OTTERS EXTRA: 2013-14 OHL season & playoff predictions

   September 18, 2013 9:05 pm

REGULAR SEASON x-denotes conference champion; * denotes playoff teams; y-denotes overall regular-season champion Eastern Conference East Division 1. Kingston* 2. Belleville* 3. Oshawa* 4. Peterborough 5. Ottawa Central Division 1. x-Barrie* 2. North Bay* 3. Sudbury* 4. Mississauga* 5. Niagara* Western Conference Midwest Division 1. xy-London* 2. Guelph* 3. Erie* 4. Owen Sound* 5. Kitchener…

Otters face Niagara today, 8 players leave for NHL camps Tuesday

   September 2, 2013 5:33 am

The Erie Otters and Niagara IceDogs meet in the preseason for the second time in three days. This time, it will be a 2 p.m. matchup today at Jack Gatecliff Arena in St. Catharines, Ontario. The Otters capped their week-long training camp Saturday with a 6-3 win against the IceDogs at Mercyhurst Ice Center in…

OTTERS UPDATE: Erie Otters 2013-14 home schedule

   June 27, 2013 8:31 am

Erie Otters’ 2013-14 home schedule October 5 – North Bay (formerly Brampton), 7 p.m. (Saturday) 9 – Owen Sound, 7 p.m. (Wednesday) 12 – Saginaw, 7 p.m. (Saturday) 18 – Belleville, 7 p.m. (Friday) 19 – Ottawa, 7 p.m. (Saturday) 23 – Plymouth, 7 p.m. (Wednesday) 26 – Peterborough, 7 p.m. Saturday) November 8 –…

OTTERS UPDATE: Harper slips down NHL draft rankings

   April 24, 2013 7:35 am

Erie Otters winger Stephen Harper stood 128th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, which was released Wednesday. Harper, 18, slid 90 spots down the list after being picked 38th in the midterm rankings released in January. He had 18 goals and 38 points in 67…

OTTERS UPDATE: Knights' Houser named OHL's top player

   May 2, 2012 11:14 am

London, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that goaltender Michael Houser of the London Knights is the 2011-12 recipient of the Red Tilson Trophy awarded to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year as voted by the writers and broadcasters that cover the league. Houser played an incredible 62 games between the…

OTTERS UPDATE: Knights’ Houser named OHL’s top player

   May 2, 2012 11:14 am

London, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that goaltender Michael Houser of the London Knights is the 2011-12 recipient of the Red Tilson Trophy awarded to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year as voted by the writers and broadcasters that cover the league. Houser played an incredible 62 games between the…

OTTERS UPDATE: IceDogs' Hamilton named OHL's top defenseman

   May 1, 2012 10:10 am

Toronto – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Dougie Hamilton of the Niagara IceDogs is the 2011-12 recipient of the Max Kaminsky Trophy awarded to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Defenseman of the Year. Hamilton led all OHL defencemen in scoring with 72 points in just 50 games and tied for third in the league…

OTTERS UPDATE: IceDogs’ Hamilton named OHL’s top defenseman

   May 1, 2012 10:10 am

Toronto – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Dougie Hamilton of the Niagara IceDogs is the 2011-12 recipient of the Max Kaminsky Trophy awarded to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Defenseman of the Year. Hamilton led all OHL defencemen in scoring with 72 points in just 50 games and tied for third in the league…

OTTERS UPDATE: OHL's top goaltender to be unveiled Wednesday

   April 18, 2012 6:46 am

The OHL will announce the recipient of the Goaltender of the Year award on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The finalists are Igor Bobkov (Kingston), John Gibson (Kitchener), Michael Houser (London), Petr Mrazek (Ottawa), Mark Visentin (Niagara) and Scott Wedgewood (Plymouth).

OTTERS UPDATE: OHL’s top goaltender to be unveiled Wednesday

   April 18, 2012 6:46 am

The OHL will announce the recipient of the Goaltender of the Year award on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The finalists are Igor Bobkov (Kingston), John Gibson (Kitchener), Michael Houser (London), Petr Mrazek (Ottawa), Mark Visentin (Niagara) and Scott Wedgewood (Plymouth).