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OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters welcome Milano, Whalers to EIA

   October 30, 2014 6:41 pm    0

The Erie Otters get D Darren Raddysh (mononucleosis) back in the lineup. But LW Travis Wood (knee) will wait until at least Saturday to make his season debut. Rookie D Cole Mayo moves up to the wing. Meanwhile, highly touted Plymouth LW Sonny Milano, the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 1st-round pick in the 2014 NHL draft,…

 

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OTTERS REPORT: Raddysh recovering from bout with mono

   October 20, 2014 4:36 pm    0

Turns that Erie Otters D Darren Raddysh‘s upper-body injury was really a case of mononucleosis. Raddysh has skated the past couple days, as well as in non-contact drills with the team today. Raddysh said he has been careful in his recovery because the illness has affected his spleen. He could be cleared for contact Tuesday,…

 

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OTTERS UPDATE: Otters open home slate vs. Sting

   October 3, 2014 11:08 pm    0

Sarnia Sting (0-2-1-0) at No. 7 Erie Otters (3-0-0-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Kitchener (Friday, 7:30 p.m.), vs. Kitchener (Oct. 11 vs. Kitchener) What to watch: The Otters play their first home game after opening the regular season with a 3-0…

 

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OTTERS UPDATE: Wigle out indefinitely & other news

   September 29, 2014 3:05 pm    0

Joel Wigle is back on the injured list, and head coach Kris Knoblauch figures it will be awhile before he rejoins the Erie Otters’ lineup. Knoblauch called it an upper-body injury Wigle suffered in a third-period fight with Saginaw D Jacob Ringuette in Wednesday’s season opener. Knoblauch said Wigle didn’t reinjure the shoulders he had…

 

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OTTERS WATCH: Otters open season in Saginaw

   September 24, 2014 10:46 am    0

Erie Otters at (0-0-0-0) at Saginaw Spirit (0-0-0-0) When: Today, 7:11 p.m. Where: Dow Event Center – Saginaw, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Windsor (Friday, 7:35 p.m.), at Plymouth (Saturday, 7:05 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters begin the 19th season in franchise history as the opponent in straight…

 

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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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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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