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OTTERS REPORT: Look at possible opening-night lineup

   September 22, 2014 5:37 pm    0

The Erie Otters had their last practice today in preparation for their season opener Wednesday in Saginaw. I had a chance to check out the line combinations and defense pairings head coach Kris Knoblauch could use against the Spirit. Veteran Fs Kyle Pettit (knee) and Travis Wood (knee) aren’t expected to play. D Travis Dermott…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Betz’s offensive game, rookies in top 6 and more

   September 8, 2014 8:40 pm    0

Erie Otters RW Nick Betz made his biggest impact along the boards to this point in his NHL career. But he’s found a new home so far this season – in front of the opposing net. He has a power forward’s frame, which apparently grew by about 20 pounds in the offseason. Now it’s time…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Logjam up front headlines final weeks of preseason

   September 3, 2014 1:00 am    0

Now it becomes a numbers game for Erie Otters prospects on the bubble, especially up front. The Otters normally take a 23-player roster into the regular season. So let’s assume the same for this season… Devin Williams and Daniel Dekoning are in net (unless club officials like him enough that they overlook that he’s 16…

 

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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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OTTERS EXTRA: Otters, Storm lineups for Game 4 tonight at EIA

   April 22, 2014 2:49 pm    0

TONIGHT’S LINEUPS (starters in bold italics)   ERIE OTTERS Forwards Fox-McDavid-Brown Curtis-Strome-Burakovsky Wood-Gaunce-Wigle Evans-Pettit-Murphy Defense Genovese-Pelech MacDermid-Abraham Dermott-Donnay Goaltenders Williams Dansk Scratches: Felker, Raddysh, Maksimovich, Betz GUELPH STORM Forwards Rychel-Fabbri-Mitchell Bertuzzi-Dickinson-Kosmachuk McGinn-Horvat-Auger Bauman-Suter-Pierog Defense Finn-Trojanovic Leslie-Ebert Baltisberger-Harpur Goaltenders Nichols Mancina  Scratches: Craievich, Stevens, McFadden   Edited with BlogPad Pro

 

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OTTERS EXTRA: Lineups for Western Conference finals, Game 2

   April 18, 2014 3:28 pm    0

Western Conference finals, Game 1 Erie Otters vs. Guelph Storm TONIGHT’S LINEUPS Starters in bold italics ERIE OTTERS Forwards Burakovsky-Gaunce-Wigle Fox-McDavid-Brown Curtis-Strome-Evans Murphy-Pettit-Betz Defense Genovese-Pelech MacDermid-Abraham Dermott-Donnay Goaltenders Dansk Williams Scratches: Felker (healthy), Raddysh (healthy), Maksimovich (healthy), Wood (healthy) GUELPH STORM Forwards Rychel-Fabbri-Mitchell Bertuzzi-Dickinson-Kosmachuk McGinn-Horvat-Auger Bauman-Suter-Pierog Defense Finn-Trojanovic Leslie-Ebert Baltisberger-Harpur Goaltenders Nichols Mancina Scratches: Craievich,…

 

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OTTERS WRAP-UP: Thoughts from the Otters’ 4-3 win in Game 1

   March 21, 2014 7:45 pm    0

Now that I have a few moments to think about the back-and-forth affair that was Game 1 of the Erie Otters’ Western Conference quarterfinal series with Saginaw, here’s a few random thoughts… * The Otters are set to stay in Erie through the 2018-19 season. It’s amazing how much has changed in the past 2…

 

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OTTERS WRAP-UP: Thoughts from the Otters' 4-3 win in Game 1

   March 21, 2014 7:45 pm    0

Now that I have a few moments to think about the back-and-forth affair that was Game 1 of the Erie Otters’ Western Conference quarterfinal series with Saginaw, here’s a few random thoughts… * The Otters are set to stay in Erie through the 2018-19 season. It’s amazing how much has changed in the past 2…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look to rebound from 1st home loss vs. Attack

   January 4, 2014 4:36 pm    0

STARTING LINEUPS * denotes starters ERIE OTTERS FORWARDS Fox-Gaunce*-Brown* Pettit*-Curtis-Wigle Murphy-Evans-Betz Maksimovich-Wood-Hodgson DEFENSE Dermott-Donnay Genovese-Abraham* Felker-Raddysh GOALTENDERS Devin Williams* Daniel Dekoning Scratches: G Oscar Dansk (World Juniors – Sweden), D Adam Pelech (WJC – Canada), RW Andre Burakovsky (WJC – Sweden), C Connor McDavid (WJC – Canada), C Dylan Strome (World Under-17s), TBD OWEN SOUND…

 

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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters look to end losing skid, keep home streak alive vs. Rangers

   December 31, 2013 3:41 pm    0

STARTING LINEUPSw * denotes starters ERIE OTTERS FORWARDS Fox-Curtis-Brown* Evans-Gaunce-Wigle Murphy-Pettit-Betz Wood-Mayo (OHL debut)-Hodgson DEFENSE Dermott-Donnay Genovese-Abraham* Felker-Raddysh GOALTENDERS Devin Williams* Daniel Dekoning Scratches: G Oscar Dansk (World Juniors – Sweden), D Adam Pelech (WJC – Canada), RW Andre Burakovsky (WJC – Sweden), C Connor McDavid (WJC – Canada), C Dylan Strome (World Under-17s), C…

 

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