   August 22, 2014 1:00 am    0

Connor McDavid arrived in Erie two years ago with an immense spotlight around him that seemingly extended from one end of North America to the other. The OHL’s most highly anticipated prospect in recent memory has been as advertised – and more – on the way to being a cornerstone of the Otters’ long-awaited turnaround…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #5 – Role players on the offensive

   August 20, 2014 1:00 am    0

The Erie Otters won’t score 312 goals in the 2014-15 OHL season. That’s an easy statement to make, even with Connor McDavid, who’s coming off a 99-point season, leading the way. The Otters are losing as much offense as any team in the league – Connor Brown (45 goals, 83 assists, 128 points), Dane Fox…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #6 – Real Raddysh needs to emerge

   August 19, 2014 1:00 am    0

Erie Otters D Darren Raddysh began the 2013-14 season with the promise that was on display during a 24-game stint with the club a season earlier. He built on that promise in the opening half of the season, as he earned a regular shift on a veteran-laden defense. Then it went downhill, in a hurry,…

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters, Storm lineups for Game 4 tonight at EIA

   April 22, 2014 2:49 pm    0

TONIGHT’S LINEUPS (starters in bold italics)   ERIE OTTERS Forwards Fox-McDavid-Brown Curtis-Strome-Burakovsky Wood-Gaunce-Wigle Evans-Pettit-Murphy Defense Genovese-Pelech MacDermid-Abraham Dermott-Donnay Goaltenders Williams Dansk Scratches: Felker, Raddysh, Maksimovich, Betz GUELPH STORM Forwards Rychel-Fabbri-Mitchell Bertuzzi-Dickinson-Kosmachuk McGinn-Horvat-Auger Bauman-Suter-Pierog Defense Finn-Trojanovic Leslie-Ebert Baltisberger-Harpur Goaltenders Nichols Mancina  Scratches: Craievich, Stevens, McFadden   Edited with BlogPad Pro

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Lineups for Western Conference finals, Game 2

   April 18, 2014 3:28 pm    0

Western Conference finals, Game 1 Erie Otters vs. Guelph Storm TONIGHT’S LINEUPS Starters in bold italics ERIE OTTERS Forwards Burakovsky-Gaunce-Wigle Fox-McDavid-Brown Curtis-Strome-Evans Murphy-Pettit-Betz Defense Genovese-Pelech MacDermid-Abraham Dermott-Donnay Goaltenders Dansk Williams Scratches: Felker (healthy), Raddysh (healthy), Maksimovich (healthy), Wood (healthy) GUELPH STORM Forwards Rychel-Fabbri-Mitchell Bertuzzi-Dickinson-Kosmachuk McGinn-Horvat-Auger Bauman-Suter-Pierog Defense Finn-Trojanovic Leslie-Ebert Baltisberger-Harpur Goaltenders Nichols Mancina Scratches: Craievich,…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look to close out Spirit in Game 5

   March 27, 2014 3:07 pm    0

SAGINAW, Mich. – The Erie Otters can capture their first OHL playoff series win since the opening round of the 2003-04 playoffs with a victory over Saginaw in Game 5 tonight at Dow Event Center. As expected, no Kyle Pettit (gash on left leg) at center and Kurtis MacDermid on defense for the Otters, while…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters, Knights meet in game with playoff implications

   February 26, 2014 9:45 am    0

STARTING LINEUPS * denotes starters ERIE OTTERS FORWARDS Burakovsky-McDavid-Brown Fox-Strome-Curtis Wood-Gaunce-Wigle* Genovese-Murphy-Betz# DEFENSE Pelech-Raddysh Dermott-Donnay MacDermid-Abraham* GOALTENDERS Devin Williams* Oscar Dansk Scratches: C Jake Evans (sprained knee), C Kyle Pettit (upper body), D Justin Felker (healthy) LONDON KNIGHTS FORWARDS Domi-Tierney-Anderson Smith-Welychka-McCarron M. Rupert-Horvat-R. Rupert* MacDonald-Marner-Yakimovich DEFENSE Bender-Basso Bell-Austin (former Otter) Mermis-Zadorov* GOALTENDERS Jake Patterson* Justin…

 

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