Posts tagged ohl

OTTERS REPORT: Vote for the inaugural Otters Player of the Week

   September 28, 2014 5:28 pm    1

Who was the Erie Otters’ best player during last week’s games? Vote now on the Shootout blog (deadline is Tuesday at 5 p.m.), and I’ll post the results in the Otters Weekly notebook that appears in every Wednesday’s sports section…


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OTTERS WATCH: Otters look to cap perfect road trip

   September 27, 2014 1:00 am    0

Erie Otters at (2-0-0-0) at Plymouth Whalers (1-0-0-0) When: Today, 7:05 p.m. Where: Compuware Arena – Plymouth, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, (live stream) Up next: vs. Sarnia (Oct. 4, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters conclude a season-opening, three-game road trip as the visiting team for the last of three straight three…


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OTTERS REPORT: Check out Vic’s picks for 2014-15 OHL season

   September 24, 2014 10:33 am    0

Victor Fernandes makes his predictions for the 2014-15 OHL season: (x – denotes division champion; y – denotes playoff teams) Regular season Western Conference No. Club (2013-14 record) – Outlook 1. xy-Sault Ste. Marie (44-17-2-5) – G Brandon Halverson will be the key to the loaded Greyhounds. 2. xy-Guelph (52-12-2-2) – The Storm have enough…


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OTTERS REPORT: Meet the 2014-15 Erie Otters

   September 24, 2014 10:17 am    0

Numerical roster No. Pos. Name (age) Ht. Wt. Hometown 2013-14 club (league) 3 D Cory Genovese (19)^ 6-2 206 Hespeler, Ont. Erie (OHL) 6 D Patrick Murphy (19) 6-0 187 Hamilton, Ont. Erie (OHL) 8 RW Joel Wigle (20)^ 6-2 205 Brantford, Ont. Erie (OHL) 9 LW Kyle Maksimovich (16)* 5-7 160 Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)…


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OTTERS REPORT: McDavid headlines Otters trio on NHL draft list

   September 23, 2014 11:37 am    0

NHL Central Scouting have unveiled their preliminary players to watch list for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft … and to no one’s surprise, the Erie Otters’ Connor McDavid, Dylan Strome and Travis Dermott are highly rated. McDavid and Strome are rated as ‘A’ prospects, meaning they are projected as first-round picks. Dermott is rated as…


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   September 23, 2014 12:00 am    0

Erie Otters Coach/GM: Kris Knoblauch/Sherry Bassin 2013-14 finish: 52-14-2-0 record, 2nd in Midwest Division, 3rd in Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Guelph 4-1 in conference finals Key players: C Connor McDavid (pictured at right) 28 goals, 71 assists, 99 points, 7 power-play goals, 2 short-handed goals), G Devin Williams (23-5-1-0 record, 2.57 goals-against average,…


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   September 22, 2014 1:00 am    0

WINDSOR SPITFIRES Coach/GM: Bob Boughner/Warren Rychel 2013-14 finish: 37-28-3-0, 2nd in West Division, 5th Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to London 4-0 in conference quarterfinals Key players: RW Josh Ho-Sang (32 goals, 53 assists, 85 points; N.Y. Islanders prospect), C Brady Vail (32-51-83), D Trevor Murphy (8-21-29, plus-16), G Alex Fotinos (22-10-1-0 record, 3.59 goals-against…


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   September 21, 2014 9:26 am    0

Sudbury Wolves Coach/GM: Paul Fixter/Blaine Smith 2013-14 finish: 33-24-3-8, 3rd in Central Division, 5th in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Barrie 4-1 in conference quarterfinals Key players: RW Nicholas Baptiste (45 goals, 44 assists, 89 points, 12 power-play goals, 3 short-handed goals; signed with Buffalo), LW Nathan Pancel (42-32-74, 14 PPG), G Troy Timpano…


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OTTERS TALK: Get ready for the 2014-15 OHL season Monday at 7 p.m.

   September 20, 2014 11:33 am    1

Live Blog Otters Talk – Regular Season Preview  


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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

   September 20, 2014 1:00 am    0

SAULT STE. MARIE GREYHOUNDS Coach/GM: Sheldon Keefe/Kyle Raftis 2013-14 finish: 44-17-2-5, 1st in West Division, 2nd in Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Erie 4-0 in conference semifinals Key players: RW Sergey Tolchinsky (31-60-91, 13 power-play goals; signed with Carolina), LW Bryan Moore (25-38-63), C Jared McCann (27-35-62, 9 PPG; signed with Vancouver), G Brandon…


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