COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Oshawa Generals

   September 13, 2014 1:00 am

OSHAWA GENERALS Coach/GM: D.J. Smith/Roger Hunt 2013-14 finish: 42-20-0-6, 1st in East Division, 3rd in Eastern Conference Playoff finish: Lost to North Bay 4-0 in conference finals Key players: LW Michael Dal Colle (39 goals, 56 assists, 95 points, 16 power-play goals; N.Y. Islanders prospect), C Cole Cassels (24-49-73, 11 PPG; signed with Vancouver), C…

COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: London Knights

   September 9, 2014 1:00 am

LONDON KNIGHTS Coach/GM: Dale Hunter/Mark Hunter 2013-14 finish: 49-14-1-4; 3rd in Midwest Division, 4th in Western Conference Playoff finish: Lost to Guelph 4-1 in Western Conference semifinals, finished 0-3 in Memorial Cup Key players: LW Max Domi (34 goals, 59 assists, 93 points, 11 power-play goals; signed with Arizona), D Nikita Zadorov (11-19-30, plus-30 in…

VIC’S PICKS: Blackhawks will win a 2nd straight Cup title

   April 15, 2014 9:30 pm

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals No. 1A Boston def. WC2 Detroit, 4-1 No. 3A Montreal def. No. 2A Tampa Bay, 4-2 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. WC1 Columbus, 4-2 No. 2M N.Y. Rangers def. No. 3M Philadelphia, 4-3 Semifinals No. 1A Boston def. No. 3A Montreal, 4-1 No. 1M Pittsburgh def. No. 2M N.Y. Rangers, 4-2 Finals No….

NHL EXTRA: Stanley Cup playoff preview – Eastern Conference

   April 15, 2014 9:20 pm

EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS No. 1M Pittsburgh Penguins vs. WC1 Columbus Blue Jackets Season records: Pittsburgh 51-24-7, Columbus 43-32-7 Season series: Pittsburgh won 5-0 Players to watch Pittsburgh – C Sidney Crosby (36 goals, 68 assists, 104 points), C Evgeni Malkin (23-49-72), LW Chris Kunitz (35-33-88), RW James Neal (27-34-61), D Kris Letang (11-11-22, minus-8 in…

LAKERS EXTRA: O’Donoghue signs deal with NHL’s Coyotes

   April 11, 2014 2:16 pm

Mercyhurst’s Daniel O’Donoghue turned the best season of his college hockey career into a NHL contract Friday. The senior forward signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes, and will join the club’s AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates in Portland, Maine, as early as this weekend. The Pirates play in Manchester, N.H., against…

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters begin road trip in Oshawa after being snowed out in Belleville

   January 25, 2014 10:05 pm

Erie Otters (35-9-2-0) at Oshawa Generals (31-12-0-4) When: Today, 6:05 p.m. Where: General Motors Centre – Oshawa, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Belleville (Monday, 7:05 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters begin a five-game road trip, tied for longest this season, a day after having their game in Belleville…

OTTERS EXTRA: NHL’s Flyers return Laughton to Oshawa Generals

   October 3, 2013 9:37 am

The Oshawa Generals are getting a key player back in their lineup – Scott Laughton. Read more here…

OTTERS EXTRA: NHL's Flyers return Laughton to Oshawa Generals

   October 3, 2013 9:37 am

The Oshawa Generals are getting a key player back in their lineup – Scott Laughton. Read more here…

OTTERS EXTRA: Williams ready to play in opener

   September 16, 2013 12:49 pm

One day after posting a solid effort in a 5-2 preseason win against Mississauga, goaltender Devin Williams (sports hernia surgery) said he’s ready to play in Friday night’s regular-season opener in Guelph. Yet head coach Kris Knoblauch will wait until Thursday, and possibly even Friday, before naming his starter. No. 1 goaltender Oscar Dansk remains…

OTTERS EXTRA: Burakovsky makes NHL debut tonight

   September 16, 2013 8:16 am

Erie Otters rookie LW Andre Burakovsky is scheduled to make his NHL debut tonight when the Washington Capitals play in Philadelphia against the Flyers…listen to his thoughts in this video.