Posts tagged sherry bassin

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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COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT: Erie Otters

   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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OTTERS REPORT: Bassin goes big for ALS awareness

   August 28, 2014 10:59 pm    0

Erie Otters managing partner/GM Sherry Bassin completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday at Erie Insurance Arena – and he did in grand style. He was drenched by a Zamboni filled with ice water that was operated by frontline forwards Andre Burakovsky, Connor McDavid and Dylan Strome. Bassin was nominated by Aaron Nagy, Strome’s…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Bassin relying on youth to strengthen D

   August 27, 2014 7:53 pm    0

Perhaps the Erie Otters defense is more set than I thought. At least that’s the impression I got from GM Sherry Bassin after today’s Prospects Game at Erie Insurance Arena. He hasn’t begun pondering the idea of acquiring a veteran on the trade market, even though he has only three experienced defensemen (Travis Dermott, Cory…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #8 – Will DeBrincat be a pleasant surprise?

   August 17, 2014 1:00 am    0

Erie Otters GM Sherry Bassin did a masterful job of keeping prospect Alex DeBrincat well hidden from 19 other GMs for a few months before signing the diminutive yet high-scoring forward (54 goals, 111 points in 50 games with Lake Forest Academy out of Illinois a season) after the OHL draft in April. Bassin’s work…

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #9 – Needing OAs at their best

   August 16, 2014 1:00 am    0

Spencer Abraham, Michael Curtis and Dane Fox brought different skills to the ice every night as the Erie Otters’ overagers in the 2013-14 season. Abraham, who I thought would be the odd OA out when training camp opened last August, saved his best OHL season for last with a more solid two-way game (8-27-35, +29,…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Would GM Bassin ever trade McDavid?

   August 15, 2014 1:49 pm    0

Erie Otters GM Sherry Bassin‘s sense of humor came through loud and clear when addressing the thought of potentially trading C Connor McDavid in what likely will be his final OHL season… Bassin said, “There’s a better chance of Chicken Little pulling the string and the sky falling than trading Connor McDavid.”

 

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CAMP COUNTDOWN: #10 – Otters heading home for camp

   August 15, 2014 1:00 am    0

The Erie Otters again were nomads for training camp last August, since the finishing touches were being made on the vastly improved Erie Insurance Arena. They were much closer to their downtown home – Mercyhurst Ice Center instead of three hours away at Morgan Firestone Arena in Ancaster, Ontario (their camp home before the 2012-13…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Surprised Otters holding out on hope for Karlsson

   August 13, 2014 7:42 am    0

Erie Otters assistant GM Dave Brown read the news on the Swedish club Skelleftea’s website – that CHL 1st-round pick Anton Karlsson has signed a 2-year deal with the 2-time defending Swedish league champion. It was a bit surprising, given the conversation Brown and Otters GM Sherry Bassin had with Karlsson on Friday in Lake…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Bassin on the mend this summer

   August 5, 2014 2:28 pm    0

I’m back from vacation. I spent most of it working on projects around the house, so it wasn’t the greatest time off of my life. But it had to be better than the summer vacation Erie Otters managing partner/GM Sherry Bassin has endured so far. Bassin, who turns 75 on Aug. 14, always talks about how…

 

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