Erie Otters (24-4-1-0) at Ottawa 67′s (10-14-1-2)
When: Today, 7 p.m.
Where: Canadian Tire Centre – Kanata, Ontario
On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream)
Up next: at Kingston (Sunday, 2 p.m.)
What to watch: The Otters continue this stretch of three games in four days longest road trip tonight in the home of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators. The 67′s have played the past two seasons while the Ottawa Civic Centre undergoes renovations. … The Otters are 8-4-1-0 on the road following a 6-1 win in Peterborough on Thursday night. … LW Dane Fox has goals and points in his past five games (11 goals, 15 points). … Fox has tied RW Connor Brown for the OHL scoring lead with 58 points. … C Brendan Gaunce has two goals, four points and a plus-6 rating in his first four games as an Otter. … Ottawa stands fourth in the East Division and eighth in the Eastern Conference. The 67′s have a five-point edge over Belleville and Niagara in the race for the East’s final playoff spot. … The 67′s have lost two straight and seven of their last 10 games. … They are only 7-8-0-1 in their temporary home. … The game features the top two picks in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection – Ottawa C Travis Konecny (10-19-29) and Otters C Dylan Strome (5-12-17). Konecny leads all rookies in scoring, while Strome is tied for third. … LW Ryan Van Stralen (12-16-28) and C Dante Salituro (8-18-26) also lead the 67′s offense.
- Victor Fernandes