OTTERS UPDATE: Former on-air voice Roper joins IMG College

   August 6, 2013 9:54 am

In case you didn’t know already … Paul Roper, the Erie Otters’ former play-by-play broadcaster and media relations manager, has joined IMG College in Winston-Salem, N.C., as a network studio host and producer for University of South Florida’s football and men’s basketball broadcasts. Roper, 27, who spent 3 1/2 years with the Otters, will handle…

OTTERS UPDATE: Sidorkiewicz not being retained as assistant coach

   March 22, 2013 4:57 pm

Peter Sidorkiewicz survived three head coaching changes with the Erie Otters, including his own. But after 14 seasons, his tenure with the OHL club is over. Sherry Bassin, Otters managing partner and general manager, has chosen not to renew Sidorkiewicz’s contract, which expires at the end of this season, because “they’re looking at going in…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters' Roper looking forward to NHL experience

   September 26, 2012 6:44 pm

Paul Roper has broadcast a game at Madison Square Garden in New York City. But that was basketball. “I think actually doing a hockey game from a NHL rink is something I’ll certainly remember,” Roper, the play-by-play voice of the Erie Otters, said of calling Saturday’s game against the Ottawa 67’s at Scotiabank Place, home…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters’ Roper looking forward to NHL experience

   September 26, 2012 6:44 pm

Paul Roper has broadcast a game at Madison Square Garden in New York City. But that was basketball. “I think actually doing a hockey game from a NHL rink is something I’ll certainly remember,” Roper, the play-by-play voice of the Erie Otters, said of calling Saturday’s game against the Ottawa 67’s at Scotiabank Place, home…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters holding auditions for anthem singer

   September 18, 2012 10:55 am

The Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League, in conjunction with the Erie Playhouse, are inviting all singers to join us for national anthem auditions being held Saturday, Sept. 29th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Erie Playhouse (13 West 10th Street). Candidates will tryout with the chance to sing the Canadian and…

OTTERS UPDATE: Otters add to, restructure front office

   January 17, 2011 10:48 am

The Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League have announced the hirings of Andy Cameron, Tim Herr and Amber Johnson to the front office staff. Additionally, Hillary Stickney was promoted to a Corporate Account Executive. Media Relations Manager and Play-by-Play Broadcaster Paul Roper received a two-year contract extension. Cameron moves to the Otters full-time as…