OTTERS UPDATE: Elie, Marchment provide options up front

   January 5, 2015 9:07 pm

Erie Otters GM Sherry Bassin made his big splash in November with the Nick Baptiste. Bassin needed to make the right move – big splash or not – to solidify a group of forwards that needed more experienced depth up front to win at OHL playoff time. Remi Elie fits right in on the left…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Belleville Bulls

   November 29, 2014 4:38 pm

Belleville Bulls (12-12-1-1) at No. 2 Erie Otters (21-3-0-1) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Owen Sound (Wednesday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters and Bulls are heading opposite directions as they head into tonight’s first of two regular-season matchups. The Otters…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Saginaw Spirit

   November 22, 2014 1:37 pm

No. 2 Erie Otters (18-3-0-1) at Saginaw Spirit (10-9-1-1) When: Today, 7:35 p.m. Where: Dow Event Center – Saginaw, Mich. On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Mississauga (Thursday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters began this weekend road trip with a 7-1 win in Sarnia on Friday night. They have…

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters at Sarnia Sting

   November 21, 2014 9:33 am

No. 2 Erie Otters (17-3-0-1) at Sarnia Sting (8-10-1-1) When: Today, 7:05 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Saginaw (Saturday, 7:35 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters snapped their first two-game losing skid of the season with a 4-3 shootout win against Plymouth on Wednesday. ……

OTTERS WATCH: Erie Otters vs. Mississauga Steelheads

   November 11, 2014 10:48 am

Mississauga Steelheads (6-8-1-1) at No. 1 Erie Otters (15-1-0-1) When: Today, 5:30 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: at Niagara (Friday, 7 p.m.), vs. Kitchener (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters complete a stretch of four games in six nights against the visiting Steelheads. The…

OTTERS GAMENIGHT: Otters finish trip in Sudbury

   October 25, 2014 1:10 am

No. 2 Erie Otters (10-0-0-1) at Sudbury Wolves (1-11-0-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Sudbury Community Arena – Sudbury, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Plymouth (Thursday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters follow Friday’s 6-4 win over Sault Ste. Marie in a matchup of the Western Conference’s top…

LAKERS REPORT: Otters, Knights face off at EIA

   October 18, 2014 3:26 pm

London Knights (4-5-0-0) at No. 4 Erie Otters (7-0-0-1) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Erie Insurance Arena On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Niagara (Wednesday, 7 p.m.)# What to watch: The Otters look to avenge their only loss of the season – a 5-4 shootout defeat in London on Wednesday night…

OTTERS WATCH: Otters look to stay unbeaten at London

   October 15, 2014 4:39 pm

No. 4 Erie Otters (6-0-0-0) at London Knights (2-5-0-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Budweiser Gardens – London, Ontario On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream) Up next: vs. Sudbury (Friday, 7 p.m.), vs. London (Saturday, 7 p.m.) What to watch: The Otters face the Midwest Division rival Knights with a chance to extend their…

OTTERS REPORT: Donnay update, other D news

   October 13, 2014 4:25 pm

Erie Otters head coach Kris Knoblauch figures D Troy Donnay (pictured at left) will be suspended 2 games for being involved in the second fight during the same stoppage in Saturday’s win against Kitchener. Meanwhile, D Travis Dermott (foot) didn’t practice today, and he’s questionable for Wednesday’s game in London. So the Otters could be…

OTTERS REPORT: Murphy moves back to forward & other news

   October 8, 2014 2:33 pm

Patrick Murphy‘s return to the Erie Otters’ defense isn’t permanent after all. Murphy, who was drafted into the OHL as a defenseman, moved to the wing full time last season only to start this season on the blue line, has moved back up front to make room for overage D Troy Donnay. Here’s how the…